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Tomorrow Ontario moves to stage two of reopening. What does that mean for arts & culture here in Orillia?

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The Canadian Live Music Association is mounting an online petition where you can send emails directly to MPPs about reopening steps.

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She was a member of the Orillia Historical Society (she gave me the evil eye once, then laughed when I called it the Hysterical Society), a group dedicated to teaching us about our past.

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That’s right. The owners of the property, which will have some kind of residential development on it, are keeping the train station.

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… figure out what a plumber charges to work a Thursday or Friday night, or on the weekend, for a typical 6 hour commitment; most musicians would be glad to get half of that because it would be a pay increase.

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The pay scale is lopsided too. The scale shows solo artists will get $250, which is alright, but as you add people each takes home less so by the time you get to a 4 piece each member is only getting $125.

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I hope some group or person comes up with a way to recognize Jeff’s contribution to arts here in Orillia because he deserves it.

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you have to have an ear for how the individual parts each band member plays will sound and its going to sound different from the garage, basement, or other space you’ve been rehearsing in

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