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Charlotte Cardin, the Beaches, Allison Russell lead familiar names on Polaris list

Charlotte Cardin, the Beaches, Allison Russell lead familiar names on Polaris list

An array of familiar names will compete for this year's Polaris Music Prize.
For Nicolas Cage, making a serial killer horror movie was a healing experience

For Nicolas Cage, making a serial killer horror movie was a healing experience

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Nicolas Cage first read the script for “Longlegs” and considered playing the titular serial killer, he knew exactly where he'd draw his inspiration from: his mother.
Giller Prize to stick with Scotiabank as sponsor, despite mounting calls to drop it

Giller Prize to stick with Scotiabank as sponsor, despite mounting calls to drop it

TORONTO — The Scotiabank Giller Prize won't drop its lead sponsor, the organization's executive director announced as pressure mounted from some high-profile members of the literary community.
Shelley Duvall, star of 'The Shining' and 'Nashville,' dies at 75

Shelley Duvall, star of 'The Shining' and 'Nashville,' dies at 75

Shelley Duvall, the intrepid, Texas-born movie star whose wide-eyed, winsome presence was a mainstay in the films of Robert Altman and who co-starred in Stanley Kubrick's “The Shining,” has died. She was 75.

Bestselling author Brendan DuBois charged with possessing child sexual abuse materials

EXETER, N.H. (AP) — Bestselling author Brendan DuBois was arraigned Thursday on multiple counts of possessing child sexual abuse materials after police discovered dozens of "sexually explicit conduct.

Benji Gregory, former child star on the 80s sitcom 'ALF,' dies at 46

PHOENIX (AP) — Former child actor Benji Gregory, who played the young boy on the 1980s television sitcom “ALF,” has died in suburban Phoenix. He was 46.

Theater festivals offer to give up their grants if DeSantis restores funding for Florida arts groups

Leaders of two performing arts festivals said Thursday that they would gladly give up their grants if Florida Gov.
Milan fashion mainstay Giorgio Armani celebrates 90th birthday like any other day: at work

Milan fashion mainstay Giorgio Armani celebrates 90th birthday like any other day: at work

MILAN (AP) — Milan fashion mainstay Giorgio Armani celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday just like any other day —at work. “I couldn’t live my life any other way,’’ Armani told the Milan daily Corriere della Sera. “It wouldn’t be me if I stopped.

Investigators behind Mueller Report on Trump and Russia will share 'inside story' in upcoming book

NEW YORK (AP) — The team assembled by special counsel Robert S. Mueller to investigate alleged Russian interference and ties to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 election will have a book out this fall.
Nelly Furtado sets September release date for long-awaited seventh studio album

Nelly Furtado sets September release date for long-awaited seventh studio album

Nelly Furtado's comeback train is making a pit stop at lucky No. 7. The pop hitmaker and Victoria native has marked Sept. 20 for the release of her seventh studio album, which she's appropriately named "7.
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