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Joyce Wieland and Tom Thomson are a not-so-odd couple at McMichael Collection

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“Passion Over Reason” at the McMichael Collection of Canadian Art begins, appropriately, with an embrace: Tom Thomson, the woodsy icon of a Canadian painter, bundled up in the arms of an earth goddess, the splendour of nature bursting in bright colour and form below them. Let it not be said that the late Joyce Wieland,…

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Mike Myers is the secret star of the summer in The Gong Show

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Mike Myers is the secret star of the summer in The Gong Show

A woman who plays the harmonica with a tarantula in her mouth. A guy performs the piano standing on his head. A couple spit bananas into each other’s mouths.And that’s just in the first 15 minutes of the premiere of the rebooted The Gong Show. Talent shows are a dime a dozen nowadays, but there…

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Insecure on being righteous or rolling with it: What Im Watching

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Insecure on being righteous or rolling with it: What Im Watching

The Show:Insecure, Season 2, Episode 2 The Moment: The racist principalIssa (series creator Issa Rae), who is black, and Frieda (Lisa Joyce), who is white, run an after-school program. The principal, who is black, makes racist jokes about the Mexican students.“I was up all last night thinking about yesterday,” Frieda says.“Yesterday?” Issa says.Article Continued Below“That…

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What Toronto commuters are reading on the subway

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What Toronto commuters are reading on the subway

You know when you see a stranger on the subway immersed in a book and you’re just dying to know what they’re reading?Bernadette Wright, 45, works in finance Book: Dracula by Bram Stoker Stop: Union Wright doesn’t scare easily but she says some moments in Dracula are cringe-inducing. Article Continued BelowIt tells the story of…

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Westworld unveils riveting, violent season 2 trailer

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Westworld unveils riveting, violent season 2 trailer

The show attracted a lot of buzz at this year’s Comic-Con event, HBO created new VR experiences and fan-interaction sites throughout SDCC for fans to enjoy. But even with just a handful of shooting days under its belt, Westworld still rolled up to the event with a little teaser trailer.Set at the intersection of the…

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Epic Extended Justice League Trailer for SDCC

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Epic Extended Justice League Trailer for SDCC

A brand new trailer for the upcoming DCEU superhero team-up movie “Justice League” has been released, as well as a brand new poster! The marketing has leaned harder and harder on Wonder Woman since her box office and critical success.Every action shot in this trailer looks bizarrely small scale, aside from this ultra-wide battle shot…

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

HARTFORD, Conn. – Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper.Authorities say many were taken to hospitals for excessive drinking.READ MORE: N.Y. teen forgets where he parked car for Toronto concert, online ad reunites them Story continues below Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Saturday that…

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‘Home Alone’, ‘Sopranos’ actor John Heard dead at 72

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‘Home Alone’, ‘Sopranos’ actor John Heard dead at 72

Veteran character actor John Heard has passed away at the age of 72 in Palo Alto, Calif.The Santa Clara County coroner’s office confirmed to Deadline that the cause of death is currently under investigation.Heard had a lengthy roster of film and television credits throughout a career spanning four decades, including playing the forgetful father in Home…

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Torontos ceramics shrine shattered expectations

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Torontos ceramics shrine shattered expectations

Fourth in a series taking a second look at Toronto’s architectural showpieces 10 years after the building boom.Back in 2003, when the original Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art was stripped of its pinkish-grey granite in preparation for an ambitious makeover, Helen Gardiner broke down weeping.The philanthropist had co-founded the museum in 1984 with her husband,…

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Who is the new man in Cline Dions life?

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Who is the new man in Cline Dions life?

Céline Dion loves an accessory, but does that extend to a stylish hunk of arm candy? A suggestive new set of photos of Queen Dion in Paris arm-in-arm with her Spanish backup dancer Pepe Muñoz has French tabloids declaring him her new “chouchou” (rough translation: sweet piece of hamhock).The shots show Dion, 49, with her…

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