Entertainment

Red Deer is believed to be one of the first cities in the province to pursue an “entertainment district” for its downtown. A decision on the district is expected by Red Deer City Council later this month. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Community support for downtown entertainment district in Red Deer

City staff working on entertainment district bylaw

 

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Punk band shows its Ponoka connection on prestigious billboard

NOBRO will play live in Calgary and Edmonton next month

 

The Louisiana Hayride is a musical journey with artists transforming themselves in appearance and sound, sharing the music of Elvis, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Shania Twain and others.

Celebrating Musical Legends:

Lousiana Hayride provides unforgettable performances

  • Feb 28, 2022

 

Talia, 3, Ben, 6, and Angela Sapelak, of Red Deer, learned how to play the spoons at Red Deer Winter Carnival on Saturday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Talia, 3, Ben, 6, and Angela Sapelak, of Red Deer, learned how to play the spoons at Red Deer Winter Carnival on Saturday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Jesse Wente poses for a photograph in Toronto on December 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Indigenous film/TV funding needs Indigenous-led application, review process: report

Report says participants agreed this would be just the beginning of a larger discussion

Jesse Wente poses for a photograph in Toronto on December 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Musician Ed Robertson, shown in a handout photo, worked with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson to design a Rush pinball machine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ed Robertson
Musician Ed Robertson, shown in a handout photo, worked with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson to design a Rush pinball machine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Ed Robertson
Host Shaquille O’Neal attends Shaq’s Fun House on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

Shaq’s ‘Fun House’ draws big crowd with Lil Wayne headlining

Event held at the spacious Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall

  • Feb 13, 2022
Host Shaquille O’Neal attends Shaq’s Fun House on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)
FILE - Rapper Kodak Black appears in court at the Florence County, South Carolina, courthouse in Florence, S.C., April 28, 2021. Los Angeles Police say four people were shot and wounded after a fight broke out outside a Los Angeles restaurant hosting a party that followed a Justin Bieber concert early morning Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Black is among several people involved in the brawl when shots rang out, sending everyone at the scene running for cover. Law enforcement sources told NBC News that Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was among the people shot and injured. (Matthew Christian/The Morning News via AP, File)

Kodak Black reportedly among 4 shot outside Super Bowl party

Party followed Bieber’s private concert

  • Feb 13, 2022
FILE - Rapper Kodak Black appears in court at the Florence County, South Carolina, courthouse in Florence, S.C., April 28, 2021. Los Angeles Police say four people were shot and wounded after a fight broke out outside a Los Angeles restaurant hosting a party that followed a Justin Bieber concert early morning Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022. Black is among several people involved in the brawl when shots rang out, sending everyone at the scene running for cover. Law enforcement sources told NBC News that Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was among the people shot and injured. (Matthew Christian/The Morning News via AP, File)
Jon Hamm attends day two of Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Drake was a star among A-listers at ‘Homecoming’ concert

Drake does 45-minute set

  • Feb 13, 2022
Jon Hamm attends day two of Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
FILE - Bob Saget arrives at a screening of “MacGruber” on Dec. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. Saget’s family has released a statement on the cause of his death last month in Florida, citing authorities saying the actor-comedian died from an accidental blow to the head. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Family: Bob Saget died after accidental blow to the head

Saget best known for his role as dad Danny Tanner on ‘Full House’

  • Feb 10, 2022
FILE - Bob Saget arrives at a screening of “MacGruber” on Dec. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. Saget’s family has released a statement on the cause of his death last month in Florida, citing authorities saying the actor-comedian died from an accidental blow to the head. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Colin Jost, left, and Scarlett Johansson arrive at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020. The married couple, who once made comedy skits on “Saturday Night Live,” are reuniting onscreen for a new Super Bowl commercial. The 60-second ad launches Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, and will be televised during Super Bowl 56 on Feb. 13. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost reunite for Super Bowl ad

Johansson hopes Super Bowl viewers enjoy their ad as much as them

  • Feb 7, 2022
FILE - Colin Jost, left, and Scarlett Johansson arrive at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020. The married couple, who once made comedy skits on “Saturday Night Live,” are reuniting onscreen for a new Super Bowl commercial. The 60-second ad launches Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, and will be televised during Super Bowl 56 on Feb. 13. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE— Actor Jason Bateman arrives at a special screening of “Ozark” Season 2 at Arclight Hollywood on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. Bateman is being feted as 2022 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the first recipient of the award since 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

‘Ozark’s’ Jason Bateman feted as Hasty Pudding Man of Year

Award has been handed out since 1967

  • Feb 3, 2022
FILE— Actor Jason Bateman arrives at a special screening of “Ozark” Season 2 at Arclight Hollywood on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. Bateman is being feted as 2022 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the first recipient of the award since 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
Actor Simu Liu poses for photographs on the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’, at a cinema in west London, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
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Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)

Gord Bamford to hit the stage in Rimbey this month

Multiple Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), and Country Music Association (CMA) award-winning…

  • Jan 11, 2022
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)
FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait following her appearance on the television talk show “In the House,” in Burbank, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Betty White’s death caused by stroke suffered 6 days earlier

Cause was typical in such cases

  • Jan 11, 2022
FILE - Actress Betty White poses for a portrait following her appearance on the television talk show “In the House,” in Burbank, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
This image released by Netflix shows Leonardo DiCaprio in “Don’t Look Up.” (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)

Golden Globe Awards carry on, without stars or a telecast

Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ won several big awards

  • Jan 10, 2022
This image released by Netflix shows Leonardo DiCaprio in “Don’t Look Up.” (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)
FILE - Bob Saget, from left, Dave Coulier and John Stamos, winners of the award for favorite premium comedy series for “Fuller House,” pose in the press room at the People’s Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. Saget, a comedian and actor known for his role as a widower raising a trio of daughters in the sitcom “Full House,” has died, according to authorities in Florida, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. He was 65. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

‘No signs of foul play or drug use’

  • Jan 10, 2022
FILE - Bob Saget, from left, Dave Coulier and John Stamos, winners of the award for favorite premium comedy series for “Fuller House,” pose in the press room at the People’s Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. Saget, a comedian and actor known for his role as a widower raising a trio of daughters in the sitcom “Full House,” has died, according to authorities in Florida, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. He was 65. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Pop and R&B entertainer Jason Derulo attends the world premiere of “Cats,” at Alice Tully Hall in New York on Dec. 16, 2019. Derulo was involved in a scuffle with two other people early Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at a Las Vegas Strip resort, but the singer, dancer and Tik Tok star was not arrested or given a summons, police said. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Police: R&B singer Derulo involved in Vegas resort scuffle

No injuries were reported by police

  • Jan 5, 2022
FILE - Pop and R&B entertainer Jason Derulo attends the world premiere of “Cats,” at Alice Tully Hall in New York on Dec. 16, 2019. Derulo was involved in a scuffle with two other people early Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at a Las Vegas Strip resort, but the singer, dancer and Tik Tok star was not arrested or given a summons, police said. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cast member in the upcoming film “Terminator: Dark Fate,” discusses the film during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver’s marriage is officially over more than 10 years after the award-winning journalist petitioned to end her then-25-year marriage to the action star and former California governor. A Los Angeles judge finalized the divorce on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, court records show. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Schwarzenegger and Shriver divorce final after 10 years

Divorce handled quietly

  • Dec 30, 2021
FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, a cast member in the upcoming film “Terminator: Dark Fate,” discusses the film during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver’s marriage is officially over more than 10 years after the award-winning journalist petitioned to end her then-25-year marriage to the action star and former California governor. A Los Angeles judge finalized the divorce on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, court records show. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)