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In Illusions, the four performers — a pair of married couples — don’t embody the characters but rather trade off on telling what happened like a story, speaking directly to...
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The Hot Docs Film Festival kicks off April 27 in Toronto with Bee Nation, and closes May 7. The Star’s Entertainment team has combed through the films and offers up...
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Colin Ainsworth plays Jason and Peggy Kriha Dye plays Medea in Opera Atelier s production of Medea, on now through April 29 at the Elgin Theatre.   Bruce Zinger    By Catherine KustanczySpecial...
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A musical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s debut feature film Strictly Ballroom 1992 is not such a drastic idea — the story was originally a play Luhrmann wrote in theatre school...
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Cover Stalkers’ delight Prince Harry is expected to make several visits to Toronto this year while his girlfriend Meghan Markle films her series Suits. So if you see an attractive,...
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Actress Erin Moran attends at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in this 2008 file photo.   Matt Sayles / AP    Erin Moran left and Scott Baio starred in Joanie Loves Chachi,...
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Written and performed by Donna Michelle St. Bernard. Until May 7 at Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, 16 Ryerson Ave. Passemuraille.ca or 416 504 7529. Donna Michelle St. Bernard is a mercurial talent — emcee,...
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After graduating secondary school, Georgia OKeeffe told her classmates, I am going to live a different life from the rest of you girls. I am going to give up everything...
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Julia Louis Dreyfus has won five Emmys in a row for playing Selina Meyer. Donald Trump, meanwhile, has complained of never having won for The Apprentice.   Lacey Terrell / HBO    By Ellen...
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The famed Russian soprano and her husband, tenor Yusif Eyvazov, are preparing for their Canadian debuts as part of Trio Magnifico , with baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, on Tuesday at the...
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The author Marcie R. Rendon is a grandmother and a member of the White Earth Anishinabe Nation. It’s a combination that explains why, in her laconic writing style, Rendon gives...
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I d Die for You and Other Lost Stories F. Scott Fitzgerald, Anne Margaret Daniel, ed., Scribner, 360 pages, $37.    Scribner    By James GraingerSpecial to the Star Sat., April 22,...
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Solitude author Michael Harris won a Governor General s Award for his previous book The End of Absence.   Doubleday Canada    Solitude, by Michael Harris, Doubleday Canada, 272 pages, $32.   Doubleday Canada    Travel...
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HAMILTON—From behind his store counter on James Street North, art supply shop co owner Dave Kuruc has had a frontline view of Hamilton’s profound changes since opening there 12 years ago....
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Toronto actress Caley Jones stars in Mobius, a short film by Sam Kuhn selected to world premiere in International Critics Week at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.   EVAN PROSOFSKY    Movie...
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“I keep not using the ‘D’ word, ” chuckles Leslie Feist, as we stroll through driven April drizzle and a riot of delirious unleashed dogs in Trinity Bellwoods park one recent afternoon...
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Radio TV personality Dr. Wendy Walsh says that in early 2013, she declined an invitation by Fox News host Bill O Reilly to come to his hotel suite in Los Angeles...
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The last time Torontos Opera Atelier performed Armide in the Royal Chapel of Versailles in France, demand for tickets was so intense that Marshall Pynkoski, the companys artistic co director, couldnt...
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are going to the playoffs, and Jeff Lemire is ecstatic. All right, the team is technically still one agonizing point away from clinching a spot, but...
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On a sweltering spring morning, the faades of Americas National Mall shimmer in the sun. Their faces, mostly pale marble, stand sedately alongside one of the worlds most august ceremonial...