November 1st, 2014

Entertainment

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  • Jake Paltrow thought of late dad with dystopian drought drama ‘Young Ones’

    TORONTO – Jake Paltrow looked to his late filmmaker father when he started writing the dystopian water-shortage drama “Young Ones,” now in select theatres and on video-on-demand platforms. The writer-director says the project began as a “love story” between a father and son and then expanded into a futuristic drama about a family dealing with [...] Read More »

    36 mins ago
  • Police investigating ex-CBC- star Jian Ghomeshi after two women come forward

    TORONTO – Former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi is under criminal investigation after two women came forward to complain, police said Friday. Word of police involvement followed a day in which the public broadcaster said the emergence of “graphic” evidence that Ghomeshi had caused physical injury to a person is what prompted his firing [...] Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • Police in Toronto launch criminal Ghomeshi probe

    TORONTO – Police in Toronto have opened a criminal investigation into former star radio host Jian Ghomeshi. A spokesman tells The Canadian Press that two women have come forward to complain. The spokesman says officers are now investigating, but had no other details. The C-B-C says it fired Ghomeshi last Sunday after seeing graphic evidence [...] Read More »

    14 hours ago
  • ‘We continued to believe Jian,’ CBC says; ‘graphic’ evidence changed that

    TORONTO – The emergence of unspecified “graphic” evidence that its former star radio host Jian Ghomeshi had caused physical injury to a person is what prompted the CBC to fire him, the broadcaster said Friday. In a memo to staff, executive vice-president Heather Conway said it wanted to provide some information to staff ahead of [...] Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Widow says Stanley Kubrick a perfectionist as TIFF exhibit on director opens

    TORONTO – Stanley Kubrick was a perfectionist who cared fiercely about every detail in his films, says his widow as a new exhibit chronicling his life’s work opens in Toronto. “A perfectionist is someone who really thinks he’s never perfect. And he tried to be,” said Christiane Kubrick in an interview at TIFF Bell Lightbox. [...] Read More »

    18 hours ago

Local Entertainment

  • ‘The King’ in Milk River Sat.

    MILK RIVER Award-winning Elvis impersonator Adam Fitzpatrick will bring back memories of “The King” Saturday in Milk River. Fitzpatrick has racked up numerous accolades performing as Elvis Presley, including 2013 Ultimate Elvis first runner-up, 2014 European Grand Champion, 2014 Las Vegas Grand Champion and 2014 Las Vegas People’s[...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Godsmack headlines trio of hard-rock acts Thursday night at The Enmax

    Stan AshbeeSouthern Alberta NewspapersPyro, testosterone and hard rock — and a trifecta of the best in rock today. Godsmack, Seether and Pop Evil hit the stage last night at the Enmax Centre for the ultimate hard rock triple bill.From the moment Pop Evil, from Michigan, opened the night with a set of hit songs including [...] Read More »

    1 month ago
  • Viewers deserve choice in TV programming

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.com There seems to be a double standard in Canada when it comes to the media, which has long served as the conscience of Canadian communities with its coverage of local events as well as being a source of entertainment.With the Canadian Radio-Television Communications hearings into the state of television now over, perhaps [...] Read More »

    1 month ago
  • Geomattic Attic releases schedule for slate of fall shows

    The end of summer not only means the return of school, but also the return of musical acts at The Geomattic Attic.Earlier this week, the Attic released its fall lineup, which kicks off Sept. 8 with Royal Wood and The Good Lovelies in a double bill. The show goes at Sputhminster United Church with tickets [...] Read More »

    2 months ago
  • Memories of Messer — Scott Woods keeps a musical legacy alive

    Al BeeberLethbridge Heraldabeeber@lethbridgeherald.comIn the 1960s, “Don Messer’s Jubilee” was a staple of Canadian television, a musical institution who would draw fans from coast to coast to watch his blend of traditional fiddle music.Messer, along with fellow stars Charlie Chamberlain and Marg Osborne, were stars and while[...] Read More »

    4 months ago

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