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  • After Beatles and Michael Jackson, Cirque turns to soccer star Lionel Messi

    October 10, 2018 5:19 PM 15

    The focus on the FC Barcelona star, a native of Argentina, follows successful Cirque ventures that highlighted the music of the Beatles and Michael Jackson. “We are convinced that bringing Messi’s legacy to life on stage will touch audiences and speak to all football fans,” Cirque president Jonathan Tetrault said in a statement. The show will be produced

  • Katt Williams arrested for allegedly assaulting hired driver in Oregon

    October 8, 2018 12:05 AM 21

    PORTLAND, ORE.—Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city. Williams, who was in jail Sunday, came to Portland to perform in Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out comedy improv show Friday night. The town car driver

  • Tabloids: Meghan’s a rule breaker, wave maker, chance taker

    October 7, 2018 11:30 AM 14

    Cover: Finally! A week-late account of how Meghan shut her own car door. Dearest readers, please remember this mostly pleasant article that brags about how down-to-earth she is, because in a month, Star will have an exposé about how the duchess is a spoiled rotten brat who’s spending the Queen’s money like water. The ciiiiiiircle of liiiiiife! More like McStingy

  • Banksy artwork self-destructs moment after $1.4 million sale

    October 6, 2018 5:17 PM 14

    Banksy, who has never disclosed his full identity, began his career spray-painting buildings in Bristol, England, and has become one of the world’s best-known artists. His mischievous and often satirical images include two policemen kissing, armed riot police with yellow smiley faces and a chimpanzee with a sign bearing the words “Laugh now, but one day I’ll be in charge

  • Toronto gets its first official look at Lucas Hnath with the play Isaac’s Eye

    October 6, 2018 1:10 AM 39

    But Toronto’s theatre Unit 102 Actors Company got to Hnath first with Isaac’s Eye, the official Toronto debut of a Hnath play. Long-time stage designer Adam Belanger directs for the first time with this dark comedy, which premiered in 2013 and dramatizes the events surrounding an odd but true fact from the life of scientist Isaac Newton: that he once stuck

  • Ex-rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight set to get 28 years in prison

    October 4, 2018 4:53 AM 19

    Knight had felony convictions for armed robbery and assault. He lost control of Death Row after it was forced into bankruptcy. In January 2015, he got into a fight with a longtime rival, Cle “Bone” Sloan, a consultant on the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton.” In a moment captured on surveillance video, Knight backed his truck into Sloan, who was injured

  • Sharon and Bram keep it fresh in their farewell show

    October 1, 2018 5:58 PM 15

    Since their first concert at Young People’s Theatre in 1978, the trio sang their way around the world, on to the CBC with The Elephant Show, and into the hearts of generations of kids growing up in the 1980s and ’90s. They returned to YPT this week with Sharon, Bram & Friends, an hour-long concert of old hits and a few new tunes to be released on an upcoming

  • Esi Edugyan, Patrick deWitt among finalists for $100,000 Giller Prize

    October 1, 2018 4:00 PM 17

    Surprise filled in the room as the finalists were announced for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize for fiction in Toronto on Monday. The five authors who will now be considered for the $100,000 winning award were chosen from a very strong longlist of nominees that included veteran writers Rawi Hage, Lisa Moore and Kim Thuy, and powerful debuts by Tanya

  • ‘Would you mind photobombing our wedding?’ Paul McCartney stumbles across Winnipeg couple during photo shoot at park

    October 1, 2018 3:58 PM 16

    Jen Roscoe, 39, and Steve Gregg, 38, were getting their wedding photos shot in a Winnipeg park Saturday when a familiar-looking cyclist rode by. “This guy rides by on the bike and we sort of did a double take,” Gregg said Monday in a phone interview. “One of my groomsmen said, ‘Hey man, that’s Paul McCartney.’” Luckily for them, McCartney reached a dead end on the bike trail

  • Gwyneth Paltrow shows off matching wedding bands with Brad Falchuk

    October 1, 2018 12:50 PM 14

    This captionless picture is truly worth a thousand words, confirming the engaged couple said “I do” during a private star-studded ceremony Saturday. Many celebs, including Iron Man co-star Robert Downey Jr. (the Tony Stark to Paltrow’s Pepper Potts), Cameron Diaz, Jerry Seinfield, Steven Spielberg and Rob Lowe were on hand for the nuptials, according