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Gideon Arthurs, executive director of the Soulpepper Theatre Company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Struggling Canadian theatre companies boosted by $15-million Slaight donation

Theatre companies struggling to fill vacant seats say they hope a newly…

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Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

The Canadian Museums Association is calling for legislation, money and a cohesive…

Canadian sprinter and six-time Olympic medallist, Andre De Grasse arrives on the black carpet of the first-ever edition of The Legacy Awards, in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. De Grasse was one of four award recipients at The Legacy Awards on Sunday night, billed as the first major prime-time awards show to celebrate Black talent in the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima

Andre De Grasse, Fabienne Colas, and Kayla Grey honoured at The Legacy Awards

Sprinter Andre De Grasse, sports anchor Kayla Grey and filmmaker Fabienne Colas…

Players walk on a digital pitch wearing kits designed by Kelly Cannell in an undated handout screenshot from the video game FIFA 23. EA Sports turned to Musqueam visual artists, carvers, designers, and weavers to showcase Musqueam cultural elements in the new FIFA 23 video game, which is primarily made in EA Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Electronic Arts,

Musqueam history, heritage and culture showcased in new FIFA 23 video game

Work of about 10 of the First Nations band’s artists featured

Players walk on a digital pitch wearing kits designed by Kelly Cannell in an undated handout screenshot from the video game FIFA 23. EA Sports turned to Musqueam visual artists, carvers, designers, and weavers to showcase Musqueam cultural elements in the new FIFA 23 video game, which is primarily made in EA Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Electronic Arts,
This photo provided by Will Sideri shows a 700-year-old manuscript that was used in the Beauvais Cathedral in France. Sideri bought the medieval manuscript for $75 at an estate sale on Sept. 3, 2022, in Waterville, Maine. An expert on manuscripts said the document, first reported by the Maine Monitor, could be worth as much as $10,000. (Will Sideri via AP)

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

A bargain hunter who went to an estate sale in Maine to…

This photo provided by Will Sideri shows a 700-year-old manuscript that was used in the Beauvais Cathedral in France. Sideri bought the medieval manuscript for $75 at an estate sale on Sept. 3, 2022, in Waterville, Maine. An expert on manuscripts said the document, first reported by the Maine Monitor, could be worth as much as $10,000. (Will Sideri via AP)
This image released by National Geographic shows an Anole lizard breathing underwater in Costa Rica in a scene from "Super/Natural,” a six-part series from National Geographic, airing on Disney+, (Robin Cox/National Geographic via AP)

James Cameron turns to Earth before release of new ‘Avatar’

There’s a new nature documentary series that promises to show viewers incredible…

This image released by National Geographic shows an Anole lizard breathing underwater in Costa Rica in a scene from "Super/Natural,” a six-part series from National Geographic, airing on Disney+, (Robin Cox/National Geographic via AP)
FILE - Miles Teller poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Top Gun: Maverick" at the 75th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Teller will host the opening episode of the 48th season of “Saturday Night Live” on Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)

Teller, Gleeson, Megan Thee Stallion host first ‘SNL’ shows

Straight out of Top Gun: Maverick actor Miles Teller will host the…

FILE - Miles Teller poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Top Gun: Maverick" at the 75th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Teller will host the opening episode of the 48th season of “Saturday Night Live” on Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Viola Davis in “The Woman King.” (Sony Pictures via AP)

Review: A classic battle epic in ‘The Woman King’

Viola Davis takes viewers through the West African Kingdom of Dahomey during the 19th century

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Viola Davis in “The Woman King.” (Sony Pictures via AP)
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

R. Kelly convicted on many counts, acquitted of trial fixing

55-year-old found guilty on 3 counts of child pornography and 3 counts of child enticement

FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
Matthew Macfayden accepts the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for "Succession" at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill)

‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ top Emmys; 1st time winners shine

Succession and Ted Lasso topped the Emmy Awards on Monday, in a…

Matthew Macfayden accepts the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for "Succession" at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill)
Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
Elton John performs during his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road,” tour, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke

Elton John pays tribute to Queen at his final Toronto show: ‘She worked bloody hard’

John is in Vancouver Oct. 21 and 22 as he continues “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour

Elton John performs during his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road,” tour, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke
Scott Griffin poses in this undated handout photo. The Griffin Poetry Prize is doubling its purse to $130,000 by consolidating its Canadian award category into one global competition. Toronto benefactor Scott Griffin says the changes reflect how the Griffin has helped elevate the international profile of Canadian poetry, which was "relatively unknown" when the prize was founded in 2000. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Joy von Tiedemann *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Griffin doubles poetry prize to $130K, dropping Canadian award category

The Griffin Poetry Prize is doubling its purse to $130,000 by consolidating…

Scott Griffin poses in this undated handout photo. The Griffin Poetry Prize is doubling its purse to $130,000 by consolidating its Canadian award category into one global competition. Toronto benefactor Scott Griffin says the changes reflect how the Griffin has helped elevate the international profile of Canadian poetry, which was "relatively unknown" when the prize was founded in 2000. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Joy von Tiedemann *MANDATORY CREDIT*
FILE - Lainey Wilson performs during Marty Stuart's 19th Annual Late Night Jam in Nashville, Tenn., on June 8, 2022. Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association Awards nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories including album of the year, female vocalist of the year and song of the year. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Lainey Wilson leads CMA Awards nominations in her 1st year

Louisiana-native Lainey Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the…

FILE - Lainey Wilson performs during Marty Stuart's 19th Annual Late Night Jam in Nashville, Tenn., on June 8, 2022. Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association Awards nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories including album of the year, female vocalist of the year and song of the year. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
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Supernatural – Doug Towle’s tribute to Santana

Tribute show coming to Ponoka, Bashaw

  • Sep 7, 2022
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Justin Bieber attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in New York on September 13, 2021. Bieber says he's pausing his Justice world tour for the second time, citing exhaustion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Evan Agostini

Justin Bieber halts world tour as he takes ‘break’ to focus on his health

Justin Bieber is putting a hold on his Justice World Tour for…

Justin Bieber attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in New York on September 13, 2021. Bieber says he's pausing his Justice world tour for the second time, citing exhaustion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Evan Agostini
Kelly McCormack plays Jess McCready in Prime Video TV series “A League of Their Own,” which uses the hit film as the basis for a new story. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Anne Marie Fox-Prime Video TV
Kelly McCormack plays Jess McCready in Prime Video TV series “A League of Their Own,” which uses the hit film as the basis for a new story. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Anne Marie Fox-Prime Video TV
Aaron Halliday is an Alan Jackson tribute artist. (Submitted photo)

Alan Jackson tribute artist coming to Bashaw

Aaron Halliday’s hit tribute ‘Keepin’ it Country’

  • Aug 4, 2022
Aaron Halliday is an Alan Jackson tribute artist. (Submitted photo)