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Arts dean at Regina university sorry poet vilified over lecture controversy

Arts dean at Regina university sorry poet vilified over lecture controversy

REGINA — Emails show the University of Regina's dean of arts told George Elliott Clarke that he was sorry the acclaimed poet had been vilified over his relationship with the killer of an Indigenous woman.
Spain cancels Plácido Domingo´s part in two opera dates

Spain cancels Plácido Domingo´s part in two opera dates

MADRID — The Spanish government has cancelled the participation of tenor Plácido Domingo in Madrid’s La Zarzuela light opera theatre in May in light of the latest developments in the sexual misconduct allegations against the legendary singer.
Kenzo designer debuts; Lanvin goes encyclopedic in Paris

Kenzo designer debuts; Lanvin goes encyclopedic in Paris

PARIS — All eyes at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday were on the debut of Kenzo's new designer, who put guests attending the freezing, winter morning show inside a sweltering greenhouse.
'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' end on ratings high

'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' end on ratings high

NEW YORK — Two long-running series — CBS drama “Criminal Minds” and ABC's “Fresh Off the Boat” — ended their runs last week with modest bumps in the ratings.
Review: P.I. Leonid McGill returns in `Trouble Is What I Do'

Review: P.I. Leonid McGill returns in `Trouble Is What I Do'

“Trouble Is What I Do,” Mulholland Books, by Walter Mosley Many years ago, a Mississippi bluesman named Catfish Worry had an affair with the daughter of a wealthy white banker whose ancestors came to America on the Mayflower.
Review: P.I. Leonid McGill returns in `Trouble Is What I Do'

Review: P.I. Leonid McGill returns in `Trouble Is What I Do'

“Trouble Is What I Do,” Mulholland Books, by Walter Mosley Many years ago, a Mississippi bluesman named Catfish Worry had an affair with the daughter of a wealthy white banker whose ancestors came to America on the Mayflower.
Laurie Anderson among new arts academy inductees

Laurie Anderson among new arts academy inductees

NEW YORK — Like many incoming members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Laurie Anderson didn't know a lot about the venerable honour society until she was asked to join it.
Laurie Anderson among new arts academy inductees

Laurie Anderson among new arts academy inductees

NEW YORK — Like many incoming members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Laurie Anderson didn't know a lot about the venerable honour society until she was asked to join it.
Crafts can help refugees find community, and maybe a living

Crafts can help refugees find community, and maybe a living

When Bahija Karim arrived in Idaho as an Afghan refugee in 2005, she knew little about American culture. She didn’t speak English. A volunteer directed her to Artisans for Hope, a local crafts initiative for refugees.
Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

NEW YORK — Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tues