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    Visual Arts

    Mystery painting has AGO curators looking for clues

    Portrait of Black woman titled “Portrait of a Lady Holding an Orange Blossom” rare 18th century European painting

    Entertainment

    Louis C.K. drops a comeback special

    Movies

    Thirsty on the set: Fans spot water bottle gaffes in ‘Little Women’

    Music

    Singer Pink says she had COVID-19, donates to relief funds

    Entertainment

    Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare’s Tommy Douglas, dies

    Television

    Quibi streaming service launches Monday amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic

    Television

    Long goodbye for Canadian crime drama ‘Cardinal’

    Television

    It’s the small stories that matter in PBS Second World War miniseries “World on Fire”

    EntertainmentOpinion

    Vinay Menon: Now infected with COVID-19, CNN’s Chris Cuomo has become the most compelling voice on cable news

    Stage

    Mirvish closes its Toronto theatres until June 30

    Music

    Chicago’s elder jazz musicians are playing not just for money and yearn to return to the stage

    Movies

    Amazon Prime Video to stream films from cancelled SXSW festival for free

    Music

    Bill Withers, legendary singer and writer of ‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’, dies at 81

    #StarRotation

    Toronto DJ Jenno Christian curates today’s #StarRotation playlist for self-isolation amid COVID-19

    Books

    Sheena Kamal’s two new books: “I like my heroines to be a little rough around the edges”

    TelevisionOpinion

    Wonderfalls, Ghostwriter, Zoey: Circle back on shows with a touch of magic for a perfect escape

    Music

    #StarRotation

    Today’s self-isolation playlist? Rapper Cadence Weapon’s selections for a solo dance party at home

    The Star reached out to some DJs and artists to ask about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted them. We also asked them to curate a playlist for readers looking to discover new music online.

    MusicOpinion

    The Weeknd’s new album reminds us he got to dystopia long before the rest of us

    Music

    Emergency funds for Canadian musicians top $1.5 million

    #StarRotation

    Need a self-isolation playlist? Today’s #StarRotation from Toronto DJ Dylan Fly

    Stage

    Stage

    National Ballet postpones Karen Kain’s staging of ‘Swan Lake’

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the new ‘Swan Lake’ has been delayed to June 2021. A new ballet based on Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ books has also been postponed.

    Stage

    Second City’s ‘Improv House Party’ creates live show via Zoom on Thursday night

    Stage

    Hamilton-born actor Nick Cordero in hospital undergoing COVID-19 test

    Stage

    Virtual studio lets artists isolate and collaborate

    Stage

    The good news of another Stratford Festival surplus is tempered by layoffs and postponement

    Stage

    Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its 2019-20 season