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Dave Chappelle books Toronto's Scotiabank Arena as Netflix controversy simmers

Dave Chappelle books Toronto's Scotiabank Arena as Netflix controversy simmers

TORONTO — Dave Chappelle has booked Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to screen his latest documentary next month, even as he continues to draw controversy over comments in his latest Netflix special deemed anti-transgender. The U.S.
Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

“Renegades: Born in the USA” by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen (Crown) “Renegades: Born in the USA” is human, vulnerable, smart and passionate.
Queen Elizabeth II won't attend climate conference in person

Queen Elizabeth II won't attend climate conference in person

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has canceled her planned appearance at the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, accepting doctors' advice to rest just days after spending the night in a hospital for tests.
'Dune' to get sequel, with theater-only release set for 2023

'Dune' to get sequel, with theater-only release set for 2023

“Dune” isn't done. Legendary Entertainment announced Tuesday that Denis Villeneuve's “Dune," which adapts the first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 science-fiction epic, will get a sequel.
Vancouver, Niagara Falls, Quebec City to lead domestic travel in 2022, says CBRE

Vancouver, Niagara Falls, Quebec City to lead domestic travel in 2022, says CBRE

A real estate report says Vancouver, Niagara Falls and Quebec City will continue to outperform other markets next year after benefiting during the pandemic from Canadians travelling within the country due to COVID-19 restrictions on foreign travel.
Review: Hayes Carll tackles serious topics with droll humor

Review: Hayes Carll tackles serious topics with droll humor

“You Get It All,” Hayes Carll (Dualtone Music) The 6-foot-3 singer-songwriter Hayes Carll isn’t the only wry man in Nashville, or even the tallest. But his eighth album, “You Get It All,” shows why Carll is built to last.
Diversity study: TV looks more like US and viewers approve

Diversity study: TV looks more like US and viewers approve

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television fare that reflects the nation’s increasing racial and ethnic diversity is finding favor with industry gatekeepers and viewers, according to a study of the 2019-20 TV season released Tuesday.
After years of 'hiding,'' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

After years of 'hiding,'' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

ROME (AP) — Mystery still swirls around Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” nearly a quarter-century after the painting was stolen from an Italian museum, only to turn up at the start of what would become the coronavirus pandemic.
One-night love affair: Bryan Adams rings in 2022 with Vancouver New Year's Eve Party

One-night love affair: Bryan Adams rings in 2022 with Vancouver New Year's Eve Party

TORONTO — Bryan Adams is throwing a New Year's Eve bash in Vancouver this year that organizers say will be one for the history books.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3.