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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 20

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 15

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 19

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 21

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 17

June 1, 2018 4:19 PM Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shoots lava into the sky, sending rivers of molten rock into the ocean

75 homes have been completely covered by lava, forcing of thousands to flee Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. Scroll down for a look at some of the most stunning images from this historic eruption 26

May 24, 2018 5:30 PM On Chesil Beach, honeymoon dreams run aground

Rock ’n’ roll is on the radio and the Pill is just over the horizon, but to the earnest bedroom fumblers of On Chesil Beach, it might as well be 1862 as 1962, for all they know about sex. Newlyweds Edward (Billy Howle, Dunkirk) and Florence (Saoirse Ronan) are in love, but only one of them is in lust. Edward is eager to consummate his newly uttered marital 17

May 19, 2018 9:15 PM Canada loses 3-2 to Switzerland in World Hockey Championship semifinal

Horvat’s goal was almost a carbon copy, finishing off a nice passing sequence with linemates Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Pierre-Luc Dubois 9:40 into the second period, where Canada outshot the Swiss 18-11. After delivering a win in relief against Canada in preliminary-round play at the 2017 world championship in Paris, the 30-year-old Genoni, who plays with SC Bern of the Swiss 14

May 14, 2018 3:27 PM More evacuations in Hawaii as new volcanic fissure sends lava exploding into air

The new fissure was discovered Sunday morning as residents await a possible major eruption. Nearby resident Richard Schott, 34, watched from a police checkpoint as the eruption churned just over a ridgeline and behind some trees. “I’ve actually seen rocks fly over the tree line and I can feel it in my body,” Schott said. “It’s like a nuclear reaction 14

May 10, 2018 5:07 PM Smashing Pumpkins extend reunion tour with run of Canadian dates in London, Calgary, Edmonton

Billy Corgan and his Smashing Pumpkins bandmates are putting more faith in Canada. The gothic rock ensemble has added three more stops north of the border for its Shiny and Oh So Bright tour over the summer. The Smashing Pumpkins will now play London, Ont. (Aug. 9), Calgary (Sept. 8) and Edmonton (Sept. 9). Those are on top of previously announced dates 12