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Alex Lifeson participates in panel discussion on Preserving Popular Music in Canada last night

Wed, May 18, 2016@9:57AM | comments

UPDATE - 5/20@11:08AM: Paul from The Canadian Music Scene was at the event along with longtime Rush producer Terry Brown and Anthem/SRO's Pegi Cecconi. Paul posted a great write-up along with photos to the website here.

UPDATE - 5/18@2:04PM: Alex spoke a little about Rush's archive of material according to this tweet:

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Yesterday evening Alex Lifeson participated as one of the panel members for an evening of discussion on the importance of popular music to the creative life of Canada, and the need to preserve the archival record of its creators and distributors. The Preserving Popular Music in Canada panel took place at Innis Town Hall, Innis College, at the University of Toronto, and there was also a wine and cheese reception immediately following at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The discussion was moderated by Denise Donlon and also included on the panel were Martin Melhuish, Lorraine Segato, and Rob Bowman. Karen Bliss attended the panel and posted a brief report along with a couple of photos to here Facebook page here. Reader Ken M also attended and sent along this photo of Alex and Rob Bowman. They also live-tweeted the event using the hashtag #UTLRocks, where you can find a few more photos and report.