Daily Archives: January 15, 2018

Stratford Festival received $10 million gift for Tom Patterson Theatre

The Startford Festival announced it has received a $10 million dollar gift from long time supporter Ophelia Lazaridis as  part of the theatre’s new $100 million dollar campaign aimed to rebuild and secure the Tom Patterson Theatre. The $100 million campaign will provide the funds for a new facility, designed by Toronto-based architect Siamak Hariri, and support the theatre’s presence and programs it will host. “I am inspired by what the Festival ...

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The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46: Music stars and celebrities react

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, died Monday at age 46.  (AP Photo/Bruno Bebert, File) Musicians paid tribute to The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan, who died suddenly at age 46. “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time,” a statement on the Irish band’s Facebook page said. O’Riordan died in ...

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Anthony Bennett isn't giving up on his NBA dreams

Anthony Bennett has experienced peaks and valleys that many professional basketball players have not. The Brampton, Ont., native parlayed a strong season at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas — where he drew comparisons to former UNLV standout and NBA all-star Larry Johnson — into becoming the first overall choice in the 2013 NBA draft, by the Cleveland Cavaliers. But within four years, he was out of the league at ...

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With his very first post, he became a Twitter sensation

The Twitter logo appears at the post where it trades on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports ...

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4 still missing in Montecito as search and rescue ends, recovery begins

Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, and authorities announced another body had been found, increasing the death toll to 20. The body of 30-year-old Pinit Sutthithepa was discovered Saturday afternoon. His two-year-old daughter, Lydia, remained missing. His six-year-old son, Peerawat, nicknamed Pasta, and his ...

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