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''Da Kink in My Hair' returns to Toronto stage for 20th anniversary

''Da Kink in My Hair' returns to Toronto stage for 20th anniversary

TORONTO — The beloved theatrical smash "'Da Kink in My Hair" will return to a Toronto stage this fall to mark its 20th anniversary.
Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert series

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige’s 2022 is going pretty well. Her new album landed in the top 10 of Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and she was featured at the Super Bowl halftime show. Now she's been tapped for a concert like no other.
Author Jesmyn Ward wins Library of Congress fiction prize

Author Jesmyn Ward wins Library of Congress fiction prize

The 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction has gone to Jesmyn Ward, who at 45, is the youngest person to receive the library’s fiction award and is being honored for her lifetime of work examining racism and social injustice.
UK royals' spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

UK royals' spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

LONDON (AP) — The British monarchy's publicly-funded spending rose by 17% to 102.

Liz Weston: 3 lessons I wish I’d learned sooner about travel

Almost every trip teaches me something about myself, the world and what not to do next time. Here are three hard-won travel lessons that may help you learn from my mistakes.
July streaming picks: Canadian drama 'Scarborough,' Neil Patrick Harris's 'Uncoupled'

July streaming picks: Canadian drama 'Scarborough,' Neil Patrick Harris's 'Uncoupled'

Here's a look at some of the standout TV series and films debuting on subscription streaming platforms in July: “Scarborough” Catherine Hernandez adapts her acclaimed 2017 novel into a tender feature film that traces the tribulations of several low-i
'Forward together:' Manitoba Métis graphic designer creates logo for papal visit

'Forward together:' Manitoba Métis graphic designer creates logo for papal visit

WINNIPEG — Shaun Vincent points to his computer monitor at soaring eagles, salmon and a caribou herd that appear as if they are moving together in a brilliant blue circle.
After 'Freedom Convoy,' Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some this year

After 'Freedom Convoy,' Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some this year

OTTAWA — Puneet Luthra has always taken advantage of the Canadian flags his local MP's office gives away so he can raise one at his Toronto home. “I just think it looks great. I think it’s beautiful,” he said.
Meghan bullying claims: Review findings to stay private

Meghan bullying claims: Review findings to stay private

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace has investigated how staff handled allegations of bullying made against Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex — but the findings will remain private.
WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

GENEVA (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization. The U.N.