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Kellylee Evans brings Nina Simone to the stage

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Unlike other great jazz singers, Kellylee Evans didn’t come into this world singing. She was on her way to a law degree when she stumbled upon her passion. While a student at Ottawa’s Carlton

Kellylee Evans brings Nina Simone to the stage

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Unlike other great jazz singers, Kellylee Evans didn’t come into this world singing. She was on her way to a law degree when she stumbled upon her passion. While a student at Ottawa’s Carlton

Myq Kaplan brings vegan mind meld to Toronto

Submitted Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Myq Kaplan is a living lesson to all philosophy majors that there is a future after university —and I’m not talking about grad school. After spending years thumbing through Plato, Ludwig Wittgenstein and

Myq Kaplan brings vegan mind meld to Toronto

Submitted Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Myq Kaplan is a living lesson to all philosophy majors that there is a future after university —and I’m not talking about grad school. After spending years thumbing through Plato, Ludwig Wittgenstein and

Guitar legend Jeff Healey inspires benefit for accessible playground

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Jeff Healey’s screaming guitar was a prominent feature of Woodford Park in the early ’80s. He lived right across the street, and at 14 years old, he had nowhere to practice but his living

Guitar legend Jeff Healey inspires benefit for accessible playground

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Jeff Healey’s screaming guitar was a prominent feature of Woodford Park in the early ’80s. He lived right across the street, and at 14 years old, he had nowhere to practice but his living

Beauty beneath the grit: Clare Coulter speaks on Daniel MacIvor’s Was Spring

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours They say there are seasons to life. Born into spring, bloom into summer, stroll into fall. And now winter … But if you ask the rhododendron she’d say there’s more than winter. There’s spring.

Beauty beneath the grit: Clare Coulter speaks on Daniel MacIvor’s Was Spring

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours They say there are seasons to life. Born into spring, bloom into summer, stroll into fall. And now winter … But if you ask the rhododendron she’d say there’s more than winter. There’s spring.

Shhh! Toronto Silent Film Festival features cinema’s first bad boy

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours When Rudolph Valentino died in 1926, a throng of 100,000 weeping women flooded the streets of New York. They were desperate to get one last look at the actor who had sent their hearts

Shhh! Toronto Silent Film Festival features cinema’s first bad boy

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours When Rudolph Valentino died in 1926, a throng of 100,000 weeping women flooded the streets of New York. They were desperate to get one last look at the actor who had sent their hearts

Reggie Watts just wings it

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Andy Kaufman appeared on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s as a shy foreign national with an ambiguous accent. The joke seemed to lie in the Foreign Man’s inability to imitate celebrities like Archie

Reggie Watts just wings it

Elizabeth Hames Special to 24 hours Andy Kaufman appeared on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s as a shy foreign national with an ambiguous accent. The joke seemed to lie in the Foreign Man’s inability to imitate celebrities like Archie

Violinist Steven Tsitsos unleashes his inner punk

Elizabeth Hames An ipod Shuffle may never replace the live concert experience, but a performance by Steven Tsitsos can sure sound like one. The 22-year-old instrumentalist is notorious for his eclectic shows, which have audiences listening to Mediterranean one minute

Violinist Steven Tsitsos unleashes his inner punk

Elizabeth Hames An ipod Shuffle may never replace the live concert experience, but a performance by Steven Tsitsos can sure sound like one. The 22-year-old instrumentalist is notorious for his eclectic shows, which have audiences listening to Mediterranean one minute