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Toronto Star - Entertainment

Stage -- The Toronto Fringe is back and it's extending an even wider welcome to artists and theatregoers alike -- The festival has changed its lottery process to involve more BIPOC productions. And it has committed to being inclusive and accessible for both...

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Entertainment -- Canadian artist David Blackwood, known for etchings of Newfoundland life, dies at 80

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What to watch -- Build a sex room, follow a group of anarchists and build a sandcastle: here's what's streaming on Netflix, Crave and more this week

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'The Amazing Race Canada' is finally back, more than two years after COVID-19 left it at the starting line

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Max Martin jukebox musical '& Juliet,' now playing in Toronto before its Broadway bow, has deep Canadian roots

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Music -- 2022 has been full of music gems. These are the best 11 albums ... so far

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Star Tracks -- Here's your Canada Day weekend playlist with new music from Alex G, Brent Faiyaz, Snail Mail and WILLOW

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'Minions' set box office on fire with $108.5 million debut

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Drake joins Backstreet Boys concert at Budweiser Stage in Toronto

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New this week: 'The Sea Beast,' early Elton John, 'Maggie'

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Music -- Originally formed as a tribute band, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings is 'something we go to when we are hungry' -- They came together in 1996 over a mutual love of unheralded Canadian singer-songwriter Willie P. Bennett. Their latest album "O Glory" is out July 8.

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How Josh Groban wrote his own playbook

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It's a fuel summer: Gas prices, soaring costs leave touring musicians in a tough spot -- Jun. 26, 2022

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong vows to renounce his U.S. citizenship after Roe v. Wade reversal

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Olivia Rodrigo, Lily Allen dedicate songs to SCOTUS at Glastonbury

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Kendrick Lamar closes Glastonbury with powerful plea for women's rights

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Books - Review - 4 horror books to fill your summer with thrills and chills - 4 days ago

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Books - The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending June 29, 2022 - 5 days ago

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Books - Just don't call him Sir Seth: Celebrated Canadian cartoonist receives French honour - Guelph cartoonist was made a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters, complete with a striped green-and-white medal presented by France Consul... 5 days ago

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Books - Review - Patrick Radden Keefe's new book 'Rogues' features his finest writing: on counterfeit wine, Anthony Bourdain and the hunt for 'El Chapo' 6 days ago

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Books - 'Caillou' seeking a comeback with computer-generated animation reboot - Jun. 24, 2022

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Movies -- Marvel to introduce first gay Spider-Man in upcoming 'Edge of Spider-Verse' -- Marvel is introducing its first gay Spider-Man, a character named Web-Weaver, in the upcoming "Edge of Spider-Verse #5,″ out in September.

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Review: Austen-era schemes, dreams fill 'Mr. Malcolm's List'

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Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion mayhem reigns

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July streaming picks: Canadian drama 'Scarborough,' Neil Patrick Harris's 'Uncoupled'

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'Knives Out' sequel lands world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

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Sandra Oh, Donovan Bailey among dozens appointed to Order of Canada

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Television -- From 'Ms. Marvel' to Dr. Bashir Hamed on 'Transplant,' Muslim storytelling onscreen is evolving -- Progress is being made, but there is still work to be done, say showrunner Sana Amanat, actor Hamza Haq and Muslim Casting founder Serena Rasoul.

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CBC makes changes at 'The National' ahead of free streaming channel launch

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz criticizes Elmo for 'aggressively' advocating COVID vaccine for kids

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Corus CEO says company's portfolio designed to withstand recessionary pressures

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'Shadow of the Rougarou' highlights Métis mythology. Its producers want IMDb to acknowledge its Métis language too

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Stage -- ''Da Kink in My Hair' gets a 20th-anniversary production in TO Live's fall season -- Weyni Mengesha will direct the Trey Anthony play about clients at a Caribbean hair salon in Toronto.

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Dance work at Harbourfront holds a mirror to our need to be loved

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' works its magic on many levels -- Jun. 19, 2022

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Visual Arts -- Edward Burtynsky's 'In the Wake of Progress' lets visitors get up close to nature's destruction -- The film surveys the global repercussions of industrial manufacturing through Burtynsky's large-format photos. The images are painterly, but...

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Visual Arts -- Royal Ontario Museum announces $50 million cash gift — largest in its history

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Trending -- Dall-E Mini explained: Meet the AI art generator that's breaking the internet

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