Entertainment and Arts

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A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on The Mindy Project led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling.

Posted: March 25, 2017, 10:56 am
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Fans and friends paid tribute to Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds at an uplifting, jovial memorial for the late actresses who died in December.

Posted: March 25, 2017, 10:31 am
People Harrison Ford

Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on the wrong place at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released Friday.

Posted: March 25, 2017, 10:16 am
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Daniel Hayes has three things on his to-do list — to become a Hollywood actor, an elite athlete and an Olympic boxer.

Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:00 am
Amy Jo Johnson

The crush of fame that came with starring in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers in the '90s was almost too much for a young Amy Jo Johnson to handle. But it was the start of a varied and ultimately successful career.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:04 pm
Carrie Fisher

Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming Star Wars sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:37 am
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Amy Schumer won't be playing Barbie after all, with industry media reports citing scheduling conflicts for the busy actress and comedian.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:06 am
Remembering Emmett Till

An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist who decried the canvas as 'an injustice to the black community' because it was painted by a white woman.

Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:36 am
Johnson-Hashian

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
Julia

Sesame Street puppeteer Stacey Gordon hopes the new character Julia will help children understand that "kids who might behave like Julia are just like they are."

Posted: March 23, 2017, 11:00 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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