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Former chief justice Beverly McLachlin among Shaughnessy Cohen Prize finalists

Former chief justice Beverly McLachlin among Shaughnessy Cohen Prize finalists

TORONTO — A memoir by the Supreme Court of Canada's first female chief justice is among the titles nominated for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
Plush toys, jewelry, dance lessons - Broadway's side hustles

Plush toys, jewelry, dance lessons - Broadway's side hustles

NEW YORK — Broadway seamstress Amy Micallef hasn't put her talent on hold while theatres are shut. She's been making plush toys — unusual plush toys.
New collaboration has Burt Bacharach still working at 92

New collaboration has Burt Bacharach still working at 92

Burt Bacharach has been working on an ending. Not that he's ready to call it quits on a career that began in the 1950s.
Review: A sweet tearjerker in WWII film ‘Summerland’

Review: A sweet tearjerker in WWII film ‘Summerland’

“ Summerland ” might look like something you’ve seen before: A scenic story about a schoolchild who must leave London during the war and take up shelter with a reluctant caregiver.
How to take a high-interest loan and skip the debt cycle

How to take a high-interest loan and skip the debt cycle

For the millions of Americans who struggle to afford an unexpected expense, high-interest payday and online loans may seem like acceptable options despite the inherent risk.
Burns outlines 8 projects; PBS launches documentary service

Burns outlines 8 projects; PBS launches documentary service

NEW YORK — What do Ernest Hemingway, Muhammad Ali, Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo da Vinci have in common? All are getting the Ken Burns treatment in the next few years.
Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards

Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — Stars such as Kerry Washington, Christina Applegate and Rachel Brosnahan have expressed excitement after being nominated for the upcoming 72nd Emmy Awards.
AMC, Universal agree to shrink theatrical window to 17 days

AMC, Universal agree to shrink theatrical window to 17 days

NEW YORK — In a sign of how the pandemic is remaking Hollywood traditions, AMC Theatres and Universal Studios on Tuesday announced an agreement to shorten the exclusive theatrical window to just 17 days for the studio's films.
Rembrandt, Miro fetch millions at Sotheby's virtual auction

Rembrandt, Miro fetch millions at Sotheby's virtual auction

LONDON — A self-portrait by Rembrandt sold for 14.5 million pounds ($18.7 million) at a Sotheby's virtual auction Tuesday — a record price for a self-portrait by the Dutch master, the auctioneer's said.
Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods

Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods

NEW YORK — Grammy-winners including Pharrell Williams, the Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor have a chance of winning their first-ever honours at the Emmy Awards, where Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s show-stopping halftime show performance
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