Entertainment and Arts


John (Sib) Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 1:45 am
Clingon 3

There's a flag flying in front of Timmins, Ont. city hall—but it's not one that usually adorns municipal buildings.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 5:50 pm
2016 Liberal Biennial Convention 20160527

The Liberal government promised more funding for arts and culture in Wednesday's budget, but offered few concrete details as to what the money will be spent on.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:53 pm
Michael Maxxis

Director Michael Maxxis says shooting in Edmonton is a delight, but often means bringing in film crews from other provinces.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 3:30 pm
Tom Thomson, In Algonquin Park

100 years ago today, legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson embarked on his last trip from Toronto to Algonquin Park. Now art enthusiasts and history buffs can follow along in real time on Twitter, thanks to an Ottawa man who has recreated Thomson's final journey.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:58 am
Adobe Summit Day 2

A photo of Ryan Gosling smirking at the Oscars was one indelible image that emerged from the chaos of the best-picture mix-up this year — and the La La Land star has revealed what was behind his amused expression.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:54 am
Hamilton press photo 1

The hugely popular musical Hamilton is coming to Toronto in 2019.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:04 am
Google YouTube Ad Boycott

​AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavoury subjects.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 7:23 am
kids show reboots power rangers

A new film about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers might seem like brazen nostalgia, but the truth is, the show never actually went away, writes Jonathan Ore.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Mike and Kids

Mike Mariana desperately wanted to get to a hard to reach level in the game Destiny before he died from cancer. So a group of online gamers made it happen — and raised some money for charity along the way.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 11:00 pm
Magnetic North

One of Canada's premier theatre festivals has cancelled its 2017 season due to financial constraints.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 9:44 pm

Colin Dexter, the unassuming British writer who created curmudgeonly, music-loving Oxford detective Inspector Morse, has died aged 86.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 9:07 pm
Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris's trio of hit game shows — The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show — have had a lasting legacy, paving the way for countless dating shows and reality competitions.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 8:41 pm
Amber Marshall

The actor who plays Amy Fleming in CBC's Heartland, says she didn't think the show would be as successful as it has been.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 8:28 pm
Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek, Jeopardy's man with all the answers, and Canadian kids programs Odd Squad, Annedroids and Dino Dan: Trek Adventures are among the latest nominees for the Daytime Emmy Awards.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 3:43 pm
Russia Eurovision

The Eurovision Song Contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia's contestant from entering the country.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 2:20 pm
Richard Simmons

Officially, Richard Simmons is not missing. His publicist, manager, brother and two LAPD officers have all said the 68-year-old fitness guru is doing fine. But he has been missing from the spotlight for three years — and that was enough for a former producer of The Daily Show, to create the Missing Richard Simmons podcast

Posted: March 22, 2017, 12:03 pm

Former executives from Walt Disney Co and Viacom Inc's Nickelodeon network will lead a new media company created to provide video content for children ages 2 to 11, executives announced on Wednesday.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 9:23 am

Chuck Berry's final studio album, a 10-track production first announced last fall, will be released on June 16.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 9:05 am
Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris, who took game shows to riotous new levels with a trio of hits in the 1960s and 1970s and whose life — more or less — was the subject of a 2002 motion picture, has died.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 2:06 am