TORONTO - Backxwash has won the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for her gothic rap-metal album "God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It."
STRATFORD, Ont. - To binge or not to binge will be the question for Shakespeare fans as the renowned Stratford Festival in southwestern Ontario launches its own streaming service.
FREDERICTON - Police are casting a wider net in their search for writer Richard Vaughan a week after he went missing in New Brunswick.
DANBURY, Conn. - Comedian John Oliver made a secret trip to Connecticut last week to help cut the ribbon on a sign naming a sewage treatment plant in his honour.
LOS ANGELES - Authorities arrested a sexual assault suspect early Monday on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood after a two-hour standoff with police, officials said.
NEW YORK - The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available.
MONTREAL - BCE Inc. says Wade Oosterman, Bell group president and vice-chair, will assume operational leadership of Bell Media next year.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
MINNEAPOLIS - Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart with his inspirational tune “Clouds.”
MIAMI - At LIV, one of the most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs in one of the world's biggest party destinations, there's a velvet-roped VIP area, and then there's a secret VIP area. The parties at the club are so legendary they have inspired lyrics from Drake, Kanye West and Rick Ross. H…
LONDON - The chair of Britain’s Hay literary festival said Sunday the event will not return to Abu Dhabi after one of the festival’s curators alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the tolerance minister of the United Arab Emirates while working with him. Lawyers for the minister later d…
NEW YORK - The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama.
With a career spanning almost 40 years, Aaron Sorkin is best-known for writing politically idealistic screenplays. While The West Wing, A Few Good Men and The Social Network are rightfully lauded for their tight writing and pointed social commentary, they also draw criticism for being morall…
TORONTO - The latest episode of "Saturday Night Live" had a Canadian-themed sketch, complete with references to Drake, "Degrassi" and the CBC.
BUCHAREST, Romania - The latest premiere at the Jewish State Theater in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, explores the horrors of the Holocaust via a survivor's memories of the Auschwitz and Plaszow concentration camps.
EUGENE, Ore. - Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com “Home Improvement” was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch royal couple were back in the Netherlands Saturday after their vacation trip to Greece had to be abandoned because of an uproar back home, where people are urged to stay at home as much as possible.
NEW YORK - Savannah Guthrie did more than just display her journalistic chops at NBC News' town hall with President Donald Trump. She changed the subject for her bosses.
MANCHESTER, Vt. - After hiking over 200 miles (320 kilometres) on the country's oldest long-distance trail, Rob Mullen had just 3 miles (5 kilometres) to go in the rain to meet up with his wife and father for a break.
LOS ANGELES - Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97.
SALEM, Mass. - Anyone planning a trip to Salem this month to celebrate Halloween needs to cancel their plans, the mayor of the Massachusetts city famous for its 1692 witch trials said Friday.
NEW YORK - Instead of the expected debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, television viewers were left Thursday with what ABC's David Muir called “split-screen America.”
NEW YORK - When she learned that Ethan Hawke was working on a special audio edition of her acclaimed novel “Gilead,” Marilynne Robinson's response was to get a better idea of who he was.
Eight pairs of skaters are set to hit the ice for "Battle of the Blades" next week after production was put on hold by a COVID-19 case.
NEW YORK - The sobering musical “Jagged Little Pill,” which plumbs Canadian singer Alanis Morissette's 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday, as the Broadway community took the first steps t…
DETROIT - When #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke thinks about the group's future as the world celebrates its anniversary, her vision is clear.
TORONTO - COVID-19 and other hurdles stalled production on "Enslaved," which follows actor Samuel L. Jackson as he traces his roots and the tragedy of the sunken ships during the transatlantic slave trade.
ALBANY, N.Y. - A painting of two young, 19th-century skaters that was looted by Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 and recently discovered at a small museum in upstate New York was returned Thursday after 87 years.
TORONTO - Independent cinemas in Toronto and Ottawa are coming up with different ways to generate cash as COVID-19 restrictions force them to shut their doors for a second time since the pandemic began.
NEW YORK - C-SPAN suspended its political editor Steve Scully indefinitely Thursday after he admitted to lying about his Twitter feed being hacked when he was confronted about a questionable exchange with former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci.
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday carried out her first public engagement outside of a royal residence since early March when the coronavirus pandemic started to impact upon on all aspects of day-to-day life in the U.K.
TORONTO - Documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin had just wrapped shooting a beautiful sunrise for her newest film when word arrived that she won the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize for her lifetime contribution to the arts.
WARSAW, Poland - Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski returned to Poland, the country of his youth, and paid tribute on Thursday to a Polish couple who took him in and protected him when he was a child, saving him from the Holocaust during World War II.
MONTREAL - Evidence at the rape trial of Gilbert Rozon concluded Thursday as the former entertainment mogul once again denied under cross-examination that he ever assaulted the complainant.
NEW YORK - He’s directed his own music videos and now he will help develop TV shows, films and other on-screen content for a global market. Residente, the most decorated winner in the history of Latin Grammys, has signed a multiyear deal with Sony Music Entertainment to launch 1868 Studios.
Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from retaliation if they complain.
RIO RANCHO, N.M. - People have always crossed borders to play baseball, and the sport routinely reaches across borders to fans. But rarely do players have to cross a border almost every day to participate in a game they love while dodging the tensions and rhetoric around this imaginary line.
TORONTO - As the theatre industry struggles to stay afloat during COVID-19, acclaimed Montreal-raised producer Adam Blanshay remains optimistic with several irons in the fire, including a homegrown project.
TORONTO - You're not really a "somebody" until you've made the titular list of Barbara Amiel's new autobiography "Friends and Enemies."
One-third of our food relies on bees for pollination. It's that kind of important role that led the Okanagan's Jennifer Krezan and her husband, Brad, to start Hiveology in 2019. “Without the bees, farmers would face having to hand-pollinate many of our foods, but as this is labour-intensive …
Chief provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.