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October 18, 2018 4:33 PM Michael Bublé shuts down rumours of retirement from music

The report suggested the Grammy-winning singer was stepping away from music for good following his son Noah’s cancer battle in 2016, but Bublé said the story is false. “I’ll keep going until the news of my death comes out, which will probably be fake too,” he said with a chuckle. “At that point, you’re really famous now. Things are really going well on this record 7

October 16, 2018 3:41 AM Brewers take NLCS lead with third playoff shutout in L.A

Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson returned to the lineup after a roster addition to his family, following the birth of his first child. Pederson and wife Kelsey welcomed a girl named Poppy on Sunday night. The team said she weighs seven pounds and 11 ounces. The 26-year-old slugger changed his walk-up music to “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G. in honour 10

October 10, 2018 5:19 PM After Beatles and Michael Jackson, Cirque turns to soccer star Lionel Messi

The focus on the FC Barcelona star, a native of Argentina, follows successful Cirque ventures that highlighted the music of the Beatles and Michael Jackson. “We are convinced that bringing Messi’s legacy to life on stage will touch audiences and speak to all football fans,” Cirque president Jonathan Tetrault said in a statement. The show will be produced 11

October 7, 2018 9:32 PM Lowering the boom on era of NFL nicknames

But because Legion of Boom was the last true vestige of a bygone era, when virtually every NFL team had at least one position group with a cartoonish nickname. (Maybe there are a few others sprinkled throughout the league, but none with Seattle’s renown.) The Fearsome Foursome. The Steel Curtain. The Orange Crush. The Purple People Eaters. The Smurfs 17

September 28, 2018 7:09 PM Led Zeppelin to face retrial over ‘Stairway to Heaven’ theft claims

Led Zeppelin must go back on trial in a lawsuit that accuses the classic rock grandees of stealing the opening chords of “Stairway to Heaven” from an obscure 1968 instrumental. A U.S. federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday uninamously voted to overturned a 2016 jury verdict that Jimmy Page and Robert Plant’s 1971 song didn’t use anything that was unique 16

September 24, 2018 6:51 PM Mirvish Productions shows off snippets of 2018/2019 season

“Growing up in Toronto, R&B was a huge thing. There was a soul movement and we all fell madly in love with Motown, this is an important signpost in life, bringing this show about The Temptations back to my hometown. It’s really meaningful,” said McAnuff. “I think what’s important about Ain’t Too Proud, beyond the music and choreography, is the story 18

September 23, 2018 5:30 PM Reggie Watts’ musical mirth doesn’t need to be explained any more

There is a small club of people who get the chance to be a bandleader on a late-night talk show, but of them, Reggie Watts is probably the most unique. Watts, who comes to town as one of the headliners on Sept. 29 as part of the JFL42 comedy festival, is obviously very musical, but he has also been working as a comedian for years, mining what he variously 16

September 21, 2018 3:59 PM Tafelmusik’s captivates with Mozart season opener

Even people who don’t usually listen to classical music love Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and those of us who follow classical music get to hear Mozart often in the opera house as well as in symphony halls — in fact, there is so much Mozart in the air that it’s tempting to get a bit jaded. That is, until someone does the musical equivalent of a power wash on the Austrian 12

September 17, 2018 12:00 PM Quebec’s Hubert Lenoir breaks through with genre-bending album Darlène

Woe to thee if you think you’ve come up with a surefire winner for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize, because I’ve done time in that grand-jury room myself and, believe you me, this year could go anywhere. If you want to single out the artist who’s benefited most from his nomination, though, the answer is easy: Hubert Lenoir. A generous “guesstimate” would 16

August 31, 2018 11:01 PM Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down

NEW YORK — The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, exhaustive arts criticism, naughty personal ads and neurosis-laden cartoons, is going out of business after 63 years. Its publisher, Peter Barbey, announced Friday that the paper is ceasing publication altogether because of financial problems 13