Category: Entertainment

Amazing Race Canada: Rex Harrington, Bob Hope are celebrity team

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Amazing Race Canada: Rex Harrington, Bob Hope are celebrity team

Amazing Race Canada – Harrington and Hope too funny for words It was the days prior to the start of the second Amazing Race Canada, and former National Ballet star Rex Harrington wasn’t dancing around it: he was sizing up his competition. Harrington and his (longtime) fiance Bob Hope had been milling about the other […]

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Monty Python reunites after 35 years for last shows ever

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Monty Python reunites after 35 years for last shows ever

‘Spamalot’ debt forces troupe back onto the stage Monty Python, the zany British comedy troupe that delighted audiences with their 70s TV show and wacky movies, is reuniting one last time. Everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition. And as with all things Monty Python, fans need to expect the unexpected, too. Next month the surviving Monty […]

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Calgary FunnyFest turns 14 in style – Free tix from Beacon VIP Club!

| May 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Calgary FunnyFest turns 14 in style – Free tix from Beacon VIP Club!

Calgary Beacon VIP Club has 20 Calgary FunnyFest free tickets up for grabs It’s cliché but there is something for everyone at this year’s Calgary FunnyFest – no, seriously, there is.  Including 20 free tickets from the Calgary Beacon VIP Club. Click here to register for the draws to be held on June 3 and […]

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Fiddler on the Roof a great Stage West production

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fiddler on the Roof a great Stage West production

Fiddler on the Roof features veteran Canadian actor Victor Young As Fiddler on the Roof turns 50 this year and with thousands of Broadway performances under its belt, it’s safe to say playing any role in the production is the chance of a lifetime.  And that’s exactly how Victor A Young views it as he […]

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The Shakespeare Company brings the perfect comedy Twelfth Night to the stage

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Shakespeare Company brings the perfect comedy Twelfth Night to the stage

Shipwrecked off the coast of Illyria and separated from her twin brother, Viola disguises herself and enters the service of Duke Orsino, only to find herself part of a triangle of unrequited love. Music and love, drinking and jollity, practical jokes and a riot of laughter abound in what some call Shakespeare’s most perfect comedy. […]

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Stephen Colbert CBS late-night host after David Letterman retires

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stephen Colbert CBS late-night host after David Letterman retires

Stephen Colbert takes over for 67-year old Letterman in 2015 Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS’ late night host. CBS announced Thursday that “The Colbert Report” host will replace Letterman when he retires next year. Colbert is signed for five years. Letterman has hosted “Late Show With David Letterman” since 1993. He turns 67 Saturday. “I never dreamed that […]

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New ‘Fargo’ series will feel familiar to fans of Coen brothers’ film

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New ‘Fargo’ series will feel familiar to fans of Coen brothers’ film

Fargo shot in and around Calgary The presence of a wood chipper cannot be confirmed or denied. But cast members of the new “Fargo” television series say there’s much that will feel familiar to fans of the 1996 Coen brothers’ film that inspired it. “It’s definitely the same tone and the same vibe as the […]

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Canadian entertainment industry doesn’t need gov’t assistance: Report

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Canadian entertainment industry doesn’t need gov’t assistance: Report

False arguments fuel government policies around Canadian entertainment industry, says Fraser Institute Cracking down on pornographic channels for not showing enough Canadian content is a classic example of how government policies on the Canadian entertainment industry are inefficient, says the author of a new Fraser Institute report. Steven Globerman says the government is needlessly protecting […]

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Recipe to Riches moves to CBC, starts Wednesday

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Recipe to Riches moves to CBC, starts Wednesday

Recipe to Riches features home cooks hoping to win grand prize of $250,000 The competition on “Recipe to Riches” might not be as cutthroat as it is on shows featuring professional chefs, but the home cooks who aspire to have their recipe marketed in a national grocery chain most definitely have their eye on the […]

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House of Cards: Robin Wright relishes playing evil character

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
House of Cards: Robin Wright relishes playing evil character

Kevin Spacey is nefarious America Vice-President Frank Underwood on House of Cards Portraying the ruthless Claire Underwood on the dark political drama House of Cards is demanding but continually surprising, says Robin Wright. The Golden Globe-winning actress says she relishes playing the hardened wife of equally cold-blooded politician Francis Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey. Claire […]

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