On July 20th, the one and only Adele performed at Rogers Arena in Vancouver—the first of two sold-out concerts in the Canadian metropolis, as well as the fifty-eighth show along her sold-out 2016 world tour, which now has the global phenomenon traveling throughout North America.
On July 10th, Steven Tyler played to a sold-out crowd at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver during a stop along his …Out On A Limb tour. The Aerosmith frontman is out on the road all summer long throughout North America in promotion of his newly released solo project, We’re All Somebody From Somewhere, which is the living rock legend’s official foray into country music. Along with introducing songs from his new record, Tyler performs a wide range of his classic originals and covers from his four decades long career.
July is National Ice Cream Month in the United States. With fans such as Founding Fathers George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin and American citizens from sea to shining sea, the frozen treat provides the timeless taste of summertime fun and joy all year ’round. Depending on their tastes, people can not only enjoy the classic Neapolitan flavors of vanilla, chocolate, but also indulge in the imaginative creativity of the unique concoctions crafted by ice cream connoisseurs across the country. In celebration of America’s favorite dessert, here’s the scoop on a sampling of some of the nation’s best (and coolest) ice cream parlors.
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Buying concert tickets is like testing your luck with the lottery. Sometimes you hit the jackpot, other times, you’re given the ol’ ‘try again next time’. And yet, there are always those lucky few who always seem to score tickets for every must-see live music show. How does one maintain the upper hand in the rat race world of event ticket purchasing? Here are some tips and tricks to equip yourself with to better your chances of getting the hottest tickets in town without having to resort to selling your soul (life savings) in a deal with the devil (scalpers). However, if you’re looking for advice on how to get tickets to Adele’s ’25’ tour or Hamilton on Broadway, all I can offer you is good luck and Godspeed.
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You know those mornings when you wake up not necessarily on the wrong side of the bed, but on the wrong side of yourself? Then, for the rest of the day, you feel so deeply entrenched in misery that you simply can’t shake off?
If you’ve ever had difficult moments like this, you are not alone. It’s something many people have experienced but do not readily speak of. I know this because that scenario has been my Wednesdays for the last month.
It’s hard to open up about your internal struggles. Whenever I’m having a rough mental health day, I tend to keep quiet and keep to myself, but I know that keeping my emotions bottled up is not a beneficial solution. When seeking professional help is not required, not accessible, or something you’re not yet ready for, what can you do to save your sanity?
To remedy the bad days, I’ve been working on tackling and completing these five daily actions. In no way are these quick fixes for mental health challenges, but the hope is that by fulfilling these actions, you can find purpose in and anticipation for your daily life, and ultimately get closer to a place where you can see yourself as worthy as you truly are.