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Gripping films featured at Docfest
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Gripping films featured at Docfest

In the myriad of arts and culture festivals that grace this city, the Montreal International Documentary Festival November 10-20 stands out.

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Bach Festival celebrates “delicate and wonderful music”

For most music lovers, the work of classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is considered to be of the highest artistic value.

Prom Queen cast courtesy of the Segal Centre
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Theatre: Prom Queen reigns, enthralling Segal audiences

Something new and exciting was unveiled at the Segal Centre this month — a world premiere of a Broadway-class production — and it is a must-see spectacle!

Oliver Jones: Turns out it was the right time to focus on jazz
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Oliver Jones: Turns out it was the right time to focus on jazz

It was a big gamble: Was it the right time to focus on jazz?

Legal Ease: Let’s compare 1986 with 2016
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Legal Ease: Let’s compare 1986 with 2016

Brian Mulroney was prime minister and Robert Bourassa was premier of Quebec. The U.S. president was Ronald W. Reagan; his VP was George Bush Senior.

Clockwise from top left:  Jean-Michel Richer, Emily Dorn, Alain Coulombe, Gordon Binter
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Does Opéra de Montréal’s Don Giovanni have shades of Donald Trump?

When Opéra de Montréal production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni plays Nov. 12, 15, 17, and 19, many will be struck by the similarity between its central figure and Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Howard Richler on being nerdy with words in The Senior Times

Writing for The Senior Times for the last ten years has given me an opportunity to explore some of my favourite language themes.

See-saw by Dave Heinzel, courtesy of stock.xchng.
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Financial Fitness: Balanced portfolio still important for retirees

By spreading your investment dollars, you can give yourself more opportunities for success while reducing the impact of volatility on your portfolio.

Dancing for a cause, seniors raise funds for Wishes
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Dancing for a cause, seniors raise funds for Wishes

There is a relatively new charity in Canada that offers to assist some seniors to fulfill a dream, but who need financial support to make it a reality.

Men at Art: Draw a straight line?!? Never gonna happen
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Men at Art: Draw a straight line?!? Never gonna happen

Members of the Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club stepped into the art classroom and said, “I can’t draw a straight line to save my life.”