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The performing arts and local live theatre have taken a real hit throughout the pandemic. Segal Centre member and Westmount resident Carrie Mazoff started experimenting with videography as a hobby at the beginning of the year, and as COVID rolled in this past spring, she began perfecting her…

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The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is starting its second week with a new selection of documentaries to explore at home. Starting November 19, the sections Contemplating Dystopia, Becoming Oneself and Challenging Power (presented in collaboration with the CSN) will be add…

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As part of the exhibition Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures, which will take place as soon as Quebec museums are able to reopen, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will present Jean Paul Riopelle's Fontaine, shown to the public for the very first time.

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On Hallowe’en night, pumpkins will still cast their glow, while black cats and ghosts continue to stalk the streets in this year when we are all facing a major health risk.

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ revival exhibition, Mi Makir: A Search for the Missing, by Yehouda Chaki, which was set to open on October 7 and continue until March 7, 2021, has been postponed to a future date since all Quebec museums must temporarily close from October 1 to 28, in the co…

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Starting Wednesday, Sept. 30 and running until the end of November, more than a dozen Montreal artists working in different mediums will have their work prominently displayed throughout Les Cours Mont-Royal, the shopping gallery located at 1455 Peel St. between Ste-Catherine and De Maisonneuve.

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Haute couture takes the spotlight in the McCord Museum’s lively fall calendar. Christian Dior, an exhibition featuring the exceptional work of this major designer along with some fifty dresses, opens for a three-month run in September. In addition to its exhibitions, the Museum is bringing b…

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For its first in-person production since March, the Segal Centre announced in an August 17 release a collaboration with the renowned French theatre, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, and the French Theatre of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

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When veteran Montreal Gazette editorial cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) decided to devote his latest book, Professional Heckler: The Life and Art of Duncan Macpherson, to the career of another cartoonist, he not only infused it with his passion and encyclopedic knowledge of the art form, bu…

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Many of us are staying in town for the summer and are searching for fun and exciting ways to explore the city. The Museum of Jewish Montreal is inviting Montrealers to step outside and experience their city as a museum through historic walking tours.

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Bourgie Hall had planned to unveil its 10th season last April 2. The pandemic intervened heavily on the 2020–2021 season’s original programming, and some 110 concerts were completely upended.

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In show business, timing is everything. Morrisburg, Ontario’s Upper Canada Playhouse, announced in a July 23 release, that it continues to abide by this tried and true advice by cancelling its two Fall productions: the comedy 20-20 Rear Vision as well as the new concert, The Highwaymen. They…

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When the McCord Museum recently reopened its doors after a three-month pandemic-imposed shutdown, it hit the ground running with Chapleau, Profession: Cartoonist. The mega dose of humour was just what the doctor ordered.

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From Eda Holmes, Artistic & Executive Director, Centaur Theatre Company —— In response to the extraordinary moment we are living through in the performing arts, Centaur Theatre is creating a new initiative to keep artists creating and audiences engaged this coming fall.