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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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Bryan Adams Gives a Glimpse into Vancouver Studio

On June 4, Kingston born singer-songwriter Bryan Adams provided a glimpse into his B.C. based Warehouse Studio, a music recording facility housed in the oldest brick building in Vancouver. On Friday he posted a message on his Twitter account, linking to photo [shown here] taken inside the studio. Here is a shot of a guitar/piano… Keep Reading

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Dan Aykroyd Donates Wine to Kandahar Troops

An inequity between beer drinkers and wine lover has been resolved thanks to seasonal Kingston area resident, movie star Dan Aykroyd. Until recently, Canadian Forces personnel in Afghanistan – who are allowed only two drinks every month – were able to get beer for free, but had to pay $9 for a half bottle of… Keep Reading

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Don Cherry Faces Off Against Leaf’s GM

Two of the loudest and most stubborn men in hockey claim all is well in their recent Hockey war of words. One day after the exchange, Brian Burke – president and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs – described his mood as ‘sour’ over comments Don Cherry made on his Coach’s Corner segment on… Keep Reading

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