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With new name and album, The Chicks' voices ring loud again

With new name and album, The Chicks' voices ring loud again

NASHVILLE — The Dixie Chicks are no more. Breaking their ties to the South, The Chicks are stepping into a new chapter in their storied career with their first new music in 14 years.
Bassist David Desrosiers leaves Simple Plan after misconduct allegations

Bassist David Desrosiers leaves Simple Plan after misconduct allegations

The bassist for Montreal rock band Simple Plan is leaving the group following anonymous sexual misconduct allegations against him on social media. David Desrosiers posted an apology on Instagram Thursday for the "harm" he has caused women.
Bassist David Desrosiers leaves Simple Plan after misconduct allegations

Bassist David Desrosiers leaves Simple Plan after misconduct allegations

The bassist for Montreal rock band Simple Plan is leaving the group following anonymous sexual misconduct allegations against him on social media. David Desrosiers posted an apology on Instagram Thursday for the "harm" he has caused women.

How The Chicks dropped the word 'Dixie' from their name

NASHVILLE — When The Chicks decided to drop the word “Dixie” from the band's name, it was the culmination of years of internal discussions and attempts to distance itself from negative connotations with the word.

How The Chicks dropped the word 'Dixie' from their name

NASHVILLE — When The Chicks decided to drop the word “Dixie” from the band's name, it was the culmination of years of internal discussions and attempts to distance itself from negative connotations with the word.

'It's a good start': Canada's live music industry gets $20 million from feds

TORONTO — Independent concert venue owner Jeff Cohen simply wants his famed Horseshoe Tavern to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
London animation studio adapts to finish Disney film

London animation studio adapts to finish Disney film

LONDON — Hanging under blankets for audio soundproofing and working around patchy home Wi-Fi, a London animation studio is following the British motto of “keep calm and carry on” during the coronavirus pandemic to complete its first feature film in t
Depp says feces in bed was last straw in marriage to Heard

Depp says feces in bed was last straw in marriage to Heard

LONDON — Johnny Depp said in a London court on Friday that he was left embittered by ex-wife Amber Heard's claims he abused her, which turned him from “Cinderella to Quasimodo” in the public eye.
TIFF launches digital platform online film rentals ahead of festival

TIFF launches digital platform online film rentals ahead of festival

TORONTO — The organization behind the Toronto International Film Festival has launched its own online platform for renting films. Digital TIFF Bell Lightbox comes after last month's announcement that TIFF will have a digital platform in September.
Police: Pop Smoke's social media led killers to LA home

Police: Pop Smoke's social media led killers to LA home

LOS ANGELES — Authorities believe rising rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February after his social media posts led five suspects to the house he was renting, police said after detectives arrested the