Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones continue to dominate culture with MTV nominations

2019 is all about Endgame and Game of Thrones In the opinion of Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, and blogs around the world, there are only two pieces of pop culture that matter this year so far: Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones. Newly announced nominations for MTV’s Movie and TV Awards confirm those beliefs. Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones racked up top nominations for this year’s awards ceremony....

Canada: A nation of strangers

Scott Gilmore: Canadians don’t often move out of their birth province. We vacation elsewhere. We barely know each other. We’re now unable to muster national responses to big issues. The idea that this is a nation divided linguistically has dominated Canadian politics for generations. Every party effectively builds two platforms and wears two faces—one smiling toward Quebec, the other winking...

Miss America, Miss Teen USA and Miss USA are all black women

For the first time ever, African American women claimed the crowns of all three competitions. Cheslie Kryst won Miss USA, Kaliegh Garris won Miss Teen USA, and Nia Franklin won Miss America.

Rising anti-Semitic hatred is changing Jewish life across the United States

One rabbi in Riverside, California, now begins services with an announcement about where the exits are – in case people need to run for their lives. In Glen Rock, New Jersey, a rabbi is unsure what to write on signs at the temple’s entrance. At first, the message read “entering a secure space,” but that wasn’t exactly what she wanted convey to people arriving to worship. A synagogue...

Boy Scouts sexual abuse claims – hundreds.

Coaches that cheat. Students that cheat. A president who swears he didn’t cheat to win office. It’s all in Wednesday’s Short List. It’s Ashley, keeping ‚em honest on the day’s top news. But first, remember the „kissing“ bug? You know, the deadly bloodsucker that bites people around their mouth and can pass along a fatal disease known as Chagas? A girl...

The three best holidays to celebrate in the United States

If there’s one thing Americans know how to do, it’s celebrating. Elaborate holiday celebrations punctuate each year. Here are our top three. We spoke to the immigration experts at Grant Kaplan to see which holidays expats most enjoy celebrating once they move to the States. The list was long, so we chose the top three. Independence Day – 4th of July This holiday is well known around the world...

Solomun Announces North & South America Tour Dates

The DJ and producer is expected to perform his new track „Amanecer“ at many of the shows during the two-month run. Fresh off yet another successful installation of his Solomun +1 residency in Ibiza, prolific underground DJ and producer Solomun isn’t slowing down the party anytime soon. In fact, the Diynamic label boss has just announced a slew of international touring dates through...

Canada’s Official „Christmas Train“ Is Coming To BC For The Holidays

We know that it’s only October, but come on, it’s never too early to be thinking about Christmas, is it? The holidays are all about tradition – whether it be decorating your Christmas tree, carolling around your neighbourhood, or even baking cookies for Santa (for all those who are kids at heart). But there’s one tradition that sometimes gets overlooked… because it only...

Rostam Announces 2018 North American Tour Dates, Performs on KEXP

Rostam released his debut solo record, the glistening Half-Light earlier this year, stepping into fairly unfamiliar territory since his departure from producing Vampire Weekend’s indie-pop anthems. He’s gracefully emerged into his role as a solo musician, and now he’s taking his collection of baroque-pop melodies on the road in North America. His tour kicks off next year, starting in the Southeast...

Alice Cooper Announces North American Tour

Alice Cooper has announced A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper, a month-long trek through North America in support of his new album, Paranormal. The tour will take him across the United States, in addition to a couple of dates in Ontario, Canada. You can see the full tour itinerary below. “It’s a pure Alice Cooper show with the snakes and guillotine and the straight jacket, but there’s a bunch...