The Vancouver artist shook the art scene with his 1970 piece Artifact, which was commissioned by Canada for the World Expo in Osaka, Japan but rejected by the pavilion’s commissioner Patrick Reid as too provocative. Toronto writer Philip Monk, both an exhibition curator and contemporary art critic for Maclean’s magazine, is also being honoured. “Our finest […]

“It’s like having a thousand editors at the same time.” She said the immediate feedback from readers pushed her to keep writing and finish the book. Chasing Red, a hugely popular e-book, will be published this fall. (Courtesy Isabelle Ronin) “I’m speechless … it’s crazy,” Ronin said of the book’s success. “It’s a great way for […]

Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in the Avery family’s Manitowoc County salvage yard. Inside Brendan Dassey online fandom A look at the popularity behind Making of a Murderer Last summer, a judge overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey, pictured in an undated booking photo. Avery was sentenced to life in […]

Actors Wendy Crewson, Catherine Reitman and Stephan James. Comedian Sean Cullen. Big Brother Canada host Arisa Cox. This year’s host will be comedian and America’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel. © The Associated Press, 2017 Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany, Schitt’s Creek leads Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Daniel Levy, and Sons of Anarchy alumnus Kim Coates will be among […]

The decision to show less skin was made under the regime of Playboy Enterprises CEO Scott Flanders, who left the Los Angeles company last May to run eHealth Inc., a health insurance exchange. Playboy hopes no nudes is good news CBC ARCHIVES l 1983: Hugh Hefner defends Playboy Cooper Hefner, Playboy’s chief creative officer and […]

“Although Felix has created a following by being provocative and irreverent, he clearly went too far in this case and the resulting videos are inappropriate. news outlets are reporting. Maker Studios has made the decision to end our affiliation with him going forward,” the studio told Variety. The Wall Street Journal first reported the business […]

Kota Ezawa’s The Concert, 2015, is on display at the Mead Museum’s Rotherwas room. The exhibit opening Tuesday at the Mead Art Museum in Amherst, Mass., is the work of San Francisco-based artist Kota Ezawa. Thieves dressed as Boston police officers snatched three Rembrandts, a Johannes Vermeer, an Edouard Manet and five Edgar Degas works from the Gardner Museum in March […]

The Minneapolis musician, who died in April 2016 at age 57, had shunned most streaming and digital music platforms in 2015, with the exception of Jay Z’s Tidal outlet, which seeks to return a larger share of profits to artists. Records, said in Sunday’s statement. He split with Warner Bros. Early record deal included 1999, Purple Rain Prince signed with Warner […]

It helps to be known as “Queen Bey” when you’re be draped in gold on the Grammys stage. “The Lemonade album was so monumental,” she added. She recently announced she’s pregnant with twins and her growing belly featured prominently while she sang. Several in the crowd, including Rihanna, could be seen wiping away tears. It wasn’t […]

Alberta Indigenous group receives 7th Grammy Award nomination Edmonton paint company earns spot on Grammy red carpet The folk singer began with a memory of Cohen, a long-time friend and collaborator, and the first time he brought her the lyrics to Suzanne. “He came into my living room and said, ‘I can’t play the guitar and […]

Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Full list of 2017 Oscar nominations 6 times stars used their acceptance speeches to shock, provoke and inspire La La Land had 11 nominations for the British awards and won prizes for Stone, director Damien Chazelle, music and cinematography as well as […]