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  • Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to mix choral, gospel music for wedding

    April 25, 2018 2:09 PM 21

    Markle concludes run on U.S. legal drama Suits with Wednesday's wedding episode ​Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are striking a different note with the music for their upcoming wedding, mixing gospel with choral works as the soundtrack for what they pledge will be a joyful occasion. Kensington Palace said Tuesday that Harry and his American fiancee "have

  • One thing: Adrian Stimson’s Old Sun reframes history at the Art Gallery of Ontario

    April 24, 2018 4:18 PM 28

    The Siksika artist’s installation amid the standard icons of Canadian art sheds new light on both, writes Murray Whyte. They took the spotlight, while Stimson’s history was relegated to the dark. The fixture, recovered from Old Sun Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, shatters a long-held barrier between official history and not, imposing itself

  • Crazy Rich Asian trailer teases with glitz, glamour and 'the Prince William of Asia'

    April 23, 2018 5:08 PM 17

    Film adaptation of bestselling novel hits theatres in August Emerging as the industry grapples with problems of representation, the major studio-made Crazy Rich Asians is an outlier. "That's why I began writing these books to begin with: because I felt that contemporary, modern Asia was so underrepresented in fiction. It was always my dream to really

  • The Crown star Matt Smith says he and Claire Foy should be paid ‘equally and fairly’

    April 23, 2018 1:47 PM 27

    A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on the show, was paid less than Smith, who played Prince Philip. NEW YORK—The Crown star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama. A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred

  • Ellen DeGeneres pays tribute to Humboldt Broncos crash victims at Calgary event

    April 22, 2018 3:41 PM 29

    Popular talk show host said: 'My heart breaks for everyone, it hurt all of us' Ellen DeGeneres began a speaking engagement in Calgary on Saturday night by carrying a hockey stick on stage to pay tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. After kissing it in front of a cheering and packed crowd of about 15,000 people at the Scotiabank

  • Actor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dies at 49

    April 21, 2018 10:48 PM 24

    LOS ANGELES—Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin Powers movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed

  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home and took a nap

    April 21, 2018 3:27 PM 21

    Florida man arrested on charges of stalking, burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead

  • DJ and producer Avicii dead at 28

    April 20, 2018 5:41 PM 24

    His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award. NEW YORK—The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy

  • Watch Ariana Grande’s video for ‘No Tears Left to Cry,’ her first song since 2017 bombing

    April 20, 2018 4:25 PM 17

    Expect to hear a lot more of this song. NEW YORK—Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom. The 24-year-old teased the video for “No Tears Left to Cry” on Instagram on Thursday, then launched the video on YouTube overnight. The slickly produced, futuristic video, directed by Dave Meyers

  • This recast of Macbeth is a modern-day take on the Shakespeare classic

    April 20, 2018 10:30 AM 19

    Drug wars, lawmen-versus-gangsters and dysfunctional love; this rendition of the Bard’s original is full of intrigue. Macbeth, by Norwegian crime novel master Jo Nesbo, is a modern-day drug-war, power-struggle, double-cross, lawmen-versus-gangsters recast of Shakespeare’s Scottish play, Macbeth. Set in an unnamed and dreary industrial town populated