The three best holidays to celebrate in the United States

If there’s one thing Americans know how to do, it’s celebrating. Elaborate holiday celebrations punctuate each year. Here are our top three. We spoke to the immigration experts at Grant Kaplan to see which holidays expats most enjoy celebrating once they move to the States. The list was long, so we chose the top three. Independence Day – 4th of July This holiday is well known around the world...

Solomun Announces North & South America Tour Dates

The DJ and producer is expected to perform his new track „Amanecer“ at many of the shows during the two-month run. Fresh off yet another successful installation of his Solomun +1 residency in Ibiza, prolific underground DJ and producer Solomun isn’t slowing down the party anytime soon. In fact, the Diynamic label boss has just announced a slew of international touring dates through...

Canada’s Official „Christmas Train“ Is Coming To BC For The Holidays

We know that it’s only October, but come on, it’s never too early to be thinking about Christmas, is it? The holidays are all about tradition – whether it be decorating your Christmas tree, carolling around your neighbourhood, or even baking cookies for Santa (for all those who are kids at heart). But there’s one tradition that sometimes gets overlooked… because it only...

Rostam Announces 2018 North American Tour Dates, Performs on KEXP

Rostam released his debut solo record, the glistening Half-Light earlier this year, stepping into fairly unfamiliar territory since his departure from producing Vampire Weekend’s indie-pop anthems. He’s gracefully emerged into his role as a solo musician, and now he’s taking his collection of baroque-pop melodies on the road in North America. His tour kicks off next year, starting in the Southeast...

Alice Cooper Announces North American Tour

Alice Cooper has announced A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper, a month-long trek through North America in support of his new album, Paranormal. The tour will take him across the United States, in addition to a couple of dates in Ontario, Canada. You can see the full tour itinerary below. “It’s a pure Alice Cooper show with the snakes and guillotine and the straight jacket, but there’s a bunch...

Doctor Who Christmas special to screen in theaters

Run, you clever fans, to the box office EW can announce exclusively that Doctor Who‘s upcoming Christmas special, “Twice Upon a Time,” is coming to U.S. movie theaters for one night only. The episode — which bids farewell to Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor and introduces Whittaker as the first woman to play the role — will be shown in theaters nationwide on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. local...

Where to celebrate Canada Day besides Ottawa

Canada’s 150th birthday is coming up quickly. It promises to be one heckuva party, so if you haven’t already booked that great concert or figured out where to watch the fireworks, you might want to start. Ottawa will be jumping, and probably a little crowded. So here’s a look at what’s happening in other parts of the country on the Canada Day weekend. EDMONTON The Blues on Whyte Block Party...

HIM Announce 2017 North American Farewell Tour Dates

North America will have once last chance to embrace HIM before they say goodbye forever. The Finnish ‘Love Metal’ legends have just announced their farewell tour dates, which will begin in October. It’s been a wildly successful 26 years for HIM. With eight studio albums and countless live shows under their belt, HIM has “run its unnatural course” according to the longtime band members. “Adieus...

Garlic mustard has no enemies in North America

The woods where I walk my dog most often are now green with new growth. Unfortunately much of that new green growth is a highly invasive plant – garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolate). I really don’t believe in labelling a plant as noxious or bad — all plants, all life is doing what it is programmed to do — successfully produce young that will carry their parents’ genes into the future....

Here’s how you can celebrate President John F. Kennedy’s 100th bday

The 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth is Monday and many Americans are taking some time on the Memorial Day holiday weekend to remember the nation’s 35th president. The array of options to commemorate JFK’s centennial year spans high culture to pop culture: Books, lectures, museum and art exhibits, performances and touch football, a commemorative U.S. stamp and...