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Dan Aykroyd & Bryan Adams to Meet in Oz

Summertime Entertainment recently announced the official casting for its upcoming 3D animated film, “Dorothy of Oz”, and it appears Kingston born singer-songwriter Bryan Adams will be meeting Kingston area resident actor Dan Aykroyd on the yellow brick road. However it’s more probable that the two will actually meet at the film’s eventual red carpet premiere,… Keep Reading

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Aykroyd’s “Blues Brothers” Named Catholic Classic

This month, a Vatican official newspaper announced that Kingston resident Dan Aykroyd’s 1980 movie “The Blues Brothers” has been declared a Catholic Classic. The proclamation means his film – which also starred the late, great John Belushi – will join a list of dozens of films recommended by Catholic authorities, which includes Cecil B. DeMille’s… Keep Reading

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Bryan Adams Joins Facebook

Award winning singer Bryan Adams has officially joined the Facebook social network. On June 16, Adams wrote on his Twitter account: “and before i hit the stage, i started a facebook page, hope i did it right” Clicking on the link included with that tweet led his Followers there to a Facebook page started that… Keep Reading

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Rock Band Adds Tragically Hip Song for XBox360

Kingston-based rock band The Tragically Hip sent out a tweet today to announce some exciting news to their fans: “Now available for Rockband – Blow at High Dough” with a link to their Facebook post. “Blow at High Dough” was the first single by The Tragically Hip from their premiere full-length album “Up to Here”,… Keep Reading

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The Mahones Return to their Kingston Birthplace

Known to many as one of Canada’s favorite Irish punk bands, the Mahones was birthed after a long night of drinking in Kingston’s Toucan Pub in 1990 between founding members Dublin-born frontman Finny McConnell and Andrew Brown. And now the Canadian paddy-punk rockers – on a 20th anniversary world tour to promote their newest album… Keep Reading

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Avril’s beau Brody Jenner out with Lindsay Lohan

While Avril Lavigne is in Europe, writing songs [her June 4 Twitter post] and obsessing about Hello Kitty, her boyfriend Brody Jenner has been photographed out with Lindsay Lohan. The blogosphere and gossip sites have expressed amazement that Avril’s beau was seen driving Lindsay around on a shopping trip at Fred Segal yesterday. This is… Keep Reading

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Avril Lavigne Admits Obsession with Hello Kitty

Today Napanee’s singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne posted a declaration to her fans on Twitter: OK. I have an obsession…..HELLO KITTY…..I just can’t get enough….. I just can’t get enough! Also according to her recent posts, Avril has been spending a couple of weeks in Europe where –  as of last Sunday – she has already written… Keep Reading

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Bryan Adams Launches Photography Website

Today, Kingston born singer Bryan Adams posted on his Twitter account: i’ve just launched my photography website. check it out if ya have a few minutes… Visiting the site instantly loads a random set of photos from one of his shoots, with a “Photographs” link at the top of the page for visitors to easily… Keep Reading

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Kingston Adds Three New Walking Tours

Kingston has announced three new free self-guided historic tours for both tourists and residents of the city. Two are historic walks in the Ontario and Princess Street downtown areas, offering background information about the heritage buildings found there. And the third is for historic naval sites that include Forts Frontenac and Frederick, along with Fort… Keep Reading

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The Hip’s Gord Downie Releases Solo Album

The new solo album from Gord Downie, lead singer for the Tragically Hip, goes into wide release this Tuesday. Its titled “The Grand Bounce”,  is a term for desertion that comes from Evan S. Connell’s biography of General Custer used because, as Downie explained in a recent interview “we (Canadians) live in a deserter’s paradise… Keep Reading

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