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07/03/2016 Geneviève (Gigi) Marentette at 120 Diner - Toronto Jazz Festival Downtown $10 - $19

120 Diner opens its doors to the Toronto Jazz Festival for a series of concerts that showcase the pre-eminent sounds of jazz. On Sunday, July 3 from 8pm-10pm, see Geneviève (Gigi) Marentette. Tickets are $20 at the door or $15 in advance. Geneviève (Gigi) Marentette lived in Hong Kong for 8 years, then Europe and now has returned home to Toronto. In March 2015 she released a six-song EP produced by George Koller and titled after her nickname Gigi. She was also featured in a duet with Hall of Fame vocalist David Clayton-Thomas on Combo, his latest record of jazz standards. Expect to hear a mix of standards, modern interpretations, Brazilian, French and collaborations and covers of other local musicians.

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The catch is, it has to snow six inches or more on Christmas Day, a measurement that must be recorded at the O’Hare International Airport weather station.
The chances of getting any amount of snowfall in Chicago on that day are between 40% to 50%, according to the Illinois Climatologist office, much less an entire six inches.
Even so, if the dealership is smart, it’s got some kind of insurance policy backing this deal up.
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