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  • kashania: Oh really? Perhaps we can meet for a glass of wine whilst you’re in town. My email is my... 7:08 PM
  • antikitschychick: :shock: Well…at least she’s having fun lol :-P. Was this broadcast on TV as... 7:03 PM
  • EarlyRomantic: “The holiday extravaganza, which went into production shortly after last Christmas, is... 6:41 PM
  • manou: I have been coming to Toronto every day! Saw the Michelangelo and Colville exhibits yesterday. 6:27 PM
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  • kashania: Ah, Toronto’s West Chester. Are you coming to Toronto? 6:17 PM
  • manou: Hi Kash – I am in Oakville this week. 6:13 PM
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  • kashania: Wow, the Met is listening!!! Fabiano is the most exciting young tenor today and his Toronto... 6:05 PM
  • kashania: I saw Alan Oke do a remarkable Aschenbach in Death in Venice in Toronto. But his Caliban sounded... 6:04 PM

The other gospel of the other Mary, Mary

San Francisco Opera’s marketing leaves La Cieca at least momentarily speechless, so she’ll have to rely on you, cher public, to take up the slack with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

Chest the ticket

“Nathan Gunn Replaces Deborah Voigt” [TheaterJones] (Photo: Ken Howard)

Irony defined, or something

“Suddenly this quaint Depression-era protest song… delivered in a tone of controlled anger became like a devastating critique of today’s winner-take-all economic climate. Mr. Gunn made you feel the outrage of veterans who fought not only in World War I but in Iraq and Afghanistan, returning from overseas to cold shoulders and empty food pantries.” [New York Times]

NATHAN GUNN WITH JULIE GUNN, MUSICAL DIRECTOR…. Fri. & Sat.: General seating, $85 per person; VIP seating, $135 per person; Bar seating, $50 per person. [Cafe Carlyle]