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11/23/2016 Music of the Rainbow Nation: A Tribute to Nelson Mandela's Dream Downtown $50 - $59

Inspired by Nelson Mandela's dream and Desmond Tutu's hope when he named post-apartheid South Africa the “Rainbow Nation,” the evening explores Canadian and South African cultural identity through song and theatre. The concert features Juno award-winning vocalist Lorraine Klaasen and her ensemble, The Rainbow Chorus, rising opera-star Justin Hopkins, and a brilliant percussion ensemble led by Ryan Scott. Experience the world premiere of a choral piece by Canadian composer Gabriel Dharmoo, work by South African composers Bongani Ndodana-Breen and Kevin Volans, interpretations of songs by Miriam Makeba, selections from Kurt Weill's "Lost in the Stars," and dramatic recitations of Mandela's journals and diaries.
by via City of Toronto All Events

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We’ve seen retailers make a big gamble for events like the Super Bowl (and lose millions in merchandise, in one case), but this might be the first time we’ve caught wind of a car dealership willing togive out free cars just to woo Black Friday shoppers.
In what one Chicago-area Buick dealership is calling a “White Friday” sale, customers who buy any brand new Buick or GMC vehicle on Nov. 28 and 29 will have the chance to get all that money back come Christmas, reports the Chicago Tribune.
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.
Dealership offers free cars if it snows on Christmas Day [Chicago…