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  • Montreal to name street after famed black piano teacher who taught jazz legends

    August 17, 2017 11:54 AM 5

    Mayor Denis Coderre says the city will honour Daisy Sweeney, a Montreal piano teacher who was credited with being the first mentor for such greats as Oliver Jones and her own brother, the late Oscar Peterson. Born Daisy Elitha Peterson in 1920 in Montreal's Saint-Henri district, she taught numerous Montrealers piano throughout the years in addition to those

  • From deep-fried chicken feet to liquid nitrogen desserts: A look at the CNE's food offerings this year

    August 17, 2017 1:22 AM 7

    Canada's largest fair opens its doors on Friday The Canadian National Exhibition officially begins on Friday. It's Canada's largest fair with about 1.5 million visitors last year. The CNE is now famous for its innovative, outrageous food choices and this year is no exception. Visitors may even be able to get their dragon on. Dragon's Breath Crepe is a dessert

  • Tragically Hip biography ‘The Never-Ending Present’ coming in 2018

    August 16, 2017 10:26 PM 8

    TORONTO — A new biography on the Tragically Hip and band frontman Gord Downie will be published in 2018. Music journalist Michael Bradley spoke with the homegrown band’s peers and friends about the Hip’s music and its place in Canadian culture. The biography also promises to explore Downie’s role in reconciliation with indigenous peoples. The Hip embarked

  • Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible 6 production

    August 16, 2017 7:20 PM 10

    Paramount confirms actor broke ankle in stunt after weekend reports; film still set to open July 2018 Production has shut down on Mission: Impossible 6 due to star Tom Cruise's broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery. Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film during its London-based

  • Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role

    August 16, 2017 4:23 PM 8

    An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the iTunes charts, alongside Ed Sheeran and Keith Urban hits. The song is completely silent. "A a a a a Very Good Song" costs 99 cents for just under 10 minutes of dead air. While the musical quality of the track is debatable, its popularity is due to its simple role: When people plug smartphones into a car, usually

  • Why 10 minutes of silence has climbed iTunes charts

    August 16, 2017 3:47 PM 6

    Samir Mezrahi’s silent track solves the problem of the same song playing each time a phone is plugged into a car. Since his new song dropped on iTunes earlier this month, a few folks on Twitter have said Samir Mezrahi is living in 3017. The 35-year-old New York City resident’s “A a a a a Very Good Song” — a silent track that runs for just under 10 minutes

  • Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain apparently by mistake

    August 16, 2017 1:37 PM 7

    Apparently accidental airing comes after episode leak in India HBO in Spain has aired, apparently by mistake, the sixth episode of Games of Thrones' seventh season — nearly one week ahead of schedule. The episode was available to Spanish subscribers early Tuesday for about an hour before being removed. The 71-minute episode, entitled "Death is the Enemy

  • Indian company says it regrets ‘Game of Thrones’ episode leak by its employees

    August 16, 2017 1:00 PM 6

    Indian police have detained the four suspects, but said their motive for leaking the episode titled “The Spoils of War” was unclear. The leak was unrelated to the HBO hack. NEW DELHI—An India-based media technology company said Wednesday that it regrets the recent leak of an episode of the popular HBO series Game of Thrones by four of its current and former

  • Johnny Depp visits children's hospital dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow

    August 16, 2017 12:44 PM 7

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp visited a children's hospital in Vancouver, Canada, dressed as his famous character from 'Pirates of the Caribbean'- Captain Jack Sparrow, reports Independent. All India Mahila Congress General Secretary and actress Nagma met Tamil superstar Rajinikanth. (Pic Courtesy: Twitter) Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has shared about

  • Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

    August 16, 2017 12:41 PM 9

    NEW YORK — Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. The actor confirmed reports he would reprise his role as the suave British spy for “Bond 25” during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. The announcement is a reversal for Craig, who told Time Out London in 2015 he’d rather slash his wrists than do another