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  • Beleaguered Canadian music festivals struggle to fill fields

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  • Mamma Mia! film sequel to be released July 2018

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  • Alien: Covenant — Same old slime, but a good time

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  • Threats force cancellation of trans cartoonist's Halifax book launch

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  • Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

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  • 'They all look miserable': British artist uses FaceApp to turn Rijksmuseum frowns upside down

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  • Doctors warn General Hospital cancer plot may be a sneaky pharmaceutical ad campaign

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  • Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

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  • Marionettes as tall as houses march along Montreal streets during 375th birthday bash

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  • Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M US at New York auction

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  • Pemberton Music Festival cancelled after filing for bankruptcy

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  • Deaf actress Millicent Simmonds dazzles in Wonderstruck at Cannes

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  • Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dead at 77

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  • CRTC licence renewals threaten Canadian programs, say critics

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