Billie Eilish launches sultry new fragrance in Canada

The new fragrance from singer Billie Eilish debuts in Canada today, May 11. Until now, it was only available in the United States.

A blond Billie eolith, right shoulder toward the camera, left hand holding the bottle of perfume on her right shoulder, head turned right, eyes cast upward. No sign of clothing. Black background.
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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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Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s new title is Block Head

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey certainly has a sense of humour and he just made it possible for others to laugh along with him. This joke gets an A+ for the extra effort, planning and execution. But, could this be a form of self-punishment instead of just self-deprecation?

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I-Octane’s reggae lyrics rise above  

Inside: Is the Jamaican dancehall musician a playboy or a conscious lyricist? Plus, the new album, video release, live shows in Florida, New York and Ontario, Canada and a critique of Sorry.

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Canada’s biggest lottery drops scannable fashion collection

An entertainment and gaming brand launched a campaign with a hot new Canadian design label to create a clothing collection that customers use to redeem their lottery tickets locally. So essentially, the shirt on your back can double as a lottery ticket that could win its owner a cool $70 million.

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Country music legend given more life

Randy Travis sits in front of a concrete wall

The documentary about Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis originally premiered on Circle Network as a concert special in 2011 to honour the 25th anniversary of Travis’ album Storms of Life. After a near-fatal illness, the special moved beyond just a concert film to the telling of the story of the artist’s life and recovery. 

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‘Good To Be Bad: 45 Years Of Rock Tour’

One of my favourite memories of sitting on a hillside listening to music outdoors is of George Thorogood & The Destroyers in the late 80s and possibly 1990 as well. I’m pretty sure I saw them at least twice at Mariposa in Barrie, Ontario. It was expectedly Ba-ba-ba-ba-baad, Bad to the Bone.

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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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