Every year, the British press makes a big hullabaloo over the Mercury Prize, the award given to one album that came out of the UK or Ireland. The British Phonographic Industry And British Association Of Record Dealers chooses a group of luminaries, who then vote one one outstanding album. This morning, the Mercury Prize folks unveiled this year’s list of 12 nominees, and only a couple of them have ever been up for the Prize before.
The Duke of Sussex’s memoir, published by Penguin Random House, is slated to be released by the end of 2022, although no date has been confirmed. However Michelle Obama, a friend of Harry and Meghan Markle, and former US First Lady, is also set to release her newest autobiography this year. Mrs Obama’s hotly anticipated … Read more
Tony Dow, the actor and director best known for playing the stalwart older brother Wally Cleaver to Jerry Mathers’ Beaver in the iconic series “Leave It to Beaver,” has died. He was 77. His official Facebook page posted that he died Tuesday morning. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share with you … Read more
Rocks and sand are being added to create a beach in the New Acton development on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin. The sandy beach will be part of Acton District Park on the foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin’s West Basin. The City Renewal Authority’s Malcolm Snow told ABC Canberra’s Lish Fejer truck loads of … Read more
Michaela McGuire is feeling pretty excited. Not surprising, really. As the artistic director of the Melbourne Writers Festival says, “it’s been a while since I have launched a festival which has had anything resembling favourable circumstances.” This year the festival will stage its first in-person events since 2019. Last year the entire literary bash was … Read more
Josh Niland has a knack for changing the way people think about seafood. Through his restaurant Saint Peter and two Fish Butchery stores in Paddington and Waterloo, he challenges himself to think about seafood – both how it’s used and how it’s served – in unconventional ways. Case in point: if you’ve ever eaten at … Read more
Article content Take a dip at Mooney’s Bay or the Petrie Island River Beaches Tuesday but Ottawa Public Health says that swimming is “not recommended” at Petrie Island East Bay and Britannia. Article content Water samples are collected daily from City of Ottawa supervised beaches between mid-June and the end of August and tested for … Read more
Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News A company has begun drilling piles into the shoreline to anchor the barge while it is cut apart and removed. Author of the article: Publishing date: Jul 26, 2022 • 57 minutes ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation A barge that drifted loose on English Bay sits grounded … Read more