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Opéra de Montréal’s Otello as unique as it is powerful
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Opéra de Montréal’s Otello as unique as it is powerful

The very fact that opera has survived as an art form in our hyper realistic environment is a testament to its unique characteristics and enduring value.

Chess pieces by David Lapetina - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11164358
Columnists

The Word Nerd: How Persian words were bequeathed to anglos

The time is ripe to take stock of the western world’s debt to the Persian language.

Book review: Wall of Dust by Timothy Niedermann
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Book review: Wall of Dust by Timothy Niedermann

Israelis call it the security fence. In Arabic, it is labeled the derogatory Apartheid Wall.

Legal Ease: Beware of latent defects when listing your home for sale
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Legal Ease: Beware of latent defects when listing your home for sale

If you are one of those putting your house on the market, here are some things to think about.

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.

Kristine Berey's nursery school in Budapest, 2959.
Features

Budapest to Montreal: Scenes from an immigrant childhood

My husband and I share almost identical stories of our childhood: circa 1956, the sounds of war outside, he in Cairo, me in Budapest,

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan
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Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan

“We all have an obligation to future generations. Keep the oil in the soil!”

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.

There are blue skies over McGill, one of the many campuses offering courses on a host of topics this fall.
Editorials

Editorial: Confronting grievances behind BDS boycott campaign

Events last month in Ottawa and at McGill University have rekindled debate over the decade-old campaign that promotes boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) aimed at Israel and Israeli firms.

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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 […]