Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Monday, July 28

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Monday, July 28

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Entertainment News Advisory


Monday, July 28, 2014

5 p.m.


Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

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CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize announced


MONTREAL -- Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, N.W.T., has won this year's English-language CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., native, who grew up in grew up in Pembroke and Toronto, took the $6,000 grand prize honour on Monday for "The Hunter and the Swan."


Canada's Self-Publishing Awards kick off


TORONTO -- There's a new book awards forum for self-published authors in Canada.On Monday the Association for Art and Social Change, producer of INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair, announced the launch of the Creation of Stories: Canada's Self-Publishing Awards.


Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert


MANSFIELD -- Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.Police and fire officials say ambulances from five surrounding communities responded to the Saturday night concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, about 30 miles south of Boston. PHOTO. APNewsNow.


Review: 'Guardians' is irreverent but not enough


At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humour.The Marvel universe, of course, isn't entirely lacking comedy, as we've seen in "Iron Man" and "The Avengers." But on the whole, the Marvel kingdom is built on an unshakable foundation of self-seriousness. The comic book studio seems to fear that if the solemnity of its fiction isn't diligently guarded, people might start questioning whether all these men in spandex merit quite so much attention. …

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