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Toronto artist, musician Lido Pimienta takes Grammy hoopla in stride

Toronto artist, musician Lido Pimienta takes Grammy hoopla in stride

Toronto-based musician Lido Pimienta says she's surprised and honoured to score a Grammy nomination for her second album, "Miss Colombia.
Engineer in fatal Radiohead stage collapse guilty of professional misconduct

Engineer in fatal Radiohead stage collapse guilty of professional misconduct

TORONTO — An engineer who signed off on a Radiohead concert stage that collapsed and killed a drum technician has been found guilty of professional misconduct, but the finding has provided little comfort to the family of the man who died.
Quebec government says it will table expanded language law during next session

Quebec government says it will table expanded language law during next session

MONTREAL — Quebec's minister responsible for the French language said he will introduce a bill strengthening the province's language law when the legislature returns from its winter break.

BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa react to Grammy noms

LOS ANGELES — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards: “What??? Who me? Oh my God.” — Megan Thee Stallion, during a livestream after the Recording Academy president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr.
John Boyega isn't going to 'take the money and shush'

John Boyega isn't going to 'take the money and shush'

NEW YORK — John Boyega is only 28, but being a professional actor of 10 years and a veteran of three “Star Wars” films has given him insight into what it’s like for a young performer breaking into Hollywood.

Playful book about The Beatles wins major nonfiction prize

LONDON — A book that looks at The Beatles from a playful kaleidoscope of angles won Britain’s leading nonfiction literary award on Tuesday.
Restorers remove dangerous Notre Dame cathedral scaffolding

Restorers remove dangerous Notre Dame cathedral scaffolding

PARIS — Restorers at Paris’ fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral have completed key preliminary work by successfully removing all the perilous roof scaffolding, officials said Tuesday.
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

NEW YORK — Twelve things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to posthumous nominees to famous folks competing for awards.
Cirque du Soleil completes sale transaction, emerges from creditor protection

Cirque du Soleil completes sale transaction, emerges from creditor protection

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group says it has completed the sale company to a group of its creditors led by Catalyst Capital Group The company announced the closing of the transaction with its secured lenders and its emergence from cour

Review: A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”

Remember “The Croods”? It’s understandable if the answer is a “sure, kinda?” The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman was pretty enjo