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Joaquin Phoenix used his Best Actor win at the 92nd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 10 to speak out about animal rights, advocate for the fight against all forms of injustice, and to...
Friends and family of the late music industry veteran Jon Box are gearing up to celebrate his life this Saturday (Feb. 8) in a manner he would’ve liked: a concert to raise money for charity....
The CMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association in America created to boost music education, has divvied up more than $2.5 million in grants to 56 grants organizations...
Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood and Lonestar will be among the high-profile musicians performing as part of a special charity concert at the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 30. The Gift of Music concert taking...
Classic rocker Bruce Springsteen hit the stage at "The festival that Bruce built" this weekend to raise money to support research into Parkinson's disease. The Boss took to the stage...
The RBC Foundation, the charitable arm of the Royal Bank of Canada,  has donated $50,000 to the Unison Benevolent Fund to support counseling, emergency relief and benefit programs for music...
At the end of an announcement confirming the death of their bandmate and lifelong friend Neil Peart, and asking for privacy to mourn, Rush singer/bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson...
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recently received the largest single private donation in its 97-year history. The estate of H. Thomas Beck and his wife Mary bequeathed $10 million to the TSO –...
Erin McDonald and Kat Rose are on a roll now with The Karma Box Co., a Canadian lifestyle subscription box filled with goodies that are sustainably sourced, vegan or vegetarian, cruelty and...
A mystery auction buyer of Olivia Newton-John's iconic Grease black leather jacket surprised the actress and singer by giving it back to her.  A Dec. 10 video posted to YouTube shows the...

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