CBC - Arts 'Stay away': Musicians urge Radiohead to scrap Israel show as promoters brush off boycott calls 2017-04-26T15:05:49.000000000-04:00 A number of musicians, activists and artists are encouraging Radiohead to scrap a planned July show in Israel as part of a cultural boycott. Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea set to appear at 2017 iHeartRadio MMVAs 2017-04-26T13:25:01.000000000-04:00 Lorde is headed to this year's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards — but whether her lamp will make an encore performance remains to be seen. How a Halifax screenwriter found Genius in Hollywood 2017-04-26T13:21:22.000000000-04:00 Noah Pink says becoming the co-creator of the new Albert Einstein television series, Genius, on the National Geographic channel is like a "fairy tale" come true. 'Nobody knows what I know': Madonna's not happy with a planned biopic about her start 2017-04-26T12:28:24.000000000-04:00 Madonna isn't happy with a new biopic planned on her pre-fame life. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Universal had acquired the rights to Blond Ambition, a script about the singer. Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dead at 73 2017-04-26T12:02:50.000000000-04:00 The Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme is dead at 73. He died after complications from esophageal cancer, said Demme's publicist, Annalee Paulo. Fox News vehemently denies 'copycat' racial discrimination allegations 2017-04-26T10:51:22.000000000-04:00 An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination 'that appears more akin to plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.' Fake Tragically Hip merchandise claiming to raise funds for cancer research dupes fans online 2017-04-26T08:53:11.000000000-04:00 Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be cautious when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to singer Gord Downie's charity. The Handmaid's Tale has renewed resonance and a new audience 2017-04-26T07:23:59.000000000-04:00 Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale — the one that's required reading in most Canadian schools and that has been banned in some American ones — has given birth to its first television series, set to air in Canada April 30 on Bravo. Best year he's ever had? 2016 was the year of Drake, according to stats 2017-04-25T19:19:43.000000000-04:00 Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years. Night Trap, controversial horror game from the '90s, set for a re-release 2017-04-25T19:09:30.000000000-04:00 Night Trap, an infamous video game whose controversial content helped pave the way for an industry-standard ratings system, is coming back in a remastered release to celebrate its 25th anniversary.