February 23rd, 2017


Entertainment News

  • Montreal production designer on Oscar nod for ‘Arrival,’ creating alien language

    TORONTO – Montreal production designer Patrice Vermette is going to the Oscars again – and hopes to find his way to the red carpet this time. Vermette is nominated for his work on Quebec director Denis Villeneuve’s brainy alien-invasion drama “Arrival.” It’s his second nomination after a nod for best art direction on 2009’s “The [...] Read More »

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  • Brit Awards co-hosts honour Michael Buble after Canadian pulled out as host

    LONDON – The co-hosts of the Brit Awards paid tribute to Michael Buble on Wednesday night after the Canadian crooner was unable to host the ceremony as planned due to his son’s illness. Buble cancelled his hosting gig last month to focus on caring for his three-year-old son, Noah, who is fighting cancer. Dermot O’Leary [...] Read More »

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  • Woman wearing anti-Trump sign barred from Lincoln Center

    NEW YORK – A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City’s Lincoln Center because she wouldn’t remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket. Jenny Heinz tells The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2meuj6D ) it happened this month at David Geffen Hall when she went to [...] Read More »

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  • Mexico cancels narco-song concert for glorifying drug trade

    MEXICO CITY – Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas have cancelled a concert by singer Alfredo Rios, known as El Komander, on the grounds it might glorify drug traffickers. Rios is among a new generation of singers known as the “altered movement” who sing explicit ballads about the realities of drug trafficking [...] Read More »

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  • Judge blocks California law on posting actors’ ages

    SAN FRANCISCO – A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors’ ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria granted IMDb.com’s request to block AB 1687 [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • ‘Jackie’ a portrait of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy

    We go back in time this Friday with two “new” films. “Jackie” looks at the life of Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband, John F. Kennedy. Natalie Portman is brilliant in the lead role, and it is important to note that the late John Hurt stars in this – his final film. It [...] Read More »

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  • The Honeymoon is far from over

    Veteran Canadian rockers back with new music Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com They were part of the Canadian rock soundtrack for a generation of music fans in the 1980s but more than 30 years after they first hit the charts, Honeymoon Suite is still touring and recording. The Ontario band, which performs Sunday at Average [...] Read More »

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  • ’Tis the season to help the less fortunate

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com Tis the season. Yes, we know. Christmas is upon us and we are bombarded with signs of merriment and advertisements that suggest all is wonderful with the world. And yes, this can truly be a special time of year. I, for one, love walking the pups nightly around my neighbourhood, [...] Read More »

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