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December is a month to get cozy and settle into some great festive programming. Netflix Canada has a wide range of wholesome family faves, holiday specials and more.

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For a second year, Illumi by Cavalia in Laval is delighting audiences, young and old alike, with its dazzling displays of sparkling lights and cutting-edge designs.

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“This story is about a lot of things but mostly about idiots. So it needs saying from the onset that it’s always very easy to declare that other people are idiots, but only if you forget how idiotically difficult being human is.”

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During this period of closure, and in order to pursue their mission to offer arthouse films accessible to moviegoers, Cinéma Beaubien and Cinéma du Musée are working closely, as they did last spring, with the Cinéma du Parc to offer a selection of films via CINÉMA DU PARC ONLINE platform.

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The Festival International Nuits d’Afrique – presented by TD Bank Group – invites fans to join a musical journey consisting of webcast concerts free of charge on Facebook @nuits.dafrique. The concerts were recorded live in Montreal, without an audience, at the Ministère and the National. Com…

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“This world war was not the first tragedy to strike mankind and it would not be the last, but none of them had been able to destroy humanity’s appreciation for beauty.”The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli is the story about a woman with resolve to be more than just a mistress. She is determin…

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The 38th Festival Juste pour rire / Just For Laughs Festival, presented by La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services in collaboration with Loto-Québec, has come to an end, and the Just For Laughs Group, in an October 20 release, highlighted the work of the artisans, artists and members of…

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Canadian author Catherine McKenzie’s latest thriller, You Can’t Catch Me, is a diabolical game of cat and mouse that is guaranteed to keep readers on their toes until the very last page. The story begins with our protagonist, Jessica Williams, experiencing what is thought to be a chance enco…

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CBC’s SCHITT’S CREEK made Canadians proud at the 72nd Emmy Awards, winning a total of nine awards including a historic win for Outstanding Comedy Series, marking the first time a Canadian television program has won an Emmy in the Outstanding Comedy or Drama series category, and the most prim…

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Indians On Vacation is the latest novel by American-Canadian author Thomas King. Once again, King brings us a book full of his dry wit and sarcasm, even when dealing with heavy subject matters. On the surface this book seemed like it would be a comedy about an Indian couple taking a vacation…

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Filmoption International announces that the SLAXX, which has been premiered at the renowned Fantasia Festival will be released in Quebec and Canada on September 11th. Directed by Elza Kephart, the film stars Romane Denis (Charlotte a du fun), Brett Donahue (Come Back), Sehar Bhojani (Coroner…

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When I first came across the latest novel by celebrated author Emma Donoghue (Room, Wonder), I was hesitant. I wasn’t sure about reading a book about a pandemic while living through another pandemic. In the end however, the influenza pandemic of 1918 serves as a back drop in The Pull of the …

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Final Cut is the latest psychological thriller by acclaimed writer S.J. Watson. The book follows Alex Young, a documentary filmmaker, as she attempts to unravel the a mysterious death and the disappearances of two young woman, in a small waterfront town. Even though the events take place ten…

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Although he died in 1977 millions around the world still buy his music and visit his site in Graceland. Elvis ranked No. 2 (behind Michael Jackson) on Forbes’s list of Highest Paid Rock Star Celebrities for 2019. Many believe he’s still alive. If this is true and he didn’t succumb to COVID-1…

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In 1947, Canwood Saskatchewan, young Leonard Flint befriends the local recluse known as Rabbit Foot Bill, only to witness a horrific crime that sees Bill off to prison. The story is loosely based on actual events of a crime in the small prairie town, as well as the experimental LSD trials at…

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On July 24 and 25, Just For Laughs will present two evenings of live, socially-distanced outdoor comedy at the Royalmount Drive-In Event Theatre. Two shows will occur each night, with Friday being dubbed The Relationship Show and Saturday being branded as Comedy Night in Canada.

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The Canada Reads debates, originally scheduled for the end of March but postponed due to the pandemic, kicked off today. Unlike like every other year, the debates are not in front of a live studio audience and two of the panelists are joining the debates virtually.

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I think the first drive-in movie I ever saw was Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. My dad drove us all off island one random early summer night and my sister and I had no idea where we were going. Then suddenly we arrived at a remote location with these big old-looking projection screens…

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PremiumComedy.ca recently announced that it released Kris Bonaparte's long awaited debut comedy album "Kris Bonaparte Is The Truth" on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and all digital audio retailers.

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CBC recently announced via press release that the public broadcaster’s beloved annual battle of the books, CANADA READS 2020, will convene Monday, July 20 to Thursday, July 23, following its postponement in March due to COVID-19. Hosted by Ali Hassan, a panel of advocates will champion Canad…

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Just For Laughs announced on June 29 that it is bringing live comedy back to Montreal on July 24 -25. Get out of your house and into the comfort of your car for two special nights of comedy at the Royalmount Drive-In Event Theatre conveniently located at Décarie and Highway 40. All performan…

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The Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) supports the growth of Canada's video game industry through research, advocacy and promoting awareness of key issues affecting the sector; such as talent development and the future of technology skills in Canada.

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Ten years after the final instalment of the Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins returns with a villain origin story that follows President Snow’s path to the top. Unlike most villain origin stories, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes does not leave the reader sympathizing, rooting for, or …

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It is with a heavy heart that the OSHEAGA team recently announced that it had to postpone the long-awaited 15th edition of the festival, to next summer, July 30, 31 and August 1, 2021, at parc Jean-Drapeau. This was their statement:

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The pandemic and resulting closure of all public gathering places and performance venues have not diminished the public's desire to gather and enjoy culture in person. As a whole, Quartier des Spectacles visitors are eager to resume normal activities. However, the resumption will be gradual …

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Just in time for the start of great weather and as Montrealers are chomping at the bit to get out of their homes to enjoy some entertainment that doesn’t involve a computer screen, two of Montreal’s biggest event industry organizers have combined forces to provide Montreal with the perfect v…

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From Academy Award-Winner Spike Lee comes a new joint: the story of four African American vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) — who battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their …

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With self-isolation becoming the new normal, artists from various fields looking for alternative ways to exercise their creativity and connect with their audiences found virtual Zoom video conferencing to be the next best thing.