Grunge Legend Matt Cameron Says Rolling Stone’s Story About Taylor Hawkins’ Death Took His Quotes Out Of Context

Pearl Jam drummer and grunge pioneer Matt Cameron has accused Rolling Stone of manipulating his quotes about the death of Taylor Hawkins. Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith also suggested that the magazine twisted his words to fit a story titled “Inside Taylor Hawkins’ Final Days as Foo Fighter”. Hawkins died at his hotel … Read more

Philippine President-elect Marcos Jr. wins big among Filipino voters in Canada

Overseas Filipino voters in Canada have overwhelmingly chosen Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for the next president of his native country. According to the results available so far, Marcos has received 13,783 votes cast at Filipino diplomatic posts in Canada. That’s more than double the 6,782 votes for Marcos’ main competitor, Maria Leonor Robredo, who is also … Read more

Chinatown heritage location of Vancouver’s famed Keefer Bar listed for nearly $2.5 million

A heritage property that is home to one of Vancouver’s most popular bars has been listed on the market. The single commercial strata unit at 135 Keefer Street and home to Keefer Bar asks $2,495,000. The ground floor space is part of the Chinatown building of the former Vancouver Gas Co. warehouse. An account by … Read more

Donning her Met Gala 2021 accessories for charity, Grimes among artists stepping up to help Ukraine

Grimes is one of 50 artists who have volunteered to offer items for an upcoming Resistance For Ukraine benefit auction for BIPOC families. The Vancouver-raised musician born Claire Boucher has donated clothing and accessories from her 2021 Met Gala appearance. Those include “romantic elf jewelry” earmuffs (yes, you read that right) and a CHRISHABANA x … Read more

Netflix lays off about 150 workers amid slowing growth – National

Netflix said on Tuesday it had laid off about 150 people, most of them in the United States, as the streaming service company grapples with slowing growth. The layoffs represent approximately two percent of the company’s workforce in the United States and Canada. “These changes are primarily driven by business needs rather than individual performance, … Read more

Rolling Stone reports that, before his death, Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins said he “couldn’t do it anymore.”

Rolling Stone reports today that Taylor Hawkins was concerned about the Foo Fighters’ touring schedule before his death in late March. In a story written by Andy Greene, drummer Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam is quoted as saying that Hawkins told him that he was having trouble meeting the physical demands of the three-hour shows. … Read more

Zelensky’s appeal airs in Cannes as festival rolls out red carpet

A parade of Oscar winners kicked off the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, devoting special attention to the war in Ukraine, which returned to its high-voltage form after the lifting of Covid rules. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the opening ceremony of the gala as a surprise guest via video link from kyiv, calling … Read more

‘Love Island’ star ’embarrassed’ by crop top in flight

Baggage check-in. Queuing for security. Unpack in front of complete strangers. By the time we reach the gate for our flight, we feel more in need of a vacation than ever. Right? Amidst all the chaos of traveling, our favorite perk (besides settling in at the airport bar at 6am) is wearing our comfortable clothes. … Read more

Cannes Film Festival Brings Back the Shine as It Spotlights Ukraine

Ready for the red carpet to roll out A parade of Oscar winners kicked off the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, back in high-voltage form after the lifting of Covid rules and devoting particular attention to the war in Ukraine. Masks have been removed, health passes are no longer needed and the world’s biggest … Read more

Early Music Vancouver presents the Vancouver Bach Festival 2022 from July 26 to August 6

old music vancouver just announced the lineup for its 2022 Vancouver Bach Festivalwhich will take place from July 26 to August 6. Subtitled “Scottish Baroque and Other Traditions,” the festival will feature events at various venues, including the Chan Center, Christ Church Cathedral, Pyatt Hall, VanDusen Botanic Gardens, The Wolf & Hound and the Sage … Read more