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Leonard Cohen’s influence spans generations
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Leonard Cohen’s influence spans generations

In the wake of such an iconic musician’s death, many admirers of his — both young and old — have been reflecting on his influence on their lives.

Ruth Wisse writes of Leonard Cohen’s “silken” lyrics that “drew us toward pain”
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Ruth Wisse writes of Leonard Cohen’s “silken” lyrics that “drew us toward pain”

This is a condensed version of My Life Without Leonard Cohen by literary scholar Ruth R. Wisse, first published in Commentary Magazine Oct. 1, 1995.

Hamlet (Christopher Moore) and Laertes (Lucas Chartier-Dessert) cross swords in Persephone Productions' Hamlet.
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Word Nerd: William Shakespeare is a man for all ages

It is fitting that the phrase “We all make his praise” is an anagram of William Shakespeare.

Cabaret du Casino de Montréal presents Caliente!
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Cabaret du Casino de Montréal presents Caliente!

From the start, you will enjoy the sunny rhythms of Caliente, the new Cabaret du Casino de Montréal featured from February 24 to April 8, 2017.

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Restaurant review: Kinoya brings authentic Izakaya to Montreal

A self-described “authentic Izakaya” Kinoya provides a modest menu of Japanese small-plate pub fare that will hit the spot for raw fish and cocktail-lovers.

Lakeshore Players Dorval presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
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Lakeshore Players Dorval presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Lakeshore Players Dorval kicks off 2017 with a production of a hilarious play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christoper Durang and directed by Steve Gillam.

Our mantra to trust no one over 30 didn’t apply to Leonard Cohen
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Our mantra to trust no one over 30 didn’t apply to Leonard Cohen

First, Leonard Cohen belonged to us, only later did the rest of the world claim him.

Sun Youth set to buy its building
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Sun Youth set to buy its building

For 62 years, Sun Youth has offered help to people who need it.

CD review: Steve Amirault: Hold On, Let Go
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CD review: Steve Amirault: Hold On, Let Go

Amirault always impressed with his lyricism and romantic bent, and in his latest CD we hear how far he has gone in developing this combined art.

West Islanders show neighbourly compassion
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West Islanders show neighbourly compassion

In this season of giving, West Island Community Shares is calling on area residents to support their neighbours who need help.