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CD review: 3RIO, by Gary Schwartz, Alexandre Côté, Jim Doxas
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CD review: 3RIO, by Gary Schwartz, Alexandre Côté, Jim Doxas

With a mix of relatively well–known modern jazz tunes and originals, innovative electric guitarist Gary Schwartz has recruited two of the more interesting and inventive younger Montreal musicians for this delightful collaborative effort.

Rediscovering my self in exotic India
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Rediscovering my self in exotic India

As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to be part of this adventure.

A (w)rap to Leonard Cohen
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A (w)rap to Leonard Cohen

You gave us your words, you gave us your songs The music lives on, their melodies strong The Sisters of Mercy, Marianne, and Suzanne Part of our family, these women of Our Man You moved through life in search of the light From the family home in Westmount You found […]

Jonathan Monro and Nicola Cavendish in Centaur's Bakersfield. (Photo: David Cooper)
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Bakersfield Mist explores concepts of beauty and truth

Stephen Sachs’ Bakersfield Mist, now playing at the Centaur Theatre asks questions we should never stop asking, no matter how many answers we come across.

House address number. Photo by Abbey Hendrickson, via Wikimedia Commons
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Helpingmyparents.ca: When helping hands need a helping hand

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An important message for victims of the 2005 Mount Real scandal

The deadline for those affected to submit their Proof of Claim forms is 5:00 p.m. February 14, 2017.

Leonard Cohen’s long-time friend recalls the bard
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Leonard Cohen’s long-time friend recalls the bard

In the heady days of the early 1960s, then teenaged student Erica Pomerance was a shining light at McGill when she encountered Leonard Cohen.

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.