Sunday, August 19, 2018

French customs officials recover stolen Degas painting from bus

French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was...

Mary J. Blige, Common, Andra Day among Oscar performers

The original singers of the year's five Oscar-nominated songs will reprise their performances live on the Oscar stage. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/oscar-2018-performers-1.4550495?cmp=rss

Second Opinion | Long flight? Staying home and binge watching TV? Risk of deep...

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't...

Inuk Greenlandic actress plays lead female in new AMC horror show about Franklin’s expedition

Nive Nielsen is an actress and musician based in Nuuk, Greenland. she stars in The Terror, which premieres March 26. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/amc-the-terror-nive-nielsen-1.4501950?cmp=rss

Do you have what it takes to be a K-pop idol?

K-pop is known for impossibly photogenic young stars, impeccably choreographed dance routines and undeniably catchy tunes. But a dark side that's popping...

Award-winning actress, entertainer Nanette Fabray dead at 97

Nanette Fabray, the vivacious actress, singer and dancer who became a star in Broadway musicals, on television as Sid Caesar's comic foil...

L.A. court throws out defamation suit against former Crystal Castles singer

A California court throws out a defamation suit against Alice Glass, former singer for the Toronto band Crystal Castles. Glass has publicly...

Hollywood Foreign Press group investigating actor Brendan Fraser’s groping claim

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in...

Superagers’ youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists...

Female-centric thriller Annihilation faces whitewashing controversy

Taking on the future in the bold, new science fiction movie Annihilation has got writer-director Alex Garland facing issues of the present...