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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.

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Hi friends! — Isolation has some good points. Now that every day is clear of pollution I can sit here at my desk and look way out over the St. Lawrence to Mont Sutton. Looking into the future, however, is not so clear. But I remain optimistic and retain a firm grasp on Talisman's vision whil…

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During this period of concert cancellations due to COVID-19, music lovers can stay in touch with the OSM and classical music. The section on the OSM website is updated regularly with new content right HERE.

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June 1st is World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day. With social distancing and confinement guidelines now imposing a new way of living, Inhaled warns of the heightened risk victims of abuse will face, away from their resources and support network. Montreal author Isabelle Duval shares her da…

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After having cancelled its two Spring concerts, Upper Canada Playhouse, in Morrisburg, Ontario, is also cancelling its four-show Summer season and plans to shift the Spring and Summer shows to 2021. According to Artistic Director Donnie Bowes, this difficult decision made sense on many front…

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In a statement released at the end of March, Linda Leith Publishing expressed deep disappointment that all events associated with the Spring 2020 launches have been cancelled and said it was heartbreaking that the most celebrated time in the life of an author, the launch of a book, will nece…

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While the physical doors of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) have been closed since March 14, its virtual doors remain wide open. Striving to make art and its varied programs accessible to as many people as possible, the Museum's teams have rolled up their sleeves to offer their audie…

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Despite exceptional circumstances, the board of directors of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) and Forum RIDM recently announced the appointment of Sofia Laroussi to the position of executive director for both organizations.

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“In order to conform to the requirements and continued measures adopted by the government of Quebec, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal announces that all concerts scheduled up to May 24 inclusively* are cancelled, the OSM wrote in a statement released on March 26.