Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Freddie Mercury returns in stripped-back re-release of Time

A stripped-back version of Freddie Mercury performing the song Time was released on Thursday, after a years-long search for the 1986 recording...

Wrestling doc 350 Days features tales of sex, drugs and steroids

The movie includes 38 interviews, mostly of professional wrestlers and many of them dead, who described rock-star lifestyles that included big money,...

After a 50-year wait, Stonewall opera was written in weeks

Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Mark Campbell received a note in late February 2018 from the New York City Opera: 'I may have a...

‘A catalogue of my life’: Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore on Facing the Monumental exhibition

The largest exhibition devoted to award-winning Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore opens for the summer at Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal. https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/rebecca-belmore-facing-the-monumental-1.5181870?cmp=rss

NXIVM leader Keith Raniere found guilty on all sex-cult charges

The former leader of an upstate New York self-help group has been convicted in a federal case accusing him of turning women...

Hologram Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly tour heads to Hamilton and Toronto

Two rock and roll icons are coming to Hamilton this year … sort of. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/hologram-tour-1.5181116?cmp=rss

Jamaica’s central bank using reggae to ‘edutain’ about nation’s economic recovery

Jamaica's central bank thinks the country's economy is doing very well, and it is using an instantly recognizable symbol of the island...

Western University apologizes for ‘unacceptable’ convocation speech

Western University and a Canadian musician are apologizing for what they call unacceptable and inappropriate remarks made at a convocation ceremony. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/london-western-apology-1.5180001?cmp=rss

Massive film and TV hub planned for Hamilton

Representatives from the city and a new studio group have announced plans to build a massive film and TV hub on the...

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has throat cancer

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/megadeth-dave-mustaine-cancer-1.5179557?cmp=rss