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Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

NEW YORK — John Prine is in stable condition after being placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms, his wife, Fiona Whelan Prine said Monday. The singer-songwriter's family said Sunday that Prine was critically ill.
For new book, Alicia Keys looks to the past to find herself

For new book, Alicia Keys looks to the past to find herself

NEW YORK — As a young woman growing up in the 1980s and '90s in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen — “the name was exactly accurate for what it looked like, what it felt like,” as Alicia Keys recalls it — the budding musician born Alicia Cook would purpo
Crime thrillers and cannabis cooking competition among April streaming picks

Crime thrillers and cannabis cooking competition among April streaming picks

With Canadians spending most of their time indoors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's fortunate that streaming services were already ramping up a busy month of programming for April.
Nipsey Hussle’s legacy endures a year after his death

Nipsey Hussle’s legacy endures a year after his death

LOS ANGELES — The year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down has not diminished the rapper's legacy, but rather cemented it and continues to prove true his catchphrase, “The Marathon Continues.

This year's Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour to be feted at 2021 gala

ORILLIA, Ont. — The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be awarded this summer, but the winner will have to wait a year to celebrate with their peers.

This year's Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour to be feted at 2021 gala

ORILLIA, Ont. — The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be awarded this summer, but the winner will have to wait a year to celebrate with their peers.
College seniors hurried to squeeze in last school memories

College seniors hurried to squeeze in last school memories

It was during Act 1 of the final dress rehearsal for Puccini’s “La Rondine” at the Peabody Conservatory that the school president sent out an email cancelling all nonessential gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Outtakes: Alicia on Key moments throughout her life

NEW YORK — Alicia Keys, already a New York Times bestselling author, looks to the past and opens up in her new book, “More Myself: A Journey,” to be released Tuesday on Oprah Winfrey’s imprint via Flatiron Books.
Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus

NEW YORK — Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Gray hair, don't care: Cuts and colour lead to home travails

Gray hair, don't care: Cuts and colour lead to home travails

NEW YORK — Sister love playing out in a living-room hair trim. A botched home dye job with a silver lining. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized colour with promises to talk their regulars through the process via FaceTime.