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Music Review: Alanis Morissette dazzles on 9th album

Music Review: Alanis Morissette dazzles on 9th album

Alanis Morissette, “Such Pretty Forks in the Road" (Epiphany Music) The piano is back. The voice is back. The angst is back.
Review: The Psychedelic Furs’ newest an excellent comeback

Review: The Psychedelic Furs’ newest an excellent comeback

The Psychedelic Furs, “Made of Rain” (Cooking Vinyl) There’s a comforting familiarity to “Made of Rain,” the Psychedelic Furs’ excellent new release and their first studio album in 29 years.
'A duller, worse-off city': Toronto loses local flavour as bars and restaurants close

'A duller, worse-off city': Toronto loses local flavour as bars and restaurants close

TORONTO — They came from around the world, and brought their cuisines with them, cultures mingling to give Toronto its distinctive flavour.
Researcher pinpoints location of Van Gogh's last painting

Researcher pinpoints location of Van Gogh's last painting

AUVERS-SUR-OISE, France — The exact location where Dutch master Vincent van Gogh painted his last work has been pinpointed after being hidden in plain view for years among a tangle of roots next to a rural lane near Paris.
Review: 'Red Penguins' is the wild and crazy story of Russian hockey in 1990s

Review: 'Red Penguins' is the wild and crazy story of Russian hockey in 1990s

Steven Warshaw walked up to Gabe Polsky and introduced himself.
Garth Brooks doesn't want to win CMA entertainer award again

Garth Brooks doesn't want to win CMA entertainer award again

NASHVILLE — Country superstar Garth Brooks says he is pulling himself out of nominations for the Country Music Association's entertainer of the year award, saying it's time for someone else to win the top prize.
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.
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