The Saskatchewan-born Cree singer-songwriter “has made her voice heard through her music, art, and activism, establishing herself among the ranks of folk greats such as Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan,” Greystone Books said in a statement Thursday. “But Sainte-Marie is so much more than a musician; she is also an entrepreneur, a pioneer in digital […]

“We chose Champlain as one of the stories and we mention that he made other voyages to North America and what has become Canada, and what we did was choose to focus on him establishing the first permanent settlement in what is Canada.” ‘Inevitably there are things left out’ English also pointed to the Parks Canada […]

Besides banning cellphones, the academy is adding a third balloting partner to the telecast, and bringing in PwC’s U.S. Ruiz, left, and Brian Cullinan arrive at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Boone Isaacs said in her email Wednesday that a third balloting partner with knowledge of the winners will sit with the telecast director […]

Its title character battled vampires, demons and other dark forces while navigating everyday teenage struggles. The show was ‘the ultimate metaphor’ for teens, said star Sarah Michelle Gellar. The reunited Buffy cast also appears on the cover of the upcoming issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine, available Friday. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/Associated Press) The show was “the ultimate metaphor,” […]

10 — the date of Alfred Nobel’s death — pleading other commitments. Bob Dylan grateful for Nobel Prize, compares his musical approach to Shakespeare ‘I’m sorry, I’m so nervous’: Patti Smith forgets Bob Dylan lines during Nobel Prize performance The 75-year-old Dylan, who was awarded the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the […]

“The classes were really unique,” Walsh said, “He never taught the children what to paint. He taught them how to paint. “The painting was of the beach at my home at my reservation. (April Thompson) I was always afraid Laing describes the art class as ‘life saving’, saying she probably wouldn’t have survived residential school without the chance to express herself. […]

Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the threat shifts eastward, and forecasters say about 19 million people in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana could see stormy weather, including the possibility of strong tornadoes. John Gonzalez said the Chevrolet Suburban driven […]

Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting a Temple University basketball team manager in 2004. So the defense wants his deposition testimony about them excluded as well. Judge rules Bill Cosby case to be decided by outside, sequestered jury Judge in Bill Cosby case bars several accusers from testifying Cosby acknowledged in a decade-old deposition […]

Mortal Kombat (1992): The game’s realistic violence was debated internationally and in U.S. Preserving video game history is about more than nostalgia Is the video game Resident Evil 7 the state of the art in horror? They also include: Final Fantasy VII, Halo: Combat Evolved, Microsoft Windows Solitaire, Mortal Kombat, Myst, Pokemon Red and Green, Portal, Resident Evil, Street Fighter II and Tomb Raider. […]

(Chris Young/Canadian Press) “The Handmaid’s Tale ends with ‘Are there any questions?’ With this new special audio edition, I’ve added the questions and answers that I think the people at that symposium, occurring in 2195, might ask. “Are there any questions?” is the final line. Atwood’s novel, as related through a handmaid known as “Offred,” imagines […]

Coupled with two additional entries featuring Drake, the hip hop star’s 24 songs on the current chart breaks the record (again, previously held by Drake) for the most simultaneous songs on the charts. He’s also now become the solo artist with the most tracks to ever pop up on the Hot 100 in the chart’s […]

Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart found dead ‘He created a great momentum for sharks worldwide’ Unspecified damages are being sought in the lawsuit filed in Broward County, Fla., Circuit Court. The lawsuit claims Stewart disappeared while dive organizers were focused on treating his dive companion after both encountered breathing difficulties. He also made a 2013 documentary […]

Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Smith’s Tom Jones-loving cousin Carlton on the 1990s sitcom, posted a picture on Instagram on Monday of the cast getting together. Joined by Smith and Ribeiro were Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Daphne Reid and Joseph Marcell. James Avery, who had the role of Smith’s Uncle Phil, died in late 2013. News […]