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‘That’s it? It’s over? I was 30. What a brutal business’: pop stars on life after the spotlight moves on

In her classic memoir, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys, Viv Albertine recounts not only the time she spent as a punk during the 1970s in her pioneering band the Slits, but also documents her life after the band had ended. This is unusual. Most music books …

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‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

Perhaps it was the glorious warm weather or the acid neon pink on the walls. Or maybe the echoing sounds of Whitney Houston dancing with somebody, but the Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition, “I Am Here: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces,” feels like a much needed ray of sunshine …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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Better coaching needed to prevent burnout among video gaming pros | Waterloo News

Better coaching needed to prevent burnout among video gaming pros | Waterloo News

Early research into the growing electronic sports (esports) industry highlights a need for better coaching to prevent burnout among professional players. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo, identified several areas, including player fatigue, mental stress and peak performance conditions, that require in-depth research to improve coaching …

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