Here are my picks for the most promising shows at this summer’s Montreal International Jazz Festival. Choices are limited to what qualifies as jazz.
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Montreal’s worldwide reputation as a major centre of Baroque music goes on display June 23-26 with a series of concerts at various downtown venues.
There is something glorious when 47 skilled choral singers deliver a soul-lifting song in multi-part harmony.
Our lives are never simple, and it can take a lot of inner strength to get through the tough parts. That calls for artistic treatment.
Among the shows is Adrift in the Zigzag, five short plays directed by veteran Corey Castle that reflect ostensibly simple slices of urban life.
Montreal Fringe Festival has grown into a huge and varied people-and-fun oriented artistic showcase centered in and about The Main – a cornerstone event that kicks off the summer arts season. More than 60,000 people attended last year. Now in its 26th season, the festival continues until June 19 at […]
We came of age with folk music, and still love what it has to offer – lyrics about life, love, loss, history and her story, mystery and adventure, with melodies that mean something, can be hummable, and often memorable.
Now in its 21st year, the Montreal Chamber Music Festival is offering another varied and tempting program for music lovers.
The Western literary tradition of guides to death and dying began with the medieval Ars Moriendi, written in the aftermath of the Black Death, in the mid-14th century, to explain how to die well.