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Rolling Stones et alia

The CBC is running a Windows Media Player only live broadcast of today's concert. (See also their main Toronto Rocks page) Evidently the CN Tower will be all lit up from 9:30 in honor of the event. Evidently the attendance is forecast to be in the range of Woodstock or slightly larger.

Right now they're discussing the related "Beef without Borders" half-mile of barbecue at the events - the aftermath of that case of madcow which was found in Alberta a few months ago, causing several countries to ban Canadian beef.

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kashmera
Jul. 30th, 2003 05:24 pm (UTC)
I read a suggestion in the letters page of a newspaper that said that they should get Mick Jagger to publicly eat some Canadian beef, thus killing two birds with one Stone....:o)
owlfish
Jul. 30th, 2003 09:43 pm (UTC)
Amusing! For all I know they did - I didn't see the full concert broadcast. Dan Ackroyd ate Canadian beef on stage though. Not really the same thing.

Tangential irony - apparently the one infected cow found in Canada several months back came from the U.S.
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