• 'Putting my guts on the page': Calgary called graphic novel hub by high-profile creators

    Calgary area based graphic novel artists Calgary has joined Vancouver and Toronto as a hub of creativity in the graphic novel medium, several high-profile content creators and an influential ACAD instructor tell CBC News.

  • 'Stay away': Musicians urge Radiohead to scrap Israel show as promoters brush off boycott calls

    Portugal Music Festival A number of musicians, activists and artists are encouraging Radiohead to scrap a planned July show in Israel as part of a cultural boycott.

  • Animal services rescues chubby beaver trapped in fence

    trapped beaver A beaver that may have packed on a little too much weight over the winter was saved by an animal services officer yesterday, after it was found stuck between the bars of a wrought-iron fence.

  • Buoy, that's a long trip: Lost beacon travels to Ireland from Nova Scotia

    Lost buoy A Canadian Coast Guard buoy, originally moored near Cape Breton, has been found near County Clare, Ireland.

  • Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea set to appear at 2017 iHeartRadio MMVAs

    611852357TT00010_2016_Coach Lorde is headed to this year’s iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards — but whether her lamp will make an encore performance remains to be seen.

  • How a Halifax screenwriter found Genius in Hollywood

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  • 'Nobody knows what I know': Madonna's not happy with a planned biopic about her start

    631009835KI00581_2016_Billb Madonna isn’t happy with a new biopic planned on her pre-fame life. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Universal had acquired the rights to Blond Ambition, a script about the singer.

  • Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dead at 73

    MOROCCO/ The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme is dead at 73. He died after complications from esophageal cancer, said Demme’s publicist, Annalee Paulo.

  • Fox News vehemently denies 'copycat' racial discrimination allegations

    FOX-OREILLY/ An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination ‘that appears more akin to plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.’

  • Fake Tragically Hip merchandise claiming to raise funds for cancer research dupes fans online

    MUSIC Tragically Hip 20160722 Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be cautious when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to singer Gord Downie’s charity.

  • The Handmaid's Tale has renewed resonance and a new audience

    The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale — the one that’s required reading in most Canadian schools and that has been banned in some American ones — has given birth to its first television series, set to air in Canada April 30 on Bravo.

  • Best year he's ever had? 2016 was the year of Drake, according to stats

    Drake Drake was the world’s most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years.

  • Night Trap, controversial horror game from the '90s, set for a re-release

    Night Trap Night Trap, an infamous video game whose controversial content helped pave the way for an industry-standard ratings system, is coming back in a remastered release to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

  • Come From Away scores outstanding new Broadway musical nod from Outer Critics Circle

    Come From Away Finale There’s another reason to celebrate the knockout Canadian musical Come From Away — the Broadway show just scored seven nominations for the prestigious Outer Critics Circle awards.

  • Bachelor star Chris Soules released from jail following deadly Iowa crash

    95494031 Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on The Bachelor two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene.

  • Bachelor star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

    95494031 Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on The Bachelor two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene.

  • Netflix strikes licensing deal in China

    Streaming Fight Netflix is making its first big inroads in China through a licensing agreement with local streaming giant iQiyi.

  • Lady Gaga, Pokemon Go, Steve Buscemi among 407 Webby Award winners

    Webby winners 2017 Lady Gaga, Pokemon Go and January’s Women’s March among the winners of this year’s Webby Awards. The annual honour, now in its 21st year, celebrates the best of the internet and web culture.

  • Bidding tops $125K for Maud Lewis painting found in thrift shop

    Maud Lewis A month-long auction of a Maud Lewis painting that was found in a New Hamburg, Ont., thrift store donation bid has reached $125,208 after 26 bids.

  • 'Has it affected him?' Woman confronts her abuser in documentary 'A Better Man'

    A Better Man Film On a hot summer night 22 years ago, Attiya Khan ran through the streets fleeing her ex-boyfriend Steve, who’d been abusing her on a daily basis. Now, years later, Attiya has asked Steve to meet and filmed the process.

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