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The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — The rudeness pandemic, the actual pandemic and all things gray. There's a lot to leave behind when 2022 comes to a close as uncertainty rules around the world.
Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

MONTREAL — Harvard professor Tiya Miles's book about the history of an enslaved mother and her daughter has won this year's US$75,000 Cundill History Prize.
Britney Spears' massive pop songs to land on Broadway, again

Britney Spears' massive pop songs to land on Broadway, again

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage musical about woke princesses that uses hit songs by Britney Spears will land on Broadway this summer.
Director Lindsay MacKay on the health scare that drew her to 'The Swearing Jar'

Director Lindsay MacKay on the health scare that drew her to 'The Swearing Jar'

TORONTO — Hollywood loves a comeback story. But filmmaker Lindsay MacKay is among the rare few who can say that they came back from death.
Elton John to play Glastonbury as epic tour draws to close

Elton John to play Glastonbury as epic tour draws to close

LONDON (AP) — Elton John is scheduled to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, in what organizers say will be his farewell show in Britain. The festival announced Friday that the star will play the 2023 festival’s final night on June 25.
'Regret is not rape,' Weinstein lawyer says in closing

'Regret is not rape,' Weinstein lawyer says in closing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles rape and sexual assault trial told jurors Thursday that prosecutors' case relies entirely on asking them to trust women whose testimony showed they were untrustworthy.
B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

B.C. Nisga'a totem on display at Scotland museum since 1930 is heading home

VICTORIA — Nisga'a Nation Chief Earl Stephens says he shook with emotion when he saw for the first time a memorial totem pole with deep ties to his family and spiritual significance to the Indigenous people of British Columbia's Nass Valley on displa
Marie Brassard wins $100,000 Siminovitch Prize for theatre directing

Marie Brassard wins $100,000 Siminovitch Prize for theatre directing

Experimental theatre director Marie Brassard says winning this year's Siminovitch Prize serves as a sign to keep following her instincts.
Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales on Thursday heard about solar-powered autonomous boats and low-carbon cement at a green technology startup incubator in suburban Boston before learning how a nonprofit gives young people the tools to sta
Review: Julia Bullock walks her own path in solo album debut

Review: Julia Bullock walks her own path in solo album debut

NEW YORK (AP) — “Walking in the Dark,” Julia Bullock (Nonesuch) No one who has followed Julia Bullock’s career will be surprised that her first solo album is made up of unconventional and deeply personal choices.