Adrian Sutherland

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Nicole Atkins doesn’t have any sociopolitical songs on her forthcoming album, Mondo Amore — it’s all about her failed relationship — but on the side, when she...
Musician Tom Waits and photographer Michael O’Brien have teamed up for a hard cover book called Hard Ground, hoping to bring to light the hardships and realities facing the homeless, and...
Rapper Shad and singer Dallas Green of Alexisonfire and City and Colour have selected Rob Dyer’s Skate4Cancer charity as the recipient of all profits from the sale of their new...
In just three months, the World Jazz for Haiti double CD has raised $7,000 for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Appeal fund from sales in 20 countries. “Most of the sales at...
INXS singer JD Fortune and guitarist/saxophonist Kirk Pengilly have some strong views on who should be able to own a pet. “I reckon you should do a driving-style license and go through...
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has named Toronto’s Marian Cheney 2010’s MusiCounts teacher of the year. For 20 years, she has been teaching music at Queen...
Kirk Pengill, the bespectacled guitarist/saxophonist of Australian rock group INXS, has been involved with numerous charities over the decades from Greenpeace to Amnesty International. None, however...
In February, 2008, Neil Young — the man who penned the protest song “Ohio” and 2006’s anti-Bush album Living with War — told a media conference in Germany,...
His art literally fetches millions; wonder what this guitar will bring? British painter, sculptor and installation artist Damien Hirst has put his colourful psychedelic “spin” on a...
Have dinner with Drake, meet Nelly Furtado or attend a music video shoot by Director X. These are just some of the cool auction items up for bid in support of Toronto's Lincoln J. Russell who has...

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