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Million Dollar Quartet captures rock history
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Million Dollar Quartet captures rock history

Like many good things, it happened by chance. Carl Perkins, about a year after he wrote Blue Suede Shoes, arrived to Sun Record Studios in Memphis to record Matchbox.

Editorial: Outremont–Mont Royal merger raises inequality issue
Editorials

Editorial: Outremont–Mont Royal merger raises inequality issue

It also means that there is one fewer seat in Montreal and the West End where ethno-cultural groups and anglophones constitute an important share of the electorate.

Editorial: Andrew Potter’s scrappy piece showed he lacked judgment
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Editorial: Andrew Potter’s scrappy piece showed he lacked judgment

When Potter was chosen to head McGill University’s prestigious Institute for the Study of Canada, he was expected to be rigorous and responsible, especially for his own published work.

View of the Glen site in Montreal. (Photo courtesy of the MUHC)
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MUHC offers disease self-management ‘toolbox’

McGill University Health Centre’s chronic disease self-management program My Tool Box: The Building Blocks to Self-Care resumes in May 2017.

211 service gives Montreal seniors peace of mind
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211 service gives Montreal seniors peace of mind

If you are a senior looking for social and community services on the island of Montréal, you need to look no further.

Empty Bowls: Purchase a pottery bowl and enjoy the soup
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Empty Bowls: Purchase a pottery bowl and enjoy the soup

Empty Bowls events fight hunger in Montreal. Initiated by the Unitarian Church of Montreal, these soup-tasting pottery-fairs have expanded across the city.

Whats Happening in Montreal in April and May
What's Happening

Whats Happening in Montreal in April and May

BAZAARS Artisan Fair & Book Sale • Sat. April 8 10 am – 3 pm: Sponsored by the Girl Guides, at Summerlea United Church, 225 50th Avenue in Lachine with 35 artisans. Info: 514-637-7605 or 514-634-2651 Lachine Legion Spring Bazaar • April 8 & 9 9am – 3pm: Lachine Legion […]

Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero
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Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero

Long, rambling, multi-styled, often cathartic solo piano excursions have been the domain of Keith Jarrett, most notably in 1975 with The Köln Concert.

Editorial: Draconian U.S. border tactics threaten all of us
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Editorial: Draconian U.S. border tactics threaten all of us

Since the Trump ascendancy, there are signs that a new virtual wall is being erected on what used to be called one of the longest undefended borders in the world.

Times and Places: Life and death have different meanings in India
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Times and Places: Life and death have different meanings in India

by Albert Cormier The principal reason for my trip to India was to spend three days in the holy city of Varanasi. My ultimate goal was to see the Ganges, this mythical sacred river where each day thousands of Hindus bathe to purify themselves in water that is extremely polluted! […]