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Duddy Kravitz comes home for musical apprenticeship

Duddy’s back and it looks like, finally, he will make the Kravitz family proud.

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McGill Chamber Orchestra to hold gala concert June 9

The McGill Chamber Orchestra ends its 75th season in style, with a gala concert at the Maison symphonique de Montréal on June 9th. The Ode to Joy evening will include the works Cantate pour une joie by Pierre Mercure and Beethoven’s monumental 9th Symphony conducted by Boris Brott. To perform this work, the MCO welcomes soloists Sharon Azrieli […]

Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival
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Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival

Walking into the rehearsal space, I heard the glorious sound. It was the 48 singers in Lyric Theatre vocal ensemble practicing for its June shows and what a rich, full-bodied, and energetic sound it is!

Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of  independent voices
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Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of independent voices

No one was surprised when a Conservative-dominated Parliamentary committee, examining so-called anti-terrorism legislation, refused to hear Privacy Commissioner Daniel Thouin this winter.

West Island community rallies for local groups
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West Island community rallies for local groups

West Island Community Shares has announced that it surpassed its fundraising goal of $1.2M, to raise $1.215M.

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Chez Doris fundraiser: Women’s voices help give women a voice

Women of the Americas will show CWC’s dedication to presenting high-quality works for women’s voices.

Uncork your inner Picasso
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Uncork your inner Picasso

Professional artist Debrah Gilmour will show you how to paint your own masterpiece while enjoying a glass of wine.

Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones
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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones

After a recent hospital stay, my mother, who lives alone, was sent to a government-subsidized residence to convalesce. It sounded like a good plan. But sharing a room?

Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place

How does a character go from daydreaming maiden to mysterious trickster? How does a person go from lost child to elder punk?

The beach is a sweet place to retire to. Photo by Hayley Juhl.
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Financial Fitness: Strategize for comfort

To retire comfortably, you need to save and invest regularly using an effective savings and investment strategy.