Skip to content

Lifestyle News

Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

NEW YORK — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.
French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

PARIS — Juliette Greco, a French singer, actress, cultural icon and muse to existentialist philosophers of the country’s post-War period, has died, French media said Wednesday. She was 93.
Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out. U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept.
Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues fest

Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues fest

Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, “100 Years of Blues” (Alligator Records) Two Southern boys who both hit the big time in 1960s Chicago — Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite — have over a century of blues experience between them.
Spin Master launches 'Mighty Express'; says 'Paw Patrol' 'isn't going anywhere'

Spin Master launches 'Mighty Express'; says 'Paw Patrol' 'isn't going anywhere'

TORONTO — The Canadian company behind "Paw Patrol" has launched a new children's animated series about trains, and insists the blockbuster puppy predecessor that counts Prince George among its fans still has a long life ahead of it.
Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Fleet Foxes, “Shore” (ANTI-) One might have predicted a sombre release for Fleet Foxes in the year of a pandemic.
Review: The War and Treaty keep soaring past expectations

Review: The War and Treaty keep soaring past expectations

The War and Treaty, “Hearts Town" (Rounder) It says something about an act when much of their work would fit neatly onto just about any music playlist.
Leading CCMA Awards nominee Tenille Townes on 'silver lining' of a 'strange' year

Leading CCMA Awards nominee Tenille Townes on 'silver lining' of a 'strange' year

TORONTO — Tenille Townes is making waves in Nashville, but the Alberta-raised musician says her heart will be back home this weekend for the biggest night in Canadian country music. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Grande Prairie, Alta.
With trick-or-treating in doubt, experts say Halloween sales could be weak

With trick-or-treating in doubt, experts say Halloween sales could be weak

HALIFAX — A Halloween night that falls on both a Saturday and a full moon would normally be ideal for candy, costume and decoration sales – and werewolves.