Deborah Drever Finally Kicked out of the NDP
All of the little scandal's that were following her around finally caught up to her, and Deb Drever has been kicked out of the NDP. What finally did it, was a picture that she had posted to her Instagram account "drevfever", which she's now deleted, where she called both Rick McIver and Jim Prentice "Gay boyz". Rachel Notley booted her out of the NDP today, saying that Drever will now sit as an independent MLA. Woops. Read more here....
She is Legend. Mavis Staples with Ry Cooder
With all the talk in tribute to B.B. King lately, I've been immersed in some blues, not the least of which is the music of the legendary Chicago born Mavis Staples – a member of the Staples Singers (her family band which was huge in the 60s and 70s gospel circuit, led by Pops Staples and featuring daughters Mavis, Yvonne, Cleotha, and son Pervis). Mavis Staples performed at the 33rd Kennedy Center Honors, singing in tribute to Paul McCartney. In 2011, she won her first Grammy for Best Americana...