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3:28am

Sun December 23, 2012
Music

In Toronto, An Ad-Hoc Choir Becomes A Community

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 11:45 am

Choir! Choir! Choir! performs at the Toronto venue Lee's Palace, led by Daveed Goldman (left, with guitar) and Nobu Adilman.
Joseph Fuda

Let's say you live in Canada — say, Toronto — and you like to sing. You're not in a band, you don't get asked to sing at weddings, but singing just kind of makes you happy. Well, every Tuesday night at a local bar, you'll find a crowd of people just like you, singing their hearts out.

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3:01am

Sun December 23, 2012
The Two-Way

'Gangnam Style' And Other Best Memes Of 2012 Say Something About Us

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 2:03 pm

That's a meme: President Obama and gymnast McKayla Maroney struck her "McKayla is not impressed" pose when members of the Olympics team visited the White House in November.
Pete Souza/The White House Getty Images
  • Rachel Martin talks with Don Caldwell about 2012's best memes

6:18am

Sat December 22, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

It's December. Brrrr. Is My House Shivering?

YouTube

What if, and I'm just being silly here, but what if houses were warm-blooded, and got cold in December like we do? What if?

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3:56am

Sat December 22, 2012
The Record

'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going

Originally published on Wed December 26, 2012 9:40 am

Dancer Fogo de Deus, who is part of the Os Kuduristas project of traveling kuduro artists.
courtesy of Os Kuduristas

2:00pm

Fri December 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Darwin The 'IKEA Monkey' Can't Go Home For Christmas, Judge Rules

Darwin, when he was on the lam at IKEA.
ABC News

(Now, for something completely different.)

"Darwin, known worldwide as the Toronto IKEA monkey, will spend the Christmas holidays in an animal sanctuary until a court ruling about his long-term custody is heard in January," the CBC reports.

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