Kei Baritugo

Musicians and media stuck in St. John's after Junos due to volcanic ash and grounded flights

 Attendees at the Juno Awards had a hard time flying to St. John's due to  fog, which had grounded the planes in Halifax. Now, all the planes are grounded  in St. John's due to the...

Hey Rosetta! swoon crowds at Ruckus on the Edge in St. John's 2010 Junos

Ruckus on the Edge’s rock night featured St. Johns’ top talent, and Hey Rosetta packed out the Delta with cheering and loyal fans who sang along wholeheartedly. Hey Rosetta seems to be the band to...

The Idlers say hello to Vancouver after their Ruckus on the Edge show for the 2010 Juno Awards Week

Ruckus on the Edge’s rock night kept it local with a stellar line-up of bands from right here in St. Johns.  Highlights of the night were the eclectic Idlers, who created a night of...

Sneak Peek: In the winner's circle at the Junos

A brief look at the Juno winners from Saturday's gala dinner and awards.

Juno exclusive: Carly Rae Jepsen talks about big dreams and small pleasures

In the blowing, snowing streets of St. Johns, we ventured to Velma's Restaurant and Lounge where the locals told us we could find traditional Newfoundland food.  We had the good fortune to meet...

Turn your eyes east, as Vancouver observes the Junos

A cultural introduction to St. Johns, host city of the 2010 Juno awards.

Kickoff to Junos: Kei and Amalia's video takes you to Ruckus on the Edge

Today, I am reminded that things never really work out the way you thought they would. I arrived here in St. John’s Monday afternoon--a nice sunny day. The next day, rain. The following day, more...

Hello, my name is Kei and I’m from Away

I arrived in St. John’s, Newfoundland yesterday to cover the 2010 Juno Awards Week. I was expecting horrid weather. Instead, I was welcomed by clear, sunny skies. Something tells me this is going to...

ION Magazine and Pink Mafia launch St. John’s Hip Guide for the JUNO awards week

Vancouver’s ION Magazine has teamed up with Toronto’s Pink Mafia to create the ultimate handbook for anyone visiting St. John’s for the JUNOS this week. The St. John's Hip Guide answers important...

It's the JUNOS, and everyone's partying Heavy on the Right Coast

Judging by the Pink Mafia’s motto, “putting the F.U. back in FUN”, Heavy on the Right Coast is gonna be one hell of a party. Party planner extraordinaire, Anna Von Frances, and her über hot Pink...