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It Took 50 Years to Happen Again

Diahann Carroll as Julia (1968) Julia was a breakout television role for Diahann Carroll who was a model and movie actress in the 50’s and 60’s. The television show was also considered a breakthrough for having a female actress of … Continue reading

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Sandra Oh: Canadian Icon

Receiving Governor General’s Award She’s been in the public’s eye since getting a role on Grey’s Anatomy all those years ago. Now she’s winning awards for her TV performance on Killing Eve. This weekend, Canada’s Governor General presented her with a Performing … Continue reading

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My Favourite Vancouver Actress

Nicola Cavendish It wasn’t impossible to track this name down: I looked up the Vancouver Playhouse history for 1983-4  and there she was, one of the three writers of North Shore Live. When she acted in this production in North Vancouver … Continue reading

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Sharon Tate: an Asteroid in Hollywood

A Star is Born to Die? If it hadn’t been for a special on the Manson Family murders last night, I would probably have not thought of doing this birth chart. But I’m glad I did. What really intrigued me … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of…

Book Club I suppose that the proliferation of these monthly get-togethers must have been started by Oprah’s book club segments on her show. Now they’ve taken on a life of their own. We went to see this movie last night, … Continue reading

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