A Canadian hip-hop anthem turns 20 this year, and Drake's penchant for charity is praised. Also in the headlines are music broadcasts, Joni Mitchell, audio streaming and ticket scalping.
American author and Syracuse University professor David Yaffe, author of Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell, was in Toronto earlier this month to promote his new HarperCollins book on the one-of-a-kind Canadian songstress. Karen Bliss recounts a conversation with the biographer in this fascinating Q&A.
Our roundup of recent headlines includes Facebook, Jim Steinman, Dolly Parton, Dvsn, Joni Mitchell, Elise LeGrow, Darius Rucker, Rocky Horror Show, Young Canadians, Christopher Owens, Monteverdi, Guns 'N Roses, and Tapestry Opera.
Making the headlines today are Terra Lightfoot, Terence Trent D'Arby, liner notes, Laila Biali, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, Avril Lavigne, Wolf Parade, Janet Jackson, Nelly, the TSO, Dome Nightclub, Sharron Matthews, Vissia, and Lowlife.
Making headlines today are Tom Petty, the Las Vegas shooting, Joni Mitchell, Alvvays, Nunavut Music Week, Vancouver songs, Tori Amos, Venus Fest, Fyre Festival, kd lang, Van Morrison and Bria Skonberg.
In the news today are Drake, Alan Doyle, ECMA's Music Aficionado program, Joni Mitchell, a Re:Sound benefit for Unison, John David Martin, Mirvish Productions, DPG, Sue Foley, The Beaches International Jazz Festival, and Johnny Burke.