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The “Shprintsa Sisters” from left: Pesheleh (Gail Riffman), Measheleh (Thelma Lesser) and Tzibelleh (Sandy Vogel). Photo by
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There was magic and music in Côte St. Luc

At the age of 94, Jack is still performing magic for audiences throughout the Montreal area and still has his audiences
spellbound. They constantly ask, “How’d you do that?”

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Columnists

Word Nerd: OED is for lovers — language lovers

The online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary affords word lovers a myriad of ways to explore the English language.

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies
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Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies

Comparing the Magee Bostonian with the Cuisinart Gourmet Outdoor Oven gives Flavourguy an opportunity to look at the world of serious outdoor cooking.

Liberal candidate Marc Miller did his thesis at U de M on globalization. Photo by Irwin Block
Features

Justin Trudeau’s got what it takes, says Liberal hopeful Miller

Justin Trudeau has been in the public eye virtually from the day he was born, on Christmas Day 1971, to parents with rock-star status. But does he have what it takes to lead the country?

Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible
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Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible

Children have been anticipating their return to school since mid-August, with its promises of new social experiences and curriculum challenges in the classroom, guided by a new teacher.

Scholar Chantal Ringuet has immersed herself in Yiddish Montreal. (Photo by Irwin Block)
Features

Chantal Ringuet shows human rights isn’t a sprint — it’s a marathon

During the this year’s Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Sept. 20, thousands of Montrealers will be pounding the streets of the city for their own well-being and to raise funds for a favourite cause.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
What's Happening

Norman Cornett to talk about liberation theology

Prof. Norman Cornett will lead a 3-part dialogic series with Lacaille on Sept. 14, 21, and 28, 2015.

Limitless Learning 2015: Adult courses in the Montreal area
What's Happening

Limitless Learning 2015: Adult courses in the Montreal area

It’s back to school for adults, too, with dozens of fabulous courses to choose from.

Canadian International Organ Competition 2015: Rising musicians celebrate Bach’s favourite instrument
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Canadian International Organ Competition 2015: Rising musicians celebrate Bach’s favourite instrument

The Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC) begins on October 4, showcasing the talents of Canadian, Chinese and French organists throughout the month.

Melody Moore stars as the tragic Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly in Montreal in 2015. (Photo by Chip Gillespie)
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Puccini’s evocative Madama Butterfly emerges at Place des Arts

Both opera buffs and neophytes will be delighted by Opéra de Montréal’s much-anticipated production of Madama Butterfly, starting September 19 at Place des Arts.