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April Entertainment Guide

It’s the top of the month, so that means it’s time for our monthly roundup of must-hit events.

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  • British Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next week

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prince Harry arrives in Australia’s national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career. The fourth in…

  • New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom’s next novel will have strings attached. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday that Albom’s “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” will come out Nov. 10. The title…

  • Lucy Lawless is bewitching as a newcomer to WGN’s ‘Salem’

    NEW YORK (AP) — As if there weren’t enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless. Celebrated for such unflinching performances as Xena, Warrior Princess, and Lucretia in…

  • Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum

    HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. The museum on Wednesday handed over seven rare artifacts…

  • Jeremy Renner, estranged wife, settle custody dispute

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner will share joint custody of his 2-year-old daughter with his estranged wife after the pair reached a custody agreement after a day of negotiations on Wednesday. Los…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Minority Leader Harry Reid’s retirement sets off struggle in Senate Democratic ranks WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No.…

  • ‘Boyhood’ actress Patricia Arquette planning memoir

    NEW YORK (AP) — Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette has lot more to say off screen than her Oscar acceptance speech. The actress cited in February for her performance in “Boyhood” has a deal with…

  • Dish’s Internet TV, Sling, gets HBO service for $15 a month

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO lovers have one more way to watch “Game of Thrones.” If you subscribe to Dish’s $20-a-month Internet TV service, Sling TV, you can order HBO for an extra $15 each…

  • Ingram, longtime Twins minor league coach, dies at 48

    ATLANTA (AP) — Riccardo Ingram, a longtime minor league coach in the Minnesota Twins organization and a former football and baseball star at Georgia Tech, has died at the age of 48 following his second…

  • Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year’s winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN’-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that “confronts racism and examines diversity.” James was cited Wednesday…

  • IndyCar’s new aero kits leave debris trail in season opener

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Broken bits and pieces from IndyCar’s new aero kits littered the track in the series season opener, which was slowed by several cautions to pick up the parts. The multiple race…

  • Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

    LONDON (AP) — Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died of cancer Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75. Her death was announced on the website and Twitter…

  • No more ‘no girls allowed’ at Spike

    NEW YORK (AP) — With this week’s premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight” show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys’ clubhouse…

  • Exhibit in ex-psychiatric ward celebrates Brazilian artist

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Arthur Bispo do Rosario needed art supplies within the psychiatric institution where he lived, he’d barter cigarettes or trade favors with the guards. When that didn’t work, he’d sometimes…

  • Playwright David Adjmi wins New York infringement court case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A playwright who was accused of copyright infringement by lawyers representing the TV show “Three’s Company” over his parody of 1970s sitcoms has won a victory in court. Loretta A. Preska,…