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  • Live Chat: La Cañada's USC connections

    Live Chat: La Cañada's USC connections
    Symbols of USC are everywhere in La Cañada — decorating private homes, the local high school and even City Hall. Join Los Angeles Times Community News Editor Dan Evans and Reporter Tiffany Kelly for an online chat about why La Cañada is a Trojan...
  • Cineplex to Acquire 24 Empire Theaters in Atlantic Canada for $187 Million

    Toronto-headquartered Cineplex Entertainment received a No Action Letter (NAL) from Canada's Commissioner of Competition today, enabling the company to acquire 24 Empire theaters in Atlantic Canada, it was announced today. The cash purchase price is...
  • Peter Wintonick, Canadian Documentarian, Dies at 60

    Peter Wintonick, co-director of the acclaimed 1992 feature documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" and a producer, director, writer and editor on feature dramas, theatrical documentaries, educational films, television programs...
  • Poll: Toronto mayor's popularity unscathed by scandals, lost clout

    The latest poll on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's job performance makes one wonder what the crack-smoking, foul-mouthed, short-fused leader of Canada's biggest city would have to do to turn off voters. Ford's popularity has hardly been dented by his...
  • Showbiz and politics: Always the twain seem to meet

    Old-timers may recall the old days when Canadian politics were not just dull but almost blank. As empty as a modern white-on-white canvas depicting some vast snow belt in the featureless depths of Arctic winter. But that was before Toronto's mayor and...
  • Whistler: Ingrid Veninger's 'Ballsy' Request? More Films Made by Women

    After five days of screening, industry panels, and tributes to the likes of Richard Dreyfuss, Melissa Leo, and Jason Priestley, the 13th annual Whistler Film Festival culminated in an awards brunch on Sunday morning. At the awards, the New York-based...
  • Steve Martin bringing Lawren Harris exhibition to Hammer Museum

    Steve Martin bringing Lawren Harris exhibition to Hammer Museum
    Actor, musician and avid art collector Steve Martin will co-curate an exhibition of work by the late Canadian artist Lawren Harris that will debut at the Hammer Museum at UCLA in fall 2015. A spokeswoman for the Hammer said that the exhibition "is in...
  • Toronto Film Critics Love 'Llewyn Davis'

    Joel and Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis" has been named best picture of 2013 by the Toronto Film Critics Association, which also bestowed its best actor award on Oscar Isaac, who plays a struggling folksinger navigating Greenwich Village circa 1961...
  • Canada high court strikes down laws against prostitution

    The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down three laws against prostitution in a landmark ruling Friday, deeming the bans on visiting brothels, living off a prostitute's proceeds and public solicitation "overly broad" and potentially dangerous for...
  • Mary "Jane" Humphrey May 5, 1934 - October 7, 2013

    Mary "Jane" Humphrey  May 5, 1934 - October 7, 2013
    Founder of Once Upon A Time bookstore in Montrose California passed away peacefully after a long re-occurring illness. She will be remembered for her trail breaking spirit, having opened Once Upon A Time bookstore in 1966, long before women worked outside...
  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada

    It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada
    The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard. “It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot. GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
  • Canada's Oscar Entry 'Gabrielle' Finds U.S. Home

    Entertainment One Films U.S. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Gabrielle," Canada's entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the Oscars. The film is slated for a domestic theatrical release this winter. It was screened in the...