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Michael Buble Among 2019 Hollywood Walk of Fame Honourees

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Canadian crooner Michael Buble will be getting his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The singer from Burnaby, British Columbia, is one of the entertainers named by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the honour. Others in the class of 2019 include actors Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway…

Classic Rocker Legendary Band, Sweet, Will Play Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Classic Rocks fans will want to put this in their calendar, Sweet will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on October 18. Legendary rock band shot to the top of the charts in the 1970's with a number of hits. Here's a few you will remember; "Ballroom Blitz", "Fox on the Run", "Love is…

Story Posts Project Launches in Downtown Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The Story Posts Project launcheD in downtown Winnipeg this week. The project challenges all to explore Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples and to stimulate public conversation toward education, healing and ultimately solidarity. The Story Posts Project supports Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action 83, which calls upon the Canada Council for the Arts…

The Summer Entertainment Series at Assiniboine Park

WINNIPEG - The Summer Entertainment Series is returning to Assiniboine Park. The series kicks off this Thursday, June 21 at 7:00PM with the second annual International Yoga Day at the Park at the Lyric Theatre. “We are so excited to have such a diverse and talented lineup of music and events throughout the Park this…

Fans Flock to to Bourdain's Restaurant

NEW YORK, NY - Fans of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who officials say committed suicide in France on Friday, flocked to the New York restaurant where he was an executive chef to pay tribute to him. Nathan Frandino has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Facebook Launches News Program With Anchors From CNN, Fox News, Univision

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Facebook launches U.S. news programs hosted by Anderson Cooper of CNN, Shepard Smith of Fox, and Jorge Ramos of Univision to improve the quality of news on the social network. Fred Katayama has more information in this Reuters News video report.

World's Greatest Figure Skaters Coming to Brandon

Toronto - Canada will get one more chance to see some of the world's greatest figure skaters as they take to the ice in 30 cities across the country and say, "Thank you". Canada has produced the most talented figure skaters in the history of the sport with household names like Virtue, Moir, Chan, Osmond,…

Suicide Note Found With Kate Spade's Body: Say's NYPD

NEW YORK, NY - Fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, was found dead in her New York City apartment on Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide, police said. Zachary Goelman has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Ray St. Germain Honoured as Red River College’s 2018 Honorary Diploma Recipient

WINNIPEG - A household name across the prairies, Ray St. Germain will be honoured as Red River College’s (RRC) 2018 Honorary Diploma recipient. Ray St. Germain is an award winning producer, host, entertainer and voice actor on more than 600 television programs over the last four decades – including Big Sky Country, Rhythms of the…

John Mellencamp to Play Winnipeg & Brandon

WINNIPEG - John Mellencamp is returning to Manitoba for two shows, October 23rd in Winnipeg and the 24th in Brandon. This fall Mellancamp will make 20 plus stops across Canada for his "SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES TOUR". Hailed by critics as one of Mellencamp's most authentic and crowd pleasing concerts of his career. Tickets for…

Rosanne Cancelled & All Episodes Pulled After Tweet

TORONTO — CTV says it is pulling "Roseanne" from its television and streaming platforms following a racist tweet on Tuesday by the show’s star Roseanne Barr. CTV Communications tweeted its plans less than two hours after the show’s U.S. network, ABC, said it was cancelling the series. Barr apologized for suggesting on Twitter that former…

WSO Puts On Pop-Up Blitz of Concerts

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg is going to experience a music-blitz June 16 and 17 thanks to Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. The musicians of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will Pop-Up in parks and other public hot spots throughout Winnipeg for a blitz of 20 performances in eleven locations on June 16 and 17 as part of Symphony…

Short Film "The Detail" Makes National Debut

WINNIPEG - On May 24, the short film “The Detail,” honouring the legacy of fallen MARSOC Marine Raiders and the Raising Raiders Foundation, will make its public debut streaming for free on Amazon Prime. The short film is inspired by the true story of veteran MSgt. Thomas V Saunders who died along side six other…

Serious Accident May Keep Burton Cummings From Singing at Winnipeg Jets Game

WINNIPEG - Canadian music icon Burton Cummings says he is recovering from several injuries he suffered in a car crash last Sunday in Los Angeles. The injuries sustained may keep Burton from singing the National Anthem at the next Winnipeg Jets Home game. In a lengthy Facebook post, the Winnipeg rocker and former frontman for…

Howie Mandel Says The Show Will Go On

MONTREAL — Howie Mandel says Montreal’s Just For Laughs will move forward without founder Gilbert Rozon, stressing the comedy festival is not about one person. The Canadian−born comedian led an investor group that acquired the festival in March after it was put up for sale. The new owners include U.S. talent agency ICM Partners. Just…

Pink Fan, 12-Year-Old BC Girl, Gets to Sing With Idol

VANCOUVER — A 12−year−old girl admits she’s still in shock after getting the chance to sing for Pink at the performer’s concert Saturday night in Vancouver. Victoria Anthony says she had been dreaming of the opportunity since winning praise for a recent appearance at her elementary school’s talent show, when she performed the Pink song…

Dennis DeYoung to Play Burton Cummings Theatre

WINNIPEG - A founding member of STYX and the lead singer, Dennis DeYoung, will make his way to the Burton Cummings Theatre, August 16th. It was 1977 when DeYoung and his bandmates made history with the release of The Grand Illusion album. Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX celebrate that history by performing the…

Local Artist Featured at Pavillion Gallery

WINNIPEG - The local animals of Assiniboine Park Zoo have jumped to canvas in a series of paintings that local artist Cori Jaye Elston has created for their Pavillion Gallery. Mystical Furry Friends opens May 20 and runs until August 23, 2018. “For this showcase, I wanted to bring family and community together to the…

Hollywood Remembers Canadian Actress Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder’s sister says the Canadian−born actress shared a courageous spirit with Lois Lane, the tough−as−nails journalist she played on screen. Kidder, best known for her role opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" films of the 1970s and 1980s, has died at age 69, a Montana funeral home confirmed on Monday. Annie Kidder said her…

Hilarious Clips and Memories at SCTV Reunion

TORONTO — Fans of "SCTV" were served a heaping dish of nostalgia on Sunday as cast members of the Canadian sketch comedy series gathered to share memories for an upcoming Netflix special. Seemingly every popular character from the influential show — including Johnny LaRue, Alex Trebel and Edith Prickley — had a moment to shine…

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