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Banksy posts followup video about shredded painting


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:52:16 EDT
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Banksy has posted a new video to his website implying the partial shredding of his Girl with Balloon at a London auction was supposed to have been complete.

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'Hand caught in a cookie jar': Band managers demand answers about Ticketmaster's secret scalper program


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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Managers of popular musical acts such as Mumford & Sons, Mark Knopfler, Radiohead and the Pixies are blasting Ticketmaster over its secretive partnership with scalpers that was exposed in a recent CBC News investigation.

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Calling all Judy Blume fans: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set for film


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:36:59 EDT
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Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 novel Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, with writer-director Kelly Fremon Craig tapped for the adaptation.

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This opera house is making the art form more accessible to young people — very young people


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:41:03 EDT
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At London's Royal Opera House, the Opera Dots workshop for toddlers aims to build a future fan base, one hop at a time.

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Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:34:11 EDT
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Kobe Bryant was dropped Wednesday from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation.

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There are few black surfers in Nova Scotia. This actress wants to change that


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT
Vinessa Antoine

Vinessa Antoine wants to change the narrative and is working with the Surfing Association of Nova Scotia to possibly start a surf program for people from North Preston.

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Puppeteer behind Sesame Street's Big Bird for nearly 50 years is retiring


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:58:17 EDT
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Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since its start in 1969. But the puppeteer who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for nearly 50 years says its time to retire.

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New iNdigital space showcases digital and interactive media at imagineNATIVE


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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The rising popularity of digital interactive work like VR experiences and video games has spurred the imagineNATIVE film and media arts festival in Toronto to add a dedicated digital space this year.

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'Consider the source': Michael Bublé laughs off tabloid's claim he's retiring


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:11:41 EDT
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"I'll keep going until the news of my death comes out, which will probably be fake too," the B.C. singer says

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Orange is the New Black ending with season 7


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:46:47 EDT
Spoiler Entitlement

The cast of Orange is the New Black has announced its seventh season will also be the last.

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'It's important for us to do it right:' The Conners make sitcom return without Roseanne


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:08:03 EDT
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The Conners star Michael Fishman says dealing with the cancellation of the Roseanne reboot was heartbreaking but describes the return of the cast in the revamped show without Roseanne Barr as a gift.

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Very curious, slightly confused, rapper Classified tests limits of cannabis support


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:57:12 EDT
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Nova Scotia rapper Classified has vouched for smoking marijuana for years, but he says Canada's new legalization laws have left him confused over the ways he's allowed to promote the cannabis lifestyle.

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Famed fiddler Ashley MacIsaac first to buy legal marijuana in Cape Breton


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:19:41 EDT
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Fiddle by his side, Cape Breton music icon Ashley MacIsaac spent most of last night standing alone in the cold in the Sydney River, N.S., NSLC parking lot to be the first person on the island to get his hands on legal marijuana.

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10 cannabis-filled films to watch amid legalization


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT
John Goodman Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mary Jane and the movies have been a long-time pairing, from 1936's propaganda film Reefer Madness to contemporary onscreen stoners like Vancouver's Seth Rogen.

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NAFTA 2.0 exempts cultural industries from digital trade rules, but not copyright extensions


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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The broad cultural exemption Canada fought to keep in the renegotiation of the North American free trade deal will allow for Canadian content rules in digital media. But the Trudeau government will not apply the exemption to avoid extending the length of copyright protections for artistic works.

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Writer Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize for Milkman


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:59:52 EDT
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Novelist Anna Burns has won the Man Booker prize for Milkman, a story of family, community and violence set during Northern Ireland's deadly conflict between Catholics and Protestants.

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National Ballet of Canada dazzles audiences on first-ever tour of Russia


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 04:00:34 EDT
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It may be a country that gave rise to Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, but Canada's top ballet dancers wowed a Moscow audience as it opened its first-ever tour of Russia with a program of contemporary dance.

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'There is so much evidence': Literary group sues Trump for allegedly stifling free speech


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:06:35 EDT
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The PEN American Center, an organization that includes thousands of authors and journalists, is suing U.S. President Donald Trump, alleging his "official acts" have "violated the First Amendment and his oath to uphold the Constitution."

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EgyptAir pulls in-flight magazine after Drew Barrymore article fiasco


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:34:40 EDT
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Egyptian officials say EgyptAir has removed the latest edition of its in-flight magazine over a contentious article it published, purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore.

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Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 03:49:31 EDT
Germany Royal Wedding Frenzy

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday for a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific, just hours before Kensington Palace announced that the royal couple are expecting a child in the spring.

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Toronto Film Industry Arts & Entertainment Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that is designed to support the film and entertainment community in the Greater Toronto Area. more

Our Mission

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