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Just The Ticket – centralised theatre ticket packages service; www.ontario-travel.net/experiences

Just The Ticket – centralised theatre ticket packages service; www.ontario-travel.net/experiences – Brief Article An innovative program to marker summer theatre around southern Ontario has just been launched by the Theatre in Ontario Alliance, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation and 17 theatre companies. The participating organizations include such diverse players as Toronto’s Mirvish Productions (with […]

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Amanda Forsyth… Agamemnon and Electra – cellist

Amanda Forsyth… Agamemnon and Electra – cellist – Brief Article Amanda Forsyth is a woman on the move. Newly appointed by Pinchas Zukerman to principal cello with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, she previously was with the Toronto Symphony for two seasons and the Calgary. Philharmonic. She also has a busy career performing as a […]

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Ottawa’s Odyssey: This company creates commedia in the Capital – Odyssey Theatre Company

Ottawa’s Odyssey: This company creates commedia in the Capital – Odyssey Theatre Company – Brief Article Iris Winston THE TREES FRAMING THE STAGE STIR IN THE BREEZE. THE LIGHT DIMS. THE TROUPE OF ACTORS MOVES FORWARD IN PREPARATION FOR THE EVENING PERFORMANCE. NOT AN unusual scenario for the opening moments of a show except that, […]

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Le sexe des etoiles.

Le sexe des etoiles. – movie reviews Shlomo Schwartberg Paule Baillargeon’s Le sexe des etoiles deals with transsexualism but not in a predictable way. Seen through through eyes of a young girl, who is almost thirteen, the film chronicles the return into her life of her father, who left the family years earlier to get […]

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What’s going on DANCE – in Canada

What’s going on DANCE – in Canada – Brief Article WILLIAM MARIE rejoined the National Ballet of Canada after a brief stint with Montreal’s La La La Human Steps. The native Montrealer first joined the National in 1990, becoming a first soloist in 1996. He returned just in time to dance the role of Von […]

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Making magic in the costume shop

Making magic in the costume shop – costumes for Cirque du Soleil Mary Hawkins The address of the Cirque du Soleil costume shop is the Cite de l’Image budding in east end Montreal, atop five flights of stairs. Once you’ve caught your breath, looking around you might think you’ve been misdirected: a huge empty warehouse […]

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CINARS

CINARS – International Exchange for the Performing Arts in Canada Alexander Craig The annual CINARS conference took place in November in Montreal. The little-known trade show has a very important function in Canada’s performing arts world. CINARS goes way beyond politics and rather farther afield than just Quebec workshops are about getting into the South […]

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Renee Rosnes – Canadian jazz singer

Renee Rosnes – Canadian jazz singer – Interview Hal Hill Renee Rosnes (pronounced Ree-nee Roz-ness) is another typical example of the exemplary talent that hails from Canada. This Vancouver native, who began classical training at the age of three, has been successful in breaking into very competitive jazz circles in the U.S. and has proven […]

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Ontario Provincial Finals Results – 1999

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Performing Arts & Entertainment in Canada > Wntr, 2000 > Article > Print friendly Ontario Provincial Finals Results – 1999 – Brief Article ONTARIO PROVINCIAL FINALS RESULTS – 1999 Prov. Nat. Mark Name Mark Category From Scholarship 93 “4 Men Quartet” (87) ensemble 25 (O) Haig Oundjian 92 Erin Lesser (91) […]

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Reacquainting dance & television

Reacquainting dance & television – promoting use of dance in television shows Shannon Potts Television arrived in Toronto the evening of September 8, 1952, just after its debut in Montreal. Elegance, excitement and prestige were involved and dance was an integral part of that. Gladys Forrester and Ludmilla Chiriaeff were in on the excitement from […]