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Jury selection complete for Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial Sarah McLachlan will reflect on impact of Lilith Fair in new documentary Canadian Mary Martin helped champion music legends before they were famous Advertisem*nt Ticketmaster says customers' credit card information affected by data breach U.S. singer Jelly Roll raising funds for Indigenous youth at Canadian debut in St. Catharines, Ont. Alice Munro's daughter says her mom supported abusive stepfather Pro wrestling superstar John Cena announces upcoming retirement during Toronto event Advertisem*nt 'Cancel Your Gays' trend sees 2SLGBTQ+ characters disappearing from TV Brantford, Ont., to honour hometown comedy legend Phil Hartman with mural Kendrick's Not Like Us music video pits former Raptor DeMar DeRozan against Drake Why Tom Green says he's 'glad' he got testicular cancer at 28 How the University of Manitoba is decolonizing its art collection Beverly Hill Cop: Axel F — a nostalgic earworm with lazy laughs and familiar faces Is 'Wickediator' Barbenheimer 2.0? Or are we all going insane? Could Wicked-Gladiator II joint release be this fall's Barbenheimer? Industry insiders are skeptical $11 earrings on Temu shock Algonquin beader who says they're her design Robert Towne, Oscar-winning screenwriter of Chinatown and other classics, dead at 89 CBC radio personality Rick Cluff dead at 74 'Surreal': northeastern Ontario artist Christi Belcourt receives postage stamp, Order of Canada ‘She’d be the Taylor Swift of today, for writing’: How L.M. Montgomery’s 150th birthday will be marked Video shows rapper Rick Ross involved in violent Vancouver melee Video shows rapper Rick Ross in heated Vancouver scuffle Michael J. Fox joins Coldplay on stage for 'mind blowing' Glastonbury performance Robert Bateman's lesser known works to be on display in Penticton Usher wins lifetime achievement award, Will Smith performs new single at BET Awards Very Important People host Vic Michaelis is very famous and has places to be Comedy is thriving online, which is great for comedians — sort of Comedy is hotter than ever, but the new path to success has its costs Aliens invade New York in tense Quiet Place prequel
  • 08-07-2024 14:54 via cbc.ca

    Paramount announces $28B US merger with Skydance, a new era for famed Hollywood studio - Gossip news - NewsLocker (1)

    Entertainment giant Paramount will merge with production company Skydance, closing out a decades-long run by the Redstone family in Hollywood and injecting desperately needed cash into a legacy studio that has struggled to adapt to a shifting entertainment landscape.

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  • Jury selection complete for Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial

    10-07-2024 01:24 via cbc.ca

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    A jury was seated Tuesday for Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial in New Mexico, where opening statements are set to start Wednesday.

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  • Sarah McLachlan will reflect on impact of Lilith Fair in new documentary

    09-07-2024 21:29 via cbc.ca

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    Dan Levy's production company will team up with CBC and Elevation Pictures for the upcoming film, directed by Ally Pankiw.

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  • Canadian Mary Martin helped champion music legends before they were famous

    09-07-2024 15:39 via cbc.ca

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    Mary Martin, a Toronto music lover, gained influence in rock and country music over the course of five decades in a male-dominated industry as a key conduit and artist whisperer. Martin died last week in Tennessee at 85.

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  • Ticketmaster says customers' credit card information affected by data breach

    09-07-2024 00:37 via cbc.ca

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    Ticketmaster is notifying customers about a “data security incident” that may have leaked their personal information.

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  • U.S. singer Jelly Roll raising funds for Indigenous youth at Canadian debut in St. Catharines, Ont.

    08-07-2024 21:01 via cbc.ca

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    The rapper-turned-singer performs Monday in the Niagara Region, raising funds for the Heather Winterstein Foundation. It's his Canadian debut, and proceeds will support Indigenous youth programming that addresses mental health, addictions and human trafficking.

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  • Alice Munro's daughter says her mom supported abusive stepfather

    08-07-2024 02:13 via cbc.ca

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    The youngest daughter of celebrated Canadian author Alice Munro has opened up about sexual abuse by her stepfather and the deep hurt she felt when her mother chose to support her husband instead of her child.

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  • Pro wrestling superstar John Cena announces upcoming retirement during Toronto event

    Paramount announces $28B US merger with Skydance, a new era for famed Hollywood studio - Gossip news - NewsLocker (8)

    John Cena delivered a heartfelt speech to a stadium of World Wrestling Entertainment fans in Toronto, who booed in disappointment as the wrestler-turned-actor said the 2025 season would be his last.

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  • 'Cancel Your Gays' trend sees 2SLGBTQ+ characters disappearing from TV

    07-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    TV shows with queer and trans characters are being cancelled, sparking concerns that networks and streaming services are caving to anti-2SLGBTQ+ sentiment.

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  • Brantford, Ont., to honour hometown comedy legend Phil Hartman with mural

    06-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Hartman, who was born in Brantford, will be honoured with a large tribute on the city’s performing arts centre. The city is now taking artists’ design submissions.

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  • Kendrick's Not Like Us music video pits former Raptor DeMar DeRozan against Drake

    05-07-2024 19:49 via cbc.ca

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    Late Thursday night, Kendrick Lamar released the music video to his Drake diss track Not Like Us. In a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo, is former Toronto Raptors player DeMar DeRozan.

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  • Why Tom Green says he's 'glad' he got testicular cancer at 28

    05-07-2024 16:00 via cbc.ca

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    The Canadian comedian was recently honoured with the prestigious Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award from the Banff World Media Festival. He joins Q’s Tom Power for a career-spanning interview.

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  • How the University of Manitoba is decolonizing its art collection

    05-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Amidst debate and discussion about what to do with art that reflects an imperialist history, the University of Manitoba is working to decolonize its art collection by replacing problematic paintings and sculptures with contemporary Indigenous art.

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  • Beverly Hill Cop: Axel F — a nostalgic earworm with lazy laughs and familiar faces

    04-07-2024 19:56 via cbc.ca

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    Can 63-year-old Eddie Murphy give audiences what they want with Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F? Well if what they want is a heady sense of nostalgia and soundtrack that suits your Sony Walkman, then you're in luck, says CBC's Eli Glasner.

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  • Is 'Wickediator' Barbenheimer 2.0? Or are we all going insane?

    04-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Nearly a year after the wild success of Oppenheimer and Barbie's same-day release, there's a new double billing in town. Wicked and Gladiator II are both set to release on the same day in November, leading everyone to speculate: Is this the new Barbenheimer?

  • Could Wicked-Gladiator II joint release be this fall's Barbenheimer? Industry insiders are skeptical

    04-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

    Paramount announces $28B US merger with Skydance, a new era for famed Hollywood studio - Gossip news - NewsLocker (16)

    Nearly a year after the wild success of Oppenheimer and Barbie's same-day release, there's a new double billing in town. Wicked and Gladiator II are both set to release on the same day in November, leading everyone to speculate: Is this the new Barbenheimer?

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  • $11 earrings on Temu shock Algonquin beader who says they're her design

    04-07-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Melody Markle says she was shocked to find what looked like a copy of her chickadee earrings for sale on Temu for just $11. Advocates say it's a common experience for Indigenous artists.

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  • Robert Towne, Oscar-winning screenwriter of Chinatown and other classics, dead at 89

    03-07-2024 01:50 via cbc.ca

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    Robert Towne, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of Shampoo,The Last Detailand other acclaimed films,whose work on Chinatownbecame a model of the art form, died Monday surrounded by family at his Los Angeles home, said publicist Carri McClure.

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  • CBC radio personality Rick Cluff dead at 74

    02-07-2024 21:09 via cbc.ca

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    Rick Cluff, one of B.C.'s most loved radio personalities, has died following a short battle with cancer days after marking his 74th birthday.The consummate broadcaster helped turn The Early Edition into the No. 1-rated morning show in the Metro Vancouver radio market.

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  • 'Surreal': northeastern Ontario artist Christi Belcourt receives postage stamp, Order of Canada

    02-07-2024 11:00 via cbc.ca

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    Visual artist Christi Belcourt says the final days of June, 2024 were “surreal” after she was invested into the Order of Canada, became the first Métis artist to have her work displayed at Rideau Hall – the official residence of the Governor General of Canada – and was honoured by Canada Post with a postage stamp bearing her image,

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  • ‘She’d be the Taylor Swift of today, for writing’: How L.M. Montgomery’s 150th birthday will be marked

    02-07-2024 11:00 via cbc.ca

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    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of P.E.I.’s most famous author. CBC’s Nancy Russel spoke last week with the Montgomery 150 committee's Linda Lowther and Caeley Currie from the Bedeque Area Historical Museum about some of the 70-plus events that are planned to celebrate Lucy Maud Montgomery.

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  • Video shows rapper Rick Ross involved in violent Vancouver melee

    02-07-2024 01:19 via cbc.ca

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    American rapper Rick Ross was involved in a violent incident after his set at a festival in Vancouveron Sunday night, according to event organizers.

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  • Video shows rapper Rick Ross in heated Vancouver scuffle

    02-07-2024 01:19 via cbc.ca

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    American rapper Rick Ross was involved in a violent incident after his set at a festival in Vancouveron Sunday night, according to event organizers.

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  • Michael J. Fox joins Coldplay on stage for 'mind blowing' Glastonbury performance

    01-07-2024 20:49 via cbc.ca

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    Canadian actor Michael J. Fox joined Coldplay on stage for an emotional performance at England’s Glastonbury Festival Saturday. The Back to the Future star, who lives with Parkinson's disease, came out on stage in a wheelchair and joined on guitar for the British band'sh*tsHumankind and Fix You.

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  • Robert Bateman's lesser known works to be on display in Penticton

    01-07-2024 15:00 via cbc.ca

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    Robert Bateman hasn't always painted realistic images of wildlife and nature. In his younger years, he experimented with expressionism.

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  • Usher wins lifetime achievement award, Will Smith performs new single at BET Awards

    01-07-2024 13:46 via cbc.ca

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    Usher accepted the lifetime achievement award at the 2024 BET Awards — even if the superstar mused it might be a bit early.

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  • Very Important People host Vic Michaelis is very famous and has places to be

    30-06-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Vic Michaelis is the host of the new online talk show Very Important People. CBC News sat down with the comedian to talk about acting, the Emmys and carving out a space in the fast-changing world of talk shows.

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  • Comedy is thriving online, which is great for comedians — sort of

    29-06-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Stand-up comedy is booming as Netflix specials and social media make the art form more accessible than ever.Stand-up comedy grosses have nearly tripled over the last decade,generating more than $900 million US last year according to Pollstar.

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  • Comedy is hotter than ever, but the new path to success has its costs

    29-06-2024 10:00 via cbc.ca

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    Stand-up comedy is booming as Netflix specials and social media make the art form more accessible than ever.Stand-up comedy grosses have nearly tripled over the last decade,generating more than $900 million US last year according to Pollstar.

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  • Aliens invade New York in tense Quiet Place prequel

    28-06-2024 16:39 via cbc.ca

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    A Quiet Place: Day One, the third movie in the franchise, takes the story of aliens hunting humans by sound back to its beginning: the invasion of the noisiest city on Earth.

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