Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Alice Munro awarded literature’s Nobel Prize Arts & Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

Canadian short story writer Alice Munro has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature and hailed as a “master of the contemporary short story.” But the writer told CBCNews on Thursday she forgot she had been nominated. The entire selection process takes place behind closed doors. “I am amazed, and very grateful,” Munro said

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The Dirties bullies their way into theatres Arts & Entertainment

October is Bullying Awareness Month, and there is no better time than now for the official Toronto premiere of the Canadian anti-bullying film, The Dirties, which stars Matt Johnson and Owen Williams. The Dirties focuses on Matt and Owen, who make a film for a class that depicts them taking on fictional bullies, who they call

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Comedians set to bust up Ottawa this weekend Arts & Entertainment

By Megan Rach Ottawa usually isn’t the first Canadian city that comes to mind when “comedy festival” is mentioned, but from October 3rd to the 6th, it plays host to the biggest bunch of jokers outside of Parliament. The 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival takes place in the nation’s capital for the first time,

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