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Stumptown, the police procedural starring Canadian Cobie Smulders as an army vet, starts strong with a superbly made pilot.

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Television: Get ready for a harum-scarum lineup of new series

Dark comedy meets nostalgia meets contemporary cultural currents in this autumn’s offerings, writes TV critic John Doyle.


Fresh off its People's Choice Award at TIFF, Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit is coming to theatres this fall.

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Movies: All the astronauts, jokers and mobsters you can stuff into one cinematic season

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After the summer’s parade of needless franchise extensions, resurrections and desecrations, the coming months offer a hint of salvation for the devout cinephile, writes film editor Barry Hertz.


Jagged Little Pill creative team Diablo Cody, left, Alanis Morissette and Diane Paulus.

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Theatre: A flurry of new productions across the country

Theatre critic J. Kelly Nestruck highlights the major plays, musicals and history-making theatrical events You Oughta Know about between now and December (plus one Alanis Morissette musical on Broadway).


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Avril Lavigne's latest album is Head Above Water, a ballad-driven break-up record.

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Music: From Avril Lavigne’s return to roots to Tegan and Sara’s album/book tour

These homegrown talents are bringing new tracks and tours to keep you busy listening into 2020, writes music critic Brad Wheeler.


If you’re a selective operagoer looking for downright gorgeous music, Antonin Dvorak’s Rusalka is a sure thing.

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Opera: Five productions showcasing Canadian talent

This season will see ambitious revivals, fresh twists and rare productions of works spanning centuries in venues across the country, writes Jenna Simeonov.

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Books: 52 reads to watch for this season

From hotly anticipated follow-ups to under-the-radar revelations, Becky Toyne rounds up some of the most noteworthy fiction, non-fiction and poetry releases hitting shelves.


MasterChef Canada winner Mary Berg's first cookbook, Kitchen Party: Effortless Recipes for Every Occasion, is a collection of inspiring but achievable recipes.

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Cookbooks: Ten drool-worthy books to get you cooking this fall

With a great range of Canadian titles coming out this season, Julie Van Rosendaal highlights 10 cookbooks worth adding to your shopping basket.

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