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Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero
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Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero

Long, rambling, multi-styled, often cathartic solo piano excursions have been the domain of Keith Jarrett, most notably in 1975 with The Köln Concert.

From left, Adrian Bercovici, Mary Maraj, Leonard Miller, Natalie and Sam Faria high school student volunteer
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Generations Foundation: Working together to make a difference

At the start of the school year, we engage in a flurry of activities to ensure that we can continue to serve hot meals to hundreds of hungry children.

Walk cautiously in the snow! An even better idea: Stay indoors.
Columnists

Let’s Talk About It: Rethinking outings in the winter

Isolation is a serious problem. Montreal winters are especially difficult.

Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto
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Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto

Freda was a teacher’s aide for 30 years at Devonshire school and began volunteering at Sun Youth 20 years ago.

James Baldwin (center) was acclaimed
for his insights on humanity
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James Baldwin’s voice rises again in I Am Not Your Negro

We like to tell ourselves that our society has improved, that racism and the legacy of slavery are a thing of the past.

Editorial: Draconian U.S. border tactics threaten all of us
Editorials

Editorial: Draconian U.S. border tactics threaten all of us

Since the Trump ascendancy, there are signs that a new virtual wall is being erected on what used to be called one of the longest undefended borders in the world.

Centaur Theatre presents You Will Remember Me
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Centaur Theatre presents You Will Remember Me

Centaur Theatre Company presents The Quebec English-language Premiere of  YOU WILL REMEMBER ME Written by Francois Archambault Translated by Bobby Theodore Directed by Roy Surette March 7 to April 2, 2017 With Charles Bender, Lally Cadeau, Jean Marchand, Johanna Nutter and Amanda Silveira Assistant Director Stuart Fink | Set & […]

Co-founder and director Lynn Doyle with Ciné Gael’s program director Tim Hine: the 25th edition of the festival kicks off Friday with The Young Offenders. Marie-France Coallier / MONTREAL GAZETTE

MONTREAL, QUE.: JANUARY 17, 2017 -- Lynn Doyle, right, co-founder and director of Ciné Gael, stands next to festival's program director Tim Hine, left, in the Hall building's auditorium at Concordia University on January 17, 2017. Ciné Gael is a Irish film festival which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.(Marie-France Coallier / MONTREAL GAZETTE) ORG XMIT: 57954
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You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy Cine Gael

As Montreal gears up for its 375th, there is another less illustrious but no less special birthday being celebrated – Cine Gael’s 25th season of bringing Irish films to Montreal.

Hiking and skiing the Rockies with my daughter — Colorado style
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Hiking and skiing the Rockies with my daughter — Colorado style

Traveling is not something I’m accustomed to, but my oldest daughter lives in Colorado.

Stuart McLean’s love of Canada started on the streets of Montreal
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Stuart McLean’s love of Canada started on the streets of Montreal

There was one person in that crew of perhaps a dozen talented and ambitious producers who responded to my distress – Stuart McLean.