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PHOTOS: Stars stun at the Met Gala in New York

Rihanna's regal yellow coat was the talk of the Met Gala's red carpet Monday night.

Beyonce wore a peekaboo custom gown with multicoloured crystals and stones. Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian West also wore translucent dresses.

The evening was aimed at raising millions for the museum's Anna Wintour Costume Center. The event was inspired by the Met's new exhibit "China; Through the Looking Glass."

PHOTOS: Free Comic Book Day draws out Saskatoon nerds

Comic lovers around the world flocked to stores Saturday for Free Comic Book Day.

In Saskatoon, John Reiter was the first outside 8th Street Comics at 6:30 a.m. He came to get a portrait done by artist Tom Grummett.

"I'm a dedicated comic book nerd," he said just minutes before the doors opened.

The 51-year-old remembers getting bit by the nerd bug when he began watching the original Star Trek at the age of three. He then became hooked on shows such as Tarzan, Batman and Superman reruns.

However, his passion is books.

Potential traffic impacts for Neil Diamond concert

Over 9,000 people will be attending Neil Diamond in concert in Saskatoon on Thursday.

SaskTel Centre is advising fans to arrive early. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m.

Diamond does not have an opening act and the show is expected to start on time.

Special shuttle buses are available at certain locations including Lawson Heights Mall, The Centre at Circle and 8th Street, Market Mall, Confederation Mall transit terminal, and the downtown bus mall.

Hedley to perform at Saskatoon Ex

Hedley has been announced as the first show of the Saskatoon Exhibition this summer.

The major Canadian rock band will grace the grandstand stage on Aug. 6 at 8:30 p.m.

Hedley’s lead singer Jacob Hoggard hosted the Junos last month and performed with his band.

More major acts will be announced over the next month.

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Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announces final lineup

The Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announced its full lineup Tuesday morning breaking records for the amount of shows and venues this coming summer.

The final artists announced include former Fugees rapper Wyclef Jean, Vancouver indie rock band The New Pornographers, blues guitarist Matt Andersen, and Regina-born rocker Colin James.

All artists performing can be found on the festival's website

Avenue Q coming to Regina

 
Puppets who dance and sing about everything from racism to porn are the hottest ticket in Regina, as a local production of Avenue Q hits the stage this week. It's being produced by Sterling Productions, a brand-new theatre company.

"It's very adult themed, it's pretty much an adult Sesame Street in a sense," explains actor Joel Kuntz, who plays the character of Trekkie. "There's lots of adult humour in it and we actually have a warning that there's puppet nudity on our poster."
 

Thousands get their geek on at Fan Expo Regina

You can be anything and be anyone at Regina's Fan Expo.

Sask. First Nations actors not concerned about HBO mini-series

Saskatoon aboriginal residents aren't worried about inaccurate or disrespectful portrayals of their community in an upcoming HBO show.

A couple hundred people lined up outside the Saskatoon Inn Saturday morning to audition for the network's upcoming Lewis and Clark mini-series.  The show follows American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their 1803 expedition.

Sask. Aboriginal actor supports Native Americans who walked off set

It's not easy for Aboriginal actors to get cast in good roles but Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company's Daniel Knight said it's time for Hollywood to stop using offensive indigenous characters.

VIDEO: Canada loses Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram

Sharon, Lois & Bram have lost Lois.

The 78-year-old died this week at her home in Toronto, after being diagnosed with cancer in October.

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