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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 8

August 3, 2018 12:11 PM Zimbabwe opposition claims ‘unverified fake results’ gave Mnangagwa the election win

HARARE, ZIMBABWE— Zimbabwe’s capital was quiet on Friday hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of the tight election, which began with Monday’s peaceful vote but turned deadly when the military fired on protesters 48 hours later. Unease remained after six people were killed when the army rolled in with tanks on Wednesday to disperse 11

August 3, 2018 1:22 AM Wild plains bison reintroduced to Banff National Park roam free for first time in decades

Plains bison are an iconic part of Canada’s history, having freely roamed in the Rockies, filling an important need for the livelihoods of First Nations people and early settlers. They disappeared from the area due to overhunting before the national park was created in 1885. Sixteen plains bison from Elk Island National Park were reintroduced as part of a $6.4-million 13

July 26, 2018 1:00 PM Every Tom Cruise stunt that blew our minds in ‘Fallout’

Yup, that’s Cruise flying on a motorcycle between — and into — traffic for the action involving famed Paris landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe. Hunt didn’t grab a helmet in his run from police, so Cruise’s mop flies in the hair-raising scene. French officials gave the film crew two hours starting at 6 a.m. on a Sunday to shoot the scenes near the closed-down 21

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

June 14, 2018 5:35 PM Arcade Fire, Daniel Caesar, Gord Downie longlisted for Polaris Prize

Rising R&B singer Daniel Caesar's debut, the latest effort by Arcade Fire, and a posthumous work from Gord Downie are among the long-listed albums for the Polaris Music Prize. The juried award for best Canadian album of the year was narrowed down to 40 contenders who could qualify for the short list revealed next month. Among the projects named is Everything 31

June 13, 2018 8:50 PM Massey Hall memories: Legendary musicians on why playing there meant 'you've arrived'

'It's mixed up with so many great memories, both as a fan and a performer,' says Geddy Lee of Rush As Tyler Stewart of the Barenaked Ladies puts it, "This is the place, man. When you've played Massey Hall, you've arrived." "When you get on that stage, you know you're playing with the big cats. This is where history has been made in your industry. So many great 20

June 11, 2018 9:31 PM Foo Fighters headed to Calgary for Aug. 13 Saddledome show

Dave Grohl’s rock act Foo Fighters have announced a summer 2015 North American tour that will bring them and opening act Royal Blood to the province for a pair of dates: Aug. 12 at Edmonton’s Rexall Place and at the Saddledome the following night, Aug. 13. Tickets for the shows, which are to support the band’s superb new album Sonic Highways, range from $35 to $75 (plus 27

June 10, 2018 4:12 PM Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dead at 68

Musician joined iconic band in 1968, inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fleetwood Mac's former guitarist Danny Kirwan has died at age 68, according to the band's official Facebook page. Mick Fleetwood paid tribute to the musician Friday, saying he received the "sad news" that Kirwan had died in London, England. "Danny's true legacy, in my mind, will forever 31

June 8, 2018 9:17 PM Smithsonian exhibit highlights the life and times of Oprah Winfrey

Yearlong exhibit chronicles social events in the U.S. linked to stages of Winfrey's life One of the most recognizable openings in television history blares on a video screen: "I'm Oprah Winfrey, and welcome to The Oprah Winfrey Show!" The crowd goes wild. At the centre of it all, a dancing young Oprah. This moment, televised more than 30 years ago, is now part of a yearlong 48