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Rockstar Café: Young innovators take centrestage

History tells us that ancient Damascus was the birthplace of the first coffeehouse. It was there that patrons from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds would gather over a hot cup of coffee and exchange ideas. Coffeehouses soon became centres of social interaction and fostered a sense of community and engagement amongst citizens. Fast track to …

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The Toronto Fiddle Collective: where fiddlers flock

They each had their fiddles in hand, sitting down to form a crescent-like half-circle. All of them were ready, waiting for a chance to straddle their board with their fingers, their bows reserved at their sides. As they brought their bows up to the strings of their instruments, the players had a sort of fire in their eyes, …

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TTC Tuesdays: Kipling to Lansdowne

Whether you’re a visitor or a downtown dweller, the subway is one of the most popular ways of commuting around Toronto. In a new series,  guest photographer Tagwa Moyo ventures to each stop, capturing moments of the subway life. In this first installment, Moyo follows the Bloor/Danforth Line from Kipling to Lansdowne Station. #ttctuesdays   Tagwa …

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The Book of Negroes: from page to screen

ABOUT THE SHOW Airing on CBC Wednesdays at 9 p.m. from Jan. 7 onwards, the six-part adaption of Lawrence Hill’s “The Book of Negroes” is a richly-imagined historical epic. The mini-series transports viewers across decades as it follows the story of Aminata Diallo — a midwife, teacher and translator of African birth — as she defies …

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