5 Things To Know Today - Monday May 25, 2015
Ombudsman to release report into Hydro One billing practices. Education minister promises appropriate action if needed to end strike. New Carry On Rules For Air Canada Kicks Off At Pearson. TTC riders can expect 61 improved bus routes this year. 'Suicide Squad' film shoot To Shut Parts Of Yonge For 3 Nights. +**Actress, comedian Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller and mom of Ben, dies at 85.** "A Beautiful Mind" mathematician Jon Nash dead in car crash.** OMBUDSMEN TO RELEASE REPORT INTO...
She is Legend. Mavis Staples with Ry Cooder
With all the talk in tribute to B.B. King lately, I've been immersed in some blues, not the least of which is the music of the legendary Chicago born Mavis Staples – a member of the Staples Singers (her family band which was huge in the 60s and 70s gospel circuit, led by Pops Staples and featuring daughters Mavis, Yvonne, Cleotha, and son Pervis).  Mavis Staples performed at the 33rd Kennedy Center Honors, singing in tribute to Paul McCartney. In 2011, she won her first Grammy for Best Americana...

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