11:45 p.m. May 30 - Groundislava is the mellow member of the WeDidIt crew, a collective of LA-based DJs whose M.O. involves flipping regional bass thuds into bouncy club bangers that deftly (and often, just barely) sidestep the traps of festival mosh pit glut. No, give this guy some room to work. He'll sneak footwork u...
8:00 p.m. May 29 - Patrick Stump's ferocious, proto-Glambert shriek, Pete Wentz's lacerating text-message bon mots, exhausting song titles: The mid-00s emo-punk answer to hair-metal pomp is back in business. Glossy and lupine, Fall Out Boy have long felt like a clash of contradictory forces. Vital, hungry, polished to...
7:30 p.m. June 3 - The show is called "Tonya Pinkins Unplugged," as if the singer hasn't always performed that way. Who knows. The songs are from Broadway, and it seem she's going to use them to make any number of autobiographical points, just as she did in her book Get Over Yourself: How to...
8:00 p.m. June 1 - If you dug the sloe-eyed undie-rap science Aesop Rock dropped over Kimya Dawson's hyperactive folk plaints on the latter's Thunder Thighs, the Uncluded is right up your alley. What the pair fosters, for better or worse, is the experience of two strong creative minds brainstorming simultaneous...
9:00 p.m. May 31 - If you like your Southern rock thick, syrupy, and dreamlike, look no further than this Athens, Georgia, quintet's new Baba Yaga, which captures a Robitussin vibe vaguely, but oh so pleasantly, reminiscent of Chicago's long, lost Souled American. Laconic three-part harmonies, pleading pedal-st...
8:00 p.m. May 30 - The excellent jazz marimbist and her clarinetist husband Richard Stoltzman premiere eight works written just for them, including "The Nymphs for Solo Marimba" by John Zorn, "Burning Bright" by William Thomas McKinley, and several new arrangements of works by Chick Corea, including "Mozart Goes Danci...
RCMP are investigating after a semi and a vehicle collided on the Trans-Canada Highway just west of Portage la Prairie Wednesday afternoon.
The WikiLeaks organization and a handful of journalists are asking a federal judge in Baltimore to order greater transparency in the court-martial of an Army private who has acknowledged sending reams of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website.
The smart-phone app that allows you to apply different filters to pics creates gorgeous photos, and this is a fantastic way of displaying them. Globe and Mail reporter Dave McGinn shows you how
Dougie Luv has seen both sides of a simmering argument that street food is unfair competition for bricks-and-mortar restaurants. He actually runs a restaurant on Granville Street, Dougie Dog, which he's closing down to run his trucks.
Andrea Carlson takes her fine dining skill and funks it up, although the dishes could sit comfortably on most fine dining menus.
Police have confirmed the arrest of a 25-year-old Oakville, Ontario man in connection with the death of Hamilton father Tim Bosma. Mark Smich is facing first-degree murder charges
One week after Ranbaxy Laboratories agreed to pay $500 million to resolve civil and criminal charges stemming from a long-running manufacturing scandal that involved substandard products and providing fraudulent data to the FDA (back stories here, here and here), the generic drugmaker has belatedly embarked on some damage control.
- Belated disclosure: perhaps better than no disclosure at all? Attorney General Eric Holder officially discloses more about the drone wars, including the four Americans killed overseas by drone strike -- one targeted, three not. 2. Earlier, Scott Lemieux detailed ... Continue reading ->
Authorities in South Florida say a man is charged with murder because he was overheard discussing the killing when his cellphone pocket-dialed 911.
Patna, May 22: A custody warrant reached Beur Central Jail in Patna three-and-a-half hours after former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav walked free on Tuesday.
Patna, May 22: Rebel Janata Dal (United) MP Rajiv Ranjan, better known as Lallan Singh, today returned to the party after serving out a suspension of two-and-half-years, his importance within the organisation underscored by the fact that his homecoming was announced by chief minister Nitish Kumar at his Seva Yatra in Munger.
Patna, May 22: Central University of Bihar has selected RITES Ltd as the project management consultant for its Gaya campus.
Banka, May 22: Two persons were arrested from Paharpur village in Banka on Wednesday morning just about 12 hours after they allegedly raped a college student atop Bounsi Hill.
Patna, May 22: Three years after inception, the ambitious "Aao Bihar" scheme for investors facing land roadblocks is mired in trust deficit with even its new avatar yet to become policy.
Patna, May 22: The Rohtas district administration has finally ordered removal of a controversial liquor shop in Pratapganj area of Sasaram within 24 hours.
The state education department has given students and teachers 52 grounds under which they can file grievances over implementation of Right to Education (RTE) Act.
The historic Gandhi Maidan finally has a guardian.
Visitors to Patna zoo can soon enjoy the scenic view offered from the southwest corner of the old lake, as the authorities are developing a platform near the giraffe enclosure.
Litchi farmers may reap more profits this year with a marketing team from National Horticulture Board, New Delhi, visiting Muzaffarpur to explore the possibilities of selling their products overseas.
Bhojpuri movies have carved a niche and represented the state at international festivals, but alleged government laxity has rendered the Bihar State Film Development and Finance Corporation (BSFDFC) redundant for the past two decades.
Police are planning to quiz the officials of a nationalised bank after preliminary investigations revealed that a marginal farmer committed suicide last week because of mounting pressure to repay a loan.