Saturday, October 21, 2017

Canadian Siksika nation artist’s work to be displayed at British Museum – Calgary

Visitors to the world-famous British Museum in London will soon be able to look at two paintings by a visual artist from the Siksika nation in Alberta who goes by the Blackfoot name of Little Brown Boy Heavy Shield....

‘Free TV’ Android boxes finding their way into many Canadian households, study says –...

Forget illegal downloading; many Canadians are getting hooked on unauthorized streaming, according to a new study. This emerging type of piracy often involves a simple Android box loaded with special software that makes it easy to access pirated content....

CTE confirmed in young B.C. bull rider who suffered repeated concussions

A young B.C. man who died earlier this year has become the first confirmed case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a professional bull rider,...

Michael Bublé silenced: no talking or singing pending vocal cord surgery – Arts &...

Michael Bublé is set to undergo vocal cord surgery, forcing the award-winning Canadian crooner to withdraw from several high-profile events in the coming weeks....

West Nile’s cruel summer: Insidious virus strikes Ottawa-area man

At least five days a week during the summer, Robert Gibeault would head out fishing near his home in Crysler, Ont., about 50 kilometres southeast of Ottawa. At...

Sinead O’Connor pleads for help, says she’s living in motel

Sinead O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help from her family and opened up about her mental illness in a rambling Facebook video posted from a New Jersey...

Dan Mangan wants to help you book live music – in your living room

Vancouver's Dan Mangan knows what it's like to play for 30 people in a club that fits 400. "It feels really disheartening to be on...

A different sort of war film: Christopher Nolan’s triumphant Dunkirk

It begins with sound. The high pitched whine fills the air. Then the soldiers see the speck that becomes a terrifying silhouette. It's a German dive bomber,...

New York audiences applauding Soulpepper’s ‘old-style’ repertory theatre, artistic director says

Artistic director Albert Schultz began planning Soulpepper's sesquicentennial offering two years ago — to open a month-long run of homegrown productions in New York City,...

Halifax’s DHX Media mulls future after disappointing financials

Halifax-based DHX Media Ltd. says it has launched a review of strategic alternatives including the possible sale of all or part of the company. The children's...

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