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White Rock production sheds light on the life of Anne Hathaway

Shakespeare and his times seen through the lens of his widow

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The Sheepdogs perform after the first period of the NHL Heritage Classic outdoor hockey game as the Winnipeg Jets take on the Calgary Flames in Regina on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Concertgoers are rushing back to shows and more musicians are on the road than venues can schedule. At first glance, it might seem like the live music scene is booming for everyone. But that’s not the case, industry insiders say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith

Musicians reconsider value of touring as competition soars, prices surge

Concert market is flooded with ‘a ton of options’ for ticket buyers

The Sheepdogs perform after the first period of the NHL Heritage Classic outdoor hockey game as the Winnipeg Jets take on the Calgary Flames in Regina on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Concertgoers are rushing back to shows and more musicians are on the road than venues can schedule. At first glance, it might seem like the live music scene is booming for everyone. But that’s not the case, industry insiders say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith
Trucks roll through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 15th Santa Parade will take place Dec. 4 after a two-year, COVID-caused hiatus. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa Parade of Lights to return

Cloverdale parade to run Dec. 4; back after two-year hiatus

Trucks roll through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 15th Santa Parade will take place Dec. 4 after a two-year, COVID-caused hiatus. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)
The four Comic Strippers coming to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 18 are, from left to right, Ken Lawson, Chris Casillan, David Milchard and Roman Danylo. (Submitted photo)

Male-stripper parody returns to Surrey’s Bell with four Chips and 10 years of conceptual comedy

‘We’re now just more pure improv,’ Roman Danylo says of The Comic Strippers’ evolution

The four Comic Strippers coming to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 18 are, from left to right, Ken Lawson, Chris Casillan, David Milchard and Roman Danylo. (Submitted photo)
Suzette Mayr accepts her award as the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Suzette Mayr wins $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize for ‘The Sleeping Car Porter’

Author says her book shines a spotlight on an under-represented part of Canadian history

Suzette Mayr accepts her award as the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Ryan Reynolds attends the premiere of Netflix’s “6 Underground” at The Shed at Hudson Yards on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. Reynolds has confirmed the rumours — he is interested in buying the Ottawa Senators. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Charles Sykes

B.C. actor Ryan Reynolds confirms interest in buying Ottawa Senators

Reynolds is already co-owner of the Welsh soccer club Wrexham

Ryan Reynolds attends the premiere of Netflix’s “6 Underground” at The Shed at Hudson Yards on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. Reynolds has confirmed the rumours — he is interested in buying the Ottawa Senators. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Charles Sykes
As Captain America and Steve Rogers, Chris Evans shows off his muscles and determination. (Credit: Zade Rosenthal, Marvel)
As Captain America and Steve Rogers, Chris Evans shows off his muscles and determination. (Credit: Zade Rosenthal, Marvel)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC’s “Pooch Perfect,” an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. The show, which debuts March 30, is based on an Australian version. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC’s “Pooch Perfect,” an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. The show, which debuts March 30, is based on an Australian version. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)

Comedian Brent Butt among acts coming to Delta in 2023

Vancouver Cello Quartet plays in January, bluegrass act The High Bar Gang in February, Butt in March

Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)
Rihanna arrives at the world premiere of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Rihanna talks motherhood, Super Bowl: ‘It was now or never’

‘If I’m going to leave my baby, I’m going to leave my baby for something special’

Rihanna arrives at the world premiere of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Lizzo on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

REVIEW: Lizzo had Vancouver crowd feeling good as hell for the first time in 5 years

Bottom line: Lizzo’s songs sure make girls and women feel good

Lizzo on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Monday, Nov. 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Jimmy Kimmel, left, and Molly McNearney arrive at the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars again: ‘Great honor or a trap’

Late-night talk show host last led the awards ceremony in 2018

Jimmy Kimmel, left, and Molly McNearney arrive at the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Rupi Kaur arrives on the red carpet for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. Canada’s literati are folding up their reading glasses and breaking out their finest garb ahead of tonight’s Scotiabank Giller Prize. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Literati to gather to crown next winner of $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Poet and social media phenom Rupi Kaur and actress-producer Sarah Gadon will host

Rupi Kaur arrives on the red carpet for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. Canada’s literati are folding up their reading glasses and breaking out their finest garb ahead of tonight’s Scotiabank Giller Prize. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Camera and sound crew set up for a shot for a film production in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Two-fifths of TV episodes and films shot by women, directors’ guild says

Low-budget U.S.-based series tend to hire Canadians, high-budget shows less likely

Camera and sound crew set up for a shot for a film production in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The launch tube of a new roller coaster coming to Playland amusement park, on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in East Vancouver. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: For $9M, ‘Canada’s fastest launch coaster’ is coming to Playland in Vancouver by 2024

The new coaster ‘signals a bright future’ at the amusement park, PNE operators say

The launch tube of a new roller coaster coming to Playland amusement park, on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in East Vancouver. (Submitted photo)
Chelsea Rose stars as Maria in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s 2022 production of “The Sound of Music,” at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver starting Nov. 10. (Submitted photo: Emily Cooper)

Metal, Maria & ‘The Sound of Music’ for Surrey’s Chelsea Rose, who blossoms on many stages

Newton-raised performer stars on Arts Club’s Stanley stage, sings with metal band Ophelia Falling

Chelsea Rose stars as Maria in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s 2022 production of “The Sound of Music,” at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver starting Nov. 10. (Submitted photo: Emily Cooper)
FILE - John Mellencamp performs during a tribute concert to Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington on Nov. 19, 2014. Mellencamp’s 1985 album “Scarecrow” is being reissued this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

John Mellencamp revisits ‘Scarecrow,’ his game-changing disc

As deluxe version reissued, 1985 record stands as a rare reputation-changing work

FILE - John Mellencamp performs during a tribute concert to Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington on Nov. 19, 2014. Mellencamp’s 1985 album “Scarecrow” is being reissued this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
FILE - U2 singer Bono gestures as he attends the launching of the first blood by drone delivery service in the country at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. Bono opened his book tour for his bestselling “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, to thousands of screaming fans at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

Bono opens book tour before adoring fans at Beacon Theatre

U2 singer talks “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story” out this week already in the top 10 on Amazon.com

FILE - U2 singer Bono gestures as he attends the launching of the first blood by drone delivery service in the country at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. Bono opened his book tour for his bestselling “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, to thousands of screaming fans at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
In this Jessica Craig painting, a nurse holds an iPad for a hospital patient during a video chat with family members.

COVID-era challenges painted by nurse/artist from Surrey who’ll open studio for Culture Crawl

‘That was first time I was going to test someone in their residence, and there was fear,’ Jessica Craig says of one painting

In this Jessica Craig painting, a nurse holds an iPad for a hospital patient during a video chat with family members.
Pamela Anderson stars in Pamela’s Garden of Eden, premiering Thursday, Nov. 3, on HGTV Canada. (Odette Sugerman Photography/HGTV Canada/CNW Group/Corus Entertainment Inc.)

‘I’m a work in progress’: Pamela Anderson on restoring her B.C. home and herself

Pamela Anderson’s Vancouver Island home-reno reality TV series premieres tonight

Pamela Anderson stars in Pamela’s Garden of Eden, premiering Thursday, Nov. 3, on HGTV Canada. (Odette Sugerman Photography/HGTV Canada/CNW Group/Corus Entertainment Inc.)
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