Samaritanmag

Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

Karen Bliss

Hugh Dillon could go “on and on,” he says, about addiction and recovery and hitting rock bottom before seeking help. The frontman for enduring Canadian rock band Headstones for the...
Algenist has quickly become a leading anti-aging skincare brand, with shelf space at such noted beauty chains as Sephora and Ulta. Its core ingredients are algae-based including the patented...
Some artists and members of the music industry have become a little tearful at MusicCounts Band Aid presentations, watching the ecstatic reactions of school children as they receive brand new...
Sam and Lia Grosso of Toronto live music venue Cadillac Lounge set up Francesco’s Fund in their son’s name after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. An annual fundraiser —...
A new Harris Poll of American adults cites the top 5 most important traits in a CEO as trusted, ethical, accountable, competent and respectful.  The same study, which polled more than 23,000...
Rush may be loud onstage but the legendary Canadian rock band, which has sold more than 40 million albums in 40 years, is quiet off stage, especially when it comes to philanthropy.   The...
Musician and career-long Indigenous rights activist Buffy Sainte-Marie was given the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Juno Gala Dinner & Awards, April 1 in Ottawa, by fellow musician...
Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the...
The stage production of Michael Turner’s book Hard Core Logo, which was made into the 1996 classic Canadian film by screenwriter Noel S. Baker and director Bruce McDonald, has been mounted as a...
After spending more than half their lives in the music business, selling more than 1 million albums worldwide, twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin, who perform under their first names only, have...

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