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  1. Ella Fitzgerald mural comes to singer’s Virginia hometown

    04.26 / 11:35 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Virginia town plans to unveil a mobile mural of its native daughter, singer Ella Fitzgerald. News outlets report the 13-foot (3.96-meter)-tall, 12-foot (3.66-meter)-wide mural is scheduled to be installed Thursday in Newport News at Jefferson Brookville Apartments. A small rendering of the mural was unveiled in a ceremony at city The post Ella Fitzgerald mural comes to singer’s Virginia hometown appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports…
  2. ‘Bee Nation’ director aims to break down stereotypes about First Nations

    04.26 / 10:51 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO – How do you spell “empowering?” It’s a word Lana Slezic uses often as she describes her new documentary “Bee Nation,” which is the opening-night film for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, kicking off Thursday. The film documents Canada’s first-ever provincewide First Nations Spelling Bee, held in Saskatchewan last year. But it The post ‘Bee Nation’ director aims to break down stereotypes about First…
  3. Margaret Atwood on alliteration, new ‘Wandering Wenda’ show, being a teen puppeteer

    04.26 / 10:51 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO – When Margaret Atwood’s daughter was young, the acclaimed author would tell her an alliterative story filled with “P” words while getting the tangles out of her long, curly hair. “You could just make it up as you went along,” Atwood recalled in a recent interview. “So it was different every time until I The post Margaret Atwood on alliteration, new ‘Wandering Wenda’ show, being a teen puppeteer appeared first on The Lethbridge…
  4. Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit

    04.26 / 09:23 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man – all for the sake of the environment. Short was the multitalented master of ceremonies at “Stand Up! For the Planet,” an all-star comedy benefit The post Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  5. Saudi novelist wins prestigious prize for Arab fiction

    04.26 / 08:14 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – A Saudi novelist has won what is considered to be the region’s top literary award for Arab fiction for a book about the trials and tribulations of a man on a journey of self-revelation through Andalusia in the 12th century during a turbulent period of history. Mohammed Hasan Alwan The post Saudi novelist wins prestigious prize for Arab fiction appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  6. Sondheim an honoree, Trump a target at annual PEN gala

    04.26 / 04:04 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK – Stephen Sondheim accepted an honorary prize and the Trump administration came under repeated criticism at the annual gala for PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Tuesday night’s ceremony at the Museum of Natural History in Manhattan also included tributes to the women’s marches held the day after Trump’s inauguration and The post Sondheim an honoree, Trump a target at annual PEN gala appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  7. 1960s pop artist Marisol’s estate is donated to art gallery

    04.26 / 02:37 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The entire estate of 1960s pop artist Marisol has been donated to a New York museum. The estate includes more than 100 sculptures spanning the artist’s 60-year career and will go to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo. Albright-Knox was the first museum to buy her sculptures in 1962 and announced Tuesday The post 1960s pop artist Marisol’s estate is donated to art gallery appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  8. NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies

    04.26 / 02:37 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Cecilia Alvear, who fought for Latino inclusion in newsrooms and reached unprecedented heights for a Hispanic woman in journalism in a decades-long career with NBC news, has died, her partner said Tuesday. Alvear, who also served as president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, died at her home in Santa The post NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  9. Review: ‘Guardians’ returns and it’s better than the first

    04.25 / 23:32 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    In James Gunn’s sequel to his swashbuckling space Western, the Guardians of the Galaxy do their version of “The Empire Strikes Back,” complete with daddy issues but with a considerably more anarchic spirit and enough acerbic interplay among its interstellar gang to make Obi-Wan blush. The wild whiz-bang of the first “Guardians” and its gleeful The post Review: ‘Guardians’ returns and it’s better than the first appeared first on The…
  10. Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday marked with Grammy exhibit

    04.25 / 23:32 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    LOS ANGELES – The Grammy Museum is putting rare Ella Fitzgerald memorabilia on display for what would have been the singing legend’s 100th birthday. The museum’s “Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald” exhibition includes the first Grammy Award that Fitzgerald won – the first awarded to an African-American woman – as well The post Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday marked with Grammy exhibit appeared first on The Lethbridge…
  11. Fake Tragically Hip merchandise still duping fans, warns guitarist Rob Baker

    04.25 / 23:10 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO – Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be vigilant when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to Gord Downie’s charity. The musician tweeted Tuesday that some online shoppers are being duped into buying T-shirts, hoodies and other items that purport to donate $10 of the proceeds to the Gord Downie The post Fake Tragically Hip merchandise still duping fans, warns guitarist Rob Baker appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  12. Carlson leads in ratings in first night post-O’Reilly

    04.25 / 21:55 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK – Tucker Carlson moved into Bill O’Reilly’s old time slot at Fox News Channel and, on his first night Monday, took over his predecessor’s status as host of the most-watched host in cable news. The Nielsen company said that Carlson’s first night at 8 p.m. attracted 3.17 million viewers, beating the combined audience The post Carlson leads in ratings in first night post-O’Reilly appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  13. Mick Jagger avoids limelight as Charlie Watts wins award

    04.25 / 21:55 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    LONDON – It’s not often Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger tries to avoid the spotlight and shift attention to drummer Charlie Watts. But that happened Tuesday night at Jazz FM’s gala in London when Watts received the Gold Award for a lifetime of blues, jazz and rock excellence. The Stones also won two awards. But The post Mick Jagger avoids limelight as Charlie Watts wins award appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  14. Fake Tragically Hip merchandise duping fans, warns guitarist Rob Baker

    04.25 / 21:34 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    TORONTO – Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be vigilant when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to Gord Downie’s charity. The musician tweeted Tuesday that some online shoppers are being duped into buying T-shirts, hoodies and other items that purport to donate $10 of the proceeds to the Gord Downie The post Fake Tragically Hip merchandise duping fans, warns guitarist Rob Baker appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  15. University of Michigan gets unpublished Orson Welles scripts

    04.25 / 20:48 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Orson Welles’ daughter has given the University of Michigan dozens of the renowned filmmaker’s scripts, including many unpublished works from the 1950s and 1960s. The more than 70 TV, film and stage scripts have been added to the University of Michigan Library’s Screen Arts Mavericks & Makers collection, an archive highlighting The post University of Michigan gets unpublished Orson Welles scripts appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  16. Disney sets May 2019 release for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

    04.25 / 20:25 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    LOS ANGELES – “Star Wars” is coming back to the summer movie season. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the Colin Trevorrow-directed “Star Wars: Episode IX” would fly into theatres on May 24, 2019, making it the first in the main trilogy to debut in the summer box office season, which kicks off The post Disney sets May 2019 release for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  17. Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back

    04.25 / 20:25 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK – The Queen of Soul is coming out swinging against fellow legend Dionne Warwick, accusing her of making up a story that she was Whitney Houston’s godmother, even though the alleged offence happened five years ago at Houston’s funeral. Aretha Franklin said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that The post Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  18. NPR’s Robert Siegel leaving ‘All Things Considered’

    04.25 / 20:25 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK – Veteran NPR voice Robert Siegel says that he’s stepping down next January as host of the network’s signature “All Things Considered” newscast. Siegel has been working at National Public Radio since coming to Washington in 1976. He opened NPR’s London bureau and ran the newsroom as chief of NPR News before taking The post NPR’s Robert Siegel leaving ‘All Things Considered’ appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  19. Kidz Bop ready bigger tour with help from Live Nation

    04.25 / 20:25 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    NEW YORK – KIDZ BOP, the musical brand for children that’s sold millions of CDs over the years, is launching its new tour in a big way with the help of juggernaut promoter Live Nation. The Best Time Ever Tour, which kicks off Friday at the Legoland Florida Resort in Winter Haven, Florida, will visit The post Kidz Bop ready bigger tour with help from Live Nation appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  20. ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

    04.25 / 19:39 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle
    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on “The Bachelor” two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the The post ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…