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The National Theatre School of Canada recently announced its winter/spring Pay What You Can season of performances, and 12 shows will be produced by the Class of 2020 this year. For all NTS productions, audiences pay what they think by giving the amount of their choice in the identified boxe…

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A half century after his death, the name Martin Luther King Jr. still resonates with many, evoking thoughts of struggle, deliverance and joy even in times of distress, inequality and pain. In honour of the late civil rights leader, American recording artist and multi-instrumentalist, Damien …

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Creative Resilience: Exploring Arts & Health is a short series of events developed by ELAN (English- Language Arts Network) Quebec, taking place between November 2019 and January 2020. ELAN hosted its first two events in partnership with Studio 303, and Csenge Kolozsvari of Senselab.

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A filmmaker stuck in an arid, jobless Quebec winter embarks on an improbable quest across the United States, taking her director of photography along for the journey. Their route should lead them all the way to Los Angeles to meet artist and filmmaker Miranda July, but nothing will happen as…

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From January 14th to February 2nd, Montreal-based playwright Erin Shields blasts 2020 wide open by turning heaven and hell upside down in Paradise Lost, a witty, modern, and feminist reimagining of John Milton’s account of the first battle between good and evil. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, f…

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A new curator has stepped into the spotlight for Centaur Theatre’s Wildside Festival, the boundary-blasting showcase of independent works from Quebec and beyond, appropriately billed as the “hottest two weeks of winter”. For the 2020 edition, Rose Plotek, the former Associate Director of the…

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Expanding on the success of the 2017–2018 exhibition devoted to a series of photographs by renowned photographer Gabor Szilasi, the McCord Museum announced last month the publication of Gabor Szilasi: The Art World in Montreal, 1960–1980. The book features over one hundred images that, with …

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Lauded local sculptor Glen LeMesurier is presently exhibiting his new creations in his solo exhibition, Gravity & Grace until December 28 at Galerie Grace, 4881 Boul. St-Laurent. The artist, an alchemist of metals, has once again played with and explored different textures and states of …

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To celebrate the holidays, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) has a special gift to offer: special time with friends and family in the form of Miracle at the Museum, a promotion offering free admission to the MMFA’S discovery exhibitions and permanent collections. The public can also en…

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The bold, brazen and often wild and wacky collection of cutting-edge theatre known as the Wildside Festival returns to the Centaur Theatre for its 23rd edition Jan. 7-18, 2020. This year, R&B music lovers are in for a treat when Michelle Sweeney, accompanied by pianist and musical direct…

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From December 8 to March 8, 2020, the McCord Museum will be making room for the family exhibition It’s Your Move! Board Games: Larger Than Life, its 10th toy exhibition, presented by Télé-Québec in conjunction with Randolph. This participatory exhibition takes visitors on a journey into the …

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The 22nd annual Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) ended on Sunday, Nov. 24. Once again, Quebec’s biggest all-documentary festival brought together devotees of reality-based cinema for 154 works from 47 countries, presented in 175 sessions, of which 46 were sold out. There we…

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On November 27, attendance at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) reached a million visitors for the year. Xueyi Xie, the one millionth Museum visitor in 2019, was welcomed with full honours that afternoon. The MMFA was pleased to present her with a number of gifts, including an annual m…

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In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM) is performing Handel’s Messiah in the Crypt beneath Saint Joseph’s Oratory for the first time in history. It’s a monumental occasion for OCM artistic director and conductor Boris Brott. The event takes place on…

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From December 7, celebrate the arrival of winter in the warm surroundings of the Stewart Museum. The magic of the holidays will be the focus of an array of activities appealing to both young and old. In addition to the exhibition Nights and a special activity about the night of imagination o…

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The Opéra de Montréal recently held the third edition of its TALENT gala, showcasing the National Auditions for the Atelier lyrique program, in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts. The benefit event, co-chaired by Stéphane Achard, Executive Vice-President, Commercial Banking and Insura…

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The second concert of the Sinfonia de l’Ouest’s 2019-2020 Concert Series will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, at Saint Joachim Church, 2 Sainte-Anne Street in Pointe-Claire. This “Classical Christmas” concert will feature music to celebrate the start of the Festive Season, …

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What began in 2007 in Toronto as a modest initiative has grown to become a nation-wide literary event. Read For The Cure unites authors as well as reading enthusiasts in the name of raising money and awareness for cancer research. “There was a group of ladies in West Toronto who were a part …

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The 2019 Quebec Writers’ Federation’s Literary Awards took place in Montreal on Tuesday, November 5, uniting the province’s literary community in a celebration of some of the best literature published by Quebec writers in the past year. The winners of these six prestigious prizes were announ…

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With an intoxicating mix of whirling polskas, groovy reels, passionate love songs and breathtaking hymns, Canada’s Skye Consort and Swedish singer Emma Björling have enchanted audiences here and abroad with their unique mix of Celtic music as well as traditional music from Quebec, Sweden and…

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The Jewish Public Library will host historical fiction author Kate Quinn, author of Ribbons of Scarlet, The Huntress and The Alice Network, on Monday Nov. 11 at 7:30 pm at the Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine Road in Montreal (metro Côte-Ste-Catherine, bus 129).

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Complaining is easy, but complaining well is not. Few people understand this better than Hampstead resident Amy Fish, who is a busy working mom of three and an ombudsman at Concordia University. She’s the brains behind the new title I Wanted Fries With That – How To Ask For What You Want And…

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Growing exponentially every year, the Au Contraire Film Festival is back for its seventh year and will be running October 22-24 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The annual festival focuses on mental health issues, with various international films on the topic as well as interactive panel…

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The opening concert of the Sinfonia de l’Ouest’s 2019-2020 Season will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Saint Joachim Church, 2 Sainte-Anne Street in Pointe-Claire. The next afternoon — at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Centre communautaire de l’Île-Perrot, 150 Boulevard P…