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Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

New Found Stories: Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle tours to support second solo album

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Alan Doyle will perform almost nightly in late January: Kitchener, Jan 21; Lindsay, Jan. 22; Ottawa, Jan. 23; Guelph, Jan. 24; North Bay, Jan. 25; St. Catharines, Jan. 28; Burlington, Jan. 29; Kingston, Jan. 30; Richmond Hill, Jan. 31; Brampton, Feb. 1; Hamilton, Feb. 3; London, Feb. 4; Toronto, Feb. 6 - click headline

Get out and enjoy live Christmas music in Hamilton/Halton

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Dec 06, 2014 - 0 comments

The Christmas season can be grueling. Too much to do, not enough time. Don’t forget to find some time to take a break and enjoy some music, a new CD, or, perhaps, a concert - click headline

City Lights: Shine on, Sarah

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Nov 12, 2014 - 0 comments

After her father's death, McLachlan turned her attention to her two daughters. They too were suffering from the loss. "They were very close, my little one in particular," she says. "We still talk about him almost every night when we're lying in bed cuddling. She'll say 'I miss grandpa.'" - click headline

City Lights: John Fogerty still rollin’

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1969 was so spectacular for John Fogerty and his band CCR that he has named his current tour after the year - click headline

Busy Randy Bachman on Overdrive

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Oct 16, 2014 - 2 comments

Randy Bachman turned 71 last month (Sept. 27), but he is speaking on the phone with the enthusiasm of a teenager who just heard the Beatles for the first time - click headline

City Lights: Special spaces offer unique ‘Crawl moments

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Hamilton's James Street North Supercrawl has developed a reputation as a cutting-edge celebration of music and arts, boasting some of the strongest indie-rock line-ups of any free festival in the country. Supercrawl's sixth edition, which takes place Sept. 12 to 14, is no exception - click headline

Lobos at the Picnic

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It's hard to imagine a band like Los Lobos feeling a kinship with a Canadian industrial city like Hamilton...The band is best known for its cover of Richie Valens’s La Bamba for the 1987 film of the same name, but also has a huge following in jam-band circles due to its close relationship with the Grateful Dead - click headline

Pevere documents heyday of punkers Teenage Head

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Pevere and his friends soon learned it was wise to protect themselves when the band was playing - click headline

Yes! Prog rockers get lots of respect

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Mar 04, 2014 - 15 comments

The Yes Album, released in 1971, helped usher in the golden era of progressive rock ‘n’ roll. Love it or hate it, “prog rock” ruled for several years after, peaking with Yes’s masterpiece Close To The Edge less than two years later - click headline

‘You’re in’: Cripps joins Blue Rodeo

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Feb 06, 2014 - 15 comments

“It’s an amazing gig and it’s a great living, that’s a given,” Cripps says. “You feel very fortunate to be given that opportunity. For me, despite all of those assets, I just want to be able to work and hang out with people who I really care about." - click headline