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'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

WHISTLER, B.C. — Montreal-educated filmmaker Katherine Jerkovic's movie "Coyote" was the big winner at the Whistler Film Festival.
Review: Thief forced to steal a vital U.S. defense secret

Review: Thief forced to steal a vital U.S. defense secret

“Three-Edged Sword,” by Jeff Lindsay (Dutton) After the Cold War, former Soviet spy Ivo Balodis built himself a fortress in an abandoned missile site on an island in the Baltic Sea.
Stage show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' extended to June 2023 at Mirvish

Stage show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' extended to June 2023 at Mirvish

TORONTO — The stage adaptation of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has been extended to June 2023.
French tenor belatedly, triumphantly makes his Met debut

French tenor belatedly, triumphantly makes his Met debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a triumphant debut, French tenor Benjamin Bernheim seems likely to become a familiar presence at the Metropolitan Opera. Just not too familiar, he hopes.
Review: Hurricane-force novel with a hint of magical realism

Review: Hurricane-force novel with a hint of magical realism

“The Light Pirate” by Lily Brooks-Dalton (Grand Central) Wanda is named after the hurricane she was born in. It’s also the hurricane that changes the trajectory of her life.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 11-17: Dec. 11: Actor Rita Moreno is 91. Singer David Gates of Bread is 82. Actor Donna Mills (“Knots Landing”) is 82. Singer Brenda Lee is 78. Singer Paul Beasley of The Blind Boys of Alabama is 78.
Review: Broadway's Neil Diamond show isn't so good, so good

Review: Broadway's Neil Diamond show isn't so good, so good

NEW YORK (AP) — There are some interesting cocktails on offer at "The Neil Diamond Musical: A Beautiful Noise” on Broadway and it might not be such a bad idea to order a Sweet Clementine or a Cracklin' Rosé before you get to your seat.
Bob McGrath, 'Sesame Street' legend, dies at 90

Bob McGrath, 'Sesame Street' legend, dies at 90

Bob McGrath, an actor, musician and children’s author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street” has died at the age of 90.
''da Kink in My Hair' continues personal storytelling for 20th anniversary return

''da Kink in My Hair' continues personal storytelling for 20th anniversary return

TORONTO — Weyni Mengesha didn't anticipate the amount of laughter she would share and the tears she would shed returning 20 years later to "'da Kink in My Hair.
Christmas displays light up Kinsmen RV Park

Christmas displays light up Kinsmen RV Park

Start the holiday season with the inaugural Borealis Lights, an enchanting visual display of 800,000 lights