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Lead singer Jean-Marc Pisapia of The Box performs for the crowd during the annual Musicfest Summer Concert Series on Saturday July 23, 2016 at Del Crary Park in Peterborough, Ont. The Box is a Canadian new wave group from Montreal. Founded in 1981, they achieved commercial success in Canada, recording four charting albums and 10 charting singles between 1984 and 1990. The group broke up in 1992, but a new lineup of the band was founded in 2005. This iteration of the group has released two further albums. The band was formed in 1981 by Jean-Marc Pisapia, an early member of Men Without Hats. He recruited guitarist Guy Florent and bassist Jean-Pierre Brie for the band, who were known as Checkpoint Charlie before settling on the name The Box. Whitehorse takes to the Fred Anderson Stage on Wednesday, July 27 starting at 8 p.m. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/Postmedia Network

Seeing The Box live, on the bucket list

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This 1956 file photo shows singer, composer and pianist Fats Domino. He died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at the age of 89. (AP Photo, File)

Fats Domino dead at 89

Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honouring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday.

The Television Academy will hold a disciplinary hearing in November that could lead to Harvey Weinstein's membership being terminated. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Files)

Weinstein faces new rape allegation

Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexual abuse.

In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo released by Warner Bros., Stephen Schuck, left, and Jesus Campos appear with host Ellen Degeneres during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)

Shot Vegas guard reveals details to Ellen

The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving.

Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip performs at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ont. on Wednesday August 10, 2016. (Ernest Doroszuk/Postmedia Network)

Gord Downie dead at age 53

Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died. He was 53.