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Designers to honor Rihanna

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Summer events

We are seeking submissions for our Summer Events Guide, listing activities from May 25 to Aug. 31. The guide includes festivals in Indiana and Ohio, stage performances and art exhibits.

Send listings to Terri Richardson at The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; email; or fax 461-8648. Include event name, date, time, location, cost and a contact number. Deadline to receive items is May 2.

Rihanna earned an icon award at the American Music Awards last year. Now she’s receiving a similar honor from the fashion world.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America Inc., announced Monday that the 26-year-old pop star will receive the CFDA Fashion Icon Award on June 2 in New York City.

The award is given to one whose style has made a tremendous impact on pop culture around the world.

Babies in the news

•“Thor” actor Chris Hemsworth and his wife, “Fast and Furious 6” actress Elsa Pataky, have welcomed twin sons, his publicist confirmed Friday.

The babies join the couple’s first child, daughter India, who is 22 months old.

•Newlyweds Stacy Keibler and Jared Pobre are expecting their first child this summer, a spokesperson for the actress told People magazine for a story on its website Monday.

•Engaged actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are expecting a child, according to reports Monday on celebrity news websites People and E! News.

•Actress Alyssa Milano is expecting a second child with husband David Bugliari, she announced online Friday. They have a 2-year-old son, Milo.

Teens on top

The top five movies from the weekend box office:

1. “Divergent,” $54.6 million

2. “Muppets Most Wanted,” $17 million

3. “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” $11.8 million

4. “God’s Not Dead,” $9.2 million

5. “300: Rise of an Empire,” $8.5 million

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Singer Anita Bryant is 74. Singer Aretha Franklin is 72. Actor Paul Michael Glaser is 71. Musician Elton John is 67. Actress Brenda Strong is 54. Actress Marcia Cross is 52. Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton is 50. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is 49. Actor Lee Pace is 35. Singer Katharine McPhee is 30. Producer Ryan Lewis is 26.

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