Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Beth Howland, who played ditzy Vera on Alice, died 5 months ago – Arts...

Beth Howland, the actress best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom Alice has died. She was 74....

3 Lawren Harris paintings exceed presale estimates at Heffel spring auction – British Columbia

The Heffel Fine Art Auction House says Harris's canvas Laurentian Landscape sold for $2.2 million — it was expected to fetch between $1.2 million and $1.6 million....

Renowned Nisga’a carver Norman Tait dies at 75 – Aboriginal

A master carver and world-renowned Nisga'a artist has died. Norman Tait was 75 years old....

Steven Sabados paints to help deal with the loss of Chris Hyndman – CBC...

Steven Sabados hadn’t painted in years but took it up again as a way to process the sudden death of his partner and co-host Chris Hyndman, who was found in a laneway near their Toronto home last summer....

Gender-neutral washrooms at the Royal Ontario Museum reflect changing times – Arts & Entertainment

Consultations with Toronto's LGBT community for a new exhibition exploring gender fluidity have led the Royal Ontario Museum to a more lasting change: adding more gender-neutral washrooms....

‘Do you need a little beat?’ Obama uses light moment with Vietnamese rapper to...

U.S. President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. He may have been referring to rap but the subtle message was aimed at his hosts who have been criticized for muzzling dissent....

Peter Thiel bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker, reports say – Business

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel was secretly financing Hulk Hogan's recent lawsuit against Gawker as part of a long-simmering feud with the media company, media reports suggest....

The Voice replaces Whitney Houston hologram with Ariana Grande – Arts & Entertainment

Ariana Grande has filled in for a hologram version of Whitney Houston in a duet with Christina Aguilera on the season finale of NBC's The Voice....

EU pushes for Netflix to have 20% European content in European nations where it...

The European Union on Wednesday unveiled quotas for European films with providers like Netflix and new rules protect children from harmful content online....

Tragically Hip tour dates announced – Toronto

One day after revealing that singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer, the Tragically Hip announced dates this morning for a summer tour....

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