david berry

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At 44, a world-class dancer looks for a life beyond the ballet studio.

At 44, a world-class dancer looks for a life beyond the ballet studio.

Pointe Break

"On the face of it, it is slightly absurd that anyone should be too grave about the end of anything for a 44-year-old. But as with most things in ballet, the face isn’t really what you’re concerned with." — At the end of his dance career, Aleksander Antonijevic prepares to trade one studio for another


A preview of Schitt's Creek Season 3 for the Globe and Mail

A preview of Schitt's Creek Season 3 for the Globe and Mail

Going with the flow of Schitt's Creek

"The show serves as, if not a flagship exactly, then at least a flag marking a new approach for CBC’s English television division. Before Schitt's Creek, Mother Corp was wallowing in the doldrums of unsure purpose and suffocating safety, pursuing a path that was blandly populist in spirit, if not in actual popularity." — A preview of the hit CBC show for the Globe and Mail


Steve Martin brings his love of Lawren Harris to the painter's homeland 

Steve Martin brings his love of Lawren Harris to the painter's homeland 

Breaking out of the 'National Treasure' box

"Steve Martin is helping Canadians discover Harris as something other than a paragon of nationalist virtue. In a story almost as old as our nation, an outsider is helping us see our cultural treasures in a new light, as something more than merely Canadian." — A preview of Steve Martin's show, throwing the Canadian icon into a new light, for the National Post