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Bad Love CD Launch

Dawn Tyler Watson With the Ben Racine Band Petit Café Campus April 11, 2019 Tonight was magical as Dawn Tyler Watson hit the stage backed up by Ben Racine and his band. She not only launched the new album but also did songs from every genre from Gospel to blues, ballads, R&B, Rock and everything […]

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Blind Date

Created By and Starring Rebecca Northan Blind Date Centaur Theatre April 9-28 2019 Who would have thought that a ten minute improve skit could turn into a 90 minute play and celebrate its tenth anniversary and its’ 800th show. Ms. Northan says, “there is always a handful of people who are convinced that the “date” […]

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Broadway Cafe

April 6, 2019 Segal Centre April 6, 2019 Hosted by Adam Capriolo and Anton May As always this event presents semi-professional talent at the highest level. Anyone who wants the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience can bring sheet music or select sheet music from scores of sheet music provided by the […]

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Dawn Tyler Watson launches new album MAD LOVE on April 11th

“Watson, in a nutshell, smokes. She has a kit bag full of smooth moves, and a personality that lifts off the page.” “One of Canada’s true Blues treasures”  Blues Review Magazine (Montreal) One of the greatest voices in contemporary blues Dawn Tyler Watson will be presenting her new album MAD LOVE with a launch-concert at Le Petit Campus, Thursday, April 11th at 8pm. […]

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Daughters of Mile End

Labyrinth Stage Productions Written and produced by Pearl Lottner Rothenberg and Claudia Litvak Polachek Directed by Rachel Glait DB Clarke Theatre Thru April 6 An amazing evening of theatre performed by an all female cast portraying four friends at various stages of their lives between the 1950’s and present day. The adult actors are all […]

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The Shoplifters

Centaur Theatre Thru April 7, 2019 Written and Directed by Morris Panych Starring Ellen David and Marie-Eve Perron As the shoplifters With Michel Perron and Laurent Pitre As the security guards. I have nothing but praise of the highest order for all four characters. They deliver the playwright’s lines with staccato rhythm and have the […]

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How Black Mothers Say I Love You

Black Theatre Workshop Presents How Black Mothers Say I Love You By Trey Anthony Directed by Tamara Brown Continuing till March 16, 2019 Centaur Theatre I am at a loss for words to describe the pleasure I experienced as a member of the audience for this dynamic drama. Four extremely talented actors carry the script […]

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Daughters of Mile End

Written by Claudia Litvak POLACHEK & Pearl Lottner ROTHENBERG Directed by Rachelle GLAIT Set Design John DINNING  Costume Design Louise BOURRET  Lighting Design Mike SINNOTT Technical & Production Manager Sylvin SEVIGNY  Stage Manager Shane NICHOL With Tara AMSEL  Mara BERKOWITZ  Marissa BLAIR  Cheryl BLUM Arianna FALATO Sienna FALATO  Karen KARPMAN  Betty KIS  Nicole LEROUX Avah PENNEFATHER Gracie SHTERN  Evy SOLOMON  Nadia VERRUCCI From the co-authors of the […]

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Harvey’s

Harvey’s   As a soon to be former client of Harvey’s I am taking a moment to express my concerns. As an English speaking Montrealer I am appalled by the fact that there is not a single word of English on any of the signage inside or outside the venue. I am aware of the […]

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Lachute

‘I don’t see the importance of bilingual signs’: Legault on Lachute hospital controversy Premier François Legault had a terse response to the controversy over bilingual signs at the Lachute hospital — basically, the law is the law. “I think that we have to follow the law,” Legault said at the tail end of a Montreal […]

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