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  • Jordana Brewster - Jordana Brewster & Tyrese Gibson Add Tributes To Paul Walker

    December 2, 2013 3:44 AM 103

    Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson have added their tributes to Fast & Furious co-star Paul Walker after learning of his death in a car crash on Saturday (30Nov13). The actor was a passenger in a Porsche sportscar which crashed into a lightpost and tree in Valencia, California and burst into flames. Many of Walker's co-stars took to to mark the passing

  • A Christmas Carol reading

    November 30, 2013 7:57 PM 86

    Want to know what's happening in your city? What your favorite CBC Montreal personalities are up to and where you can find them? Check out the CBC Montreal community page. We'll take you behind the scenes at local events, post exclusive photos, and give you information about the latest happenings in and around Montreal.

  • Neef boldly plots original opera about Hadrian

    November 30, 2013 1:03 PM 124

    Rufus Wainwright to collaborate with Daniel MacIvor Alexander Neef, the unflappable general director of the Canadian Opera Company, has a secret project he was not only ready but eager to discuss at his favourite restaurant, Nota Bene. We won’t be able to enjoy the results until the fall of 2018, when Hadrian, a new opera by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel

  • Can-punk rock icon Art Bergmann staging a comeback to a halted career

    November 30, 2013 9:12 AM 113

    The ticking. It’s hard not to notice, harder still not to find extra meaning in. It’s a frigid Friday morning and Art Bergmann is making some tea in the kitchen of the small, charming acreage abode just outside of Airdrie that he shares with his wife, Sherri, and their two rescue dogs. The veteran Canadian singer-songwriter has graciously agreed to a sit-down

  • Lola Rozsa always found a place to nurture Calgary’s arts scene

    November 30, 2013 2:12 AM 110

    New book and her family give insight into what inspired her to give back One day, a decade and a half ago, on a tour of the University of Calgary’s music department, Lola Rozsa came across some students rehearsing on a stairwell. It baffled Rozsa, a lifelong music lover, choir member and longtime supporter of the Calgary Philharmonic and other musical

  • Calgary’s Quickdraw Animation Society looking for animators for film tribute to late musician Chris Reimer

    November 29, 2013 10:04 PM 110

    Calgary’s Quickdraw Animation Society is looking for artists for a animated tribute to late Calgary musician and artist Chris Reimer. Reimer, who was a member of Women and the Dodos among other acts, passed away in 2012 at the age of 26. Dude, That’s Insane: A Tribute to Chris Reimer will be a 10-minute animation set to Reimer’s unreleased music. It will also incorporate

  • Why Oscar May Never Give Us 10 Best Picture Nominees Again

    November 29, 2013 6:09 PM 118

    “I really hope we have 10 nominees this year” is a phrase I’ve been hearing a lot lately in conversations about the Oscar race. The underlying assumption is clear: With the Academy’s system of variable nominations, in which we could have as few as five nominees for Best Picture or as many as 10, more good movies equals more nominees. Certainly, this is a good, maybe

  • Christian Bale aims for success after Batman 0

    November 29, 2013 3:49 PM 108

    LOS ANGELES -- You'd think after three very intense stints playing the Dark Knight, that Christian Bale might have been looking for something a little lighter and brighter for his first screen assignment after permanently vacating the Batcave. "I've never had a strategy," confesses the 39-year-old actor, whose British accent still can be disconcerting

  • TV's richest stars, memorable holdouts

    November 29, 2013 2:56 PM 111

    Before we start talking about what TV stars make, bear in mind it would take you weeks to count to a million. But $1 million each, per episode, is what The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco (a.k.a. Sheldon, Leonard and Penny) are reportedly asking for in their next-season contract renegotiation -- up from their current $325,000. If they get it, they will eclipse

  • Michael J. Fox nearly quit because of Broderick

    November 29, 2013 8:06 AM 102

    Michael J. Fox nearly quit acting because of Matthew Broderick. The 'Back to the Future' star almost left Hollywood to work as a builder in his native Canada because he kept losing out on roles to 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' actor Matthew. He told the New York Post newspaper: ''In 1982, I was desperate to have a job in Los Angeles. 'Family Ties' led to 'Back