Doctor Who Christmas special to screen in theaters

Run, you clever fans, to the box office EW can announce exclusively that Doctor Who‘s upcoming Christmas special, “Twice Upon a Time,” is coming to U.S. movie theaters for one night only. The episode — which bids farewell to Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor and introduces Whittaker as the first woman to play the role — will be shown in theaters nationwide on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. local...

Where to celebrate Canada Day besides Ottawa

Canada’s 150th birthday is coming up quickly. It promises to be one heckuva party, so if you haven’t already booked that great concert or figured out where to watch the fireworks, you might want to start. Ottawa will be jumping, and probably a little crowded. So here’s a look at what’s happening in other parts of the country on the Canada Day weekend. EDMONTON The Blues on Whyte Block Party...

HIM Announce 2017 North American Farewell Tour Dates

North America will have once last chance to embrace HIM before they say goodbye forever. The Finnish ‘Love Metal’ legends have just announced their farewell tour dates, which will begin in October. It’s been a wildly successful 26 years for HIM. With eight studio albums and countless live shows under their belt, HIM has “run its unnatural course” according to the longtime band members. “Adieus...

Garlic mustard has no enemies in North America

The woods where I walk my dog most often are now green with new growth. Unfortunately much of that new green growth is a highly invasive plant – garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolate). I really don’t believe in labelling a plant as noxious or bad — all plants, all life is doing what it is programmed to do — successfully produce young that will carry their parents’ genes into the future. The...

Here’s how you can celebrate President John F. Kennedy’s 100th bday

The 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth is Monday and many Americans are taking some time on the Memorial Day holiday weekend to remember the nation’s 35th president. The array of options to commemorate JFK’s centennial year spans high culture to pop culture: Books, lectures, museum and art exhibits, performances and touch football, a commemorative U.S. stamp and...

14,000-Year-Old Village One of Oldest Found in Canada

Early analysis points to the village being older than the Egyptian pyramids. A village, which is estimated to be 14,000 years old, has been found approximately 500 kilometers northwest of Victoria, Canada. The ancient find was discovered during an excavation on a remote island, Triquet, in British Columbia. It is believed to be one of the oldest-ever, human-inhabited settlement found in North America....

Fleet Foxes Expand North American Tour

Folk outfit to release first album in six years, ‚Crack-Up,‘ this June Fleet Foxes have expanded their upcoming North American tour in support of their new album, Crack-Up, out June 16th via Nonesuch Records. The folk outfit’s first stretch of new dates starts August 8th in Kansas City, Missouri and includes stops in Las Vegas, Tucson, Dallas and two nights at ACL Live at the Moody...

‚Beauty And The Beast‘ in record $174.8m North America bow

MARCH 20 UPDATE: Live-action fantasy starring Emma Watson races to $357.1m worldwide debut. Beauty And The Beast soared into the record books thanks to a confirmed $174.8m debut in an astonishing launch that marked the biggest debut in nearly a year. The live-action fantasy scored the biggest bow in history for a PG film, the biggest Disney live-action release, the sixth biggest North American debut,...

Ed Sheeran Announces James Blunt as Opening Act For North American Tour

It’s official: Ed Sheeran’s bromance with James Blunt is being taken on the road. Sheeran announced early Monday (March 20) that his British buddy will serve as the opening act for his North American tour, which kicks off in Kansas City on June 29. „Happy to announce my opening act on my North American tour is @jamesblunt x,“ Sheeran wrote in a tweet. Blunt and Sheeran spent...

A Start Date for the Bison Invasion of North America

When did North America become a home where the ancestors of buffalo roamed? Between 195,000 and 135,000 years ago, according to a study published Monday that reports on the oldest fossil and genomic evidence of bison on the continent. Scientists have set out to chronicle when the massive, furry beasts first crossed into North America from Asia via the Bering land bridge because that event was the beginning...