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Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

SENECA FALLS, N.Y.
Review: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams form unique trio

Review: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams form unique trio

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams, "Plastic Bouquet” (New West) Second cousins Kacy Anderson and Clayton Linthicum emerged from rural Saskatchewan in the past decade as a dynamic traditional folk duo who evoke the Canadian prairie, Appalachia an
Review: Love, Irish famer style, in ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’

Review: Love, Irish famer style, in ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’

Ask any actor, Irish accents are notoriously tricky. Even natives can struggle with regional dialects.
Al Michaels voted Frick winner for baseball’s Hall of Fame.

Al Michaels voted Frick winner for baseball’s Hall of Fame.

NEW YORK — Former ABC baseball commentator Al Michaels has been voted the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence by baseball’s Hall of Fame. Michaels, 76, will be honoured during the Hall of Fame induction weekend in July.
NAC partners with Black Theatre Workshop to share English programming resources

NAC partners with Black Theatre Workshop to share English programming resources

The National Arts Centre is sharing the spotlight with Canada's longest-running Black theatre company as part of the Ottawa institution's new commitment to evenly split its English programming resources with Black arts organizations.
Review: George Clooney makes a moving 'The Midnight Sky'

Review: George Clooney makes a moving 'The Midnight Sky'

Netflix is on a roll this year, with “Mank,”“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,”“Da 5 Bloods” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” all garnering Oscar buzz. Well, hold onto your spacesuits for the latest — “The Midnight Sky.
On-air personalities join campaign against CBC's paid content division Tandem

On-air personalities join campaign against CBC's paid content division Tandem

TORONTO — CBC personalities Carol Off, Mark Kelley, Nahlah Ayed and Jeannie Lee are among a growing number of staff urging the public broadcaster to drop efforts to sell more branded content.
Canadian broadcasters grapple with how to address inappropriate content in classic TV

Canadian broadcasters grapple with how to address inappropriate content in classic TV

MONTREAL — As more Canadian broadcasters and streaming platforms make their legacy content available online, some are being forced to grapple with how to address content that contains racial stereotypes or other material that is out of step with mode

Stars join Cyndi Lauper's benefit concert for homeless youth

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift, Cher, Billie Eilish, LL Cool J and Dolly Parton are adding their voices to Cyndi Lauper's annual concert to combat youth homelessness, an issue the “True Colors” singer says has only gotten worse during the pandemic.

National Museum of African American Music to open next month

NASHVILLE — A new museum in Tennessee that focuses on African American music will open next month in Nashville. The National Museum of African American Music will host a socially distanced ribbon cutting on Jan.