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TIFF announces more films, from Cannes-winning horror 'Titane' to Oscar Peterson doc

TIFF announces more films, from Cannes-winning horror 'Titane' to Oscar Peterson doc

TORONTO — Cannes-winning horror sensation "Titane" and a documentary on the late Canadian jazz legend Oscar Peterson are among the titles added to the Toronto International Film Festival.
Obama curtails 60th birthday bash after delta variant surge

Obama curtails 60th birthday bash after delta variant surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The party for the nation's 44th president will go on, but only for family and close friends.
How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

Wood costs have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators to choose between waiting in price purgatory or moving forward and possibly overpaying.
Carnegie Hall to reopen Oct 6 with Philadelphia Orchestra

Carnegie Hall to reopen Oct 6 with Philadelphia Orchestra

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will return from the coronavirus pandemic with a gala concert featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra on Oct. 6. Carnegie has not had a performance since March 13, 2020.
16 killed by lightning on way to wedding party in Bangladesh

16 killed by lightning on way to wedding party in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Lightning killed at least 16 people who were traveling to a wedding party in western Bangladesh and injured several others, including the groom, an official said..
Apple TV Plus to debut 'Come From Away' Broadway taping on eve of 9/11 anniversary

Apple TV Plus to debut 'Come From Away' Broadway taping on eve of 9/11 anniversary

TORONTO — "Come From Away" is landing on Apple TV Plus in September. The streaming service says a live filmed version of the Tony-winning musical will debut Sept. 10 on the platform.
Ontario gives festivals, events $49 million to help pandemic recovery

Ontario gives festivals, events $49 million to help pandemic recovery

TORONTO — Ontario is giving festivals and events across the province an additional $49 million to help the hard-hit sector through the pandemic.
Grammys commit to more hiring diversity for 2022 show

Grammys commit to more hiring diversity for 2022 show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards will adopt an inclusion rider that will require producers to recruit and hire more diverse candidates backstage and in front of the camera for next year's ceremony.
Pandemic travel bans divide loved ones across borders

Pandemic travel bans divide loved ones across borders

NEW YORK (AP) — Quintin Sweat and Renée Harrison live only 15 minutes apart by car, with the U.S.-Canada border between them. But the couple, who got engaged in 2019, has only been able to be together three times during the pandemic.
Real-life Bennifers find happy endings after years apart

Real-life Bennifers find happy endings after years apart

NEW YORK (AP) — They're smooching on a yacht off Saint-Tropez. They're cuddling on a walk in the Hamptons. They're nuzzling over sushi at dinner in Malibu. If PDA were an Olympic sport, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck would be champs.
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