Thursday, May 24, 2018

Watchdog group calls on Netflix to pull 13 Reasons Why

A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its 13 Reasons Why series because of potentially harmful content. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/13-reasons-season-two-protest-1.4672746?cmp=rss

Richard Hambleton: the influential Canadian street artist you’ve never heard of

He's been called the godfather of street art. His work inspired peers like Andy Warhol and laid the foundation for contemporary artists...

A hip-hop reckoning? Why Drake is sitting out the Grammys

As a fresh batch of nominees are being prepped for potential Grammy glory, Drake — of his own volition — will likely...

A Mortician’s Tale explores the poignant — and mundane — realities of death

Charlie starts her work day like many others do. She checks her emails for today's tasks from her supervisor, reads up on the latest...

Netflix plans to release 80 original movies in 2018

Netflix is ramping up its feature film offerings, vowing to release approximately 80 original films in 2018. The company said it plans to increase its...

Weinstein abuse allegations prompt U.S. lawmakers to try to ban nondisclosure deals

Sexual harassment and assault allegations against high-profile public figures have raised questions about the ethical implications of nondisclosure agreements and prompted some...

Céline Dion cancels another concert due to ‘doctor’s orders’

According to a statement on Dion's Facebook page, she missed Tuesday night's show at the Colosseum because she was "recovering from inflammation...

Court hands Dutch rival a win in legal battle for Christian Louboutin’s high-heeled shoe...

Christian Louboutin’s bid for exclusive rights to put red soles on high-heeled shoes ran into trouble on Tuesday when a court adviser...

Golden Casting Couch statue of Harvey Weinstein pops up in Hollywood pre-Oscars

A golden statue of a bathrobe-clad Harvey Weinstein, seated regally atop a couch with an Oscar in hand, took up temporary sidewalk...

El Sistema creator Jose Antonio Abreu, music educator emulated worldwide, dead at 78

Jose Antonio Abreu, the Venezuelan government economist turned musical educator who created a network of youth orchestras since replicated in dozens of...

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