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Toronto’s VideoCabaret brings your history textbook to life with wit and charm

Photo courtesy of VideoCabaret.Walking into a small room, I am greeted by an usher as songs about Louis Riel and Canadian identity foreshadow the upcoming play. I take my seat across from the centre of what I assume is the stage. Scarlet curtains frame a black window made to look almost as if you are peering into a TV screen. Above the stage, Comedy and Tragedy Masks take the shape of maple leaves, accentuating the name of the theatre company responsible for the next two hours of hilarity and...

This Toronto eyewear entrepreneur's dream of giving back to Ghana is coming into focus

Toronto entrepreneur Nana Boateng Osei spent many years of his childhood living in Ghana, and now he wants help the West African country succeed.His company, Bôhten Eyewear, uses reclaimed wood from Ghana and he's preparing to hire locals there to make the designer frames. "Bôhten Eyewear really is a merge of my ideals of what fashion and nature would be like but also a big part of the brand is about giving back to Ghana."On Wednesday evening his company is...

Deflating Second Period Does in B's

ANAHEIM, Calif. - There was not much more the Bruins could have done to assert their dominance over the Ducks during the second period on Wednesday night.Following a sluggish opening 20 minutes, Boston surged in the middle frame and tied the game on a Danton Heinen tally, which at the time opened up a 12-0 shot advantage for the period. It appeared that the Bruins were well on their way to yanking away control of the game.But when the clock hit zero on the second, the Bruins somehow found...