I’m old enough to have stood outside a Ticketmaster outlet in the wee hours, alongside the scalpers’ mules and die-hard fans in sleeping bags, waiting for the box office to open. I should clarify: old enough to have done it, but fortunate that I never had to. My brother endured this rite of passage (in exchange for keeping a ticket) so we could see the Tragically Hip at Toronto’s Masonic Temple. Read More
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