For pop music, 2021 was the year of the deep dive

The pandemic, it seems, has sent some enterprising music lovers into the editing rooms. For those still hesitant to come together for a live concert, the 2021 consolation prize was not a slew of fleeting livestreams, but a wave of clever and intentional musical documentaries that weren’t afraid to span …

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Number of active COVID-19 cases in Thunder Bay district hits highest in nearly 9 months

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 over the Christmas weekend. The health unit announced the positive tests on Monday, which covers a three-day period. The number of active cases for the district is 152, the highest since early April. The majority of new cases …

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Grammy Award Winners 2017 and 2008 – The Pacifica Quartet to perform on January 6 | Community

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often daring repertoire choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international recognition as one of the best chamber ensembles to perform today. Named the Quartet in Residence at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in March …

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Wayne Thiebaud, mischievous everyday painter, dies at 101

Wayne Thiebaud, the Californian painter whose lush, dreamlike landscapes and luminous images of hot dogs, deli counters, marching band majorettes and other charmed relics of mid-century America were intricate meditations on the life and painting, and represented one of the most touching and individual variations on twentieth-century Pop Art, died …

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22 pop culture predictions for 2022

5: Netflix for gamesThe streamer has made strides in the gaming world and promises to dramatically change the way we consume pop culture in 2022: Instead of TV shows, now we’re going to endlessly scroll through game titles before we choose nothing and go to bed. 6: Children’s TV 2.0Mr. …

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Postman-turned-pop star celebrates ‘year of dreams’ in viral slum video

A postman-turned-pop star said he had lived “a year of dreams” after a viral sea-singing video set him on the path to a new career as a singer. Athan Evans has grown steadily since posting his version of Wellerman on TikTok on December 27 of last year, releasing several singles …

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Kenley Jansen plays guitar for the holiday season

Kenley Jansen remains among the Los Angeles Dodgers who are still free agents, which is somewhat surprising given his resurgent 2021 season. Prior to the start of the MLB lockout, Jansen reportedly expressed interest from the Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies. However, it is not clear whether the Phillies will …

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Omicron and Covid News: Live Updates

PictureBlood donors are increasingly difficult to find as Omicron spreads.Credit…Jon Cherry / Getty Images The pandemic has caused many supply chain bottlenecks in daily life, but few are as critical as America’s ever-shrinking blood banks. For the American Red Cross, which provides about 40% of the nation’s blood, and other …

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Lady Gaga’s most popular hits

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24:: Lady Gaga, winner of Best Original Song for “Shallow” from “A Star is Born,” poses in the press room at the 91st Academy Awards in Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 at Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison / Getty Images) Merry Swiftmas: A …

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Montclair’s New Year’s Eve events: How to welcome 2022 in and around the city

Eyestetix Studio via Unsplash If you are planning to leave your home to celebrate New Years Eve, Montclair and the surrounding area offer a variety of gatherings to choose from. Local warnings from Montclair: Coronavirus cases in the township and region have risen sharply in recent weeks, possibly due to …

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