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Prosecutors accuse Weinstein of mishandling ankle monitor | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein violated his bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, which left his whereabouts unrecorded for hours at a time, a New York prosecutor argued…

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Actor Ron Leibman dies – Entertainment News – Castanet.net

The Canadian Press – Dec 6, 2019 / 7:30 pm | Story: 272179 Photo: The Canadian Press Ron Leibman, left, with then-wife Linda Lavin, playwright Neil Simon and Dinah Manoff…

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Wine enthusiasts look for any excuse to toast with Prosecco Superiore | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 6 2 of 6 (This story is sponsored by .) Whether it’s brunch with friends, celebrating an engagement, toasting a new job, or simply just a bad hair…

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Movie reviews: ‘Antigone’ a raw, electrifying study of race, poverty, and indifference | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

In Sophocles’ Greek tragedy “Antigone” the title character is sentenced to be buried alive for not following the laws of the gods. A new, twenty-first century retelling of the story…

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Chamillionaire wants to add diversity to tech space | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

When Grammy award-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he noticed something almost immediately– he wasn’t seeing many people who looked…

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N.Y. bail reforms lead to court date for Harvey Weinstein | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein wasn’t the kind of criminal defendant New York lawmakers had in mind when they passed a law this year eliminating cash bail for most nonviolent…

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Pete Townshend regrets not staying to mourn after Who stampede | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Forty years after a stampede left 11 people dead and 23 injured at a Who concert in Cincinnati, Pete Townshend says he’s always regretted not sticking around…

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Cavill: Door ‘hasn’t closed’ on Superman, but first, ‘Witcher’ | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series “The Witcher,” but he says the “door hasn’t closed”on a return as Superman in the DC cinematic…

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Sundance sets lineup with Taylor Swift, ‘Tesla,’ ‘Downhill’ | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — A documentary on Taylor Swift will kickoff the next Sundance Film Festival, where new films including the Will Ferrell-Julia Louis Dreyfus remake of the Swedish film “Force…

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R. Kelly charged with paying bribe before marrying Aaliyah | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B…

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From upcycled neckties to hand-painted earrings, scoping out style at holiday markets | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 4 2 of 4 For the style-conscious on your gift list, forgo the mall mayhem and hit one of the local maker markets, where slow fashion, sustainability, and…

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‘Green Book’ director Farrelly, brother get disability award | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

BOSTON — In Peter Farrelly’s 2018 Oscar-winning film, “Green Book,” chauffeur Tony Lip quips: “The world’s full of lonely people afraid to make the first move.” Neither Farrelly nor his…

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Cavill: Door ‘hasn’t closed’ on Superman, but 1st, ‘Witcher’ | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series “The Witcher,” but he says the “door hasn’t closed”on a return as Superman in the DC cinematic…

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Savage Love: HPV vaccine is safe and effective | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 1 2 of 1 My ex-girlfriend, who I dated for nine months, called me two months after we broke up and accused me of giving her HPV. She…

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SNL comic Pete Davidson demands fans sign contract vowing to keep quiet; experts | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

TORONTO — Fans, lawyers and entertainment industry veterans are weighing in whether comedians should be legally able to make fans sign a contract not to talk about their jokes or…

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Clifford, everybody’s favourite big red dog, gets a reboot | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Who’s your favourite big red dog? If you have one, chances are his name is Clifford. Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog…

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Domingo’s accusers slam claims he never acted badly to women | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

SAN FRANCISCO — Two opera singers who accused Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct said Tuesday that it was disappointing and disturbing that the opera legend recently claimed he has always…

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Vancouver ‘Vikings’ star Alexander Ludwig on the show’s ‘bittersweet’ end | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

Vancouver actor Alexander Ludwig laughs when asked if he took any mementos from the “Vikings” set. The History series returns for a sixth and final season Wednesday and Ludwig admits…

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Domingo’s accusers: Nothing ‘chivalrous’ about groping women | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

SAN FRANCISCO — Two opera singers who accused Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct said Tuesday that it was disappointing and disturbing that the opera legend recently claimed he has always…

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Placido Domingo denies alleged casting power abuse: report | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

MILAN — Opera legend Placido Domingo was quoted by a leading Italian daily Monday as saying he did not abuse his power in casting, part of allegations against him in…

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Conductor Mariss Jansons dies at 76; led top orchestras | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

FRANKFURT — Mariss Jansons, conductor of top classical ensembles including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, has died in Russia. He was 76. Jansons’ death…

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Billy Dee Williams praised for using gender-fluid pronouns for himself | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

At 82 years old, Billy Dee Williams has no problem embracing all parts of himself. The “Star Wars” actor talked to Esquire in a recent interview about just that. “And…

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Whistler Film Festival 2019: Canadian doc Pandora’s Box puts the focus on period poverty | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 2 2 of 2 Carinne Chambers-Saini pioneered an unprecedented shift in period dialogue for two decades as co-founder of the Diva Cup before spontaneously launching into a documentary…

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Legal doctrine of ‘scienter’ applied in dog bites dog dispute at Vancouver condo | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 1 2 of 1 A Vancouver woman has been held liable for the injuries of a dog bitten by her pet dog. Jenny Forst was ordered by a…

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‘Irishman’ named best picture by National Board of Review | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

NEW YORK — Martin Scorsese’s sprawling crime epic “The Irishman” has been named best picture by the National Board of Review. The awards, announced Tuesday by the National Board of…

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B.C. owes Downtown Eastside activists thanks for Vancouver’s reputation as a research leader on HIV/AIDS | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 3 2 of 3 A little more than 20 years after Vancouver became known internationally as the city with the “highest HIV-infection rate in the Western World,” the…

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DiCaprio denies Bolsonaro accusation of link to Amazon fires | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio on Saturday denied a claim by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he had helped fund groups allegedly linked to fires in the Amazon rain forest. “While…

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Why residents should cheer reelection of Sav Dhaliwal and Linda Buchanan to Metro Vancouver’s top posts | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

1 of 1 2 of 1 Lower Mainland residents who fret about the planet’s future can take comfort in what happened at Metro Vancouver on Friday (November 29). That’s because…

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Celebrities fire back after Gabrielle Union’s controversial exit from America’s Got Talent | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

Celebrities are rallying behind actress Gabrielle Union and slamming NBC after her controversial exit from “America’s Got Talent.” Union and fellow judge Julianne Hough will not return for the second season of…

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‘Frozen 2’ ices competition again with record Thanksgiving | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

LOS ANGELES —  “Frozen 2” kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer “Knives Out”…

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