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Global pandemic postpones this year's glitzy Tony Awards

Global pandemic postpones this year's glitzy Tony Awards

NEW YORK — With Broadway shuttered amid the coronavirus pandemic, producers of the annual Tony Awards have postponed this year's celebration of American theatre .
Judge: Tekashi 6ix9ine probably belongs at home, not jail

Judge: Tekashi 6ix9ine probably belongs at home, not jail

NEW YORK — The judge who sentenced the rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine to prison said Wednesday he would have ordered home confinement instead if he had known about the coronavirus in December. U.S. District Judge Paul A.
Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81

Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81

NEW YORK — Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of com
'Blood Quantum' an eerily timely film on 'what a pandemic does to people'

'Blood Quantum' an eerily timely film on 'what a pandemic does to people'

TORONTO — Picture it: A plague has broken out, resulting in border closures, xenophobia, paranoia and denial of facts.
Juno Awards organizers 'hold off indefinitely' on revealing this year's winners

Juno Awards organizers 'hold off indefinitely' on revealing this year's winners

TORONTO — Hang tight, the winners of the cancelled Juno Awards will still be announced, but it won't be any time soon.
CBC says it's working to restore the local TV news it shelved last week

CBC says it's working to restore the local TV news it shelved last week

TORONTO — The CBC says it's gradually restoring the local supper-hour TV news it recently shelved.
CBC Sports chief can refocus Olympic planning with Games set for 2021

CBC Sports chief can refocus Olympic planning with Games set for 2021

TORONTO — After a whirlwind few days was capped with the postponement of the Tokyo Games until 2021, CBC Sports & Olympics executive director Chris Wilson can breathe a little easier.
Review: Americana folk singer Mark Erelli amps it up a notch

Review: Americana folk singer Mark Erelli amps it up a notch

Mark Erelli, “Blindsided" (Soundly Music) Americana singer-songwriter Mark Erelli has turned things up a notch.
Review: Béla Fleck's 'Africa' mixes new material with old

Review: Béla Fleck's 'Africa' mixes new material with old

Béla Fleck, “Throw Down Your Heart: The Complete Africa Sessions” (Craft Recordings) Béla Fleck has built his unparalleled career expanding both what it means to be a banjo player and what banjo music can or should be.
Review: Jessie Reyez's great debut reveals an intense star

Review: Jessie Reyez's great debut reveals an intense star

Jessie Reyez, “Before Love Came to Kill Us" (FMLY/Island Records) Jessie Reyez might be petite, but she's a monster. We didn't say that. She did, on her official debut album. But she memorably adds a certain expletive before the word “monster.