Arts and Entertainment

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 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’

 

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

 

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.
The Call to Unite event will kick off Friday evening with star-studded performances and conversations, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream

LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W.…

  • Apr 29, 2020
The Call to Unite event will kick off Friday evening with star-studded performances and conversations, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
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QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

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Contemporary artist Kenneth Lum is one of the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, in a Feb. 19. 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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…

Contemporary artist Kenneth Lum is one of the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, in a Feb. 19. 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A digital art show featuring the work of Vincent van Gogh is bound for Toronto, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Immersive Van Gogh exhibit to envelop audiences with digital projections

TORONTO — A digital art show bound for Toronto promises to encircle…

A digital art show featuring the work of Vincent van Gogh is bound for Toronto, in a Feb. 4, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Justin Mundy, of Blackfalds, performs on the Ross Street Patio last year.                                File photo by Red Deer Advocate

Red Deer’s Ross Street Patio opening on May 16

Plenty of music planned at the outdoor patio until Sept. 13

Justin Mundy, of Blackfalds, performs on the Ross Street Patio last year.                                File photo by Red Deer Advocate
Firebird concert promises a rousing end to RDSO season

Firebird concert promises a rousing end to RDSO season

Stravinsky, Bruch, Brahms pieces to be performed

Firebird concert promises a rousing end to RDSO season