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Lyric Theatre Singers

Candlelight Christmas 2018 Loyola Chapel Concordia University December 6, 7, 8, 9   There are no limits or boundaries when you assemble forty-four great vocalists, six talented musicians, and guide them by Musical Director, Bob Bachelor. The Lyric Theatre Singers entertained thoroughly for more than two hours accompanied by a classically trained sextet of musicians. […]

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Patisserie Afroditi

Patisserie Afroditi 3480 Boul. Des Sources Dollard-Des-Ormeaux   We were on our way to a party at Les Trois Brasseures in Dollard. It had been a long and irritating trip along Montreal’s famous super highways. Now we found ourselves in need of a good cup of coffee. Because there is no left turn from Sources […]

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Les Trois Brasseurs Revisited

Les Trois Brasseurs Revisited 46 Boul. Brunswick Dollard-Des-Ormeaux QC   If you didn’t show up at the Trois Brasseurs in DDO last night for the fifth anniversary party, then you missed out on a fabulous time. Host Sam Pergantis was at his usual best making everyone feel more like a guest in his home. Notably […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude MainLine Theatre 3997 Blvd. St. Laurent Continuing till December 2. 2018 Set in a high school locker room, and dealing with issues of rites of passage, dares, peer pressure and how teenagers can use sex as a weapon to dominate others, the play is extremely relevant to the larger story that is now unfolding […]

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Broadway Cafe Divas

Broadway Cafe Diva Edition November 17, 2018 Segal Centre Hosted by Katee Julien and David Noel. From start to the end of the second intermission there was not a moment of entertainment that was not exceptional. The second set closed with Katee Julien singing the Edith Piaf signature composition that in itself made the evening […]

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The Tashme Project

The Tashme Project The Living Archives Centaur Theatre November 15 – 24, 2018         The Tashme Project The Living Archives Centaur Theatre November 15 – 24, 2018           The Tashme Project: The Living Archives, created, produced and performed with Julie Tamiko Manning and Matt Miwa, is a verbatim play […]

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Via Marcello

Via Marcello 1790 Boulvard De La Côte-Vertu, Saint-Laurent, QC, H4L 2A6   We were invited to a dinner and meeting of Shimmering Lights, a group supporting Shriners Hospital for Children-Canada and Women’s Shelters. We had dined there previously so the atmosphere, service and food quality were as expected. So was the plentiful parking. What was […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Wide release 24th October United Kingdom 2nd November United States   Rami Malek is mesmerizing as Freddy Mercury in this biographical film about the rock band Queen. The film opens with Mercury making his way on to the stage for the Live Aids performance at Wembley Stadium in 1985 then fades to recount the early […]

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The Children

The Children Centaur Theatre November 6, 2018 Truly a fantastic production of a topic that concerns all of us in our every day lives as we deal with how we are progressing and with what we are going to leave the next generation. The story, written by Lucy Kirkwood, Directed by Eda Holmes, and starring […]

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Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson-Blues November 3, 2018 Maison de la culture Maisonneuve 4200 Ontario Street East   What happens when you back up a tremendous vocalist/composer/producer with an award winning band and put them in front of an intimate setting with adoring fans? Tonight was a gift. Dawn Tyler Watson backed up by Ben Racine and […]

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