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FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

Jury gets R. Kelly’s child pornography and trial-fixing case

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago, sorting…

FILE - Musician R. Kelly, center, leaves the Daley Center after a hearing in his child support case on May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Closing arguments are scheduled Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 for R. Kelly and two co-defendants in the R&B singer’s trial on federal charges of trial-fixing, child pornography and enticing minors for sex, with jury deliberations to follow. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
Alexandra Daddario arrives at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ top Emmys; 1st time winners shine

Evening’s uplifting tone in contrast to the darkness that pervaded best drama series winner

Alexandra Daddario arrives at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
An Emmy award is pictured during Press Preview Day for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at the Television Academy in Los Angeles. The awards show honoring excellence in American television programming will be held on Monday at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

‘Squid Game,’ ‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ vie for Emmy Awards

Organizers want their guests to have a good time as Hollywood preps for annual awards gala

An Emmy award is pictured during Press Preview Day for the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at the Television Academy in Los Angeles. The awards show honoring excellence in American television programming will be held on Monday at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Marie Clements creator of the film “Bones of Crows” poses for a photograph at Elevation office during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Residential school drama ‘Bones of Crows’ about need for truth, dialogue: director

For Indigenous audiences, Marie Clements hopes it offers ‘some relief’ to see their story told

Marie Clements creator of the film “Bones of Crows” poses for a photograph at Elevation office during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Director Steven Spielberg waves to fans during the red carpet premier of his film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on, Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Director Steven Spielberg waves to fans during the red carpet premier of his film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on, Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

55+ BC Games playing out in Greater Victoria for the first time

Free games will run across the Capital Region from Sept. 13-17

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Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)
Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
Elton John performs during his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road,” tour, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke

Elton John pays tribute to Queen at his final Toronto show: ‘She worked bloody hard’

John is in Vancouver Oct. 21 and 22 as he continues “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour

Elton John performs during his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road,” tour, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke
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Vancouver rockers line up to play drummer’s ‘F**K Cancer’ concert at Coquitlam casino

With help of Rocket Norton and friends, the Oct. 1 show will raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

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Luke Combs, seen here in Nashville last June, will tour to BC Place in Vancouver next May. (File photo: Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Country star Luke Combs to play Vancouver’s BC Place on a Saturday night next May

Tickets go on sale Sept. 16 at 10 a.m., Live Nation Entertainment announced

Luke Combs, seen here in Nashville last June, will tour to BC Place in Vancouver next May. (File photo: Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
This image released by Netflix shows Adrien Brody, left, and Ana de Armas in “Blonde.” (Netflix via AP)

Playing Marilyn Monroe was life-changing for Ana de Armas

Film an experiential portrait delving into the psyche of movie star icon

This image released by Netflix shows Adrien Brody, left, and Ana de Armas in “Blonde.” (Netflix via AP)
Prospector Kru Williams and Chiliwack mountaineer Adam and Palmer hike through unforgiving terrain in search of a legendary deposit of gold in the premiere episode of 'Deadman's Curse," a new series that premieres on History in d (Screenshot/ HIstory Channel)
Prospector Kru Williams and Chiliwack mountaineer Adam and Palmer hike through unforgiving terrain in search of a legendary deposit of gold in the premiere episode of 'Deadman's Curse," a new series that premieres on History in d (Screenshot/ HIstory Channel)
FILE - Lainey Wilson performs during Marty Stuart’s 19th Annual Late Night Jam in Nashville, Tenn., on June 8, 2022. Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association Awards nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories including album of the year, female vocalist of the year and song of the year. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Lainey Wilson leads CMA Awards nominations in her 1st year

Louisiana-native Lainey Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the…

FILE - Lainey Wilson performs during Marty Stuart’s 19th Annual Late Night Jam in Nashville, Tenn., on June 8, 2022. Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association Awards nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories including album of the year, female vocalist of the year and song of the year. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
HB Wild will be one of the headliners at the festival this weekend. (Special to The News)

New music festival this weekend in Maple Ridge

Music Talks will see 100 performers on stages in Memorial Peace Park

HB Wild will be one of the headliners at the festival this weekend. (Special to The News)
Dave Matthews Band live at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, on Saturday, Sept. 3, in a photo by Sanjay Suchaka and posted to the band’s Facebook page.

CONCERTS: Dave Matthews Band to kick off fall tour at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

Other fall concerts here by The Offspring and The Headstones

Dave Matthews Band live at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, on Saturday, Sept. 3, in a photo by Sanjay Suchaka and posted to the band’s Facebook page.
FILE - This Netflix logo appears on a tablet in North Andover, Mass., Jan. 17, 2017. Gulf Arab countries on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, asked Netflix to remove “offensive content” on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show gays and lesbians. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Gulf Arab nations ask Netflix to remove ‘offensive’ videos

Saudi state television aired a segment suggesting Netflix could be banned in the kingdom

FILE - This Netflix logo appears on a tablet in North Andover, Mass., Jan. 17, 2017. Gulf Arab countries on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, asked Netflix to remove “offensive content” on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show gays and lesbians. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Etienne Siew was showcased during the July 25 Music on the Wharf, part of a summer outdoor concert series hosted by Maple Ridge Museum. (Oliver Rathonyi-Reusz/Special to The News)

Mosquitoes outnumbered audience for annual Music On the Wharf

Despite challenges to 2022 outdoor concert series, Maple Ridge Museum organizers plan 2023 return

Etienne Siew was showcased during the July 25 Music on the Wharf, part of a summer outdoor concert series hosted by Maple Ridge Museum. (Oliver Rathonyi-Reusz/Special to The News)
Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)

B.C. teenager wins world championship in Highland dancing

Annalise Lam placed first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland

Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)
Seattle comedian Bo Johnson is coming to Vernon Saturday, Sept. 10. (Contributed)

Comedy tour brings Seattle talent to B.C.

Washington comedian joins OK, Dope crew across province

Seattle comedian Bo Johnson is coming to Vernon Saturday, Sept. 10. (Contributed)