Entertainment

‘Antigone’ chosen as Canada’s contender for international film Oscar

Film centres on immigrant teen caught between her moral code and the justice system

Join Leduc singer/songwriter Julia Vos raising funds for youth shelter Fri to Sun

Mulhurst Bay’s singer/songwriter busking in Edmonton for Youth Emergency Shelter

  • Sep 20, 2019

Stage set in Nevada as Earthlings arrive for Area 51 events

Hundreds descend on Nevada desert for music and space-themed entertainment

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ make last Emmy Awards stand

‘Game of Thrones’ has most Emmys of any drama or comedy series in history

Canadian author Graeme Gibson, partner of Margaret Atwood, dies at age 85

Gibson remembered for putting his words into action for both cultural and environmental causes

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer discovered dead Sunday afternoon in Manhattan apartment

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

The rock star recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer

Indigenous, two-spirit couple from Alberta wins Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis plan to continue fundraising for a cultural healing centre

‘Louisiana Hayride’ tribute returns Sept. 15

Old time country and western show in Leduc’s McLab Center

Book launch in Wetaskiwin Sept. 7

“Treasure Kingdom” is about rising to your full potential

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

The Labor Day weekend is traditionally a quiet one for movie theatres

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80

Breakout role was Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Missy Elliott honoured at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Other performers Monday included former Fifth Harmony member Normani

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Fourth installment to feature Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Analysts say latest streaming service may escalate cord cutting

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Actor and writer was nominated for an Oscar for co-writing the 1969 psychedelic road trip movie