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Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction to headline Kitchener's Big Music Fest

Big Music Fest will also feature Rod Stewart, Blondie, Jane's Addiction and several other popular bands as it returns to McLennan Park in Kitchener from July 10-12.

Echoes of Bobby Gimby: Ottawa-area township salutes 1967

1967 will be coming alive again at this year's Heritage Day celebration being hosted by the Goulbourn Township Historical Society on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Newmarket judge says no to racist will

Maple man Eric Spence, who died two years ago at 71, tried to disinherit one of his two daughters because she had a baby with a white man.

Oakville Christian-radio host Leek dies after scuba diving in Florida Keys

Jim Leek, 58, was diving at the French Reef off of Key Largo on Thursday, Jan. 29

Co-founder of Parry Sound Festival of the Sound dies

Along with husband, internationally known pianist Anton Kuerti, the couple helped established the world acclaimed local musical festival, The Festival of the Sound, in the summer of 1979 at their cottage in Parry Sound.

BOB'S BLOG: 10 Things I Learned from David Halton’s Dispatches from the Front

Matthew Halton is considered to be one of the best war correspondents of World War II.

Teenage vandals in St. Thomas caught orange-handed

The doorbell rang shortly before 11 p.m., the house already pelted with oranges, the teens running down the street.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Former Northern Pike Jay Semko plays 4 Ontario dates

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Mar 04, 2015 - 0 comments

Semko is currently in the midst of a solo acoustic tour that brings him to the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls on Saturday, March 7 as well as Oakville, Toronto and London.

Stratford revisits Sound of Music 50 years after film debut

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Mar 01, 2015 - 0 comments

The movie The Sound of Music is celebrating half a century – it premiered March 2, 1965. The original play was first staged in 1959.

Segato Rising: former lead singer of Parachute Club releases new album

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Feb 27, 2015 - 0 comments

Lorraine Segato performs in concert at Regent Park, Toronto, on March 3 and at the the Wild Women (Don’t Get the Blues) Cabaret series on March 5. See lorrainesegato.com

Better Call Saul is serious work for comedian Odenkirk

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Feb 26, 2015 - 0 comments

Odenkirk needed help and turned to the perfect person for counselling – Bryan Cranston

Cowboy to Donovan: Voight’s an all-time great

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Feb 21, 2015 - 0 comments

He was such an unknown when he made Midnight Cowboy he did the movie for minimum scale. His pay was so low, in fact, he begged the producers at Gunsmoke to hire him back for one more episode—just so he could pay his bills - click headline

The joy of Tiki: Singer salutes black history

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Feb 19, 2015 - 0 comments

"When I listened to adults talk, I got the idea you're not suppose to like your job," she said. "It had never occurred to me to sing for a living, because I really enjoyed singing." - click headline

LAUGHLINES: One-liners through the ages

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Feb 17, 2015 - 0 comments

“Here they are, Jayne Mansfield!” - click headline

FLASHBACK: Gino Vannelli sings People Gotta Move on Soul Train

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Feb 16, 2015 - 0 comments

Riddled with Communists / What’s My Line / Malcolm X / Joan Rivers / Help Me Rhonda / Eight Days a Week / Ringo / The Jackson 5 / Joe Clark / Cronkite / Gino and more - click headline

Johnny Depp’s great Caribbean escape

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Feb 14, 2015 - 0 comments

With a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film still to come, Johnny Depp finds that owning his own Caribbean island continues to bring him joy and solace

Hardy Heroes: Canadian McFarlane brought sleuths to life

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Feb 12, 2015 - 0 comments

Canadian writer Leslie McFarlane – a.k.a. Franklin W. Dixon – brought The Hardy Boys to life - click headline