Friday, July 20, 2018

Security concerns about protesters contributed to SLĀV cancellation, jazz fest says

The show, performed by lead singer Betty Bonifassi, is described as "a theatrical odyssey based on slave songs," but critics are calling...

NPR chief placed on leave after sex harassment accusations

The chief editor at National Public Radio, Michael Oreskes, is placed on leave after a published report that he abruptly kissed two...

Smallville actress charged with sex trafficking offence relating to NXIVM group accused of branding...

Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for...

Fyre Festival promoter arrested for fraud again

The promoter of the failed Fyre music festival in the Bahamas, who is awaiting sentencing on fraud charges, was arrested on new...

Stranger Things actor Charlie Heaton denied US entry over drugs

A law enforcement official says Stranger Things actor Charlie Heaton was denied entry into the U.S. last week after trace amounts of...

‘For years, he was my monster’: Salma Hayek opens up about Harvey Weinstein

Salma Hayek says that refusing Harvey Weinstein's advances led to a nightmare experience in making the 2002 Frida Kahlo biopic Frida. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/hayek-weinstein-oped-nytimes-1.4446931?cmp=rss

William Kurelek’s Kensington Market work fetches $472K at auction

A painting by Canadian artist William Kurelek sold in a Toronto auction for $472,000 — the second highest on record for the...

‘I hope you will listen’: 4 times the 2018 Oscars got political

From the outset of the Academy Awards, host Jimmy Kimmel suggested there would be moments when the speeches would take a serious...

‘For a word it has a lot of meaning:’ Why one Hedley fan covered...

Staring at her Hedley tattoo one last time, Sabrina Johnston is ready to erase everything it represents. She takes a glimpse at...

New plays for teens explore consent, bullying in the #MeToo era

The #MeToo movement has opened up difficult discussions about sexual harassment and assault. The issue can also be a daily reality for...