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Toronto Star - Entertainment

Books - Toronto Star bestsellers for the week ending Feb. 26, 2020 - The books Canadians bought this week

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Music -- 'Mercy' singer Duffy says rape, captivity, led to her public retreat

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Stage -- That 'Oklahoma!' revival that divided New York City? We'll see it in Toronto courtesy of Mirvish

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Stage -- A perfectionist in pointe shoes: after 30 years and many, many plum roles, Greta Hodgkinson leaves the National Ballet of Canada

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Books -- Were Colum McCann and Catherine Steadman's hotly anticipated new books worth the wait?

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Television -- Why Hank Azaria retired Apu on 'The Simpsons': 'It just didn't feel right'

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Stage -- More than a year after he cut ties with Buddies in Bad Times, Sky Gilbert addresses the conflict in 'A Nice Day in the Park'

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Television -- Pete Davidson thinks he can be a 'red flag' until you meet him

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Music -- Tina Turner shows how fabulous she is all over again

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Music -- Joe Bonamassa talks treasured guitars, new album

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Movies -- Adèle Haenel says France 'missed the boat' on #MeToo

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Entertainment -- Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

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Music -- With Montreal's Nézet-Séguin at the helm, New York's Met Opera orchestra plans first tour in nearly 20 years

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Entertainment - Opinion - Vinay Menon: Justin Trudeau can't do the job — call in David Ayres, the Emergency Backup Prime Minister

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Movies -- Gaslighting and survival now at heart of 'The Invisible Man,' thanks in part to Elisabeth Moss

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Stage -- Is intermission dead? Lots of hit musicals and plays are now skipping them

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Opinion -- 'Jagged Little Pill' the musical offers a whole new generation permission to be angry

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Visual Arts -- More than 120 years after the 'Queen of Magic' was catching bullets, women magicians are still scarce

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Music -- Justin Bieber grabs his seventh No. 1 album with 'Changes'

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Music -- Black Keys, New Order, Kraftwerk and more announce Toronto shows

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Television -- 'Love Is Blind' upends the dating show. Its creator explains its wildest choices

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Television -- 'Schitt's Creek' claims ensemble prize at Toronto ACTRA Awards while individual acting awards go to 'Anne With an E' co-stars

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Television -- 'I liked the idea of playing somebody good': Edie Falco takes on a female chief of police in 'Tommy'

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Movies -- 'American Factory' director on her film, chemo and a gruelling road to her Oscars win

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Oscar Rewind -- When a bleary-eyed Quentin Tarantino rambled in Toronto about — you guessed it — violence

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Entertainment -- John Mulaney delays Toronto show to host 'Saturday Night Live' — and offers apology from Lorne Michaels

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Books -- Desmond Cole's publisher rushes to fix omission of 'black' from book jackets

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At Toronto Symphony's relaxed performance the kids' attention spans do the judging -- The children at Roy Thomson Hall loved the film music and gave Eugene Ye's cello concerto some attention. But by the time 'The Composer Is Dead' was revealed they were ready to move on to more pressing concerns, like lunch, writes John Terauds.

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12-step cured him, music kept him going: James Taylor looks back as his 19th album comes out

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Police investigating rapper Pop Smoke's killing say robbery looks unlikely as motive

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For Mandy Moore, 'This Is Us' helped push her to make new music and tour again

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The end is coming for Kim on 'Better Call Saul' and Rhea Seehorn is good with that

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'Friends' reunion special slated for HBO Max

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The new 'High Fidelity' and the state of the music geek in the digital age

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Toronto HIV hospital pulls 'Friends' edit after copyright claim from Warner Bros.

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'Steven Universe' series finale coming soon

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Harrison Ford aimed to bring new depth to classic character in 'The Call of the Wild'

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Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

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'Corpus Christi,' now on at TIFF Bell Lightbox, addresses big issues of conscience and morality

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How do you solve a problem like 'Emma'? Star, director put their own spin on Jane Austen heroine

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Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville turn 'Ordinary Love' into something quietly extraordinary

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Call of the Wild remake feels sloppy, like a big dog, but at least it has heart

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Get deep into trouble with these new crime fiction thrillers

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Books - Review - Do these two new books — Jenny Offill's "Weather" and Megan Angelo's "Followers" — deserve their rapturous reviews? The Reader spills

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Tarryn Fisher's The Wives and Topics of Conversation by Miranda Popkey: which one is "a big disappointment?"

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Crime fiction that'll have you rediscovering past thrills

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'Jaw-dropping' Royal insider memoir exposes life 'in the shadow of the Crown'

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Works from Canadian poets feature odes to everything from Nova Scotia to 1980s nerd culture

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Fascinating story of a bricklaying robot

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'Lady Sunrise' offers moving portraits of isolation and psychological struggle -- While the play is full of loss, the meta-story behind it is that of empowerment: nearly all the lead creatives and the entire cast are Asian-Canadian women, writes Karen Fricker.

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Ophira Calof is an artist with a disability. Here's how the #CripTheScript initiative is changing Toronto theatre for people like her

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What do you do when the love of your life fails you? Vivek Shraya turned it into a solo show

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At 'You and I,' it's OK if theatregoers wander onstage during the performance

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God, alienation and serial killers: Playwright behind 'Jesus Hopped the "A" Train' shares his thoughts

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Margaret Atwood's 'MaddAddam' books to be translated into dance in National Ballet of Canada's new season

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