September 25th, 2018

Entertainment News

London Fashion Week: Victoria Beckham brings it home

By The Associated Press on September 16th, 2018

LONDON – Victoria Beckham has brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time to mark a decade in the business. The former Spice Girl celebrated the brand she built up with a glamorous catwalk show early Sunday in an elegant gallery next door to her store in London’s tony Mayfair ... Read More »

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Kim K the filly wins $100,000 Debutante in 2nd career race

By The Associated Press on September 15th, 2018

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Kim K made a splash in her second career start, winning the $100,000 Barretts Debutante at Los Alamitos. The 2-year-old filly named for Kim Kardashian won by three lengths on Saturday. She paid $8 and $3.40. Ridden by apprentice jockey Heriberto Figueroa, Kim K ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16.28. She ... Read More »

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‘X-Files’ actor Peter Donat dead at 90

By The Associated Press on September 15th, 2018

NEW YORK – Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in “The X-Files” and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. ... Read More »

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Five movies you might’ve missed: Smaller standout Toronto film festival picks

By David Friend, The Canadian Press on September 15th, 2018

TORONTO – Beyond the red carpet glamour at the Toronto International Film Festival there’s dozens of wonderful movies from around the world just waiting to be discovered. Here are five standout films that didn’t capture the attention they deserved at this year’s TIFF, but should land on your must-see list: “Burning” – A quietly unassuming ... Read More »

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A look at some highlights of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival

By The Canadian Press on September 15th, 2018

TORONTO – From Ryan Gosling’s coffee house surprise to Xavier Dolan’s letter to Leonardo DiCaprio, there was plenty to keep people talking at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Here are our highlights of the fest, which wraps Sunday: SOME STANDOUT FILMS: “A Star is Born”: All hype aside, Bradley Cooper’s glossy directorial debut makes ... Read More »

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Canada says B.C. Indigenous basket making an event of historic significance

By Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press on September 15th, 2018

VICTORIA – Matilda Borden liked to pour a cup of tea to display her basket making expertise, proving her cups made from material gathered in British Columbia’s forests were watertight, says her granddaughter Brenda Crabtree. Not one drop would leak, recalls Crabtree, who is also a basket-making artist and Aboriginal programs director at Emily Carr ... Read More »

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Pussy Riot member said to regain consciousness in hospital

By The Associated Press on September 14th, 2018

MOSCOW – A member of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group says a fellow activist who was hospitalized for possible poisoning has regained consciousness. Group member Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press via Facebook that Pyotr Verzilov regained consciousness on Friday, but remained in intensive care. Verzilov has been in the hospital since falling ill Tuesday. ... Read More »

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Met Opera to start Sunday performances in 2019-20

By The Associated Press on September 14th, 2018

NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Opera will start regular Sunday afternoon performances for the first time in its century-plus history during the 2019-20 season. As part of its new union agreements announced Friday, the company also will go dark each February beginning in 2020-21, shifting those performances to the end of each season, which will ... Read More »

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‘I’m having fun’: Paul McCartney on sharing his saucy reflections on the Beatles

By David Friend, The Canadian Press on September 14th, 2018

TORONTO – Paul McCartney says sharing the raunchier stories of his days in the Beatles doesn’t faze him anymore and he’s getting a kick out of knowing others enjoy the tales. The 76-year-old musician recently spilled the dirt on the Fab Four in the pages of GQ. One memory involved the time he and his ... Read More »

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‘I’m having fun’: Paul McCartney on sharing his saucy reflections of the Beatles

By David Friend, The Canadian Press on September 14th, 2018

TORONTO – Paul McCartney says sharing the raunchier stories of his days in the Beatles doesn’t faze him anymore and he’s getting a kick out of knowing others enjoy the tales. The 76-year-old musician recently spilled the dirt on the Fab Four in the pages of GQ. One memory involved the time he and his ... Read More »

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