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Jonathan Monro and Nicola Cavendish in Centaur's Bakersfield. (Photo: David Cooper)
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Bakersfield Mist explores concepts of beauty and truth

Stephen Sachs’ Bakersfield Mist, now playing at the Centaur Theatre asks questions we should never stop asking, no matter how many answers we come across.

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Restaurant review: Kinoya brings authentic Izakaya to Montreal

A self-described “authentic Izakaya” Kinoya provides a modest menu of Japanese small-plate pub fare that will hit the spot for raw fish and cocktail-lovers.

CD review: Steve Amirault: Hold On, Let Go
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CD review: Steve Amirault: Hold On, Let Go

Amirault always impressed with his lyricism and romantic bent, and in his latest CD we hear how far he has gone in developing this combined art.

World premiere of Opera in March expands The Wall
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World premiere of Opera in March expands The Wall

Continuing its policy of offering new works in addition to classic repertoire, l’Opéra de Montréal is presenting a world premiere in March.

Gripping films featured at Docfest
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Gripping films featured at Docfest

In the myriad of arts and culture festivals that grace this city, the Montreal International Documentary Festival November 10-20 stands out.

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Bach Festival celebrates “delicate and wonderful music”

For most music lovers, the work of classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is considered to be of the highest artistic value.

Prom Queen cast courtesy of the Segal Centre
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Theatre: Prom Queen reigns, enthralling Segal audiences

Something new and exciting was unveiled at the Segal Centre this month — a world premiere of a Broadway-class production — and it is a must-see spectacle!

Clockwise from top left:  Jean-Michel Richer, Emily Dorn, Alain Coulombe, Gordon Binter
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Does Opéra de Montréal’s Don Giovanni have shades of Donald Trump?

When Opéra de Montréal production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni plays Nov. 12, 15, 17, and 19, many will be struck by the similarity between its central figure and Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Barbara Lewis sings the soul of the country
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Barbara Lewis sings the soul of the country

The growing repertoire of great songs written by Canadians is a perfect focus for a concert series, and that is exactly what Barbara Lewis is doing.

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First Azrieli Music Project concert features MSO and award winners

A unique program combining music by Jewish composers and music new work performed in public for the first time is on tap for a special concert evening October 19