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October 1, 2018 4:00 PM Esi Edugyan, Patrick deWitt among finalists for $100,000 Giller Prize

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 8

September 4, 2018 4:11 PM TIFF drops Galveston gala, replaces it with A Private War

Galveston stars Ben Foster as a wounded hitman on the run with a troubled young prostitute, played by Elle Fanning, while Beau Bridges plays a local crime lord. The affected screenings include two on Sept. 14 and one on the last day of the festival, Sept. 16. “We have recently learned director and cast for Galveston are no longer available to attend 16

August 30, 2018 2:32 PM Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Viola Davis and many more coming to Toronto for TIFF

Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Viola Davis, Robert Duvall, Natalie Portman, Timothée Chalamet and literally hundreds of other stars are bound for Toronto for this year’s edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, it was revealed Thursday. The fest announced its roster of luminaries who’ll be in town for the fest (Sept. 6-16) and it’s a glittering 12

August 30, 2018 12:14 AM LeBron James discusses double standard for Black, white athletes

In the debut episode of his new HBO show “The Shop” that aired Tuesday night, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said white and Black athletes are held to a different standard in the United States. As part of a broader discussion with a group of prominent athletes and entertainers — Odell Beckham Jr., Draymond Green and Snoop Dogg among them — James 12

July 10, 2018 7:06 PM Soulpepper Theatre features female, minority artists in 2018-2019 season

Soulpepper reported more than $12.5 million in revenues in 2017, around 16 per cent of which came from grants, according to an annual report released in June. After an embattled year, the theatre’s lineup for next season will showcase female and minority playwrights, directors and characters. Productions include Oraltorio: a Theatrical Mixtape, which 20

June 11, 2018 9:26 PM Canadian artist Dorothy Oxborough dies at age 92

Noted Canadian pastel artist Dorothy Oxborough has died at her residence in the Saanich Penninsula Hospital in B.C. She was 92. Oxborough was born in Calgary in 1922 and grew up in Banff, where she started drawing at the age of two, when her father handed her a pencil and paper to keep her busy when he was working in his office. That was the launching 33

June 7, 2018 8:14 PM Back-to-back Banksy exhibits in Toronto divide fans of secretive street artist

Neither shows endorsed by urban art darling, known for cheeky stencils and politically charged graffiti Back-to-back Banksy exhibits featuring works by the secretive street artist are unfolding in Toronto. But observers are torn over the way his subversive messages are being portrayed. The first is a free, open-air show in the city's tony Yorkville Village 17

June 2, 2018 10:01 PM Paramount scraps TV reboot Heathers, citing school violence

Revival based on 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder and suicide will not air on Viacom After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February's Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping Heathers. Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy 20

May 13, 2018 7:47 PM Rick Moranis to join upcoming SCTV reunion special

Martin Scorsese will direct the special, which explores the enduring legacy of the Emmy Award-winning series ​Rick Moranis will be part of an upcoming reunion special for the sketch comedy series SCTV in Toronto. Moranis hasn't been as visible on the public stage as some of the other cast members in recent years and wasn't initially expected to be a part of the reunion 41

April 12, 2018 2:57 PM Canada’s Xavier Dolan pulls his English-language debut from Cannes

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, is being edited and will emerge in the fall instead, Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux says. Canada’s Xavier Dolan won’t compete for the Palme d’Or at next month’s Cannes Film Festival because he’s pursuing a “fall strategy” that may include an Oscar campaign, Cannes 36