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Adam Yauch, 47, passed away in May of 2012, after a fight with cancer. The playground includes basketball courts, a community garden, a greenhouse, a small fitness area, an open play space, drinking fountains and a dog run. The city named the park for the late rapper, who was Jewish, in 2013. He died of […]

None of the allegations about the Morrisseau paintings have been proven in court. “We tend to think of this [art authentication] as a very objective kind of view of things, but really, there’s so much subjectivity,” Kupferman said. Re-examining Vincent van Gogh’s mental health struggles With files from Jessica Wong (Supplied) Opinions also change over time — a fact […]

She was 60. I want to sing. When Prince surprised Sharon Jones on stage in Paris. Thank you for all the joy you brought us. Two legends gone way too soon: https://t.co/zVvOyt7yyn pic.twitter.com/8ctD9gX02m— @TheMattWilstein Born in North Augusta, S.C., Jones moved to Brooklyn as a child. Documentary captures soul singer’s spirited cancer battle In the Q&A […]

We didn’t want to be associated with the reselling of the tickets to that event so we just removed them.” As of 2 p.m. Tickets to the Nov. “We review the factors that are there. Proceeds are being donated to The Gord Downie Secret Path Fund for Truth and Reconciliation. AT, there were no ads offering to sell tickets […]

are currently striking against 11 of the largest gaming publishers in the industry. As well, video game voice actors are seeking bonus payments for work on games that sell over two million copies — i.e. The actor from Goose Bay, N.L., has voiced dozens of characters in popular franchises such as Star Wars, Spider-Man and […]

The speakers unanimously condemned the film and the festival for screening it, prompting organizers to apologize. Charlotte Selb, who was the festival’s programming director at the time and who stood behind the decision to screen the film, added her name to the apology.  Organizers say they will “take steps to improve its consideration of problematic points of view during […]

presidential election, but that “if I would’ve voted, I would’ve voted on Trump” — a declaration that was applauded by some concert-goers, but drew jeers from other members of the audience and sparked a wave of criticism from fans on social media. This world is racist, OK? I don’t believe in women’s rights. “If people […]

Bob Dylan’s post-win silence is ‘arrogant’, according to Nobel academy member Bob Dylan ‘speechless’ at winning Nobel, finally says he’ll accept prize I’m Not There: Bob Dylan to skip Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden Dylan has said he cannot attend the Dec. However, several recipients have delivered the lectures after the fact. The choice of Bob […]

Julien’s Auctions says that the iconic, form-fitting gown was sold for $4.8 million Thursday night to Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Monroe’s famous dress is displayed at Christie’s auction house in New York in 1999. The company says in a news release that the actress wore the Hollywood designer Jean Louis creation — flesh-coloured and […]

She says that she gave Ford a heads-up about the book and he received a draft. Carrie Fisher, left, and Harrison Ford share kiss at a Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015. A representative for Ford didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/Associated Press) © The Associated […]

(Richard Drew/The Associated Press) Among other highlights at Wednesday’s auction was a painting by Wassily Kandinsky that had not been on the market in more than 50 years. 4. The previous record for his work was $23 million set in 2012. A lively, colourful piece of geometric and organic shapes, it’s been in the same […]

​Canadians Frank Gehry and Lorne Michaels are among the newest recipients of America’s highest civilian honour: the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (FilmMagic) The awards will be presented at the White House on Nov. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Gehry is a world-renowned architect whose best-known buildings include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Dancing […]