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Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Professor Cornett discusses jazz

Tord Gustavsen, the Norwegian jazz pianist and composer who is featured at this year’s Montreal International Jazz Festival, will be participating in two conversations with Prof. Norman Cornett.

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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National Aboriginal Day to be celebrated in Montreal

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, when the heritage and traditions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities are recognized across Canada.

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.

At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles
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At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles

Singer/composer Karen Young is continuing a busy year with a new vocal production called Strange Tales from the Isles.

John Zorn performs The Concealed. Photo by Martin Morissette
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Festival International de Musique Actuelle: Zorn’s bagatelles biggest draw

Fans of John Zorn, the prolific and imaginative musical innovator, will be flocking to this city starting May 19.

Photo by Paul Lampert
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BOOM! A one-man time capsule with Rick Miller

If you were born between 1945 and 1955, you’re what I call a baby boomer. Yes, I know, those born before or after like to think of themselves as boomers, but truthfully, there’s something about growing up in those years, that makes you a prime audience for the latest hit […]

Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church
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Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church

The idea is simple: visitors to an Empty Bowls exhibit spend $25 to buy a nutritious bowl of vegetarian soup, enjoy it, and leave with the bowl, donated by local artisans.

Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19
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Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19

If you would rather be with others while “in the dark”, here are two free events you can join.

SPCA rescues Sydney, a goose
and Eclipse, a duck, bound for
a sanctuary. Other rescues include
rabbits, turtles and aquatic birds.
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Montreal SPCA to step out for St. Patrick’s parade

Sydney the goose and Eclipse the duck, both now sheltered at the Montreal SPCA, won’t be waddling in this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade.

Photo courtesy of stock.xchng
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Quebec soprano to appear at Festival de la Voix

FESTIVAL de la VOIX, which runs from March 18 to 20 in the West Island features performances by Quebec soprano Natalie Choquette, the Jireh Gospel Choir, and “La Voix” sensation Rebecca Fiset-Coté. Vox Aeterna is proud to present five concerts and three vocal workshops. For details visit festivaldelavoix.com or call […]