Friday, June 22, 2018

ABC cancels Roseanne following star’s racist tweet

ABC cancelled its hit reboot of Roseanne on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie...

5 interdisciplinary artists shortlisted for $100K Sobey Art Award

Five young, interdisciplinary artists tackling themes such as Indigenous history and culture, the impact of technology and the notions of memory and...

Parkland parents decry game that simulates school shootings

An upcoming computer video game that would allow players to recreate school shootings by stalking school hallways and racking up kills has...

Bomb threat at Stratford Festival ‘hugely disappointing,’ artistic director says

The bomb threat that cancelled the opening of the Stratford Festival Monday night was disappointing not just for the audience, but also...

Launch of Stratford play with woman cast as lead male role delayed by bomb...

The Stratford Festival cancelled the opening of The Tempest — one of two plays in which women are to play male lead...

BTS makes history as 1st K-pop act to debut atop Billboard 200 album chart

The number-one album in the U.S. is almost entirely in Korean. Love Yourself: Tear by the Korean Pop group BTS moved 135,000...

Common, civil rights advisers take part in Starbucks’ anti-bias training

Black leaders who are advising Starbucks Corp on its anti-bias training program, which begins Tuesday, hope it will reinvigorate decades-old efforts to...

Tiger Mother Amy Chua issues stark warning about state of U.S. culture, politics

The 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' author is also a foreign policy expert, and her latest book delves into the impact...

A whodunnit Down Under: Who smashed Canada’s Inuit sculptures?

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould planned to give Inuit art as gifts to New Zealand's prime minister and attorney general during her official...

‘Tiger Mom’ Amy Chua issues stark warning about state of U.S. culture, politics

The 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' author is also a foreign policy expert, and her latest book delves into the impact...