Here's what we have on tap for you today. Please note that all schedules are subject to last-minute changes. Check back for updates.
- The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot on the digital cloning of actors and why these computer-generated renditions could be a game-changer for Hollywood: from casting cheaper body doubles instead of big name stars to allowing actors to keep 'younger' versions of themselves to keeping actors "alive" post-posthumously. [FULL POST]
- Mark Sakamoto on his memoir, Forgiveness, about the two sides of his family: one, Japanese-Canadian, that found themselves interred in an Alberta work farm during WWII, and the other, a Canadian soldier, who found himself a POW held in Japan. [FULL POST]
- From Haircuts by Children to Slow Dance with Teacher, Canadian playwright and performance artist Darren O'Donnell has spent much of his career creating works that bring real people together as public performance, often in provoking and powerful ways. His latest piece All the Sex I Ever Had -- performed in various cities across the globe and now during Luminato in Toronto -- sees older women and men take the stage to share their experiences of sex, passion and love, challenging the idea that such things are strictly the domain of the young. [FULL POST]