Entertainment

Gord Downie to receive Allan Slaight humanitarian award

The former Tragically Hip frontman died in 2017

Celebrity chefs, glitter bars, makeup artists: How music fests sweeten VIP experiences

Roxodus kicks off its inaugural four-day fest on July 11 in Clearview, Ont., outside Barrie

Prince’s memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ to be released this fall

Icon died three years ago, on April 21, from an accidental fentanyl overdose

Trudeau to be portrayed on ‘Simpsons’ episode

Toronto journalist who’s posted videos of himself doing impressions of the PM voiced him for the show

‘This Is Us’ star Chrissy Metz finds her film ‘Breakthrough’

Three years ago Chrissy Metz was perhaps the least-known of the seven original ‘This Is Us’ leads

Alex Trebek posts new video on his cancer therapy: ‘I’m feeling good.’

He announced in a YouTube video on March 6 that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Issue is comprised of short tributes written by fellow global luminaries throughout all industries

‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets a viewership record for HBO

Season premiere most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978

Favreau gives ‘Star Wars’ fans 1st look at ‘The Mandalorian’

Series will debut on the Disney-Plus streaming service on November 12

Morrissey’s first Canadian tour dates in a decade postponed due to accident

Former lead singer of The Smiths was to perform at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre on Sunday and Monday

Disney will launch streaming service late this year

The service, called Disney Plus, has no pricing yet

Johnny Depp sues ex-wife for $50 million in defamation suit

Depp filed the lawsuit over a Washington Post op-ed she wrote about domestic violence

Mariah Carey to receive Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson will host the Billboard Awards, and Panic at the Disco, Sam Smith and Normani will perform

Olympic champions Virtue and Moir announce rock-themed ice show

Cross-Canada figure skating show Rock the Rink starts at Abbotsford Centre on Oct. 5

Worker dies in fall while setting up Coachella Festival

The six-day festival is set to begin on Friday in California

Tom Selleck, star of TV and films, is writing memoir

Actor says his book will ‘illuminate’ the last half-century of Hollywood and America

R. Kelly gives 28-second performance at Illinois club

TV stations report that some fans said it wasn’t worth the $100