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August 11, 2018 5:02 PM Billy Talent fans glad to show support after shootings with Danforth benefit concert

Jeewan Gill said he bought tickets for Saturday’s concert in Toronto — to support victims of last month’s mass shooting in Toronto’s Greektown — as soon as they became available. “I’m a big fan of (Billy Talent), they always put together benefit concerts,” said Gill, 26. “It’s good to support people that need help because of the shooting.” The benefit 10

August 8, 2018 5:02 PM Beatles song mystery solved using statistics

But a new statistical model developed by researchers at Dalhousie and Harvard universities that was used to analyze multiple Lennon-McCartney songs has concluded that Lennon likely penned “In My Life.” Jason Brown, a mathematics professor at Dalhousie, says the researchers analyzed the Beatles music using five main categories — melody notes, sequences 8

July 31, 2018 4:26 PM Gary Bettman says NHL wants cut of gambling action

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman tells guest host Larry Lage in the latest episode of PodcastOne Sports Now those who want to conduct gambling business with NHL assets will need to negotiate. Ice Cube tips off talking about his BIG3 basketball 11

July 22, 2018 4:00 AM Dancing with a pedigreed cello at Stratford Summer Music

Tétrault was joined on a bigger stage on Saturday by the Orchestre de la Francophonie, a wonderful group that has made Stratford a regular stop in recent years. Although the town is best known for theatre, the Music Festival has, over the past 18 seasons, grown into a force of its own, offering more than 100 performances by a variety of artists in venues 11

July 17, 2018 4:01 PM MGM Resorts sues more than 1,000 victims from Vegas shooting, denying any liability

“I’ve never seen a more outrageous thing, where they sue the victims in an effort to find a judge they like,” attorney Robert Eglet, who represents some of the victims, told the Review-Journal, accusing MGM of “judge-shopping” in federal court, rather than state court where he believes any lawsuits should be filed. “It’s just really sad that they would 8

July 17, 2018 2:58 PM Alvvays, Daniel Caesar among Polaris Music Prize short list contenders

A number of Indigenous artists are represented among the short list. Newcomer Jeremy Dutcher duets with recordings captured on the East Coast a century ago in the Wolastoqey language, and rappers the Snotty Nose Rez Kids level honest takes on racism in Canada. Projects by Quebecois artists Jean-Michel Blais, Hubert Lenoir and Pierre Kwenders are also among 7

July 10, 2018 7:06 PM Soulpepper Theatre features female, minority artists in 2018-2019 season

Soulpepper reported more than $12.5 million in revenues in 2017, around 16 per cent of which came from grants, according to an annual report released in June. After an embattled year, the theatre’s lineup for next season will showcase female and minority playwrights, directors and characters. Productions include Oraltorio: a Theatrical Mixtape, which 13

July 6, 2018 10:49 PM Only Elton John can save the world from Donald Trump

Trump: “You know, I was with Elton John. Elton John. Anybody like Elton John? I like him. And a lot of times like he’ll do this last song. And it’s so great. It’s so unbelievable. The place is standing and roaring and going incredible. And then there’ll be like — he’ll come back for like three more, right? And the three aren’t as good as the last one. And people 29

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 20

July 3, 2018 5:16 PM Spending more than $1,000 on children’s activities? Think again

The financial trouble typically starts when the children reach school-age. This is when parents start registering their children in activities and have to start paying school fees for school trips, year books and craft fairs. It’s also when some parents start getting competitive and use their children as trophies to show off their financial success 11