Thursday, October 18, 2018

Beyoncé, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honouring Nelson Mandela

The Global Citizen Festival Dec. 2 in Johannesburg is part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid...

Actor Tab Hunter, 1950s heartthrob who later came out as gay, dies at age...

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as...

Robin Wright breaks silence over Kevin Spacey, saying she ‘didn’t know the man’

Robin Wright says that she and other cast members were surprised and saddened about the sexual misconduct allegations against former House of...

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to charges he assaulted a 3rd woman

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been released on bail after appearing in a Manhattan courtroom for an arraignment on charges alleging...

Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient voted best Man Booker Prize winner in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient has been voted the greatest-ever winner of the Man Booker Prize during five decades of the prestigious...

Big Sugar bassist Garry Lowe dead at 65 after battle with cancer

Garrry Lowe, bassist for the Canadian rock/reggae band Big Sugar, has died. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/garry-lowe-obit-1.4738563?cmp=rss

Kim’s Convenience actor Andrew Phung accuses Toronto police officer of racist comment

A comedian and actor said a racist incident he saw on the streets of Toronto on Saturday was not representative of the...

‘Actor-whisperer’ Jean-Marc Vallée returns to TV with Sharp Objects

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallée is coming back to TV with another highly anticipated miniseries — this time with Amy Adams. https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/jean-marc-vallee-sharp-objects-1.4735501?cmp=rss

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...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s music video inspires guided tour at Louvre

The Louvre museum in Paris, featured in Beyoncé and Jay-Z's latest music video, is now inviting visitors on a guided tour of...