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Inspired by 14th century poem, The Green Knight is latest Arthurian legend on big screen
News/Entertainment: David Lowery's cinematic vision of a 14th century epic poem has excited critics and medievalists. The text, whose author is unknown, makes rich use of historical Middle English and was virtually unknown until discovered by a 19th century British researcher.
Broadway to require COVID-19 vaccination proof, masks for theatregoers
News/Entertainment: The Broadway League has announced that audience members must wear face coverings and show proof they're fully vaccinated when they enter theatres. Cast and crew members are also required to be fully vaccinated.
Women athletes are pushing back against the uniform status quo
News/Entertainment: From the Norwegian beach handball team to the German gymnastics Olympic team, women athletes around the world are fighting the uniform status quo, choosing what they want to wear during competition.
B.C. artist's memoir illustrates his experiences of homelessness and addiction — and his way out
News/Canada/British Columbia: P.J. Patten says Tower 25, which reveals the challenges of trauma, isolation and becoming sober, has allowed him to process his past in hopes of inspiring greater empathy for those struggling with homelessness and addiction.
Sask. music producer on a mission to preserve Indigenous music through streaming website, app
News/Canada/Saskatchewan: Over the years many Indigenous languages and cultural practices have been lost and others are fading. Now, a Saskatchewan producer is working hard to prevent further loss by preserving all types of Indigenous music.
Elton John, Dua Lipa condemn rapper DaBaby's homophobic comments about HIV
News/Entertainment: Grammy nominated rapper DaBaby is coming under fire from celebrities including Elton John and Dua Lipa after making homophobic remarks about HIV/AIDS during his performance at a Florida music festival Sunday.
It took over a year for cross-border concertgoers to finally see ticket refunds
News/Canada/Windsor: Two people on the Ontario side of the Detroit-Windsor border recently saw ticket refunds for concerts set for the U.S. amid the pandemic — after CBC News contacted companies on their behalves.
Matt Damon on his new film, Stillwater, and why there's 'no diplomacy' between him and Ben Affleck
Radio/Q: Matt Damon talks about his latest role in Stillwater as a roughneck trying to spring his daughter from a French prison, and writing with Ben Affleck again on the upcoming film The Last Duel.
Animated children's series Arthur to end in 2022
News/Entertainment: Arthur, the beloved children's animated series about an eight-year-old aardvark that tackled important social issues and contributed heavily to the internet's meme culture, will end in 2022 after 25 years in production.
Cree-Métis singer behind free admission for Indigenous people to Early Music Vancouver events
News/Indigenous: Early Music Vancouver's first summer artist-in-residence is already bringing change to the organization by spearheading an initiative to offer free admission to Indigenous people.
Inspired by the Oka Crisis, Tracey Deer hopes her new film Beans will change perspectives
News/Entertainment: For her new film Beans, Mohawk director Tracey Deer was inspired by her own experience growing up during the Oka Crisis. She sat down with CBC News to discuss the project and what she hopes to achieve with it.