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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.

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The OSM will broadcast on OSM.ca one concert every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, starting tonight, Wed. March 18 at 8 pm. While the orchestra hit the pause button on its live shows, it will be more present than ever on its digital platforms. The OSM invits you to experience great musical mom…

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The McCord Museum has received an exceptional gift of over 9,000 photographs dating from the mid-19th to the late 20th century created by Quebec photography studios from across the province. The donation from Mr. Jean-Luc Allard has been granted ‘‘cultural property’’ status by the Canadian C…

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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will be closed to the public until March 30. It will therefore temporarily suspend access to its exhibitions and collections as well as to all of its cultural, school, and community activities. The goal of …

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The Segal Centre is committed to the safety, health, and well-being of our staff, artists, students, patrons, and guests. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves worldwide, the Segal Centre is closely monitoring the situation and will keep you apprised of any changes.

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On Friday night the Centaur opened their newest presentation MOB, a psychological thriller by celebrated Quebec playwright Catherine-Anne Toupin. Originally written in French, titled La Meute, and translated by Chris Campbell, MOB is an exquisite rollercoaster of character development, compl…

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Louise Pitre and W. Joseph Matheson are back at the Segal Centre, belting out tunes with abundant energy in The Times They Are a Changin’, a concert revue they created mostly of protest songs written by Jewish musicians during the 1960s. It had its debut in 2017 at The Greenwin Theatre in th…

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On Sunday, March 8 at 4:30 pm, at the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Pointe-Claire, Cellist Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy will present two beloved solo cello suites by Johann Sebastian Bach, and will be joined by organists Matthieu Latreille and Francine Nguyen-Savaria to present romanti…

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For more than four decades, the community theatre group Lakeshore Light Opera (LLO) has been presenting stellar performances. They do it not only for their love of theatre but also in hopes of helping contribute to the Lakeshore General Hospital, where they have raised over $227,000 to date.…

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At the forefront of modern dance for more than 45 years, internationally acclaimed dance artist Margie Gillis is among the most influential Canadian choreographers/dancers of the 20th and 21st centuries. This year, along with other esteemed individuals, Gillis will be inducted into the 2020 D…

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The Hudson Film Festival (HFF) has announced that past President of Sony Music Canada, Denise Donlon will headline their five-day event, which opens on Wednesday, March 4. Donlon will be joined by veteran of the Canadian music scene, Murray McLauchlan, as they take audiences through their ex…

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The third concert of the Sinfonia de l’Ouest’s 2019-2020 concert series will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Saint-Joachim Church, 2 Ste-Anne Street in Pointe-Claire. In 2020, musicians and orchestras around the world are celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Lud…

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The beloved ice show Disney On Ice is back. Road Trip Adventures is hitting Place Bell in Laval March 4-8 and organizers say this will be the most innovative production in its storied history, with special effects, high-tech lighting, aerial stunts and more.

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Diffusion Multi-Monde and Fauve Film recently announced the theatrical release of the documentary film The Sea Between Us by Marlene Edoyan. The film takes us to Beirut, 25 years after the end of a bloody civil war, to see whether forgiveness and reconciliation are possible in a country stil…

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On Sunday, March 8th, at 3:00 PM, l’Orchestre classique de Montréal will present the sound of great jazz melodies and Broadway classics, featuring works by Weill, Legrand, Gershwin and Sondheim. The concert will also honour Montreal composer Airat Ichmouratov, in a beautiful composition for …