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    Come From Away coming to St. John's in January

    Come From Away coming to St. John's in January


    There won't be a rotating stage but audiences will still see much of the full-scale...

    There won't be a rotating stage but audiences will still see much of the full-scale production.

    Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

    Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring


    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday for a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific, just hours before Kensington Palace announced that the royal couple are expecting a child in the...

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday for a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific, just hours before Kensington Palace announced that the royal couple are expecting a child in the spring.

    AfterMeToo group creating digital centre for survivors of workplace violence

    AfterMeToo group creating digital centre for survivors of workplace violence


    A Canadian group that pushed for change in the country's screen industry amid the #MeToo movement is taking matters into its own hands after seeing a lack of...

    A Canadian group that pushed for change in the country's screen industry amid the #MeToo movement is taking matters into its own hands after seeing a lack of action.

    Ottawa's Twin Flames win big at Native American music awards

    Ottawa's Twin Flames win big at Native American music awards


    Ottawa duo Twin Flames picked up two trophies at the Native American Music Association Awards in Niagara Falls, N.Y.,...

    Ottawa duo Twin Flames picked up two trophies at the Native American Music Association Awards in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Friday.

    'It's not a pornographic presentation': Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian and other boundary-pushing operas

    'It's not a pornographic presentation': Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian and other boundary-pushing operas


    Canadian Opera Company's new production, Hadrian, focuses on a gay love story and features nudity and sexuality. But for its creator, Rufus Wainwright, it's not about shocking audiences, but representing gay men on opera...

    Canadian Opera Company's new production, Hadrian, focuses on a gay love story and features nudity and sexuality. But for its creator, Rufus Wainwright, it's not about shocking audiences, but representing gay men on opera stages.

    The film First Man brings realities of life as an astronaut to the big screen

    The film First Man brings realities of life as an astronaut to the big screen


    Damien Chazelle's new movie First Man, released Friday, tells the tale of the man behind the first moon landing. It's a story that resonates with astronauts today: their personal challenges going hand-in-hand with those of their...

    Damien Chazelle's new movie First Man, released Friday, tells the tale of the man behind the first moon landing. It's a story that resonates with astronauts today: their personal challenges going hand-in-hand with those of their jobs.

    Justin Bieber exhibit in Stratford extended after breaking attendance records

    Justin Bieber exhibit in Stratford extended after breaking attendance records


    Organizers at the Stratford Perth Museum say that Steps to Stardom, a collection of mementos from the pop singer's hugely successful music career, will be extended until October 2019 before it undergoes another...

    Organizers at the Stratford Perth Museum say that Steps to Stardom, a collection of mementos from the pop singer's hugely successful music career, will be extended until October 2019 before it undergoes another review.

    Mister Rogers movie crew member dies after on-set fall

    Mister Rogers movie crew member dies after on-set fall


    Authorities say a crew member working on a movie about Mister Rogers has died after he suffered an apparent medical emergency and fell two stories off a balcony in western...

    Authorities say a crew member working on a movie about Mister Rogers has died after he suffered an apparent medical emergency and fell two stories off a balcony in western Pennsylvania.

    How a trip to the museum can be good for what ails you

    How a trip to the museum can be good for what ails you


    One of the doctors behind a Montreal initiative says a visit to the museum can benefit people with conditions from mental illness and eating disorders to diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as those in palliative...

    One of the doctors behind a Montreal initiative says a visit to the museum can benefit people with conditions from mental illness and eating disorders to diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as those in palliative care.

    Zaib Shaikh named Canada's top diplomat in Los Angeles

    Zaib Shaikh named Canada's top diplomat in Los Angeles


    Zaib Shaikh, who has worked on both sides of the camera in the Canadian entertainment industry, is heading to Los Angeles to serve as Canada's top diplomat in the heart of the American cultural...

    Zaib Shaikh, who has worked on both sides of the camera in the Canadian entertainment industry, is heading to Los Angeles to serve as Canada's top diplomat in the heart of the American cultural industry.

    Maryse Condé awarded New Prize in Literature, the 'alternate Nobel'

    Maryse Condé awarded New Prize in Literature, the 'alternate Nobel'


    Maryse Condé has won the New Prize in Literature, a one-time award created by the Swedish arts community to fill the void left by the Nobel Prize for Literature, which is on hiatus after a scandal-ridden...

    Maryse Condé has won the New Prize in Literature, a one-time award created by the Swedish arts community to fill the void left by the Nobel Prize for Literature, which is on hiatus after a scandal-ridden year.

    Why a dying Gord Downie struggled to reveal The Secret Path to Canadians

    Why a dying Gord Downie struggled to reveal The Secret Path to Canadians


    In his last year, while living with his own tragic story of terminal cancer, singer Gord Downie was consumed by another. He was transfixed by Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old Anishinaabe residential school student who died of hunger and exhaustion while...

    In his last year, while living with his own tragic story of terminal cancer, singer Gord Downie was consumed by another. He was transfixed by Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old Anishinaabe residential school student who died of hunger and exhaustion while trying to walk 600 km home to his family.

    How The Hate U Give movie tells a Black Lives Matter story that's 'real and human'

    How The Hate U Give movie tells a Black Lives Matter story that's 'real and human'


    Young adult books like The Hate U Give are prime source material for Hollywood because the genre, even when tackling complex or controversial subject matter, is dedicated to being accessible to a wide...

    Young adult books like The Hate U Give are prime source material for Hollywood because the genre, even when tackling complex or controversial subject matter, is dedicated to being accessible to a wide audience.

    B.C. couple pays homage to sci-fi classic Alien with maternity photo shoot

    B.C. couple pays homage to sci-fi classic Alien with maternity photo shoot


    Todd and Nicole Cameron from Nanaimo, B.C., seem like a normal couple expecting a baby — but something very strange happened during their maternity...

    Todd and Nicole Cameron from Nanaimo, B.C., seem like a normal couple expecting a baby — but something very strange happened during their maternity shoot.

    No regrets: Buyer keeping Banksy painting that self-destructed

    No regrets: Buyer keeping Banksy painting that self-destructed


    The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week decides to go through with the...

    The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week decides to go through with the purchase.