Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Florence Henderson, iconic Brady Bunch actress, dies at 82 Arts & Entertainment, News

By: David Tuchman Acclaimed actress Florence Henderson, who become one of America’s most beloved TV moms for her role as Carol Brady in the late 1960s sitcom The Brady bunch died late Thursday night at the age of 82. Henderson had been hospitalized the day before, according to her publicist David Brokaw. Her manager Kayla Pressman said in a statement that

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Award-Winning Canadian Composer Lou Pomanti Remembers The Late Leonard Cohen Arts & Entertainment, News

By: Brandon-Richard Austin and Helena Shlapak Tributes continue to pour out in honor of legendary singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, who died Thursday night in Los Angeles. Cohen touched many listeners with songs like ‘Hallelujah.’ For those, like composer Lou Pomanti, who knew Cohen personally, the leathery-voiced statesman made a profound impact. Humber News spoke with

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Comedians won’t relent in Trump era, expert says Arts & Entertainment, News, Politics

By David Tuchman Comedians are wondering how to handle president-elect Donald Trump. Larry Horowitz, a professor of comedy writing at Humber college in Toronto still expects him to be a target. “Trump, no matter what he does, will be savaged by comedians, as he may well deserve, but it won’t be out of a sense of

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Halloween haunts Humber College Arts & Entertainment, Food, Lifestyle, News

By: Katherine Aylesworth and Lindsay Wadden Deadpool, unicorns and witches were all spotted in the hallways of Humber College today. Halloween is here and the Monday blues weren’t enough to keep the celebrations away. The college hosted a bake sale to fundraise money for the Child Care Services at Humber. The treats ranged from 50-cents to $5 and

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‘In Situ’ arts festival takes over Mississauga industrial building Arts & Entertainment, Life, Lifestyle

By: Sasha Azeez and Persis Abraham A group of artists is working together to build a creative hub in a Mississauga industrial building. The arts festival ‘In Situ,’ is hosting a weekend filled with art installations, pop up performances, and dance shows. Humber News team Sasha Azeez and Persis Abraham filed this story.

Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons Arts & Entertainment, International, News

The exhibition at Northern Contemporary gallery invites Torontonians to explore the artistic side of Halloween. A Parkdale art gallery that showcases pop art and experimental work will be celebrating Halloween this year with an exhibition of 100 demons from 25 artists. “We were looking for a sort of concept for Halloween-show that really highlights our mandate of

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Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’ explores Canada’s dark history with First Nations Arts & Entertainment, News

By: Hunter Crowther Months after an emotional farewell cross-country tour as the frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie is exploring Canada’s troubled history with First Nations in his latest solo album. Secret Path, Downie’s fifth solo album that’s released Oct. 18, tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old First Nations boy who died in 1966

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2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced Arts & Entertainment, Life, News

By: Lia Richardson Some of the biggest names have been nominated for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame including Chaka Khan, Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson and more. The nominees were announced on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website. This year’s list includes Jane’s Addiction, Joan Baez, Joe Tex, Journey, Kraftwerk, MC5,

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