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Dancer costumes from the Norwegian Cruise Line production of “Paradis” are displayed at the “Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen” exhibit, benefitting the Costume Industry Coalition Recovery Fund, in Times Square on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Broadway, Hollywood costumes go on exhibit in heart of NYC

Organizers hope exhibit can spread a little awareness about the intense work that goes into costumes

  • Aug 5, 2021

 

Meg Calkins and her husband Steve Badger appear in the Florida Keys on Feb. 6, 2021. Calkins and Badger rekindled their relationship years after dating in college. (Meg Calkins via AP)

Real-life Bennifers find happy endings after years apart

Genuine love part is universal no matter what got in the way the first time around

  • Aug 4, 2021

 

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. A judge on Friday, July 30, 2021, announced that he would not kick one of Smollett’s attorneys off the case, saying that although he believed the attorney talked to two men the actor allegedly hired to carry out a phony racist and homophobic attack, that such conversations should not disqualify him from the case. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

Jussie Smollett lawyers get more time to prepare arguments

Next hearing in the case for Aug. 26

  • Aug 3, 2021

 

FILE - Madonna appears at the 11th annual Billboard Women in Music honors in New York on Dec. 9, 2016. Streaming service Paramount+ has landed a documentary that offers a glimpse into the personal life of Madonna and her work on the road.The streaming arm of ViacomCBS said Thursday that “Madame X” will make its debut in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, Nordic countries and Canada beginning Oct. 8. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Madonna documentary coming to streaming Paramount+ this fall

‘Madame X’ will make its debut in the Canada beginning Oct. 8

  • Jul 15, 2021
FILE - Madonna appears at the 11th annual Billboard Women in Music honors in New York on Dec. 9, 2016. Streaming service Paramount+ has landed a documentary that offers a glimpse into the personal life of Madonna and her work on the road.The streaming arm of ViacomCBS said Thursday that “Madame X” will make its debut in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, Nordic countries and Canada beginning Oct. 8. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Brett Goldstein in a scene from “Ted Lasso.” Goldstein was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series. (Apple TV+ via AP)

Diversity, firsts and more facts from the Emmy nominations

21 new nods in 2021 for ‘Saturday Night Live’

  • Jul 14, 2021
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Brett Goldstein in a scene from “Ted Lasso.” Goldstein was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series. (Apple TV+ via AP)
Hope Muir, of Toronto, is the new artistic director at the National Ballet of Canada. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hope Muir, of Toronto, is the new artistic director at the National Ballet of Canada. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. “The Voice” coaches Stefani and Shelton celebrated their nuptials over the Fourth of July holiday during a weekend wedding in Oklahoma. Images were posted Monday, July 5, 2021, of their wedding. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

‘Voice’ stars Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton wed in Oklahoma

Singers announced their engagement in October

  • Jul 6, 2021
FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, Gwen Stefani, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. “The Voice” coaches Stefani and Shelton celebrated their nuptials over the Fourth of July holiday during a weekend wedding in Oklahoma. Images were posted Monday, July 5, 2021, of their wedding. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
This combination photo shows some of the 395 artists who are invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, top row from left, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jon Batiste, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Hugh Bonneville, Janicza Bravo, Lee Isaac Chung, Laverne Cox, Andra Day and Clea DuVall, middle row from left, Emerald Fennell, Henry Golding, Eiza González, H.E.R., Janet Jackson, Shaka King, Vanessa Kirby, Nathan Lane and Luis Gerardo Méndez and bottom row from left, Wagner Moura, Leslie Odom Jr., Robert Pattinson, Issa Rae, Jurnee Smollett, Tiara Thomas, George C. Wolfe, Steven Yeun and Yuh-Jung Youn. (AP Photo)

Oscars invite Steven Yeun, Issa Rae, others to join Academy

46 % women and 39 % from an underrepresented group invited

  • Jul 2, 2021
This combination photo shows some of the 395 artists who are invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, top row from left, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jon Batiste, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Hugh Bonneville, Janicza Bravo, Lee Isaac Chung, Laverne Cox, Andra Day and Clea DuVall, middle row from left, Emerald Fennell, Henry Golding, Eiza González, H.E.R., Janet Jackson, Shaka King, Vanessa Kirby, Nathan Lane and Luis Gerardo Méndez and bottom row from left, Wagner Moura, Leslie Odom Jr., Robert Pattinson, Issa Rae, Jurnee Smollett, Tiara Thomas, George C. Wolfe, Steven Yeun and Yuh-Jung Youn. (AP Photo)
Meghan McCain is stepping down from ABC’s “The View” after four years. (David Crotty/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA/TNS)

Meghan McCain says she’s quitting ‘The View’ in late July

Commentator is usually the only conservative voice among the cast

  • Jul 2, 2021
Meghan McCain is stepping down from ABC’s “The View” after four years. (David Crotty/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA/TNS)
Street performer Spandy Andy is opening a fitness and dance studio in Trochu. (Photo contributed)
Street performer Spandy Andy is opening a fitness and dance studio in Trochu. (Photo contributed)
Competitors in “Canada’s Drag Race” are shown in a handout photo. “Canada’s Drag Race” has some new faces on its main judging panel for season 2. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Bell Media
Competitors in “Canada’s Drag Race” are shown in a handout photo. “Canada’s Drag Race” has some new faces on its main judging panel for season 2. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Bell Media
FILE - Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson serves free vegan meals during an event held by Green Party candidate for East Vancouver Bridget Burns to register voters for the federal election, in the downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday October 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pamela Anderson to return to Vancouver Island for HGTV Canada reno show next year

Canadian actor to transform her late grandmother’s property

FILE - Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson serves free vegan meals during an event held by Green Party candidate for East Vancouver Bridget Burns to register voters for the federal election, in the downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday October 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Dragon’s Den cast member Arlene Dickinson poses on the red carpet at the 24th Annual Gemini Awards in Calgary on November 14, 2009.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry Macdougal

Entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson’s memoir being developed into scripted TV series

Dramatizing the battle to do business ‘ethically and honestly’

Dragon’s Den cast member Arlene Dickinson poses on the red carpet at the 24th Annual Gemini Awards in Calgary on November 14, 2009.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry Macdougal
FILE - Actress Lisa Banes attends the opening night gala world premiere of “Gone Girl” during the 52nd New York Film Festival in New York on Sept. 26, 2014,. The “Gone Girl” and “Cocktail” actor has died after being injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York. A police spokesperson says the 65-year-old Banes died Monday, June 15, 2021, at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital. She was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

‘Gone Girl’ actor Lisa Banes dies 10 days after hit-and-run

Police have made no arrests

  • Jun 15, 2021
FILE - Actress Lisa Banes attends the opening night gala world premiere of “Gone Girl” during the 52nd New York Film Festival in New York on Sept. 26, 2014,. The “Gone Girl” and “Cocktail” actor has died after being injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York. A police spokesperson says the 65-year-old Banes died Monday, June 15, 2021, at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital. She was struck by a scooter or motorcycle while crossing a street on June 4. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Tragically Hip fans watch a broadcast of the final stop of the band’s “Man Machine Poem” Tour in a Toronto park on Saturday, August 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Tragically Hip fans watch a broadcast of the final stop of the band’s “Man Machine Poem” Tour in a Toronto park on Saturday, August 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Kevin Loring poses in this undated handout photo. The National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre is taking storytelling to the streets with an online audio project that allows audiences to get to know their cities through Indigenous perspectives. Artistic director Kevin Loring says in a statement that the audio stories aim to explore Indigenous people’s connections to the traditional lands our cities are built on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Melissa Deschenes, Design de Plume
Kevin Loring poses in this undated handout photo. The National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre is taking storytelling to the streets with an online audio project that allows audiences to get to know their cities through Indigenous perspectives. Artistic director Kevin Loring says in a statement that the audio stories aim to explore Indigenous people’s connections to the traditional lands our cities are built on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Melissa Deschenes, Design de Plume
People line up outside an immunization clinic to get their Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
People line up outside an immunization clinic to get their Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Edmonton, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview in Kirkland, Wash. The couple announced Monday, May 3, 2021, that they are divorcing. The Microsoft co-founder and his wife, with whom he launched the world’s largest charitable foundation, said they would continue to work together at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced

Gateses were married in 1994

  • May 4, 2021
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, Bill and Melinda Gates smile at each other during an interview in Kirkland, Wash. The couple announced Monday, May 3, 2021, that they are divorcing. The Microsoft co-founder and his wife, with whom he launched the world’s largest charitable foundation, said they would continue to work together at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2020, file photo Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the 4th Women’s March in Los Angeles. Jenner has been an Olympic hero, a reality TV personality and a transgender rights activist. Jenner has been consulting privately with Republican advisers as she considers joining the field of candidates seeking to replace Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a likely recall election later this year. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Jenner adds celebrity, questions to California governor race

Celebrity activist immediately stands out in a growing field

  • Apr 23, 2021
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2020, file photo Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the 4th Women’s March in Los Angeles. Jenner has been an Olympic hero, a reality TV personality and a transgender rights activist. Jenner has been consulting privately with Republican advisers as she considers joining the field of candidates seeking to replace Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a likely recall election later this year. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
A house, in need of repair, sits along East Grand Boulevard, March 8, 2021 in Detroit. Nicole Curtis, the star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict Rescue,” apparently was “scammed” when she bought the blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn’t the owner, the mayor said. The Detroit Land Bank Authority holds the title to the house. Curtis said she paid $17,000 for the property in 2017 and has spent $60,000 in repairs and other costs so far. (John Greilick/Detroit News via AP)

Detroit mayor: HGTV’s Curtis was ‘scammed’ in house deal

Courts have already ruled that the land bank is the owner

  • Mar 24, 2021
A house, in need of repair, sits along East Grand Boulevard, March 8, 2021 in Detroit. Nicole Curtis, the star of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict Rescue,” apparently was “scammed” when she bought the blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn’t the owner, the mayor said. The Detroit Land Bank Authority holds the title to the house. Curtis said she paid $17,000 for the property in 2017 and has spent $60,000 in repairs and other costs so far. (John Greilick/Detroit News via AP)