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The Wheeler Centre

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The horror, the glory, the sublime and the ridiculous – 2016 served it all up in enormous doses. Join us for part two of the Wheeler Centre's annual Show of the Year – celebrating a year’s worth of highlights and lowlights. Benson Saulo — Photo: Jon Tjhia What happened in 2016? Well, the Panama Papers dropped. The Louvre flooded. A woman in New...

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