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  • TTC to offer free extended New Year’s Eve service

    December 9, 2013 9:56 PM 20

    New Year’s Eve revelers will once again have a free ride available to them on the TTC. TTC chair Karen Stintz announced on Monday that this year 12 hours of free transit service will be offered beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and continue until 7 a.m. Jan. 1. The extended service is part of a three-year partnership with Corby Spirit and Wine, who will hand over $150,000 annually

  • Fran Drescher heading to Broadway’s ‘Cinderella’

    December 9, 2013 7:25 PM 23

    Drescher, an Emmy Award winner for “The Nanny” and whose film credits include “The Cadillac Man” and “This is Spinal Tap,” takes over the role created by Harriet Harris. Drescher has been onstage before, including roles in Nora Ephron’s “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” Neil LaBute’s “Some Girl(s)” and Ronald Ribman’s “Rug Merchants of Chaos” at The Pasadena

  • Jimmy Smits looks forward to tough twists in season-ender for 'Sons of Anarchy' with Katey Sagal

    December 9, 2013 7:22 PM 23

    Actor's surprised his character's lasted this long in violence-prone FX series with Charlie Hunnam Jimmy Smits isn’t giving up any secrets about Tuesday’s season-six finale of “Sons of Anarchy” (FX, 10 p.m.), but he admits he doesn’t expect there will ultimately be some happy, mellow ride into the sunset for his Nero Padilla character. “He’s going to take a turn, and it ain’t

  • Video: Goo Goo Dolls, R5 coming to Wi...

    December 9, 2013 6:04 PM 18

    Winnipeg is getting a little bit of the old and a little bit of the new in 2014. Live Nation announced the Goo Goo Dolls at the Pantages Playhouse Theatre for Wednesday, Feb. 26, and R5 at the Burton Cummings Theatre on Saturday, Apr. 12. The Goo Goo Dolls have been around for 20 years and their discography includes nine albums. They’re in town to promote

  • Violent dramas on network TV are just as graphic as those on cable despite the milder parental warnings, new study shows

    December 9, 2013 5:28 PM 21

    Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like 'The Walking Dead' but can equal them in graphic gore, a new study found. Scenes of stabbings, shootings, rape, decapitation and mutilation invariably received a TV-14 'parents strongly cautioned' rating on network TV, according to the Parents Television Council

  • Kings of Leon, Goo Goo Dolls and Neil Young book Calgary dates

    December 9, 2013 5:05 PM 16

    Better start saving your money for concert tees — there's a barrage of shows heading Calgary's way. Kings Of Leon have added dates to their North American Mechanical Bull tour that includes stops in Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Vancouver. They'll hit the Dome on April 1, with guests Local Natives. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 13 at www.livenation

  • Neil Young plans 'Honor the Treaties' benefit concerts

    December 9, 2013 3:05 PM 32

    He will be joined by Diana Krall in January concerts, in Canada, raising money for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation legal defense fund. Neil Young announced Monday that he will perform four benefit concerts in his native Canada to raise funds for a legal defense fund supporting the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in "challenges against oil companies

  • Hundreds wait in line for Bushwakker mead

    December 9, 2013 2:14 PM 52

    REGINA – Dozens braved the cold all night to be among the first to taste this year’s batch of blackberry mead from Bushwakker Brewpub. “I started lining up at about 12 o’clock, so we’ve been out here for about ten hours,” said Kyla Wills, who was wearing four layers of clothing. For her, camping out all night in temperatures close to -50 with the windchill

  • Don Rickles - Comedian Don Rickles Recovering From Flesh-eating Disease

    December 9, 2013 9:40 AM 28

    Veteran comedian Don Rickles is recovering after undergoing multiple surgeries to treat a leg infection. The Toy Story star, 87, was recently forced to axe a series of stand-up shows after suffering from flesh-eating disease necrotising fasciitis, but doctors were able to successfully treat the issue by removing the infected tissue and performing a skin graft

  • Charlie Sheen describes his latest pornstar girlfriend as 'the love of his life'

    December 9, 2013 8:30 AM 34

    The Anger Management star has only been dating former porn star Brett Rossi for a few weeks. Although their romance is relatively new, Charlie is adamant she is his dream girl. "I've been on a lifelong journey, a 1000 century quest, in search of the better and missing half of my heart and my brane," he told TMZ. "That expedition is now (rated) 'a major