Rush News

Alex Lifeson cameo in Trailer Park Boys' Out of the Ballpark

Lerxst sighting!  Alex Lifeson appears in the Trailer Park Boys' latest, "Out of the Ballpark" coming to Netflix November 24th.  Catch him in the trailer below. - Thanks to John Patuto at Cygnus-X1.net for the headsup!

Alex Lifeson dontates "20,000 Feet Over The Sea" original painting to 2017 A Brush of Hope

Alex Lifeson has again donated an original painting to the annual A Brush of Hope charity auction, which benefits The Kidney Foundation of Canada.  This year's contribution, "20,000 Feet Over The Sea" was nabbed for a final bid of $9,600.

ole Looking for Equity Partner

"Ole, owner of rights to songs from Timbaland to Canadian rockers Rush, aims to ramp up acquisitions and double its profit as it looks for a new equity partner.

"The closely held Toronto-based rights management company had been trying to sell itself for the past year but its asking price of about $600 million was too high for prospective buyers, according to two people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the deliberations were private.

"Ole declined to comment on any previous sale process but the company isn’t currently trying to sell itself, Chief Executive Officer Robert Ott said in an email. It is looking for a new equity investor however as the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan seeks to cash out after investing more than C$150 million ($119 million) in the company, Ott said in an interview at Bloomberg’s Toronto office." - For more visit Bloomberg.com, November 1, 2017