2017

ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski.  And this week the company responded, posting a job titled President of Playlists. Golden age gone for good Joel Blit, a specialist in the economics of innovation at the University of Waterloo, says the golden days for the music industry, back when we bought music in cardboard sleeves and plastic boxes, […]

After what organizers called “extensive due diligence and deliberation,” they announced that the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Exposition Park, where it will sit alongside the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Science Center, which houses the space shuttle Endeavour. Lucas has been trying to build the […]

Its full list of nominees: Arrival Deadpool Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land Lion Manchester By the Sea Moonlight While the PGA and the Academy often agree on the best movie, last year the producers picked The Big Short, while the Oscar went to Spotlight. An unlikely R-rated box […]

are fixing the world in the places it is broken made me immensely proud.” On Monday, Hiddleston wrote on Facebook that his speech was “inelegantly expressed,” adding that he was nervous and his words “just came out wrong.” He was reacting to social media criticism including a tweet from The West Wing actor Joshua Malina, […]

Clooney, who supported Hillary Clinton in her bid for the presidency, went on to name presidents he did admire. Actor George Clooney has defended Meryl Streep’s right to make a political statement at the Golden Globes Awards ceremony after she was criticized by president-elect Donald Trump. “I didn’t vote for him, I don’t support him, […]

president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager and counsellor, was scheduled to visit the oilsands and speak to business leaders in Calgary this week, but had to cancel with inauguration day fast approaching. In 2014, Young played four concerts as part of his Honour the Treaties Tour. Tutu, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, had an aerial tour […]

(Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images) Private judges are often used in high-profile divorce cases, keeping many details of a breakup out of the public eye while a final judgment is negotiated. © The Associated Press, 2017 The couple say they’ve taken divorce proceedings private in an effort to reunify the family. “The parties and their counsel have […]

The death certificate lists “writer” as the occupation in which Fisher spent most of her life. The loss of an icon: Star Wars fans reflect on Carrie Fisher’s death Billie Lourd speaks out on deaths of mother, grandmother Under “cause of death” it says “cardiac arrest/deferred.” The “deferred” designation indicates that more investigation is needed […]

Best actor nominees, announced Tuesday, are Canadian Ryan Gosling, Andrew Garfield, Casey Affleck, Jake Gyllenhaal and Viggo Mortensen. Gosling of London, Ont., is fresh of a weekend win as best actor in a musical or comedy for La La Land, which won Golden Globes in all seven categories it was nominated. The best actress category […]

Still the Boss: Bruce Springsteen, seen performing in Paris in July, had the year’s highest-grossing concert tour overall. After a boffo 2016, Drake has another accolade to add to his tally: highest-grossing hip hop concert tour. Despite the recognition, however, Drake’s overall placement on the Pollstar list was just outside the top 10 (he’s at […]

“John McCrae is a pretty larger-than-life figure in Guelph, for obvious reasons, so I started thinking about, or looking and researching into McCrae’s history,” said Sanagan, who works for the Archives of Ontario. “We’re pretty aware of the history of cultures maybe telling the stories of other cultures, without having those cultures be included in the […]

Jackson appeared in the Mideast hotspot of Dubai, it really was only a matter of time before the snake on a plane would turn up, too. Jackson was honoured with an achievement award in early December at the Dubai Film Festival. Once Samuel L. (Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images) Jackson, who starred in the 2006 thriller Snakes […]

And in 2011, frontman Bono made headlines when he was hitchhiking in West Vancouver after getting caught in the rain and was picked up by Edmonton Oilers centre Gilbert Brule. The Joshua Tree. Powered by singles With or Without You, Where The Streets Have No Name and I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, […]