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Roger Waters concerts canceled in Poland after he criticized Ukraine

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is embroiled in a controversy in Poland, where his comments that in part blamed the Ukrainian political establishment for Russia’s invasion appear to have led to the cancellation of two of his concerts in Krakow. Waters, the rock musician best known for his work on Pink Floyd’s 1979 album, “The […]

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The Leonard Cohen song Roger Waters couldn’t live without

There aren’t many talents that dwarf the star of Pink Floyd creator and songwriting driver, Roger Waters. His work with the prog rock outfit started with their acid-rock salad days and transformed into stadium-filling rock operas that, quite literally, changed the world. With his incandescent sense of songwriting style, he drove the group, alongside David […]

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Pink Floyd: Roger Waters’ Poland shows cancelled

Live Nation Poland, the concert’s promoter, confirmed the cancellation Saturday but did not specify a reason. Waters also accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of doubling back on his 2019 election campaign promises and said, without offering proof, that “the forces of extreme nationalism that had lurked, malevolent, in the shadows, have, since then, ruled the […]

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Roger Waters gigs in Poland cancelled amid Ukraine backlash

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Roger Waters cancels gigs in Poland amid row over Ukraine war comments

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has cancelled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia’s war against Ukraine, Polish media reported on Saturday. An official with the Tauron Arena in Kraków, where the musician was scheduled to perform two concerts in April 2023, said they would no longer take place. “Roger Waters’ […]

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Fishing vessel that sank and leaked fuel pulled from waters off southern Vancouver Island | CBC News

The U.S. Coast Guard says a fishing boat that sank in mid-August and had been leaking fuel in the Haro Strait between Vancouver Island and San Juan Island in Washington state was safely removed from the Salish Sea on Monday. In a statement Thursday, the USCG said the Aleutian Isle was recovered, defuelled and put on a salvage […]

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Receding waters: Yellowstone rebuilds after historic June flood

In mid-June historic floods ripped through Yellowstone National Park. Thousands of visitors were evacuated and the park was temporarily closed as officials assessed the damage. Eventually, all but two entrances to the park were reopened. The North Entrance, near Gardiner, and the Northeast Entrance, near Cooke City, have been closed to the public all summer […]

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The Beatles album that gave Roger Waters permission to freak out

Roger Waters’ horizons were expanded enormously by The Beatles, a band who soundtracked his formative years as a student. The Fab Four showed him that anything was possible through music and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was particularly pivotal in opening his eyes. The record arrived at Waters during a pivotal time – when Pink Floyd […]

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Rare white orca spotted in shallow waters off Vancouver Island | CBC News

A rare white orca was spotted in the shallow waters of Beaver Cove off the coast of Vancouver Island Wednesday. Experts say it’s the first time this particular whale has been seen north of California. Mike Dobbs was working in Beaver Cove on northern Vancouver Island when two orcas swam into the beach area a […]

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For a dad from Cuba, a Disney cruise into uncharted waters

Placeholder while article actions load On day two of our three-night cruise aboard the new Disney Wish from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas, my husband asked me a question I was surprised hadn’t already come up in our nearly six years raising two young kids together in Florida. “So, wait,” he said over omelets and […]