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“Infinity in the palm of your hand,” that beautiful line from William Blake, is an apt description of the way a photojournalist must feel when holding his or her favourite instrument. While the lens of the camera captures but a moment in time, the stories surrounding it have no precise begin…

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The Vitrine sur l'art exhibition, organized by Art Souterrain continues its development and unveils new works presented in the windows of downtown Montreal from June 25th to September 30th, on the theme Manipulations. Six Montreal artists, selected by Quebec curator Pascale Beaudet, are adde…

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Internationally-acclaimed visual artist, John A. Schweitzer (left) and his partner, vintage and decorative arts dealer, Robert Poirier (right) recently hosted visionary American collector, Sandy Schreier (centre) on a two-day tour of Montréal. A client of Poirier Schweitzer, Ms. Schreier was…

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The Quartiers Danses Festival (FQD) unveiled via a press conference on August 20 the details of its outdoor program, new additions to the indoor program, as well as the schedule for all other activities for its 17th edition, which will take place on September 6 to 15, 2019. In addition to of…

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On Monday, August 26, ELAN will be celebrating 15 years of serving the English-speaking arts community of Québec. ELAN’s 15th anniversary AGM and party at the Rialto Theatre (5723 park Ave.) will be a celebration of Québec’s flourishing English-language arts community, featuring a slideshow …

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Amid ongoing cover-ups, conspiracies, spin doctors and fake news, how do you pick a side? What inspires people to make the leap from spectator to player or from clicktivist to activist? How much change can you really make (even if you do get off the couch)? International theatre companies Ju…

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The MSOPA (School of Performing Arts) invites the public to its Annual Barbecue Fundraising Event. MSOPA, staff and students hope as many people as possible will join them for the festivities, complete with DJ, karaoke, raffles, great food by “Chef” Josa and guaranteed fun!

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) recently announced the creation of the Art and Togetherness Committee. Its role will be to assist the Museum in fulfilling its mission of becoming a universally accessible gathering place for dialogue and cultural exchange. Through its daily interactio…

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The most popular reason Canadian book buyers choose a particular store or website for their purchase is convenience, followed closely by selection, price, and then availability. In a recent survey of adult, English-speaking Canadian book buyers, convenience was chosen by one out of four book…

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This week, the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) kicked off its free outdoor film series – RIDM en plein air, a selection of four outstanding documentaries released this year, screening in July and August. All screenings will begin at nightfall, and will be followed by a Q&a…

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Fascinating discoveries are promised this summer at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) – the city's most popular cultural destination – with something to capture the imagination of everyone, big and small. For those who are fans of fashion design or are drawn to socially engaged African…

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Kendrick Scott Oracle at Upstairs July 4: Drummer Kendrick Scott is a technically proficient and intuitive modern jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and bandleader with a bent toward expansive post-bop. Steeped in the lineage of Roy Haynes, Tony Williams, and Elvin Jones, he is best known as …

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Until September 15, 2019, the McCord Museum is hosting the Canadian exclusive premiere of The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, a large- scale international exhibition organized by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, New York/ Lausanne, in collaborati…

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The 2019 St. Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival isn’t just around the corner, it’s on right now. Until June 16, you can catch one or several of the dozens of shows being put on in the greater Plateau area by a litany of local and visiting artists, representing nearly every conceivable genre o…

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Back in 1980, Dabney Coleman, Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin starred in a popular motion picture called 9 to 5. The premise was around three female employees of a sexist and cruel boss whom they find a way to turn the tables on. The movie, which one an Oscar for best song by Dolly …

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Montreal and Quebec’s only festival of its kind that brings authors of the Young Adult genre from across North America for a full day interactive event will take place this Sunday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gelber Conference Centre, 5151 Cote Ste. Catherine Road. Dubbed MTL YA FES…