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Holocaust survivor Franka Kon and the inspiration behind the Yellow Rose Project had been waiting her whole life to attend her senior prom. That celebration finally came one evening in June 2011 in...
There’s still time to step up and help Metric singer Emily Haines raise money for Canadian charity MusiCounts through her partnership with Kiehl’s. For every product sold online at kiehls...
The members of Metallica have a range of causes that are important to them. Some we hear about, many we don’t. On this particular day, speaking with Samaritanmag, singer-guitarist James...
A decade ago, six Torontonians roamed the streets dressed as zombies, complete with bloody makeup, sunken eyes and tattered clothing. It was the world’s first public Zombie Walk. Vancouver, San...
Actor Alan Cumming, who plays Eli Gold in CBS drama The Good Wife, was recently in Toronto hosting a fundraiser for the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and is also an honorary board...
Opportunities are very nice to have, especially when it comes to things like ambitious career choices in the arts. But having access to potentially career-boosting resources and networks is a real...
Christine Newman notices a positive difference in the kids and youth after they experience her program, Building Bands Canada. The 25-year-old created the Toronto-based non-profit to provide free...
For a long time, the Canadian music industry’s charity of choice, MusiCounts, operated by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) which puts on the annual Juno Awards, has...
The Brothers Dubé impressed Montreal’s Arcade Fire enough for the Grammy Award-winning band to jam with them, but when they discovered the kids were raising money for the same charity,...
Michelle Obama isn’t rapping or singing, but the First Lady does appear and talk in the video for “Everybody,” featuring Jordin Sparks, Doug E Fresh, Dr. Oz, Ryan Beatty, Artie...

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