Rock singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield, scheduled to play at the Rivoli this Saturday, has cancelled the show and the rest of her October tour dates, citing complications from a car accident. The Ohio native stated on Facebook that she’d been rear-ended last month by someone who had fallen asleep at the wheel and the effects have lingered longer than she’d hoped.
A bust of Napoleon by French sculptor Auguste Rodin long thought to be lost was found on display in a New Jersey borough hall where it sat for 85 years. The bust’s origin was confirmed in 2015, but officials waited to reveal the confirmation until Wednesday; experts estimate the sculpture to be worth between $4 million to $12 million.
Two reality television stars and a production team are apologizing after racial slurs were aired on a popular Quebec show earlier this week. Occupation Double, a Big Brotherlike show, earlier this week aired cast members Élodie and Joanie washing dishes and completing household chores while comparing themselves in French to “slaves” and saying “we are not n-----,” using the rough French equivalent of the N-word.