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Hudson Village Theatre announces 2016 season

“We’ve designed a joyful, fun, and popular season, with something for everyone.”

Buddies cycle to combat cancer
Features / Health

Buddies cycle to combat cancer

For the past few months, Michael Legg and three of his good buddies have been gearing up for a trip to Quebec City. It’s a trip with a difference.

For alcoholics, the urge to drink is Pavlovian, study suggests
Health

For alcoholics, the urge to drink is Pavlovian, study suggests

“These preferences could be driven by the sensory properties of alcohol, like its taste, smell and how it looks.”

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Re-experience the ‘76 Montreal Olympics this summer

Critics still call it late mayor Jean Drapeau’s billion-dollar baby.

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Features

Campaign exposes accessibility barriers for disabled

A national campaign from the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is calling for improved physical accessibility for people with disabilities

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
Health

Don’t let the bedbugs bite while garage sale-ing

Even for the person with everything, the prospect of treasure hunting is hard to resist.

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Food / Reviews & Previews

Montreal terrace hopping: The best summer spots

Now that smoking is banned from Montreal restaurant terraces, and summer is here, we set out one afternoon to discover some favourites.

Tanya Tagaq
Reviews & Previews

Victoriaville music fest wows with intriguing mix

For regulars who stay for the whole series, it’s the variety, the unexpected, the exploration – as much as the destination – that intrigues and brings us back yearly.

The Word Nerd: Greek myths return with a vengeance
Columnists

The Word Nerd: Greek myths return with a vengeance

We find in the works of great writers such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Dante many allusions to Greek mythology. This pattern continues into the early part of the 20th century in the writings of Joyce as well as in the terms Freud borrowed such as Eros, and the Oedipus complex. […]

Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff
Features

Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff

I was 11 when I first heard about Barbie Dolls. Too old to get one but somehow connected because my nickname was Barbi.