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Three to See Saturday, Dec. 14: Shumka's Nutcracker, Ben Sures, Night Gallery's 50th
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Three to See Saturday, Dec. 14: Shumka's Nutcracker, Ben Sures, Night Gallery's 50th
Shumka’s Nutcracker: Some of the most recognizable classical music in human history mixed with the dominant Slavic local culture, this luxurious and powerful production features ballet, folk dance and character dance in a celebration of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score. Shumka’s Nutcracker ble...
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Marina Endicott explores seafaring clash of cultures in new book, The Difference
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Marina Endicott explores seafaring clash of cultures in new book, The Difference
Tale steeped in the lore of a sea voyage, and a monumental decision made along the way
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Dance inspiration Usha Gupta's career highlight to be celebrated across India
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Dance inspiration Usha Gupta's career highlight to be celebrated across India
“I love to teach in my school, and I love to be with the students and the children.” – choreographer-teacher-dancer-singer Usha Gupta
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Cappies review: Big the Musical
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Cappies review: Big the Musical
By Haley Fell Paul Kane High School Every child has wished they could be a grown-up at some point or another, but Louis St. Laurent High School’s production of Big the Musical took this idea to the next level in this sweet, hilarious story brought to life by the extensive talent of the stud...
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Cappies review: Grease
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Cappies review: Grease
By Gabriela Holko Mother Margaret Mary High School The cast of St. Francis Xavier High School proved they were Born to Hand Jive in their light-hearted production of Grease. Grease, one of the world’s favourite musicals and an indisputable classic, was first performed in 1971 in  Chicago. C...
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Cappies Review: Unity (1918)
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Cappies Review: Unity (1918)
By Cara Roszell Jasper Place High School A deconstructed grain elevator loomed over an uneven, barren stage, a skeletal reminder of the constant presence of death. The set slanted in a way that evoked the image of golden wheat and Canadian canola blowing in a chilled breeze, as well as the uneasy...
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Review: The Tenors bring jaunty, joyous Wonder of Christmas Tour to the Jube
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Review: The Tenors bring jaunty, joyous Wonder of Christmas Tour to the Jube
The Tenors at the Jubilee Auditorium on Tuesday night
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John Williams' brilliance exalted in weekend Star Wars ESO concerts at Winspear
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John Williams' brilliance exalted in weekend Star Wars ESO concerts at Winspear
For its Music of Star Wars concerts Friday and Saturday at Winspear, the ESO made a bold choice: the orchestra is playing those cosmically familiar scores in historical-chronological order, film by film. In other words, we begin with Episode I’s Duel of the Fates, complete with the explosive outb...
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Celebrating 10th anniversary, The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant…Ever! offers a taste of 'The Rock'
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Celebrating 10th anniversary, The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant…Ever! offers a taste of 'The Rock'
The holidays are a time for family and friends, so being thousands of kilometres away, when every Christmas song and holiday television special is highlighting the importance of family and community, can be incredibly difficult. Whizgiggling Productions hopes to cure a bit of the homesick feeling...
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