Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Louvre reopens after historic flooding in Paris – Arts & Entertainment

The Louvre and the Orsay, the premier museums of Paris, have reopened after an emergency closure last week to move masterpieces to higher ground during the city's worst flooding in decades....

Toronto’s Sergio Trujillo thrilled with On Your Feet! Tony nod – Arts & Entertainment

Colombian-born, Toronto-raised Sergio Trujillo has worked on several Tony-winning musicals, but heading into Sunday's awards as a first-time nominee, the choreographer already feels a sense of victory. 'For me to be able to do a show about my people and to be recognized for it, it's a very special time.'...

Old beater car in Saskatoon turns into an art project – Saskatoon

Over the past nine months, a Saskatoon man has transformed his old beater car into a mobile autograph book with close to 4,000 colourful signatures....

Theresa Saldana, actress who survived attack by stalker, dead at 61 – Arts &...

Theresa Saldana, who starred on The Commish and in Raging Bull alongside Joe Pesci, died Monday in Los Angeles. She had been hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai but no cause of death has been given. She was 61....

Broadway touts diversity now but next year tells a different story – Arts &...

This season, the theatre community is celebrating how Broadway has finally become the Great un-White Way. At Sunday's Tony Awards, 14 of the 40 nominees for acting are actors of colour. But this season's diversity may be more a coincidence of timing than Broadway stages consistently providing an accurate reflection of America's melting pot....

Beyoncé slays as surprise CFDA fashion awards honoree – Arts & Entertainment

Clad in a glittery pantsuit and large black hat, Beyoncé strode onstage in New York Monday evening to speak emotionally about both family and fashion at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards ceremony....

Canada’s justice system is superior, says Making A Murderer lawyer – Arts & Entertainment

A defence lawyer for Steven Avery, featured in the popular Nextflix documentary series Making a Murderer, says the U.S. justice system could take lessons from Canada's approach to the courts....

Tragically Hip ticket shortage highlights online-buying challenges – Nova Scotia

When tickets for The Tragically Hip's recently announced tour sold out in minutes, it sparked outrage. Here's a look at what others have done while trying to discourage scalpers....

Minnesota governor declares Prince Day to mark music icon’s birthday – Arts & Entertainment

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday to be Prince Day in Minnesota to mark what would have been his 58th birthday....

‘Disrupting the model’ of morning talk TV: Canada AM’s successor – Arts & Entertainment

Fans are still mourning the cancellation of Canada AM, but the publicly abrupt demise of CTV's long-running morning show — and rapid announcement of its replacement — is a Canadian example of a wider shake-up of the morning-show format....

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