Review: Netflix miniseries Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99 documents a music festival horrifically derailed

Review: Netflix miniseries Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99 documents a music festival horrifically derailed

Kid Rock in Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99, a riveting and often unsettling three-part series streaming on Netflix that revisits the mayhem and irresponsibility of the infamous music festival.Courtesy of Netflix Late Saturday night at the riotous Woodstock music festival of 1999, things went sideways at a rave headlined by British DJ Fatboy Slim. Someone commandeered a … Read more

Toronto ravers cry foul on Ever After Festival for abruptly cancelling without refunds

Toronto ravers cry foul on Ever After Festival for abruptly cancelling without refunds

Some 15,000 electronic dance music fans were crushed this week to learn that a highly-anticipated festival near Toronto (Ever After) had been cancelled, for the third year in a row, with just one week’s notice. Bummer, right? But ticketholders aren’t upset about the major festival being called off — at least not exclusively. A lot of them … Read more

Feminist icon Clementine Ford on new book, How We Love

Feminist icon Clementine Ford on new book, How We Love

Clementine Ford is appearing at the Auckland Writers Festival. Ahead of her appearance at the Auckland Writers Festival this month, Australian feminist icon Clementine Ford talks to Naomi Arnold about her new book, How We Love. Birthing a baby is a brutal shock to body and mind. But one of the hardest things Clementine Ford … Read more

LL COOL J Reveals the Rap Names He Almost Chose – Late Night with Seth Meyers

LL COOL J Reveals the Rap Names He Almost Chose – Late Night with Seth Meyers

LL COOL J Reveals the Rap Names He Almost Chose  Late Night with Seth Meyers

LOVE FOREVER showcases Canberra at the Venice International Film Festival

LOVE FOREVER showcases Canberra at the Venice International Film Festival

Don’t you just love to see Canberra on the big screen?  Our fair city has been popping up in the film and TV industry more and more in recent years. Canberra has been punching above its weight to such an extent that, for the first time, a Canberra-produced film has been selected to screen at the … Read more

Chance the Rapper on 10 Years Since His Mixtape 10 Day & His Black Star Line Festival | Tonight Show – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Chance the Rapper on 10 Years Since His Mixtape 10 Day & His Black Star Line Festival | Tonight Show – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Chance the Rapper on 10 Years Since His Mixtape 10 Day & His Black Star Line Festival | Tonight Show  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

More than 30 murals set to be unveiled across Vancouver as part of Mural Festival

More than 30 murals set to be unveiled across Vancouver as part of Mural Festival

Rachel Wada and Siloh’s mural Tempestas.Mavreen David /Handout This week, more than 30 new murals will be unveiled in eight neighbourhoods across Vancouver as part of the annual Mural Festival. The murals, painted by 50 artists, include a piece honouring the work of Rosemary Brown, the first Black woman elected to British Columbia’s legislature; a … Read more

Flo Rida, Fitz and the Tantrums, 311 — among many performing at the 25th Arts, Beats and Eats

Flo Rida, Fitz and the Tantrums, 311 — among many performing at the 25th Arts, Beats and Eats

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The annual Soaring Eagle Arts, Beats and Eats festival presented by Flagstar Bank will be returning to Royal Oak this September over Labor Day weekend. Last year the festival had more than 365,000 visitors during the four-day festival and generated nearly $400,000 for local charity donations. The festival started in 1998 … Read more

Conductor Bramwell Tovey had a record tenure at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Bramwell Tovey had a record tenure at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Bramwell Tovey in 2006. Mr. Tovey died on July 12.David Cooper/Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Shortly before Bramwell Tovey began what would be a record tenure as artistic director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the maestro set another record, a cacophonous one, of the Guinness variety. In May, 2000, he gathered the VSO’s 73 members and … Read more