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Like father, like son: For Pakistani-Canadian actor Ali Kazmi, ‘Uncle Vanya’ runs in the family

It was a fleeting moment for Ali Kazemi. Sitting among the audience at a theater in Karachi in 2007, he watched in awe of his father, the famous Pakistani actor Rahat Kazemi, as he took to the stage. The play was adapted in Urdu from the play “Uncle Vanya” by Anton Chekhov, and portrayed Rahat …

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Former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons charms fans on Twitter

When John Gibbons managed the Blue Jays, he charmed audiences with his thick Texas accent, self-deprecating demeanor, and a mischievous flash in his eye. Back-to-back appearances in the MLS series may have helped, too. Now, the man who inspired the Twitter hashtag “#GibbyTheBest” has finally taken his business to social media, after starting accounts on …

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My memories of the Blue Jays winning the first world championship

At dusk, a bright halo of football field lights creeps into the sky above the stadium. A cold, windy night at Atlanta’s Fulton County Stadium, where 51,763 fans made cheerful tomahawk bits. Among them was Mrs. Ted Turner: Jane Fonda, disinterested in the feelings of the Aboriginal people, at the height of her Domina rehearsal. …

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