Entertainment

Lizzo, ‘Just Mercy’ win top honours at NAACP Image Awards

PASADENA, Calif. — Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just…

‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Anne with an E’ big winners at ACTRA Awards in Toronto

TORONTO — The CBC series “Schitt’s Creek” and “Anne with an E”…

Weinstein rape trial jurors keep focus on ‘Sopranos’ actress

NEW YORK — One name that keeps coming up in deliberations at…

HIV-themed ‘Friends’ edit pulled after copyright claim from Warner Bros.

TORONTO — A Toronto-based HIV-AIDS hospital has pulled an edited “Friends” episode…

ACTRA honouree Jean Yoon reflects on her fight for onscreen diversity

TORONTO — Jean Yoon is flush with honours these days. In September,…

The Weeknd sets cross-continent tour with 57 dates, including several in Canada

TORONTO — Canadian R&B singer the Weeknd is going big for his…

Former Quebec media star Eric Salvail takes stand in his sex assault case

MONTREAL — Former Quebec media star Eric Salvail was no longer employed…

Rising classical star Alexandra Streliski to perform with Dallas Green at Junos

TORONTO — Breakout neo-classical pianist Alexandra Streliski will join City and Colour’s…

Cara Gee on the Indigenous pride and digital dog in ‘The Call of the Wild’

TORONTO — Canadian actress Cara Gee was living in Los Angeles for…

Deliberating a 2nd day, Weinstein jury revisits ‘06 account

NEW YORK — Jurors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial spent much of…

Bong happy ‘Parasite’ succeeded despite disparity it showed

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Oscar-winning “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday…

  • Feb 19, 2020

Vancouver-raised Kenneth Lum among winners of $25K Governor General’s art awards

OTTAWA — Vancouver-bred contemporary artist Kenneth Lum, whose works have challenged notions…

Jury ends 1st day of deliberations in Weinstein’s rape trial

NEW YORK — Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended their first…

‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Anne with an E’ lead Canadian Screen Awards pack

TORONTO — It will be a celebrated ending for Schitt’s Creek and…

Canadian Weinstein accuser draws strength from #MeToo community, regardless of verdict

For years, Montreal actor Erika Rosenbaum says, she was harbouring a “secret”…

‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Anne with an E’ lead Canadian Screen Awards pack

TORONTO — It will be a celebrated ending for “Schitt’s Creek” and…

Catherine Reitman says there’s a ‘real hunger’ for shows like ‘Workin’ Moms’

TORONTO — Some six years ago, when Catherine Reitman was creating her…

Catherine Reitman says there’s a ‘real hunger’ for shows like ‘Workin’ Moms’

TORONTO — Some six years ago, when Catherine Reitman was creating her…

Museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work,…

  • Feb 17, 2020

‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth…