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Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
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Tableaux project illuminates Old Montreal

Cité Mémoire comes to life every night in Old Montreal and at the Old Port.

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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Montreal First Peoples Festival features films and music

Though it began as a film festival, mostly screening documentaries at the NFB theatre on St. Denis, the event quickly expanded to including crafts, visual arts, music and dance, as native artists heard of the event and wanted to participate.

Just for Laughs sets itself up to tickle your funny bone
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Just for Laughs sets itself up to tickle your funny bone

More than 90 comedians are sharpening their wits and preparing their funniest punch lines for the 34th Edition of the Just for Laughs Festival, July 13 to August 1.

What’s happening in Montreal this summer
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What’s happening in Montreal this summer

Book Drive South Shore University Women’s Club is collecting books of all categories, French and English, for its August 3-6 book sale. Profits provide scholarships for women in post-secondary education. To donate, bring books to St. Barnabas Church, 95 Lorne, St. Lambert, weekdays from July 25 – Aug, 2, 9am to […]

By Saykham Phommachane - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33805776
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Re-experience the ‘76 Montreal Olympics this summer

Critics still call it late mayor Jean Drapeau’s billion-dollar baby.

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.