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The breathtaking power of the human singing voice is a wonder to behold when you are the sole witness to a barbershop quartet performing a song in an elevator. The Cold Snaps are a groundbreaking foursome of barbershop singers that features a female tenor blended with three male voices, and …

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In December of 1979, The Clash released their seminal album, London Calling. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this release as well as the punk genre in general, Mitch Melnick’s Billy Bob Productions, in association with 77 Montréal, will host a massive night of live music at the Corona T…

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Just For Laughs has recently announce that it is expanding into the audio business with the launch of a Canadian-owned JFL record label. Under the banner "JFL Originals", this new label will record and promote new original comedy content from Canadian talent.

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When veteran American stand up comic Orny Adams returns to Montreal November 14 to headline the McGill IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Research Group “Laugh Your Butt Off” fundraiser at the Oscar Peterson Hall in NDG, anyone he runs into could become part of his latest act — a new podcast.

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For the first time in Quebec, evenko and RIP Productions will present Champions of Magic on December 15 at Place Bell in Laval. The five world-class illusionists that make up this mind-bending theatrical production are back on tour in 2019 — following sell out shows across the globe, rave re…

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As the Lakeshore Players Dorval kicks off its 55th season, how can it be that the upcoming run of Nunsense at Lakeside Academy in Lachine actually represents its first ever musical? Winner of “Best Off Broadway Musical” in its original New York production, Nunsense, The Musical is the story …

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Monday at 7pm and 11pm — Where is the line between keeping our pets safe, and keeping people safe from dangerous animals? Many thought Denis Coderre went too far with his pitbull ban. The Plante administration brought in a much different bylaw, that doesn't target specific breeds, but still …

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Mike Paterson has accomplished a lot in his career. The bilingual comedian and actor has toured across the country and has been featured in a number of films and television series. But it’s a recent credit that Paterson has been cherishing more than his other accolades. When it came time to …

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It has been quite a ride the last few years for Nova Scotia-born and Toronto-based actress/singer/dancer Julia McLellan, who was part of the final year and a half run of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots on Broadway. Previous to that she was a cast member of the touring version, whi…

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By the half-way point of last year’s sold out Thank You Canada tour, it was clear to figure skating superstars, Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir and Patrick Chan, that they were far from done creating and developing a new style of skating entertainment. Conversations then began in earnest to focus o…

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Kabir Centre for Arts & Culture, along with Festival Director Dipti Gupta are set to present the 9th edition of the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal (SAFFMontréal) in collaboration with the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema of Concordia University, taking place over two weekends, Oct.…

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The 2019 edition of the Troubadour NDG concert series continues Saturday, Oct. 19 at Espace Knox with well-known Quebec chansonnier Paul Piche, followed by Clerel / Denis Ducharme on Friday, Oct. 25, and Chris Velan / Juliana & Jesse on Saturday, Oct. 26. This year’s series began on Octo…

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On Monday and Tuesday, October 14 and 15, CityLife on MAtv will air two election specials. Host Richard Dagenais will welcome five Montreal-area candidates from the major political partie who will talk about some of the issues that matter to voters, including climate change, taxes, indiginal…

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Disney and Pixar’s Onward, which hits theatres March 5, 2020, unveiled a new trailer, poster and images in a recent press release. Set in a suburban fantasy world, Onward introduces two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (voices of Tom Holland and Chris Pratt), who embark on an e…

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There’s nothing quite as special as seeing the pure joy and excitement on children’s faces while they watch a Disney On Ice show. And no one knows this better than married coupled Graham and Katarina Hockley, who perform in the latest Disney On Ice adventure, Dream Big, opening Wednesday, Oc…

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Halloween is right around the corner, and La Ronde has a jam-packed slate of spooky happenings for all ages. Whether you like some lighthearted tricks and treats, or you’re looking for the scare of your life, October has something for everyone at La Ronde.

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The morning after the final event of its 17th season, Piknic Électronik announced a historic, record-breaking turnout for 2019, as nearly 160,000 Piknickers swarmed the lush greenery of the Piknic Électronik site at Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Plaine des Jeux. It was a perfect, incredibly memorable …

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Monday and Tuesday at 7 pm and 11 pm – CityLife, with Richard Dagenais. Monday: It's been a year since the CAQ was elected, and relations with the anglophone community are strained at best. Polls show that most anglophones don't think the government understands their concerns, never mind tru…

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To open Danse Danse’s new season, BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal will return to Place des Arts this fall, according to a press release. After the success of Dance Me, set to the music of Leonard Cohen, the company will present three works/three worlds in a colourful, powerful and profoun…

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MAtv’s fall line-up of diverse, unifying, hyperlocal shows reflecting Montrealers’ lifestyles came to TV screens starting Monday, September 16. Now more than ever, MAtv will be tuned into the interests of the communities that make up the Greater Montréal Area. MAtv is a community television …

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The legendary British band UB40 will stop in Montreal for a unique concert on Sunday, September 22, at L'Olympia. UB40 celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018 by announcing the release of a new studio album and a world tour of more than sixty dates.

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When internationally-acclaimed storyteller and concert pianist Mona Golabek co-wrote the book The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival, the recounting of her own mother’s tale of hope during the Second World War, she never dreamed that…

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Since its acquisition by new owners earlier this year, The Wheel Club has been thriving, with more special shows and events occurring within its legendary confines than ever before. In June, the club — located on Cavendish Blvd. just south of Sherbrooke St. in NDG — launched a new monthly se…

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Her voice is soulful and raw. Her music is personal and beautiful. Those are just some of the words to describe Montreal born singer-songwriter Hanorah. If someone made a hybrid of Janis Joplin and Joss Stone, Hanorah would be the result. The young musician is having quite the year; she rele…

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Cinéma Moderne will present a program that interweaves new releases, curiosities, classics and special events. In August, moviegoers will discover in exclusivity the documentary Push, by Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten, denouncing the soaring real estate around the world, as well as Light …

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The 14th edition of Osheaga Music and Arts Festival was a resounding success, as more than 130,000 people walked through the newly renovated festival site at Espace 67 of Parc Jean-Drapeau. Despite being another scorching hot weekend in Montreal, it didn’t stop people from coming out. Countl…