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Chor Leoni: “One Last Song” still resonates

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There is always a quiet, expectant hush in the audience as Chor Leoni members gather in the choir loft of St. Andrew’s Wesley United to begin another remarkable Remembrance Day concert. This year was no different, and the stillness which … Continue reading

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Arts Club’s King Charles III and a unique conspiracy

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King Charles III, now playing at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre is a “Royal Fantasy,” and it’s an interesting concept. If you like conspiracy theories, this is a good one. However, it does fall into tabloid journalism style by the … Continue reading

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Touchstone Theatre: Happy Place touches the heart and mind

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Is there such a thing as “The Perfect Play” for our times? Pamela Mal Sinha’s “Happy Place” comes close. Very close. The subject is difficult and may make you squirm in your seat, but within a few minutes you realize … Continue reading

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Arts Club: Thanks for Giving sheds light on an important topic

“Thanks for Giving” — Kevin Loring’s insightful, acerbic and timely play sheds light on a subject much in the news today: that of reconciliation and understanding of the plight Canada’s indigenous people had to suffer. Loring thankfully provides another insight … Continue reading

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Fringe Festival: 5-Step Guide to Being German

Berlin-born Paco Erhard says “I Can Make You German,” which he almost succeeds in doing. More importantly, he makes you a citizen of the world as he describes the German psyche and how the country has grown since WWII,. “Before, … Continue reading

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Angels in America: Perestroika is a masterpiece

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Angels in America: Perestroika (A Gay Fantasia on National Themes) is a mammoth play, not only in length but also in the breadth of its subjects. It starts with an old Russian revolutionary, (Gabrielle Rose) — who apparently is the … Continue reading

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