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La Bohème returns to Place des Arts with Canadian cast
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La Bohème returns to Place des Arts with Canadian cast

Fans of classic opera are excited about the return of Puccini’s La Bohème, one of the most popular in the repertoire.

Anthony Braxton, photo by Martin Morissette
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Anthony Braxton returns for solo gig at Victoriaville fest

With a mix of high-profile artists and musicians performing here for the first time, the lineup for this year’s Festival international de musique actuelle May 18-21 is exciting and challenging.

Côte St. Luc Men’s Club: A few young guys meet for breakfast
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Côte St. Luc Men’s Club: A few young guys meet for breakfast

Nine for breakfast but not at Tiffany’s.

Make the city accessible for all, says Valérie Plante. Photo by Barbara Moser
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Projet Montréal leader ready to give Coderre a run for the job

Meeting Valérie Plante for the first time is like getting together with an old friend.

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Restaurant review — Pochiche: vegetarian, Lebanese fare on Westminster

We vegetarians are always on the lookout for a new dining spot and we found one on my favourite street in Montreal, Westminster in Montreal West.

“I want students to see the full gamut of political thought,” Norman Cornett says. (Photo by Irwin Block)
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Dialogue with Atikamekw artist

Dialogue with Atikamekw artist Native art and spirituality go hand in hand, and this is evident in the paintings of Eruoma Awashish, whose work is on display at The Guild, 1460-B Sherbrooke W. It’s titled Lightning in My Heart. Awashish is Atikamekw by her father and Québécoise by her mother, […]

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Young pianists set to win

The stars of tomorrow — 24 young pianists from 16 countries — are here to compete in the 15th annual Concours musical international de Montréal and the stakes are high.

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International fare at Jewish film fest

A Jewish film series continues on Sundays, May 14, 21, and 28, at 2:30 pm at the Segal Centre, 5170 Côte Ste. Catherine, curated by members of the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre. Evenings are sold out. On May 14, Fanny’s Journey, in French, with English subtitles, is the award-winning story […]

Oedipus Rox on at Dawson Theatre
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Oedipus Rox on at Dawson Theatre

Dawson Theatre Collective will present its 10th Anniversary play Oedipus Rox, May 10-13. In this student-written play, a 35-member cast offers up a hilarious and heartbreaking take on a timeless masterpiece. Sophocles’ 2,500 year old murder mystery tells the tragic story of a man cursed by a dreadful fate that […]

Cummings Centre celebrity breakfast honours business, sports stars
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Cummings Centre celebrity breakfast honours business, sports stars

High profile personalities from the world of sports and business were on hand for the 13th annual Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation Sports Celebrity Breakfast. Guest of Honour was business executive Joel Leonoff, CEO of Paysafe plc, a leading global payment provider. National Hockey League scoring legend Mike Bossy […]