Arts and Entertainment

Love Nwigwe’s film I Can’t Breathe shares true stories of racial discrimination from Black people living in Canada. The project was supported by TELUS STORYHIVE, which is now accepting applications for its 2023 Anniversary Documentary Edition.

TELUS STORYHIVE celebrates 10 years: Hear how Red Deer’s Love Nwigwe documented her own inspiring story

The 2023 Anniversary Documentary Edition calls on emerging content creators to tell their stories

  • Jan 17, 2023

 

Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

At a pugnacious Oscars, Apple’s feel-good ‘CODA’ triumphs as best picture

Drama erupts as Will Smith slaps presenter Chris Rock

 

FILE - Actor-comedian Louie Anderson appears at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. A spokesman for Anderson says he is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital. Anderson's publicist says he was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and “is resting comfortably.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for ‘Baskets,’ dies at 68

Louie Anderson, comic, Emmy winner for ‘Baskets,’ dies at 68

 

Red Deer musician Jesse Roads is among the local artists who have figured out how to switch gears and make career gains during the pandemic. (Contributed image)

Red Deer artists switch gears and broaden their careers during COVID

Musician Jesse Roads and visual artist Susan Woolgar made gains by going online

Red Deer musician Jesse Roads is among the local artists who have figured out how to switch gears and make career gains during the pandemic. (Contributed image)
New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)

Sylvan Lake-area native tackles Marvel super-villain and other roles in New York City

Rivera Reese said the stage combat skills she learned at RDC have come in handy

New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)
Carleen Zouboules and Evan Webb in “Touch,” by Guillaume Côté, with the artists of Côté Danse in collaboration with Thomas Payette of Hub Studio. (Photo contributed by Lighthouse Immersive and Côté Danse)

Red Deer dancer welcomes return of live shows

‘You get out there and you feed off the energy of the audience’

Carleen Zouboules and Evan Webb in “Touch,” by Guillaume Côté, with the artists of Côté Danse in collaboration with Thomas Payette of Hub Studio. (Photo contributed by Lighthouse Immersive and Côté Danse)
Punk rocker Bif Naked is coming to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar and Stage this month. (Contributed photo)
Punk rocker Bif Naked is coming to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar and Stage this month. (Contributed photo)
Kendall Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” exhibition on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Inside Met Gala, where there’s always someone more famous

‘This evening says to the rest of the world that we are back’

  • Sep 14, 2021
Kendall Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” exhibition on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Paintings by Marianne Harris are part of a diverse array of art exhibits that will be open First Friday for receptions. (Contributed photo)

A bounty of First Friday art receptions will be held in Red Deer on Sept. 3

First Friday art receptions to be held An array of First Friday…

Paintings by Marianne Harris are part of a diverse array of art exhibits that will be open First Friday for receptions. (Contributed photo)
Christian Convery plays Gus in a scene from the series “Sweet Tooth.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix-Kirsty Griffin
Christian Convery plays Gus in a scene from the series “Sweet Tooth.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix-Kirsty Griffin
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Montreal comic creators suing Marvel, say Iron Man suit looks ‘strikingly’ familiar

Ben and Raymond Lai say Marvel has copied their designs again

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FILE - Gal Gadot arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gadot is using her Hollywood star power to spotlight remarkable women from around the world. The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new documentary series “National Geographic Presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot,” premiering Monday, April 26. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Gal Gadot spotlights women’s stories in new docuseries

First episode follows a young Black figure skating coach in Detroit

  • Apr 23, 2021
FILE - Gal Gadot arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gadot is using her Hollywood star power to spotlight remarkable women from around the world. The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new documentary series “National Geographic Presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot,” premiering Monday, April 26. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Red Fraggle, one of Jim Henson Company’s Fraggle Rock characers, is shown at Time To Play Holiday Show, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in New York. The Jim Henson Company says production has officially started in Calgary on a reboot of the original 1980s children’s puppet series, which was filmed in Toronto.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark Lennihan

‘Fraggle Rock’ children’s puppet series reboot starts production in Calgary

A spokesperson says the new series will stream on Apple TV plus

Red Fraggle, one of Jim Henson Company’s Fraggle Rock characers, is shown at Time To Play Holiday Show, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in New York. The Jim Henson Company says production has officially started in Calgary on a reboot of the original 1980s children’s puppet series, which was filmed in Toronto.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark Lennihan
This image released by Netflix shows Gillian Anderson in a scene from "The Crown." Season four premieres on Sunday, Nov. 15. (Des Willie/Netflix via AP)

Gillian Anderson brings uncanny ‘Iron Lady’ to ‘The Crown’

Gillian Anderson brings uncanny ‘Iron Lady’ to ‘The Crown’

This image released by Netflix shows Gillian Anderson in a scene from "The Crown." Season four premieres on Sunday, Nov. 15. (Des Willie/Netflix via AP)
This image released by PBS shows Hugh Laurie as a heedless British politician beset by scandal in the four-episode series "Roadkill," premiering on MASTERPIECE, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 on PBS. (MASTERPIECE/PBS via AP)

Hugh Laurie goes for bumpy political ride in PBS’ ‘Roadkill’

Hugh Laurie goes for bumpy political ride in PBS’ ‘Roadkill’

This image released by PBS shows Hugh Laurie as a heedless British politician beset by scandal in the four-episode series "Roadkill," premiering on MASTERPIECE, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 on PBS. (MASTERPIECE/PBS via AP)
AnnaMarie Lea, artistic director of Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre, thinks a lot of people would love to focus on something other than the pandemic, with a few hours of entertainment. (Contributed photo).

Some Red Deer-area shows will go on — with new pandemic precautions

Some theatrical productions are happening under new rules

AnnaMarie Lea, artistic director of Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre, thinks a lot of people would love to focus on something other than the pandemic, with a few hours of entertainment. (Contributed photo).
In this combination photo, Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles on Aug. 15, 1996, left, and Notorious B.I.G., winner of best rap artist and rap single of the year, appears at the Billboard Music Awards in New York on Dec. 6, 1995. The late rappers are being united for an auction at Sotheby’s, the first-ever dedicated hip-hop auction at a major international auction house. Bidders will be able to vie for the crown worn and signed by the Notorious B.I.G. during a 1997 photo shoot held three days before he was killed in Los Angeles. They’ll also get to bid on an archive of 22 autographed love letters written by Shakur at the age of 15 to a high school sweetheart. (AP Photo)

Rap at auction: Biggie’s crown and Tupac Shakur letters

NEW YORK — Rivals in life, the rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac…

  • Aug 25, 2020
In this combination photo, Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles on Aug. 15, 1996, left, and Notorious B.I.G., winner of best rap artist and rap single of the year, appears at the Billboard Music Awards in New York on Dec. 6, 1995. The late rappers are being united for an auction at Sotheby’s, the first-ever dedicated hip-hop auction at a major international auction house. Bidders will be able to vie for the crown worn and signed by the Notorious B.I.G. during a 1997 photo shoot held three days before he was killed in Los Angeles. They’ll also get to bid on an archive of 22 autographed love letters written by Shakur at the age of 15 to a high school sweetheart. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this April 13, 2017, file photo, John Ridley, executive producer of “Guerrilla,” poses at a “For Your Consideration” event for the Showtime series at the Writers Guild of America in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ridley will write the new Batman comic series with plans of the Dark Knight being a person of color. The Oscar-winning screenwriter and DC publisher Jim Lee announced plans for Ridley to write the miniseries during the DC FanDome virtual panel on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Screenwriter John Ridley to write new Batman comic series

LOS ANGELES — John Ridley will write the new Batman comic series…

  • Aug 24, 2020
FILE - In this April 13, 2017, file photo, John Ridley, executive producer of “Guerrilla,” poses at a “For Your Consideration” event for the Showtime series at the Writers Guild of America in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ridley will write the new Batman comic series with plans of the Dark Knight being a person of color. The Oscar-winning screenwriter and DC publisher Jim Lee announced plans for Ridley to write the miniseries during the DC FanDome virtual panel on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Alan Thicke songs to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Thicke songs to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Thicke songs to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Thicke songs to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.

Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.

Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.

Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.