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Adrian Mainella chosen new host of Fashion File
Adrian Mainella, a celebrity stylist who covered the Emmys and Oscars for ET Canada and Star Daily, has become the new host of fashion file.
Man charged in crash that killed director Bob Clark could face deportation
A Mexican man charged in connection with the crash that killed A Christmas Story director Bob Clark and his son could be deported once the case against him is resolved, officials said Thursday.
Tribeca Film Festival goes green with opening night shorts
New York's Tribeca Film Festival will devote its opening night lineup to an environmental theme, with a gala to be hosted by former U.S. vice-president Al Gore.
Video of Montreal's cigarette-butt vigilante turns out to be hoax
A YouTube video of a man throwing a pile of cigarette butts and ash into the lap of a litterer that became a sensation in Quebec has turned out to be a hoax.
Little Mosque screened for Hollywood audience Audio: Jennifer Westaway reports for CBC Radio's World Report
Hollywood got a taste of new Canadian TV hit Little Mosque on the Prairie Wednesday night, amid potential deals to bring the Muslim-themed sitcom to U.S. audiences.
Quebec thugs get face-time with Tony Soprano
TV hit The Sopranos has featured a lot of profanity over the years, but on Sunday, the acclaimed drama's mob-boss protagonist will get a taste of some cursing in another language: joual.
Paris opera house adds Bollywood to the mix
French opera house Théâtre du Châtelet is set to add a bit of Bollywood to its already eclectic offerings next season.
Toronto's multidisciplinary Images Festival kicks off 20th edition
The Images Festival, Toronto's annual celebration of indie and experimental video, performance and installation art, kicks off its 20th edition Thursday.
Windsor set to take over bankrupt Capitol Theatre
The City of Windsor is set to assume control of the Capitol Theatre after making an offer to the creditors of the landmark performing arts centre.
Toronto artist Brian Kipping dies at 53
Toronto contemporary artist Brian Kipping has lost his fight to cancer.
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Man charged in crash that killed director Bob Clark could face deportation
A Mexican man charged in connection with the crash that killed A Christmas Story director Bob Clark and his son could be deported once the case against him is resolved, officials said Thursday.
Tribeca Film Festival goes green with opening night shorts
New York's Tribeca Film Festival will devote its opening night lineup to an environmental theme, with a gala to be hosted by former U.S. vice-president Al Gore.
Spider-Man 3 gets North American premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
North American audiences will get their first glimpse of Spider-Man 3 at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 30, the New York festival announced Wednesday.
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Paris opera house adds Bollywood to the mix
French opera house Théâtre du Châtelet is set to add a bit of Bollywood to its already eclectic offerings next season.
Ashes story a joke gone wrong: Richards
Words were flying Wednesday over a report in British music magazine NME that the Rolling Stones guitarist snorted his father's ashes, cut with cocaine.
Toronto's Luminato festival nets big sponsor
Cosmetics company L'Oréal Canada has signed on as a multi-year sponsor for Luminato, the new arts and culture festival planned for Toronto this June.
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TV »

Adrian Mainella chosen new host of Fashion File
Adrian Mainella, a celebrity stylist who covered the Emmys and Oscars for ET Canada and Star Daily, has become the new host of fashion file.
Quebec thugs get face-time with Tony Soprano
TV hit The Sopranos has featured a lot of profanity over the years, but on Sunday, the acclaimed drama's mob-boss protagonist will get a taste of some cursing in another language: joual.
Little Mosque screened for Hollywood audience Audio: Jennifer Westaway reports for CBC Radio's World Report
Hollywood got a taste of new Canadian TV hit Little Mosque on the Prairie Wednesday night, amid potential deals to bring the Muslim-themed sitcom to U.S. audiences.
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Media »

Video of Montreal's cigarette-butt vigilante turns out to be hoax
A YouTube video of a man throwing a pile of cigarette butts and ash into the lap of a litterer that became a sensation in Quebec has turned out to be a hoax.
Playboy Indonesia editor cleared of indecency
The editor of Playboy Indonesia was acquitted on Thursday of indecency charges related to his fledgling version of the men's lifestyle magazine.
Canadian correspondents a rare breed for U.S. newspapers Audio: Eli Glasner reports for CBC Radio on the Washington Post's decision to shut its Canadian bureau
The Washington Post, one of the last U.S. papers to have a correspondent devoted to covering Canada, plans to close its Canadian bureau this summer.
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Books »

Benedict's first book as Pope decries neglect of Africa
In his first book since becoming spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict says Africa has been "plundered" spiritually and materially.
Coetzee, Rushdie to vie for IMPAC book award
Esteemed writers J.M. Coetzee, Salman Rushdie and Cormac McCarthy have been shortlisted for the 2007 International IMPAC Dublin Award.
Original Little Prince drawing found in Japan
A rare, original illustration by The Little Prince author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has been discovered in Japan.
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Art & Design »

Toronto artist Brian Kipping dies at 53
Toronto contemporary artist Brian Kipping has lost his fight to cancer.
Toronto's multidisciplinary Images Festival kicks off 20th edition
The Images Festival, Toronto's annual celebration of indie and experimental video, performance and installation art, kicks off its 20th edition Thursday.
Manitoba artist's dioramas preserved at Museum of Nature
Huge dioramas of Canadian nature scenes painted by Manitoba wildlife artist Clarence Tillenius have been moved in a painstaking procedure at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
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Theatre »

Windsor set to take over bankrupt Capitol Theatre
The City of Windsor is set to assume control of the Capitol Theatre after making an offer to the creditors of the landmark performing arts centre.
Paris opera house adds Bollywood to the mix
French opera house Théâtre du Châtelet is set to add a bit of Bollywood to its already eclectic offerings next season.
Toronto's Luminato festival nets big sponsor
Cosmetics company L'Oréal Canada has signed on as a multi-year sponsor for Luminato, the new arts and culture festival planned for Toronto this June.
More »