Arcade Fire and Céline Dion will perform at a special concert at the Métropolis in Montreal on October 1st to raise money for the family of Denis Blanchette, a lighting technician who was fatally shot at a victory party for Pauline Marois, the new Premier of Quebec. This is really cool, though it seems like the crossover between the audiences for Céline Dion and Arcade Fire looks something like this:
Anyway, hopefully Arcade Fire and Céline will do something cool together, along the lines of the band joining up with David Byrne and Nikolai Fraiture from The Strokes to perform KC and the Sunshine Band’s “That the Way (I Like It),” like they did at a charity basketball game over the weekend. No really, that actually happened:
- The Dakota Access Pipeline will no longer cross the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, a major victory for protesters.