October 20th, 2019

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  • Mike Downie says Secret Path Live was ‘powerful’ and he’d ‘love to do it again’

    TORONTO – A brother of the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie says a weekend benefit concert performance of his “Secret Path” album was a “powerful” show and he isn’t ruling out making it an annual event, possibly in different cities. On Saturday musical acts including Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sam Roberts, Serena Ryder, Tanya Tagaq, and [...] Read More »

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  • Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

    NEWPORT, R.I. – Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars. The “Hunger Games” star tied the knot with New York art dealer Cooke Maroney on Saturday at a Newport, Rhode Island, mansion. Lawrence’s publicist confirmed to The Associated Press that the [...] Read More »

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  • Lincoln library receives book collection of famed biographer

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A treasure trove of about 130 books once owned by a renowned Abraham Lincoln biographer has been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The books that once belonged to Benjamin Thomas could be a gold mine for Lincoln scholars as many of them contain the author’s handwritten [...] Read More »

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  • ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ claims No. 1 over ‘Joker’

    LOS ANGELES – The Walt Disney Co.’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” has knocked “Joker” out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely. Studios on Sunday estimate that the film starring Angelina Jolie grossed $36 million in North America and $117 million internationally in its first weekend in theatres. The first [...] Read More »

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  • Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

    NEW YORK – Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, “Outrages.” Wolf and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced separately Friday that they had “mutually and amicably agreed to part company.” Neither Wolf nor Houghton immediately provided additional comment. Houghton had delayed a planned June publication of “Outrages” [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Young Irelanders doing what they love

    cbrown@medicinehatnews.com@MHNBrown Count yourself lucky, Medicine Hat. The Young Irelanders are set to perform at the Esplanade tonight. The Young Irelanders are a group brought together each year by the Irish Cultural Academy to tour and bring a little Irish culture to the world. Classic songs like “Galway Bay” and foot-stomping dances will delight the audience. [...] Read More »

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  • Eye on the Esplanade: Vinegar syndrome

    Last month staff at the Archives discovered that some of our photograph collections are in danger. We learned that some images – negatives and prints – from the 1950s were being affected by vinegar syndrome. This was discovered when a box of negatives was brought from storage for a researcher. When opened, we smelled a [...] Read More »

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  • You have a Sweet Alibi for tonight

    No lie, Sweet Alibi will perform at Liquid Concert & Event Venue tonight. The Winnipeg-based band has three albums to its credit and has been a winner at the Western Canadian Music Awards. Jess Ayre Rae, Amber Rose and Michelle Anderson have been called game changers and CBC’s Tom Power said “If Mumford and Sons [...] Read More »

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  • A Diamond in Redcliff: Diamond Forever celebrates one of music’s most enduring performers

    News@cypresscourier.com Local Neil Diamond fans won’t have to wait long to listen to his music, as in a couple days’ time Jason Scott’s “Diamond Forever: A Celebration of Neil Diamond” tour makes a stop at the Redcliff Legion on Oct. 19. “It’s a one-man-track performance,” said Scott. “It’s not an impersonation at all. I was [...] Read More »

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  • Radio Ramblings: The top chocolate treats

    Believe it or not, Halloween is just two weeks away. I say believe it or not because every year, the retail world seems to get ready for it a little too prematurely. Halloween candy out in early September? Ridiculous. Then again, I start planning what I’m going to carve in my pumpkin months in advance, [...] Read More »

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