June 20th, 2018

Entertainment News

Thousands in London for Trooping the Color spectacle

By The Associated Press on June 9th, 2018

LONDON – Hundreds of British soldiers are taking part in the annual Trooping the Color ceremony in London marking Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday celebration in front of thousands of spectators. The spectacle is expected to include an appearance by Prince Harry and his new wife, former American actress Meghan Markle, who will later join ... Read More »

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Prosecutor: Bourdain hanged himself with bathrobe belt

By The Associated Press on June 9th, 2018

PARIS – The prosecutor of Colmar in France’s Alsace region says that writer and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain hanged himself in the bathroom of his French hotel room. Prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told The Associated Press on Saturday that the famed chef and host of the CNN series “Parts Unknown” used the belt of his ... Read More »

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The Latest: Chef recalls serving Bourdain regional fare

By The Associated Press on June 8th, 2018

PARIS – The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Four days before his death, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was tucking into sauerkraut and roasted ham in the eastern French town of Colmar, just miles from the village of Kaysersberg where his life ended. Julien Schroeder is the owner and ... Read More »

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Which new TV shows will stand out? Canadian networks bet on U.S. dramas

By Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press on June 8th, 2018

TORONTO – What will the Canadian private broadcast networks wow us with over the next 12 months? Amid the annual programming presentations over the past week, in which the networks present their upcoming schedules to advertisers, each broadcaster insisted, once again, they have next fall’s most buzzed-about shows. But with so much competition in the ... Read More »

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QuickQuotes: Some of Anthony Bourdain’s thoughts on Canada, Quebec and Montreal

By The Canadian Press on June 8th, 2018

Celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, who was found dead in France on Friday at the age of 61, filmed a number of episodes of his various shows in Canada over the past several years. Here are some of his musings on Canada, Quebec and Montreal. Montreal: “This is a great country because of ... Read More »

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UBC must pay fired author Steven Galloway $167,000 for privacy violation

By The Canadian Press on June 8th, 2018

VANCOUVER – The University of British Columbia must pay fired creative writing professor and author Steven Galloway $167,000 in damages for statements that violated his privacy rights and harmed his reputation. A labour arbitration decision released Friday does not specifically say which communications infringed his privacy, but Galloway filed two grievances: one after he was ... Read More »

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Singer Michelle Williams to appear in ‘Grease: The Musical’ in Toronto

By The Canadian Press on June 8th, 2018

TORONTO – Singer-songwriter Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child fame will appear in a Toronto production of “Grease: The Musical.” Producers say she’ll make a cameo as Teen Angel in the show from June 19-23. The production runs until July 8 at the Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre. Williams is among several celebrities making a ... Read More »

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Marilyn Monroe statue near church draws some ire

By Dave Collins, The Associated Press on June 8th, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. – Marilyn Monroe’s rear is getting some leers in Connecticut. A 26-foot statue of the iconic actress has been placed in a Stamford park across the street from a church, which is getting a full view of her behind. It depicts the famous scene from the 1955 movie “The Seven Year Itch” where ... Read More »

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Person dies at Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee

By The Associated Press on June 8th, 2018

MANCHESTER, Tenn. – Officials say a person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee. News outlets report Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves confirmed a body was found Friday morning at a festival campground. Coffee County sheriff’s spokesman Lucky Knott says officials are investigating the cause of death but foul play ... Read More »

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The Latest: Commotion unusual in village where Bourdain died

By The Associated Press on June 8th, 2018

PARIS – The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A shopkeeper in a village of red rooftops in France’s Alsace region where Anthony Bourdain apparently hanged himself says he saw a lot of coming and going outside the luxury Le Chambard hotel. Forty-one-year-old Christophe Jolin says the Friday morning ... Read More »

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