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Monday, September 21, 2020 2:44 PM ET

National Post - Entertainment

This is what losing an Emmy looks like in 2020 - Ramy Youssef shared a video of the moment he lost the lead actor in a comedy series award to Daniel Levy

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Canadian sitcom 'Schitt's Creek' sweeps awards for comedy series in self-styled 'PandEmmys' -- Media drama 'Succession' and dystopian 'Watchman' also won awards for best drama and best limited series

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Werner Herzog knows what's nigh — but he's as unflappable as ever -- From microbial attacks to volcanic eruptions and asteroid strikes, the German filmmaker has his finger and his camera on the things that threaten us

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Lights, Camera, Rabbi: For limelight-loving Yossi Sapirman, the show must go on, even during COVID -- At Toronto's Beth Torah Congregation, Sapirman, 52, is a fantastical blend of P.T. Barnum and Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof

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New book examines Kissinger as a canny player in U.S. politics who 'personalized' foreign policy -- Mario Del Pero: In his very fine political biography, Thomas A. Schwartz provides a balanced examination of Kissinger's intellectual and political trajectory

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New J.K. Rowling book, featuring cross-dressing serial killer, fuels criticism over transphobia -- The 'Harry Potter' author has been repeatedly accused of making anti-transgender comments on Twitter

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Celebrity chef David Chang shares struggles with mental illness in new memoir, Eat a Peach -- 'Sometimes the easiest thing is just to talk about your own shortcomings, and have that be a stepping stone for others,' says Chang

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A time-old treasure, Winnie-the-Pooh has returned to the spotlight once again -- The bear's movie-star replica (from the 2017 film Goodbye Christopher Robin) is in the Royal Ontario Museum's exhibit Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

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Dark, difficult and epic: A summer reading list for the age of quarantine and COVID-19 -- We present a different kind of summer reading list: arduous epics and bleak masterpieces, intellectual classics and revolutionary texts

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Queen anuls CBE honour bestowed upon Harvey Weinstein, now a convicted rapist -- The CBE accolade is awarded by the British monarch to those who have made a "distinguished, innovative contribution to any area"

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Who watches the watchmen? Why, this documentary does! -- The Way I See It follows Barack Obama's official photographer through eight years and beyond

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Nadia, Butterfly is a filmmaking stroke of genius -- Actual athletes star in this moody tale set in the world of amateur swimming

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Vinyl record sales surpass those of CDs for the first time since 1986 -- The last time vinyls were this popular, music groups like Mr. Mister and the Pet Shop Boys were chart-toppers

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Toronto International Film Festival opens on a note of pure ecstasy -- Spike Lee directs David Byrne's American Utopia with energy and enthusiasm, says Chris Knight

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As Quebec mulls COVID-19 karaoke ban, performers take to the mic to speak out -- The province's top doctor said droplet-projecting singing, shared microphones and alcohol consumption make karaoke the ideal environment to spread COVID-19

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A feminist anthem gets the performance it deserves in I Am Woman -- Tilda Cobham-Hervey's radiant portrayal carries the day in this inspiring Helen Reddy biopic, says Chris Knight

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Jane Fonda's 'great regret'? Not sleeping with Marvin Gaye when she had the chance -- The 'Barbarella' actress took part in a game of Confirm or Deny, in which she had to address a series of rumours about her life

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The show will go on: Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre turns 100, but celebrations will have to wait -- The Pantages, as it was then known, was built in 1920 to be the largest and most extravagant theatre not only in Canada, but throughout the British Empire

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How the Shaw Festival kept 500 people employed during COVID — by taking out pandemic insurance three years ago -- Thanks to that remarkable foresight, Shaw's are among the only actors, musicians, and theatre workers in the world who still have jobs

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Stage-to-small-screen Hamilton is the next best thing to being there, says Chris Knight -- Filmed on Broadway with the original cast including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Disney+ version features crystal clear sound

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In lockdown, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton still has a song in his heart -- Creator of Broadway's Hamilton discusses new release of filmed version, plus a lot of other projects temporarily halted

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Mirvish announces new subscription season delayed to January 2021 -- 'Abundance of caution' behind delay of new season, which includes Love Never Dies and Jesus Christ Superstar

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Jimmy Kimmel virtually and no red carpet: Emmys on Sunday will be different this year -- Emmy producers say they have thrown out the awards show playbook and are looking to do something fun and unexpected

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Challenger doc reminds viewers of the human cost of space travel -- Every generation has its space flight tragedy. Netflix documentary looks back to a 1986 disaster

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Actor Anthony Rapp files lawsuit against Kevin Spacey for sexual misconduct in 1980s -- Spacey in 2017 said he did not remember the encounter Rapp described but added, 'If I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology'

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