March 26th, 2019

Entertainment

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  • The Latest: Legal experts question Smollett outcome

    CHICAGO – The Latest on the case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Many legal experts are stunned by prosecutors’ decision to drop charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett told police he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack. Cook County First Assistant State’s Attorney Joseph Magats told reporters [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Smollett prosecutors: Want to focus on violence

    CHICAGO – The Latest on the case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 3 p.m. Prosecutors say one of the reasons they decided to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett was because they want to focus resources on the city’s gun violence. Cook County First Assistant State’s Attorney Joseph Magats told WLS-TV on [...] Read More »

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  • Over 40 years into her career, Tantoo Cardinal finally stars in leading film role

    TORONTO – Acclaimed actress Tantoo Cardinal has been in more than 100 screen projects, yet she’s just now enjoying her first leading role in a film. In “Falls Around Her,” which screens Wednesday at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto and opens Friday at the city’s Carlton Cinema, Cardinal plays a renowned Anishinaabe musician who returns [...] Read More »

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  • The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘This was not an exoneration’

    CHICAGO – The Latest on the case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Prosecutors says a stunning decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett doesn’t mean they no longer believe he staged a racial and homophobic attack against him in January. First Assistant State’s Attorney Joseph Magats told reporters Tuesday that [...] Read More »

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  • Public support ensures outdoor ‘Blue Loop’ art project stays

    BATH TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Michigan artist will be allowed to keep his outdoor art installation of thousands of found objects that officials ruled violated an anti-junk ordinance, after an outpouring of public support. Bath Township officials on March 18 voted to drop the case against artist Robert Park and “The Blue Loop” – the [...] Read More »

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Local Entertainment

  • Juno winner will be a JazzFest 2019 headliner

    A coup for JazzFest 2019: Juno-award winner Laila Biali will be one of the headliners this year. A singer-songwriter and pianist, Biali was recently honoured with a Juno for the best vocal jazz album of the year and she will bring her talents to the Gas City for a show June 25 at the Esplanade. [...] Read More »

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  • There’s more than blues at the Bow

    Blues at the Bow celebrates the end of its 25th year with a season finale March 30. The Bow Island attraction presents West Coast All Stars featuring Junior Watson. Juno award-winner Harrison Kennedy opens the show. “That one should be one to go down in the books,” noted Blues on the Bow president Grenner Veilleux. [...] Read More »

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  • Eye on the Esplanade: Imagine a summer wedding

    II finally checked something off my bucket list: a visit to the cathedral city of Wells in England’s West Country county of Somerset. I have been greatly influenced by my grandmother’s stories of her childhood home and had long held the desire to see it for myself. My mental picture of Wells, from Grandma’s stories, [...] Read More »

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  • Eagle Butte Drama Group doing ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    Alberta Newspaper Group The Eagle Butte Drama Group along with Seven Persons, Irvine and Redcliff students are working hard as they get set to perform the Disney-classic of the “Beauty and the Beast” musical later this month at Medicine Hat College. Jake Lavoie-Pierzchala plays the Beast and said having one of lead roles has a [...] Read More »

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  • Library Chat: Drug crisis series wrapping up March 18 at library

    There has been a lot in the news about plans to open a supervised consumption site in downtown Medicine Hat where people can use drugs in a monitored setting. There are differing opinions on this initiative, with good reason: Many feel that ongoing deaths urgently require a response, while others are concerned about the health [...] Read More »

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