Entertainment and Arts

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Japanese game studio Atlus has loosened their online streaming restrictions for their game Persona 5, after gamers voiced their displeasure about being threatened with copyright strikes for broadcasting spoilers.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 11:01 am

Social media company Instagram pulled photos by U.S. photographer Imogen Cunningham promoting an exhibit at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, saying they violated decency standards, even as parent company Facebook Inc. faces criticism for users' live videos of murder.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 9:50 am

The biopic of Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis had a higher per-screen average last weekend in Atlantic Canada than top-grossing The Fate of the Furious, according to the film's distributor.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 9:19 am
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​Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 9:05 am

A botched rollout of the Canada Council for the Arts's new online grant application process is causing confusion and headaches for artists and arts organizations across the country.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 7:12 am
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An Ottawa-based orchestra will begin the first leg of its Canada-wide tour at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's on Thursday night.

Posted: April 27, 2017, 6:00 am
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A push at city hall aimed at ending the sale of controversial shark fin soup will get some added support Thursday from the family of the late Toronto filmmaker and shark enthusiast Rob Stewart

Posted: April 27, 2017, 4:00 am
Calgary area based graphic novel artists

Calgary has joined Vancouver and Toronto as a hub of creativity in the graphic novel medium, several high-profile content creators and an influential ACAD instructor tell CBC News.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 9:24 pm
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Nathan Fillion says Canadian fans give him a “swell of national pride,” Netflix has created a new generation of Firefly fans and he jumps at any chance to work with directors like James Gunn.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 5:00 pm
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A number of musicians, activists and artists are encouraging Radiohead to scrap a planned July show in Israel as part of a cultural boycott.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 2:05 pm

Lorde is headed to this year's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards — but whether her lamp will make an encore performance remains to be seen.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 12:25 pm
Noah Pink at Genius premiere

Noah Pink says becoming the co-creator of the new Albert Einstein television series, Genius, on the National Geographic channel is like a "fairy tale" come true.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 12:21 pm

Madonna isn't happy with a new biopic planned on her pre-fame life. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Universal had acquired the rights to Blond Ambition, a script about the singer.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 11:28 am

The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme is dead at 73. He died after complications from esophageal cancer, said Demme's publicist, Annalee Paulo.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 11:02 am

An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination 'that appears more akin to plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.'

Posted: April 26, 2017, 9:51 am
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Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be cautious when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to singer Gord Downie's charity.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 7:53 am
The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale — the one that's required reading in most Canadian schools and that has been banned in some American ones — has given birth to its first television series, set to air in Canada April 30 on Bravo.

Posted: April 26, 2017, 6:23 am

Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years.

Posted: April 25, 2017, 6:19 pm
Night Trap

Night Trap, an infamous video game whose controversial content helped pave the way for an industry-standard ratings system, is coming back in a remastered release to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Posted: April 25, 2017, 6:09 pm

Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on The Bachelor two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene.

Posted: April 25, 2017, 2:16 pm