metropolitan area. The awards, handed out during a ceremony at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C., on Monday night, celebrate excellence in professional theatre throughout the city’s metropolitan area. Created by Canadian husband-and-wife duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, “Come From Away” is centred on Gander, N.L., in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. The […]

are the thief instead of the victim,” Oliar said. “Famous comedians could easily steal jokes with impunity. They found that comedy doesn’t pay well — unless you’re someone like O’Brien with deep pockets and a production company and network behind him that can also be sued. It’s difficult to prove someone intentionally stole a joke or […]

Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. This year’s induction ceremony will be recorded and later broadcast by CBC Music in association with ICI Musique. Organizers say the bilingual evening will be highlighted by tributes and performances from a wide array of Canadian musicians, including […]

He dropped hints that he might follow a different career path when he congratulated a tropical storm for being upgraded to a hurricane and warned of hailstones “the size of canned hams.” David Letterman, seen hosting his final edition of The Late Show, could be prickly on-air but he also developed a warm rapport with […]

The group behind that earlier theft claimed to have stolen additional material from other studios and pledged to release further titles unless “modest” ransoms are paid. federal investigators on the claim by hackers, who demanded an undisclosed sum be paid in digital currency. Others have suggested in could be Cars 3, due for release in mid-June. […]

Batman and Superman face off yet again, but under different circumstances from the recent movie. (NetherRealm Studios/Warner Bros. “I would be surprised if we never did a Mortal Kombat game again,” he said. “Oh, not the Titanic! And I was the only programmer,” Boon told CBC News. When asked whether he has anything in store […]

Zaphod Beeblebrox, landmark Ottawa music venue, closing May 14 ​Ottawa’s live music scene mourns Zaphod’s demise The club’s owners had announced earlier this month they would be shutting for good on May 14, roughly one year after longtime owner Eugene Haslam sold the venue. Amy Demers, left, and Kim Cassell, right, nabbed the first bingo […]

Elementary schools in the Greater Toronto Area, for example, are 2½ times more likely to have a specialist music teacher than schools in the northern and eastern reaches of the province.  The reason for this discrepancy is not necessarily affluence, but that schools with more students tend to get more funding, and can therefore afford […]

“I love science,” McCullough said after the Sunday event. “It’s not just one face. She said she wants to inspire children to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Trump co-owned The Miss Universe Organization with NBCUniversal, but the network and the Spanish-language […]

He told The Associated Press in 1981 that he made ends meet at first by working in a Broadway restaurant and eventually found theatre roles, but his family was always ready to welcome him back. A private service will be held in his native Texas. Boothe’s publicist said he died of natural causes at his […]

“It’s still a place that’s celebrating and loves international cinema, and the idea of cinema,” said Coppola. (Kimberly French/Netflix via Associated Press) Okja, starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal, is the South Korean director’s follow-up to Snowpiercer. “It’s an interesting issue and it’s going to continue,” said Joon-ho, Okja’s director. Here, security personnel is seen near […]

Users can also watch Alt TV on a television hooked up to a fourth-generation Apple TV device, with Android TV compatibility coming “later this year,” according to a Bell press release. Pik TV uses a $100 “media box” to connect to traditional televisions, but also allows viewing on a smartphone or tablet through a special app. Bell’s Rizwan Jamal said the […]