Under a thick layer of dust, in garages and lofts up and down the country, you’ll find the remnants of dreams. The Les Paul, the Korg synth, that copy of Logic you never even put on your computer. This summer one man is refusing to let his dream die: David Brent: Life on the Road follows our favorite former regional paper merchant manager as he self funds a tour with his band Foregone Conclusion.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileArcade Fire was surprise winner of the top prize at the Grammy Awards album of the year for The Suburbs. The group won despite missing out on two awards earlier in the evening.”I just want to say thank you, merci, to Montreal, Quebec, for taking us and giving us a home and place to be in a band,” singer Win Butler said in his acceptance speech.The band faced stiff competition from rapper Eminem, outrageous chart topper Lady Gaga, country group Lady Antebellum and pop singer Katy Perry.Arcade Fire was also nominated in the categories of best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals, and best alternative music album. The Black Keys won both those awards.Meanwhile, teen sensation Justin Bieber, from Stratford, Ont., and Toronto rapper Drake were shut out of the Grammys.
Their songs are shaped from intricate compositions of looped guitar parts, with ringing single notes woven through delayed hiccups of noise like silvery threads. Singer/guitarist Dang Pei croons Mandarin lyrics in melodies that mix slightly Eastern tonal progressions with the melodramatic emotions of classic Western power ballads. Pretty awesome.And on that collection of notes from faraway, I bid you adieu, dear readers.
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Attendees use virtual reality headsets during a launch event in August for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Of course, there were also innovations that you, the home viewing audience, experienced firsthand. Getty Images and the Associated Press deployed myriad robot cameras to capture the glory of the games at every angle from under the water to high in the sky.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe premier was responding to questions from journalists about a Toronto newspaper’s report that his government had hired investment bankers to come up with a plan for selling assets. They include Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., power companies Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation, and the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, which has a monopoly on liquor retailing through 604 outlets in the province.It’s a reversal for McGuinty, who opposed the previous Conservative government’s bid to sell off electricity assets or Highway 407, but said things have now changed because of the recession.Full storyTake our pollShould Crown corporations be sold off as a way of cutting federal or provincial debt?(online surveys)Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.