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Metallica fans who want to ride the lightning at as many of the band's shows on their upcoming 2018-19 tour as possible now have a chance to do so while also contributing to a good cause. The...
Chris Ruscheinski and his twin brother Jamie were still in high school when the inconceivable occurred: they discovered that their mother Janis had contracted breast cancer. And as if things...
When Kylian Mbappe of the 2018 World Cup-winning French football team announced he was donating all his related match fees to charity it was a gesture met with near-universal approval. After all,...
A group of Kingston, Ontario musicians are coming together to share their music and the message of hope and reconciliation as part of a Gord Downie Tribute Concert, to be held at The Ale House...
Continuing its commitment to promote gender equity throughout all aspects of the film industry, the Toronto International Film Festival  (TIFF) recently launched of the second year of the...
Emmanuel Jal and Xavier Rudd want their new musical team-up to spread love and kindness. Jal, a South Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist, activist and former child soldier, and Rudd, a socially...
Heavy metal band Metallica have donated their one million Swedish krona ($149,851 CAD) Polar Music Prize award to three different charities, including one fellow Polar winner. Founded in 1989...
Macklemore, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament and Julien Baker were among the musicians who contributed to influential Seattle public radio station KEXP's recent "Music...
Musicians and musically-minded people from around the world will be gathering on Saturday, Sept. 15 as part of Playing For Change Day, a worldwide movement harnessing music to do good. This...
Tegan And Sara are sending more than 100 young people to LGBTQ camp this summer in the U.S. and Canada for a total cost of about $100,000 (USD), and have invited the public to help make that...

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