Morrissey’s Canadian concert comeback postponed due to accident

Morrissey has postponed the kickoff of his first Canadian tour in more than a decade. The former lead singer of The Smiths was set to perform at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre on Sunday and Monday nights, but Ticketmaster says those shows have been rescheduled for Oct. 14 and 15. According to a statement issued this weekend, the postponement is “due to a medical emergency stemming from an accident” Morrissey had while travelling in Europe, and that all tickets will be valid for the new dates. “Spirits are high and the artist…

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Fleetwood Mac postpones Canadian concert dates

It’s official: Singer Stevie Nicks has the flu, so Fleetwood Mac is postponing the final North American dates of its current tour.  The iconic rock group has axed the final four scheduled dates of this leg of the tour, after cancelling shows in Boston and Philadelphia last week citing the illness of an unnamed band member. The chopping block includes Monday night’s concert in Toronto, along with the forthcoming shows in Winnipeg (Thursday), Edmonton (Saturday) and Calgary (next Monday).  The two Alberta concerts were already makeup dates, rescheduled from last November when…

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Junos 2019: Corey Hart shines, Sting surprises, Shawn Mendes sweeps

From the opening number, Body, by electronic duo Loud Luxury to the closing retro performance by Corey Hart, the 2019 Junos were a celebration of Canadian artists past and present — musicians currently climbing the charts and artists who helped lay the groundwork decades ago. While In My Blood singer Shawn Mendes performed via video from Europe and scored the most trophies — he won five including artist, single and album of the year — it was Hart who had the audience on its feet. Here are some of the most memorable moments from Sunday’s…

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Luke Perry, actor known for Beverly Hills, 90210, dies at 52

Luke Perry, best known for the TV shows Beverly Hills, 90210, and Riverdale, has died at 52 after suffering a massive stroke last week, according to his publicist. Arnold Robinson said Perry died Monday.  “He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, stepfather Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends,” Robinson said in a statement. Robinson said no further details would be released at this time. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers…

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Luke Perry, actor known for Beverly Hills, 90210, dead at 52

Luke Perry, who gained instant heartthrob status as wealthy rebel Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210, died Monday after suffering a massive stroke, his publicist said. He was 52. “He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, stepfather Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends,” Arnold Robinson said in a statement. The actor had been hospitalized since last Wednesday, after a 911 call summoned medical help to his home in the Sherman Oaks section…

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Full list of 2019 Oscars winners

The final list of winners at the 91st Academy Awards: Best picture:Green Book Best actress: Olivia Colman, The Favourite Best actor: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma Best supporting actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk Best supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, Green Book Foreign language film: Mexico’s Roma Original screenplay:Green Book, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly Adapted screenplay:BlacKkKlansman, Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee Original Song:Shallow from A Star Is Born, music and lyrics by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.…

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What tonight’s Oscars might look like after a flub-filled awards season

The path to the Oscars has been an unusual, unpredictable and flub-filled roller-coaster ride this season — perhaps providing the best reason to tune in Sunday night to an Academy Awards broadcast that remains one of the most-watched TV events of the year. We’re in for something we haven’t seen in decades since there’ll be no host. But how different will it truly be after organizers reversed major decisions aimed at trimming the monstrously long program? Earlier best picture predictions have fallen by the wayside, some amid controversies for major contenders. Pre-Oscar award galas have crowned…

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What will the Oscars look like after a flub-filled awards season?

The path to the Oscars has been an unusual, unpredictable and flub-filled roller-coaster ride this season — perhaps providing the best reason to tune in Sunday night to an Academy Awards broadcast that remains one of the most-watched TV events of the year. We’re in for something we haven’t seen in decades since there’ll be no host. But how different will it truly be after organizers reversed major decisions aimed at trimming the monstrously long program? Earlier best picture predictions have fallen by the wayside, some amid controversies for major contenders. Pre-Oscar award galas have crowned…

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What will tonight’s Oscars look like after a flub-filled awards season?

The path to the Oscars has been an unusual, unpredictable and flub-filled roller-coaster ride this season — perhaps providing the best reason to tune in Sunday night to an Academy Awards broadcast that remains one of the most-watched TV events of the year. We’re in for something we haven’t seen in decades since there’ll be no host. But how different will it truly be after organizers reversed major decisions aimed at trimming the monstrously long program? Earlier best picture predictions have fallen by the wayside, some amid controversies for major contenders. Pre-Oscar award galas have crowned…

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Predicting this year’s wild Oscar race: Who will win — and who should

The danger with Oscar predictions is a sense of complacency. For months we’ve heard the same films mentioned again and again. But in many ways, the 91st Academy Awards race has been one of the most interesting contests in years. This year’s nominees reflect the affections of an organization that is changing rapidly. Given the unpredictable nature of this year’s show, expect surprises. Here’s what to watch for. Best supporting actress Regina King appears as Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk. (Tatum Mangus/Annapurna Pictures) Who will win: Regina…

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