Entertainment Today for Friday, June 22

Gig City updates entertainment headlines from across the web twice daily.

Longtime TV host Elwy Yost dies at 86 – CBC.ca [New Window]
Elwy Yost turned a love of movies that he developed as a child into a career educating and entertaining Canadians as host of popular shows including TVOntario’s Saturday Night at the Movies and CBC’s Passport to Adventure. …
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 01:58:25

Celebs dig dino dig – MetroNews Canada [New Window]
Guests such as Dan Aykroyd, Matthew Gray Gubler of Criminal Minds fame and Robert Kennedy Jr. will spend time with Alberta paleontologist Dr. Philip Currie, raising awareness and funds for a new museum to be named after Currie at the …»
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 01:53:28

Eco-Pirate: An unvarnished portrait of a crusader – Globe and Mail [New Window]
Paul Watson is not a nice guy. This is made perfectly clear, time and again, over the course of the 110 minutes of this absorbing documentary, 10 years in the making, by Vancouver filmmaker Trish Dolman. Of course, Watson – aggressive, opinionated, …
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:08:24

Circo: The hard life under a Mexican big top – Globe and Mail [New Window]
When the newly merged Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus made its massive debut as “the Greatest Show on Earth” in New York in 1919, Circo Ponce Hermanos – founded in the late 1800s – was packing them in under the big top south of the border. …»
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:03:10

Movie review: Life, Above All gives tragedy a hopeful spin – Vancouver Sun [New Window]
The smallest of towns keep the biggest of secrets. The irony is that everyone knows them and no one talks of them. The word AIDS doesn’t pass anyone’s lips until almost the end of this principled tale, …
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:55:55

Elvis is everwhere – Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin [New Window]
You might expect a little pugnacity between competing Elvis tribute artists, but that’s not the …Chilean miner comes all the way to Canada to get his Elvis onToronto StarElvis is in the building.The Barrie Advance7 odd Ontario events to point your car toward this summerMontreal GazetteBayshore Broadcasting News Centreall 8 news articles »
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:48:22

Demi Lovato: I’m not fully recovered [New Window]
In Demi Lovato’s latest hit “Skyscraper,” she sings about being torn down, but rising above.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:58:00

Kenny Hotz’s new triumph – National Post (blog) [New Window]
For some people, the best way to deal with anger and frustration is to punch a pillow, or go for a run, or get into an argument and then move on; for Kenny Hotz, the solution is a little different. Hotz, angry with the state of the mainstream news …
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:50:58

Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan’s too poor to pay a psychologist [New Window]
The judge overseeing Lindsay Lohan’s criminal case ordered the actress to return to court Thursday so she could review Lohan’s progress on meeting her probation requirements.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:50:36

Katy Perry leads with 9 VMA nominations [New Window]
Expect plenty of fireworks from Katy Perry at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, as the California singer leads all contenders with nine nominations.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 09:54:24

Jennifer Lopez: From announcing split to wedding singer [New Window]
Jennifer Lopez’s marriage may be over, but that isn’t stopping her from helping others celebrate their own weddings.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 09:44:32

Never-before-seen Beatles photos sell for more than $350K [New Window]
A collection of 46 never-before-seen photos from The Beatles’ first concerts in the United States was auctioned off for more than $350,000 at a New York Auction House on Wednesday.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 05:55:32