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CD review: Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble
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CD review: Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble

The first time I played this CD – signature tunes by pianist Oscar Peterson, transcribed, arranged, and interpreted by Rémi Bolduc – the music lit up the room.

Empty Bowls: Purchase a pottery bowl and enjoy the soup
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Empty Bowls: Purchase a pottery bowl and enjoy the soup

Empty Bowls events fight hunger in Montreal. Initiated by the Unitarian Church of Montreal, these soup-tasting pottery-fairs have expanded across the city.

Whats Happening in Montreal in April and May
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Whats Happening in Montreal in April and May

BAZAARS Artisan Fair & Book Sale • Sat. April 8 10 am – 3 pm: Sponsored by the Girl Guides, at Summerlea United Church, 225 50th Avenue in Lachine with 35 artisans. Info: 514-637-7605 or 514-634-2651 Lachine Legion Spring Bazaar • April 8 & 9 9am – 3pm: Lachine Legion […]

From Pierrefonds to Ecuador — living the dream and building the future
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From Pierrefonds to Ecuador — living the dream and building the future

Fed up with the Canadian winter and yearning for a liveable climate year-round, Donald Bosch and his wife Monique settled on Ecuador.

CD Review: Quinsin Nachoff: Flux
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CD Review: Quinsin Nachoff: Flux

Canadian tenor saxophonist Quinsin Nachoff is the kind of musician that stands out from the pack.

Joyce Wright is building a future for children
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Retired teacher makes a difference for Mexican children

A recently retired mother of two never expected to end up building structures for others – with her own hands.

Legal Ease: New Quebec Bill seeks to combat elder abuse
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Legal Ease: New Quebec Bill seeks to combat elder abuse

There are numerous cases involving financial abuse of the vulnerable by children, relatives, and friends. Now the Quebec government is tackling institutional abuse.

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The Word Nerd: Exploring the ever-changing and evolving meanings of words

Senior Times reader Shirley Skeans Newell asks, “Can you give me your interpretation of the word “triangulation”? Yes, there is the old geometric definition but in psychiatric circles nowadays, it has interpretations. It can signify gossip as in two people talking about a third person or it is a situation […]

Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement
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Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement

Of all the destinations you can identify, few will be as important as retirement — specifically, a comfortable retirement.

Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero
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Juan Rodriguez: Keith Jarrett’s improv — melodies or sheer funkalero

Long, rambling, multi-styled, often cathartic solo piano excursions have been the domain of Keith Jarrett, most notably in 1975 with The Köln Concert.