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Sudbury entertainment briefs: African cabaret, Italian Shades of Grey


Aaron Pritchett performs at the Chill on the Hill concert at Fort Henry in Kingston, Ont. on Saturday July 8, 2017. Steph Crosier/Kingston Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network

African cabaret Feb. 9

The community is invited to a night like no other – an evening of culture, discovery and fun on Feb. 9. It’s the 20th anniversary of the African cabaret and we want to celebrate it with you.

There will be an African buffet, fashions, a silent auction, a performance by the seven-piece band The Aces of Africa, live painting and dancing.

The cabaret takes place from 5-9 p.m. at Macdonald Cartier High School. Tickets cost $35 for adults, $25 for students and $10 for children. Tickets are available on eventbrite.

Italian Shades of Grey on Feb. 14

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Caribbean Entertainment – Dr. Monty Alexander Returns To NYC With Love Notes


Dr. Monty Alexander, CD.

NEW YORK, NY, Tues.  Jan. 8, 2019: Jamaica’s world-renowned jazz maestro, Dr. Monty Alexander, is kicking off the New Year in fine style with a musical explosion in his adopted city of New York.

Dr. Alexander will open his New Year tour with a five-night performance at the Big Apple’s legendary jazz club, Birdland, from January 15th -19th.

The Grammy-nominated international musician will present the New York show under the theme: ‘Love Notes-Jamaica to Jazz.’ The performance is sure to take fans through a musical history that starts in his homeland and features calypso, reggae, mento and other island music and ends with traditional jazz from his Grammy-nominated album. As with his performances, fans are sure to get into the rhythm while jazz…

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Disney drops Johnny Depp from Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, Entertainment News & Top Stories


LOS ANGELES – The last instalment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise failed to storm the box-office. One problem was that Johnny Depp, who had top billing playing Captain Jack Sparrow, reportedly received up to US$128 million (S$174 million) in the fifth edition, Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), Forbes noted.

The movie made US$245 million in the United States, according to Box Office Mojo.

Now Disney wants to cut losses, dropping Depp from a planned reboot of the series, and hiring Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to right the ship and chart a new course.

Presumably, that would call for someone who commands far less money than Depp to take on an anchor role.

Family-friendly Disney also is reportedly tired of the bad press surrounding Depp, whose former business managers…

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Caribbean Entertainment – Haitian Roots Actor Takes On Role Of Mulligan, Madison In Hamilton


Haitian American actor Fergie L. Philippe, who is currently playing the role of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in Hamilton.

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 4, 2018: The much-touted Broadway musical ‘Hamilton,’ as written and produced by Lin Miranda, is currently playing at the Broward Performing Arts Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a largely minority cast, that includes an actor of Caribbean heritage.

Fergie L. Philippe, who is currently playing the role of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, is of Haitian descent. Born Ferginho Philippe-Auguste in Brooklyn, New, the son of doctors Dr. Sargine Dupuy and the late Fernand Philippe-Auguste, moved with his family to Miami and later grew up in Miami Lakes.

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Philippe attended New World…

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