Canada's Wonderland is hiring Seasonal Operations Supervisor in the Entertainment Department The Broken Heel Diaries is seeking a Graphic Intern Paperny Entertainment in Toronto is hiring a Social Media Specialist CJOB, POWER 97 and 99.1 FM have an exciting opportunity for a Promotions Coordinator in Winnipeg CBC TV in Sherwood Park, Alberta is...

World Net Daily is promoting a boycott of Girl Scout cookies over the organization's policy of allowing transgender girls to join. After controversy arose over the potential admission of Colorado 7-year-old Bobby Montoya last month, The Girl Scouts of Colorado released a statement explaining, “We accept all girls in...

By Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for...

Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, who was born Saturday, is now the youngest person ever credited with gracing a Billboard chart, as Jay-Z's newly-recorded studio cut “Glory” – officially billed as "featuring B.I.C.," an abbreviation of Blue Ivy Carter – begins on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No....

Nicholas Kristof has been writing for The New York Times for more than a quarter century and has appeared on that paper's op-ed page since 2001, often penning articles about the struggles of people in distant parts of the world. He has even been dubbed the "moral conscience" of...

EMI is set to sue MP3 marketplace ReDigi over copyright infringment. ReDigi, which is based in Massachusetts, describes itself as "the world's first used marketplace for digital music" and claims to operate in the same way a second hand record store does, buying the unwanted MP3s of users and...

Touted as Canada’s answer to such famous U.S. cultural extravaganzas as Tanglewood and Ravinia, Toronto’s ambitious BlackCreek Summer Music Festival is suspending operations this year, saying financial losses incurred in 2011 by its inaugural concert season have proved “too great … to move forward at this time.” Onwards to...

BUSH ANNOUNCE ARENA DATES BAND SHOOTING VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “BABY COME HOME” After a year that included a history-making single that spent 6 weeks at No. 1 and a sold-out international tour, multi-platinum rock band BUSH are starting 2012 on a high note by announcing an arena tour...

On this date in 1980, The Pretenders' debut LP was released in North America. Nick Lowe produced the Pretenders' first single, "Stop Your Sobbing," (witten by Ray Davies) but decided not to work with them again as he thought the band "wasn't going anywhere." Chris Thomas took over on the...

What can Duke Ellington and Miles Davis teach entrepreneurs? Quite a lot, say Warwick academics Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Art Blakey are widely recognised as three of the greatest jazz band leaders of the 20th century. But did you ever consider they might be role models for entrepreneurs? In...

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.” – Coleman Hawkins

Producer Rodney Jerkins is a heavyweight in the pop music world who's worked with an array of A-list artists, including Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige and Britney Spears. But now, the urban music hit maker has set his sites on a new kind of star —...

What do big banks and art have in common? They’re both too big to fail. They both need bailouts, or as the financial community likes to call them, liquidity injections. The difference is, in the arts they’re known as grants. Even if an artist is lucky enough to get one...

Lawrence Cherney is fond of quoting an old George Burns line: “If I had known I was going to live to 90, I would have taken better care of myself.” These days, Mr. Cheney cites the bon mot withlight-hearted self-deprecation.Soundstreams,his Toronto-based music organization, is only a year away from celebrating...

Today in 1957, Buddy Holly's famous recording of "Peggy Sue" was released. Now you know why I wear the glasses I do: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku5UeUT7yIQ&w=420&h=315]