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Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff
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Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff

I was 11 when I first heard about Barbie Dolls. Too old to get one but somehow connected because my nickname was Barbi.

Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran
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Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran

A major human rights organization is calling upon ordinary citizens to use the power of their pen to help free Homa Hoodfar.

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger
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The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger

A Senior Times reader has called in to say that the telephone fraud has resurfaced in a new form. “

Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks
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Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) offers free outdoor screenings June 16 to August 18.

The Bombadils perform in the spirit of James Joyce’s most famous character
at a 2015 Bloomsday concert at Victoria Hall
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Bloomsday: a Joycean celebration

It’s June 16, 1904, and Dubliner Leopold Bloom goes out for breakfast.

Tannenbaum is home for not-to-be-missed gig. Photo by Irwin Block
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Dawson emeritus philosopher Chaim Tannenbaum releases first CD

At 68, after 50 years in the music business, he is releasing his first CD, with a concert at Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill June 9.

Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point
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Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point

I am at the midpoint in my training towards the five-kilometre Spartan Race and its 20 or so obstacles with my daughter Bryn.

Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding
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Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding

A new federal program to help English-speaking youth, seniors, and immigrants to Quebec could result in up to $3 million in spending — but it all depends on finding two-thirds of it from the private sector.

Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27
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Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27

The Artists’ Circle of the West Island’s annual exhibition and sale continues until May 27 at Art Premier, 1385 Notre Dame in Lachine.

Thomas King and Rosanna Deerchild at Blue Metropolis last month. Photo by Kristine Berey.
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Unreserved’s Rosanna Deerchild speaks in many voices

When Deerchild talks to people waiting in line for treaty payments, she brings the listener right into the centre of that reality.