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  1. Opera house undergoes $18M renovation in its 150th year

    NEWPORT, R.I. - In its heyday, the stage at Newport's Opera House hosted everything from performances of vaudeville and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to appearances by abolitionists such as…
  2. Strong wind, storms blamed for 11 deaths in Moscow; 70 hurt

    MOSCOW - Thunderstorms and strong winds buffeted Moscow and its surrounding areas on Monday, killing 11 people and injuring dozens, Russian officials said. Most of the fatalities were caused by falling…
  3. BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

    LONDON - Travellers on British Airways faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, though most long-haul services were resumed, after a colossal IT failure over the weekend caused…
  4. Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

    DALLAS - If you're planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You're going to have lots of company. By air or car, traveller numbers are expected to rise over…
  5. Always A Surprise

    Travelpress.com - Travel 05.29 / 22:02 www.travelpress.com
    Mirta Rodriguez Arechiga says those who will be visiting her hometown of Mexico City are certain to find traffic congestion – along with wonderful museums, great nightlife, upscale hotels and a thriving cultural scene, reports Ian Stalker in this week’s digital edition of Travel Courier. The Mexican capital does have traffic and air quality issues,…more › The post Always A Surprise appeared first on T…
  6. A First For Juneyao

    Travelpress.com - Travel 05.29 / 22:02 www.travelpress.com
    Juneyao Airlines has become the first airline to expand the Star Alliance network as a Connecting Partner. Under the Alliance’s partnership concept, the Shanghai-based airline now offers Star Alliance passengers new transfer opportunities at either of Shanghai’s two airports – Pudong International and Hongqiao International. For all connecting passengers through check-in will be offered in…more › The post A First For Juneyao appeared first on Tra…
  7. Big Numbers For WTM

    Travelpress.com - Travel 05.29 / 22:02 www.travelpress.com
    The World Travel Market Portfolio is set to smash last year’s achievement of $7 billion worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events — WTM Latin America, WTM Africa and Arabian Travel Market. All three events, which took place this spring, have recorded increases in numbers of exhibitors, visitors and…more › The post Big Numbers For WTM appeared first on…
  8. More From Emerald Waterways

    Travelpress.com - Travel 05.29 / 22:02 www.travelpress.com
    Emerald Waterways has upped the ante in 2018, adding 17 new EmeraldACTIVE excursions and programs for passengers on nine of its most popular European itineraries. With the growing popularity of river cruising – on that’s catching on with younger travellers – Emerald Waterways introduced the EmeraldACTIVE program in 2016 – offering its passengers new opportunities…more › The post More From Emerald Waterways appeared first on Trave…
  1. Vancouver comedy/improv roundup: May 29 to June 4, 2017

    Straight.com - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    Looking to see some comedy this week? The Straight’s got you c…
  2. Comedian Ed Konyha reveals recipe behind Stand-Up and Deliver's open-mic success

    Straight.com - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    Ahead of the local open mic night's second anniversary show, the producer talks his favourite headliners, what keeps him motivated, and his advice for young…
  3. The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors In Tune 2017

    Straight.com - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    From June 8 to 18, In Tune 2017 takes place on Granville Island and at the Post at…
  4. Stranger than fiction: Where do House of Cards, Veep and other White House shows go in the Trump era?

    Cbc.ca - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 22:04 www.cbc.ca
    House of Cards lures audiences with its dark portrait of unscrupulous schemers, while Veep's fanbase is devoted to the outrageous White House satire. But what happens Washington's reality becomes as dramatic as…
  5. Baywatch is exactly what you expect

    Thecoast.ca - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 20:20 www.thecoast.ca
    The film—starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron—is fun, if not much else. We’ve been here before—pop-culture footnote recast as big-budget comedy with current big-time stars, featuring throwbacks to the original, not-great TV series, everyone having fun. That was 2012, when 21 Jump Street became one of the year’s best comedies, before we’d all burned our senses out on…
  6. Discrimination suits proceed against Fox, minus Roger Ailes

    Cbc.ca - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 17:38 www.cbc.ca
    The sudden death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes won't slow the march of litigation swirling around the network, legal observers and lawyers involved in the suits…
  7. Standing Rock film festival centres around pipeline protest

    Cbc.ca - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 17:16 www.cbc.ca
    A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year while also fostering connections between the Native American community and the film…
  8. 'They will never know her:' Prince William opens up on family, Diana's death and his mental health charity

    Cbc.ca - Arts&Culture 05.29 / 14:00 www.cbc.ca
    Prince William says he is sad his wife and two young children can't meet his late mother, Princess…
  1. Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ film and star live up to the name

    Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle 05.30 / 05:07 lethbridgeherald.com
    “Wonder Woman ” has been the subject of so much superfluous fuss, it’d be easy to forget that behind all of the hand-wringing and both symbolic and real pressure to succeed there’s actually a movie meant to entertain. Yet, like the heroine at its centre, “Wonder Woman” the movie rises with powerful grace above the The post Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ film and star live up to the name appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  2. Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Van Zandt concert

    Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle 05.30 / 03:39 lethbridgeherald.com
    RED BANK, N.J. – Bruce Springsteen has surprised concert-goers in New Jersey with a performance during the encore of a Steven Van Zandt show. Count Basie Theatre executive Jon Vena said Monday the crowd “erupted” when Van Zandt introduced Springsteen during the Saturday show as “a friend who’s out of work.” Springsteen emerged on stage The post Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Van Zandt concert appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  3. Jen Agg dishes on the food biz

    Macleans.ca - Lifestyle 05.30 / 01:10 www.macleans.ca
    Toronto's Jen Agg insists she's always been pilloried for doing things male restaurateurs do The post Jen Agg dishes on the food biz appeared first on…
  4. Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

    Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle 05.30 / 01:02 lethbridgeherald.com
    Frank Deford, the award-winning sports writer and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, has died. He was 78. He died Sunday in Key West, Florida, his family said Monday. Deford was a six-time Sports Writer of the Year and a member of the National Association The post Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78 appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  5. Seniors' home workers in Alberta fighting to get first agreement to lose jobs

    Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle 05.30 / 00:30 www.brandonsun.com
    COLD LAKE, Alta. - A company that operates long-term care homes for seniors in northeastern Alberta says it's firing current nursing care employees and going with a private contractor rather than trying to bargain a first contract with them. Points West Living sent a letter last week to…
  6. Old South monument backers embrace "Confederate Catechism"

    Brandonsun.com - Lifestyle 05.30 / 00:30 www.brandonsun.com
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Sometimes it seems like the impassioned people who want to preserve Confederate monuments across the South are reading a different history book than the rest of the nation. In fact, they are. A decades-old booklet called the "Confederate Catechism" lays out core beliefs…
  7. Tiger Moon album release

    Castanet.net - Entertainment 05.29 / 22:58 www.castanet.net
    Okanagan folk act Tiger Moon is releasing their first full-length album Canada-wide on Friday June 9th, and they will be hosting a live-streamed album release performance at The Kelowna Forum that evening. The performance will include a myriad of Okanagan musicians in an 8-piece orchestra,…
  8. World’s largest Muslim youth organization slams Saudis, Islamic supremacy

    Lifesitenews.com - Lifestyle 05.29 / 22:45 www.lifesitenews.com
    The Muslim Indonesians have plenty of harsh words for the ugly extremism of modern Islam, the Islam promoted around the world by Saudi and Qatar oil…
  1. Niall Horan Pays Tribute to Manchester Bombing Victims, Makes 'On the Loose' TV Debut on 'Today'

    Aceshowbiz.com - Music 05.30 / 04:06 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The member of One Direction delivered three performances of his solo songs, in addition to a 1D sing-along session with fans on the…
  2. Is Fergie 'Kicked Out' of Black Eyed Peas?

    Aceshowbiz.com - Music 05.30 / 02:38 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The hip-hop/pop group's member Taboo has slammed the 'M.I.L.F $' hitmaker on Twitter, spurring speculations that she was 'kicked out' of the…
  3. High-rolling promoters of ill-fated Pemberton Music Festival give the rubes of B.C. an unapologetic rogering

    Straight.com - Music 05.29 / 22:42 www.straight.com
    Now that the dust has somewhat settled, here are some thought on the…
  4. Father John Misty gives Vancouver fans a special night

    Straight.com - Music 05.29 / 22:42 www.straight.com
    Josh Tillman seems constitutionally incapable of singing an off-key…
  5. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays Pokémon classics

    Straight.com - Music 05.29 / 22:42 www.straight.com
    We’re going to come right out and say it—anybody under the age of 30 who hasn’t been touched by the joy of Pokémon has no soul…
  6. Adding drums gave Girlpool a newfound sonic urgency on Powerplant

    Straight.com - Music 05.29 / 22:42 www.straight.com
    Sometimes the promise of moving forward from an artistic standpoint trumps the chance to work with a genuine…
  7. Vancouver's Zolas announced as the headliners for the 2017 edition of Khatsahlano Street Party

    Straight.com - Music 05.29 / 22:42 www.straight.com
    Undercard features a mix of strong-up-comers and solid scene…
  8. Foo Fighters Get the Plug Pulled on Them at BottleRock Festival, Keep Playing Anyway

    Exclaim.ca - Music 05.29 / 22:17 exclaim.ca
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.While ex-members of Foo Fighters are making news for all the wrong reasons, the current band are back making headlines after proving nothing can stop the power of rock. The band made an appearance at the BottleRock festival in California's Napa Valley last night (May 29), stretching their set past the festival's 10 p.m. curfew with a run-through of their hit "Everlong."  As you'll hear around the five-and-a-half-minute mark of the video below, …
  1. John Boyega Shows Finn's New Weapon in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

    Aceshowbiz.com - TV&Movies 05.30 / 04:30 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The actor has taken to Instagram to share a video featuring Finn's new blaster, which has a sleek design and produces brilliant blue…
  2. 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Is Not Hacked, Claims Disney CEO

    Aceshowbiz.com - TV&Movies 05.30 / 04:09 www.aceshowbiz.com
    Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said that 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' was not stolen at…
  3. Tom Hardy will Star as Venom in Spider-Man Spinoff

    I4u.com - TV&Movies 05.30 / 03:24 www.i4u.com
    Tom Hardy officially joins the cast of “Venom,” a Spider-Man's offshoot, Sony Pictures announced on Twitter Friday.The Oscar-nominated actor will star as the anti-hero Venom - a character that has…
  4. Get First Look at Idris Elba and Kate Winslet Amid Freezing Wilderness in 'The Mountain Between Us'

    Aceshowbiz.com - TV&Movies 05.30 / 02:38 www.aceshowbiz.com
    Determined to do her best for the drama set on snowy mountains, Winslet insisted on 'really plunging into ice cold water at base camp to film her character falling through thin…
  5. Diane Lane serves up an undercooked Paris Can Wait

    Straight.com - TV&Movies 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    The ingredients should work, but this debut feature by Eleanor Coppola ends up hard to…
  6. Baywatch jiggles—but often in the wrong places

    Straight.com - TV&Movies 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    If you can stomach the taint jokes, Baywatch is exactly what you’d expect—a summer romp bursting with just enough camp to stop it from sel…
  7. Spring Bike to Work Week kicks off with free outdoor screening of E.T. in Vancouver this Saturday

    Straight.com - TV&Movies 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    Forget drive-in movies—bike-ins are the new t…
  8. Cannes 2017: Abbas Kiarostami says goodbye with sublime 24 Frames

    Straight.com - TV&Movies 05.29 / 23:03 www.straight.com
    Whole Sofia Coppola and Michael Haneke fumble, Abbas Kiarostami leaves on a grace…
  1. Is Katy Perry Romancing Calvin Harris to Get Back at Taylor Swift?

    Aceshowbiz.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 05:12 www.aceshowbiz.com
    Rumor has it, besides teaming up with the Norwegian DJ on a diss track, the 32-year-old songstress is dating him to get back at their mutual…
  2. Miley Cyrus Makes Liam Hemsworth Jealous Over Her Pampering Sessions With Pet Pig

    Aceshowbiz.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 05:12 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The 'Hunger Games' star thinks it is 'too much' for Cyrus to take her pet pig, Bubba Sue, regularly to a spa for a 'coconut oil mask' which she believes good for pig…
  3. Bella Thorne Gets Cuddly With Ex Gregg Sulkin After Super Quick Fling With Scott Disick

    Aceshowbiz.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:50 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The 19-year-old former Disney darling was seen lying on top of her ex-boyfriend in an Instagram photo she shared on Monday, May 29 in celebration of his 25th…
  4. Kourtney Kardashian Ready to Introduce Younes Bendjima to Her Family

    Aceshowbiz.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:50 www.aceshowbiz.com
    The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has reportedly asked her toy boy to stay with her and meet her family as she doesn't want 'the good times' to…
  5. Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix together in Cannes

    Laineygossip.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:49 www.laineygossip.com
    Joaquin Phoenix was named Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday for his performance in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. It was one of the last films to screen at the festival. And before that point, people were talking about Robert Pattinson and Adam Sandler as Best Actor (…
  6. Smutty Social Media, May 29, 2017

    Laineygossip.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:49 www.laineygossip.com
    From running away from her on the street when they were married to divorced Instagram buddies! I looked up a 2011 New Yorker article from the dinner party she threw to launch “My Father’s Daughter” and the writer said he arrived “cranky” and a publicist warned people that he was not in the mood t…
  7. Intro for May 29, 2017

    Laineygossip.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:49 www.laineygossip.com
    Dear Gossips, Memorial Day weekend used to be big at the box office. But as you may have heard, both Pirates 5 and Baywatch, the new major releases this Memorial Day weekend, came in domestically under initial projections. Baywatch, in particular, totally flopped. The Rock isn’t c…
  8. What Else for May 29, 2017

    Laineygossip.com - Celebrities 05.30 / 04:49 www.laineygossip.com
    On paper? Bella Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio, sure. But here’s why I can’t see it: Bella has too much profile. Over the last few years, Leo’s model selections haven’t been “names”, at least not until they become his bonafide. You didn’t know much about Toni Garrn before she and Leo started dating…
  1. Gucci Stages Stinging Nettle Cruise Collection in Florence

    Ca.fashionmag.com - Fashion 05.30 / 04:28 ca.fashionmag.com
    Alessandro Michele’s invitation for Gucci cruise 2018 was contained inside a pink box reading Urtica Ferox, which is Latin for stinging nettle. And this was a prickly show, albeit staged in a Renaissance p…
  2. Bal Harbour Shops founder Stanley F. Whitman passes away at 98

    Ca.fashionmag.com - Fashion 05.30 / 01:30 ca.fashionmag.com
    Whitman founded Bal Harbour Shops and presided over the shopping center for over 50 years. He is survived by a large family of children, grandchildren and…
  3. Sigerson Morrison closes longest running NYC store

    Ca.fashionmag.com - Fashion 05.30 / 01:06 ca.fashionmag.com
    The women's footwear brand under Marc Fisher Footwear is shutting down stores to focus on e-commerce. The brand most recently shuttered its oldest retail location in New York…
  4. Iris van Herpen: 'Transforming Fashion' opens at Dallas Museum of Art

    Ca.fashionmag.com - Fashion 05.30 / 01:06 ca.fashionmag.com
    Transforming Fashion chronicles the work of the award-winning Dutch designer and her innovative couture ensembles and manufacturing methods. The exhibition is the designer's seventh solo show in five …
  5. Burlington Stores updates fiscal 2017 earnings on Q1 sales increase

    Ca.fashionmag.com - Fashion 05.30 / 01:06 ca.fashionmag.com
    The off-price retailer posted a 5% increase in net sales and a 36% increase in adjusted net income, and the company now expects full year earnings to range from $3.86 to…
  6. Bella Hadid Is Making a Case for Crochet—and We’re Here for It

    Flare.com - Fashion 05.29 / 19:52 www.flare.com
    Bella has us hooked on the woven look The post Bella Hadid Is Making a Case for Crochet—and We’re Here for It appeared first on F…
  7. Let’s Get to the Bottom of Scott Disick’s Very Busy Love Life

    Flare.com - Fashion 05.29 / 19:30 www.flare.com
    Seriously just writing this all out so we can try and understand it... The post Let’s Get to the Bottom of Scott Disick’s Very Busy Love Life appeared first on…
  8. 50 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Your Old Man Will Actually Love

    Flare.com - Fashion 05.29 / 19:30 www.flare.com
    Real talk: dads are the hardest to buy for! Fear not, here are 50 items that won't end up in the back of his closet, tool shed or the garbage The post 50 Father’s Day Gift Ideas Your Old Man Will Actually Love appeared first on…