Saints and Sinners all-Canadian rock tour rescheduled for early 2021

If it weren’t for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, four of Canada’s biggest rock acts from the ’90s — Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party — would have kicked off the highly anticipated Saints and Sinners tour last week. However, in an effort to…

Edmonton’s Celeigh Cardinal, Striker win first-time Juno awards

A few Edmontonians became first-time Juno award winners on Monday night. Celeigh Cardinal received her first Juno nod and win this year, in the category of Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year for Stories from a Downtown Apartment. “It’s…

Alberta soap star Jason Thompson scores Daytime Emmy for work on ‘Young and the Restless’

Alberta-born actor Jason Thompson was named the winner of the Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Friday night for his work on the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless. And the winner for…

4 Edmonton-area movie theatres reopen with COVID-19 prevention measures

After months of being closed, movie theatres are back. One Landmark Cinema and three Cineplex locations officially reopened in the Edmonton area Friday. “The experience that you have in our theaters will be a little bit different with respect to…

Calgary-born musician Kiesza offers advice on coping with isolation

Known for her hit “Hideaway,” Calgary-born musician Kiesza would have preferred to do anything but hide away when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. She’d been through a long stint of isolation once before and knew very well the challenges it could…

New documentary film, ‘Eddy’s Kingdom’, profiles colourful Okanagan character

Greg Crompton’s new feature-length documentary Eddy’s Kingdom is a roller-coaster ride from start to finish. Crompton focuses his lens on Eddy Haymour, one of the most colourful characters the Okanagan has ever seen. The film chronicles the former Okanagan resident…

Kaitlyn Bristowe, Canadian ex-Bachelorette, heading to ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Canadian Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe is going to appear on the new season of Dancing With the Stars. Bristowe joined Chris Harrison during Monday’s episode of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — EVER! and after Bachelor Nation finished re-watching her give out her final…