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Today in Toronto: In the Heights and The Kills

In the Heights This Tony winner has contemporary trappings—freestyle rap, graffiti—but it’s really as old-fashioned a musical as they come. A bodega owner tries to decide whether or not to remain in Washington Heights, torn between the familiar neighbourhood and the long-dreamed-of shores of the Dominican Republic. Find out more »

The Kills After a stint with The Dead Weather, one of Jack White’s many non–White Stripes pickup bands, Alison Mosshart has rejoined her Kills co-conspirator Jamie Hince (a.k.a. Mr. Kate Moss) for more cooler-than-cool Jesus and Mary Chain worship. Though it’s still only the two of them, they’ve added a little more range and depth to their fuzzed-out new wave blues. Find out more »