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Avril Lavigne Back in the Studio, Has Strep Throat

Thursday evening, Napanee’s Avril Lavigne posted a photo to her Twitter account, showing her wearing a protective mask along with a similarly garbed music producer / song-writer Alex Da Kid: “In the studio with ALEX DA KID, I’ve got strep throat, but I ain’t stoping (sic) my thing! ” Lavigne’s much anticipated fourth album has… Keep Reading

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Avril Lavigne’s Ex-Husband Attacked, Hospitalized in Japan

Deryck Whibley, lead singer for the group Sum 41 and former husband of Napanee’s Avril Lavigne, was injured and hospitalized after an assault in a Japanese bar. Whibley was reportedly attacked by three unknown people late Thursday, and based on a Twitter post by the band (“sucker punching sucks bunches”) the initial assault caught the… Keep Reading

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Dan Aykroyd’s Yogi Bear Movie Trailer Released

Warner Brothers has issued the first trailer for its upcoming Yogi Bear 3D feature film starring Kingston area resident Dan Aykroyd and Queen’s University alumn Tom Cavanagh. In the movie, Aykroyd  takes on the title role as the voice of Yogi Bear with Cavanagh playing Ranger Smith beside the computer generated bears. According to a… Keep Reading

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Don Cherry Fan Gets His Job Back

An Oshawa teenager, who lost his job at Oshawa’s General Motors Centre over a year ago, now has his summer job back with Rogers TV. Eighteen year old Billy Steele is once again working as a volunteer cameraman at the Centre, following his settlement with the arena’s operator which was arbitrated by the Ontario Human… Keep Reading

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Movie Legend Mickey Rooney Coming to Kingston

Mickey Rooney is crossing Canada on a farewell tour and will make a stop at Kingston’s Grand Theatre on Wed. Sept.29, less than a week after celebrating his 90th birthday. Rooney, along with his wife Jan Rooney, two singers, and a three piece band, will sing songs, show film clips, and tell tales from his… Keep Reading

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Kingston Represented in 3 of Top 10 Canadian Songs

This week, B.C.’s The Province newspaper published the Top 10 Canadian songs chosen by their readers, and the Kingston area was represented by three of their picks. At number 9 is “New Orleans is Sinking” by The Tragically Hip. The Hip – which formed in Kingston back in 1983 – consists of Gordon Downie on… Keep Reading

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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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