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Little Dickens

Centaur TheatrePresents Ronnie Burkett’s Little Dickens November 19 – December 15, 2019 If you missed the 2018 Daisy Theatre production Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes, don’t get left out this year. The 2019 version opened tonight to a sold-out house as they presented a new take on an old classic, A Christmas Carol. As was […]

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Tiffanys

Topline: The French luxury group LVMH, controlled by billionaire Bernard Arnault, has scooped up the heritage American jeweller Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion, making it the biggest luxury brand acquisition ever and adding to the firm’s portfolio, which includes Louis Vuitton and Sephora. The acquisition, confirmed by LVMH on Monday, is the biggest yet by Arnault, Europe’s […]

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OQLF

Quebec‘s language watchdog, the Office Québécois de la Langue Française, wants the retailers to change their signs to either give themselves a generic French name or add a slogan or explanation that reflects what it is they’re selling. I have an excellent suggestion for a slogan to reflect what the OQLF is selling. It is selling discouragement to mainstream companies […]

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Ladies of Soul

Playground Entertainment presents Ladies of Soul A tribute to Motown Legends Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 Under the Big Top Another overflow audience to witness an over the top performance by a bevy of gorgeous, talented ladies stylishly dressed, vocally perfect, belting out hit after hit of Diana Ross and the Supremes for sixty-five minutes. The […]

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The Beatles

The Beatles Playground Entertainment presents Help the Beatles Friday, November 15, 2019 Under the Big Top Founded in 1999 Help quickly became one of the most popular tribute bands in Canada. Members Norman Di Blasio. R.D. Harris, Ron Stutzand and Pascal Tirapani reproduce so similarly the voices, the moves, the haircuts and the harmony that […]

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac Playground Entertainment presents Fleetwood Mac Mania A tribute to Fleetwood Mac Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 Under the Big Top At the risk of revealing my age, I have been a fan of Fleetwood Mac since 1967 and owned their recorded music through vinyl to 8 track to cassette and back. I remember seeing […]

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The Rail

  The Rail Coal Fire Bistro Since I started playing Poker at Playground, I often tried different dishes off the menu and was always satisfied. Whether it was bacon and eggs, cheese omelet, French toast, or pancakes it was always prepared beautifully and served on a moveable table that allowed me to continue playing while […]

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Blues Brothers

Playground Entertainment Presents Blues Brothers Tribute Show November 8, 2019 Under the Big Top There once was a band that played a Blues Brothers tribute show, but what happens when you outshine the ‘tribute’ mantle? Allow me to introduce you to The Soul Men. With all due respect to the fine tribute bands, I have […]

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Playground Entertainment

Playground Entertainment It was too good to stop, so the Tent will continue to give us Vegas Style Entertainment starting Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 P.M. The good news is free admission for members, and the better news is that membership is free. All that is required is photo ID 18 years old or over. […]

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GT Radial

GT Radial On April 29, 2019, we purchased 4 195/65R15 GT Radial Touring AS Tires @ $95.00 each plus $12.00 new tire surcharge and $7.80 for valve stems from a reputable dealer in Montreal. We were told that there was a $40 rebate on the purchase of 4 tires providing we submitted the official rebate […]

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