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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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According To The Latest Meme, The Number 1 Song On Your 14th Birthday Is ‘Life Defining’

There’s a new viral craze on the Internet that’s catching on. What was the No. 1 song on the pop charts on your 14th birthday? According to this musical meme, that song “defines your entire life.” As crazy as that

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[Video] The Lounge: Encore – Dean Martin Tries To Keep Up With Caterina Valente

Unscripted and a whole lot of fun! Watch this clip from the Dean Martin TV show, featuring Caterina Valente. Caterina Valente is a French-born Italian multilingual singer, guitarist, dancer, and actress. She is known as a polyglot, meaning she speaks

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Star Of TV ‘Duster’ Cheyenne, Clint Walker Dead At 90

Clint Walker, who starred in the television Western “Cheyenne” and had a key supporting role in the WWII film “The Dirty Dozen,” died on Monday in Northern California, according to the New York Times. He was 90. For seven seasons

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Gibson Guitars Files For Bankruptcy Protection

It’s hard to imagine recorded music without Gibson guitars. The list of famous Gibson guitar players reads like a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame roll call! Who can forget Chuck Berry’s sliding introduction to Johnny B Good? Few guitar

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Old School Music Formats Making An Impressive Comeback

You’ve probably heard that vinyl sales have increased for 11 straight years. Can you guess what other old school music technology is also making a comeback? The image above should provide a clue! Vinyl boasted a 22% jump and CASSETTE

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[Video] Colourful Mural Boxes Are Part Of Downtown Rideau Culture Walk Tour

Have you seen these and wondered about them? Mural boxes are part of the Downtown Rideau Culture Walking Tour, a free self-guided walking tour featuring the abundant, and vibrant collection of public art, galleries, exhibits, monuments and points of interest

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Named 2018 Tony Award Hosts

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will be co-hosting the 72nd annual Tony Awards ceremony in New York City on June 10th. Sara Bareilles was a 2016 Tony nominee for the score she wrote for Waitress. She also was recently seen

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Tartan Day Celebrations To Be Held On Parliament Hill On Sunday

Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1986, when the idea of celebrating Scottish heritage and history became a project in Nova Scotia, spearheaded by Jean Watson – Scot of the Year in 2007. Ms. Watson and her team

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[Video] Behind The Scenes With Ottawa’s Paul Anka In This 1961 NFB Short

While doing research for an upcoming edition of The Lounge, I came across this interesting short film by The National Film Board about teen phenomenon, Paul Anka. It’s a black & white, 26-minute documentary short, providing some insight to Paul

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[Audio Interview] Steve Boyton In Conversation With Richard Abel

Richard Abel, world renowned pianist will be putting on a special intimate concert experience this Saturday during our Sold Out Ladies’ Getaway Weekend, brought to you by Pure Genius Beverages.  We wanted to do something special for the ladies in

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Happy 91st Birthday Maman Dion!

Céline Dion posted a photo on Instagram yesterday to celebrate her mother’s 91st birthday! Along with the photo, she wrote, “Happy Birthday, Mom! You are an infinite source of comfort and inspiration. I love you, Céline” In the photo, Thérèse

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Ringo Starr Finally Receives His Knighthood

You can call him ‘Sir’ Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. It’s a fitting honour for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William earlier

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First Look: Rene Zellweger As Judy Garland

While the film is still in the works, fans of Judy Garland are getting their first look at Rene Zellweger’s transformation into the icon of stage and screen, thanks to a newly released press photo from the production of “Judy”.

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Ventures Lead Guitarist Nokie Edwards has Died At 82

Nokie Edwards, the influential lead guitarist for the “surf rock” pioneers the Ventures, has died at age 82. The Ventures were an instrumental group founded in Washington state in the late 1950s by guitarists Bob Bogle and Don Wilson, with

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