Category Archives: Wanderlust

On the Fleurs de Villes FEMMES flower trail in Yorkville

I went on a 90-minute walk on the flower festival trail through Yorkville with the co-founders of Fleurs de Villes and got close-up to the best local floral designers and their creations. | article | video |

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Life-size flower arrangement artwork shaped like Betty White

The Betty White Mannequin is a full-size flower art installation piece in tribute to the late actress and her love of dogs. | Video |

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Arcade Fire to headline Osheaga festival after Foo Fighters cancel appearance

Alternative rock band Arcade Fire will headline the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival in Montreal in its 15th year. The city and the band have had a long history together. It’s only fitting that they were chosen to fill the spot left open when the Foo Fighters cancelled.

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Viva Las Vegas promoter to get honours at classic car show 

Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend written the side fin of a vintage car, black and white
VLV car. Photo: Julie Bergonz

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will present the Key to the City to Viva Las Vegas promoter Tom Ingram for his achievements and contributions to the entertainment industry at the Viva Las Vegas (VLV) Car Show in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday.

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Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend

It started with 1,500 people who were mostly strangers, now each year 20,000 of them come together as a community in Las Vegas, Nevada, to hand jive, lindy hop, twist and stroll, dress in decades old vintage fashion, sit poolside at the tiki bar in pin-up style bathing suits à la Jane Russell, Bettie Paige, Eartha Kitt or Jayne Mansfield.

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‘Back to Our Roots Beach Clean-up and Concert’ in Jamaica

The Bob and Rita Marley foundations organized the Back to Our Roots Beach Clean-up & Concert to spotlight environmental consciousness as one facet of the late reggae icon Bob Marley’s holistic approach to wellness. The beach clean-up and concert took place in Jamaica on January 22 under the Roots 77 banner of events.

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Canada’s Alanis Morissette headlines Miami Beach culture festival

Isn’t it ironic for the singer to be performing in sunny Florida during the Canadian winter season? Don’t you think?

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Roots 77 worldwide celebration of Bob Marley’s birthday

Where to watch, listen and re-live the experience

A series of events under the theme Roots 77 underway since January 31 continues with the main event, a seven-hour Live Stream of Bob Marley’s 77th Earthstrong tribute, taking place on the legendary musician’s birthday on February 6. Events unfold during Reggae Month in Jamaica and include a live sound clash competition, musicians the Marley Brothers (Ziggy, Stephen, Ky-Mani, Julian, and Damian) and special link-ups in honour of Bob Marley.

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Two new art exhibits to unveil at the Bob Marley Museum in Jamaica

Artwork submissions for the Bob Marley Museum art exhibition honouring the singer were being accepted up to today and a new exhibition in honour of the Marley family matriarch Rita Marley will unveil at the museum on Sunday.

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