Entertainment

From TV to events around town (and more!), our bloggers have their fingers on the pulse of everything that's happening in the entertainment world.

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Want a fun way to kick of your holiday shopping season? Then be sure to stop by the Kingsdale Academy Craft Fair, taking place on Saturday, November 30th starting at 10am. Find beautiful homemade gifts and crafts, indulge in some holiday treats, and get a free picture with the big man himsel…

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“Thank you for doing this for me.” These words, spoken by a young man with autism in his Captain America costume, helped motivate a LaSalle resident’s drive to raise awareness of autism once again this Halloween. For the past five years, Joey Cuscuna has been transforming his home on rue Pil…

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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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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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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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The 36th edition of the International Balloon Festival is back and bigger than ever. In addition to the dazzling display of hot air balloons that will launch daily, there are games, food trucks, live entertainment, and so much more. The event runs from August 10-18 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

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This past weekend was a SMASHING SUCCESS, if I do say so myself - it was the 14th edition of Osheaga and it took place on the newly renovated "festival site" at Parc Jean-Drapeau. What an awesome gift the organizers gave us! This festival (or should I say these festivals) are EXACTLY what is…

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Sex, drugs, rape, abortion; nothing is taboo at The Nasty Show. The 37th edition of the Just for Laughs comedy festival is well underway and the most popular show of the fest is back and ready to offend. Host Bobby Lee and company bring the dirty thoughts in your head to the stage and make y…

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The Ethnic Show at the Just for Laughs comedy festival is gearing up for another stellar show. Taking the role as host this year is the incredibly talented and funny; Cristela Alonzo. Not only is Alonzo a stand-up comedienne and a massive Billy Joel fan, she is also the first ever Latina to …

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The Just for Laughs comedy festival has begun its 37th edition with the always popular; The Ethnic Show. This comedy showcase is a staple of the festival, appearing almost twice a night and bringing together some of the best comics today. The festival has put together yet another strong line…

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One of the hardest working comics is headed back to perform at The Nasty Show this July for the Just for Laughs comedy festival. Big Jay Oakerson has been a stand out stand-up comic for nearly twenty years and there’s no sign of him slowing down. His hilarious Netflix special was released in…

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Is there any other festival that can withstand years of change in the music industry, and achieve massive success other than the Montreal International Jazz Festival? I don’t think so. Founders Alain Simard and Andre Menard took the stage before Buddy Guy at the closing night’s performance t…

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Everyone loves an Italian; am I right? That's what makes The Ethnic Show at Just for Laughs so great. Whenever the festival invites an Italian, it's a party. I've got high hopes for this year’s Italian-American comic hitting the stage; Anthony DeVito. Born in North Jersey, DeVito was raised …

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Don't let the innocent face fool you; comedienne Jessimae Peluso is ready for The Nasty Show. Peluso has been performing stand-up for nearly 15 years, and isn't afraid to get down to the nitty gritty when it comes down to relationships, sex, and current events. I had the chance to speak with…

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Just when you thought The Ethnic Show couldn't get any better, Just for Laughs adds the hilarious and genuine Robby Hoffman. Not only will Hoffman be gracing the Ethnic Show stage, but she's bringing her Early Evening Show to JFL for two nights as well. A recent Daytime Emmy award winner, Ro…

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Not many artists can play the same city twice in one year to sellout crowds, but Bryan Adams can. The 59-year-old Canadian rocker performed at the Bell Centre Tuesday night as part of the Montreal Jazz Festival’s 40th anniversary. The seemingly ageless Canadian icon delivered hit after hit f…

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The 37th edition of the Just for Laughs comedy festival is only weeks away, and Montreal is ready to get nasty with The Nasty Show. A constant festival highlight, this year is sure to be no different. One of its stars is Canadian-American Bonnie McFarlane. A writer, director, wife to comedia…

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Wow! The Meridian Versailles’ F1 Opening Cocktail was a huge success. This year was extra special because it was coupled with the global program Au Soleil: A Summer Soirée by The Méridian. Did it have Côte d’Azur allure, as promised? Check! A playful glamour feeling of old time European summ…

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Maddy K, one of the city's top event and wedding curators, is celebrating her 10th year hosting the luxurious Bridal Boudoir, an annual affair showcasing Maddy's favourite local vendors in a dreamy, high-end setting. This year, it takes place on Sunday, March 31st in Old Montreal's historic …