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Today in Toronto: Aga-Boom, Penny Plain and The Malcolmson Collection

Aga-Boom Cirque du Soleil arguably restored the idea of jumping around wearing giant shoes as a legitimate performance art, saving it from the sad antics of so many birthday clowns. Cirque veteran Dimitri Bogatirev heads a troupe that has brought its brand of extreme physical comedy to Mexico City, Moscow, Dubai and now Brampton. Find out more »

Penny Plain Marionette master Ronnie Burkett moves through wonderfully weird territory with this tale of a blind woman, a guide dog who wants to be a man, a cross-dressing banker and a serial killer. Find out more »

The Malcolmson Collection Harry and Ann Malcolmson have one of the country’s most significant private collections of vintage and historical photographs. Their holdings start with the likes of Henry Fox Talbot and range through to more modern masters like Man Ray. Find out more »

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