Entertainment and Arts

THEATRE Komagata Maru 20170818

The Stratford Festival is revisiting a painful chapter in Canada's history with The Komagata Maru Incident, but the show's stars say it's vital to continue addressing the issues at the core of the century-old story.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 5:20 pm
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Robin Thicke's girlfriend is pregnant, and their baby is due on the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 4:20 pm
Fatal crash on the set of Deadpool 2

British Columbia's workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a Deadpool 2 stuntwoman's death, saying SJ Harris was thrown from her motorcycle and propelled through a plate glass window.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 3:48 pm
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British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran joined Canada’s Shawn Mendes onstage, surprising fans who came out for Mendes’ Illuminate tour in Brooklyn this week.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:26 pm
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Members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned Friday over U.S. President Donald Trump's response to the unrest in Charlottesville.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 11:29 am
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The sun is getting ready for its close-up. Producers of feature films and TV commercials will set up at key locations to capture what they hope will be unique scenes using the natural spectacle of Monday's total solar eclipse.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:00 am
Saturday Night Live

Tiny Fey has returned to Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live to discuss the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally near her alma mater's campus in Charlottesville.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 8:57 am
THEATRE The Breathing Hole 20170817

'Oh my God, I'm so nervous,' says Reneltta Arluk, the first Inuit director to take the reins at the famed theatre festival in Stratford, Ont.

Posted: August 18, 2017, 5:00 am
Ewan McGregor Star Wars

Director Stephen Daldry is in early talks to do a Star Wars stand-alone film based on the beloved Jedi knight Obi-Wan Kenobi, according to a media report.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 7:23 pm
Glass House mobile studio

The studio was built after requests from clients and students for classes to come to them. It features molten glass burners that reach 1,200 C, so it gets a little hot during demonstrations.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:25 pm
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Amanda Brugel, the lone Canadian cast member in Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale, has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming second season.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:07 pm
Disposable Red Woman

Spearheaded by artists Destin Running Rabbit and Iman Bukhari, the provocative project aims to get people to recognize "the brutal reality" facing many Indigenous communities, and it asks them what they're doing about it.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:01 pm
Emmy Nominations

HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:32 pm
Shania Twain Promotional

Canadian country superstar Shania Twain said she was done with touring in 2015, but is now sharing plans for a North American road show in 2018.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 12:15 pm
Streaming Fight

A Quebec man wants millions in compensation from Netflix on behalf of subscribers in the province, alleging the company violated strict consumer rights rules when it upped their fees.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:45 am
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Katy Perry says she's pushing back the start of her new tour because of "unavoidable production delays."

Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:45 am
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When video games retool longtime franchises, the results can be complicated, writes Jonathan Ore.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:34 am
Miyubi

Content creators have gotten a lot more skilled with virtual reality technology and storytelling, allowing for much longer VR experiences, including Miyubi, the "world's first long-form scripted VR comedy."

Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:00 am
Emma Stone

Fresh off winning her first Oscar, actress Emma Stone ousted Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday to claim the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:57 am
Hungary Music

In a pop culture pairing that's positively celestial, Bonnie Tyler is set to perform her iconic track Total Eclipse of the Heart during next week's total solar eclipse.

Posted: August 16, 2017, 3:39 pm