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Raffi Hotter

The students at McGill NeuroTech challenge themselves to do big things. Like build a brain-controlled wheelchair in 30 days as an extracurricular activity. Say what? That’s the ambitious goal and tight deadline the student group faced this winter to submit their project to the NeuroTechX Student Clubs Competition. (Which they won by the way, but more on […]

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Via Marcello Revisited

Via Marcello Restaurant Revisited 1790, Cote-Vertu St-Laurent QC+ I have been there on two previous occasions so it was an easy decision to return there this evening. There was a close call on arrival because the weather outside has been windy and raining for what seems to be forever, and the restaurant was uncomfortably air […]

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Too Darn Hot!

The Lyric Theatre Singers Musical Director Bob Bachelor Directed by Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns June 13, 2019 Continuing thru June 14, 8:00 P.M. and June 15, 2:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. Despite the fact that Raptors Mania has all of Canada glued to their TV screens DB Clarke Theatre was filled to capacity for […]

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Lyric Theatre

Directed by BOB BACHELOR and CATHY BURNS  Musical Director BOB BACHELOR    Guest Choreographer JONATHAN PATTERSON    Pianist CHAD LINSLEY  Lighting Designer JAMES KOKOL   Costume Designer KAREN PEARCE Sound Designer JOSEPH BROWNE   Stage Manager ADRIAN SMITH  Thursday, June 13 at 8PM DB Clarke Theatre 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

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Burger de Ville

Thursday evening Shirley and I went there for supper, as we try to do at least once every couple of weeks, and we are never disappointed with the service or the food. The place operates like a well greased machine whether or not the owner is present. Shirley had the Salad de Ville with grilled […]

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CTV NEWS More and more I am beginning to notice many of the stories that made the National News at 11:00 P.M. are being used as filler for the Montreal Local news at 11:30 P.M. Is that because Bell Media is trying to trim the budget rather than hire reporters that would go out and […]

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chewdiasm the event

Chewdiasm Rialto Theatre Sunday May 5, 2019 I have been posting about this evening periodically all week, so if you missed it you only have yourself to blame. As anticipated it was a hilarious evening viewing the full length documentary that has already entertained audiences internationally and won awards in the process. Having been filmed […]

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Chewdaism

Join Jamie Elman & Eli Batalion – aka Montreal’s homegrown “YidLife Crisis” – for a celebratory night of food, history and shtick at the highly anticipated PREMIERE of their hit documentary film “CHEWDAISM: A Taste of Montreal.” Telling the story of the last 100 years of Jewish Montreal through six meals in one carbohydrational day, […]

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Ripped Off By The Oil Companies

Every day the price of gas goes up regardless of any factors. The government (which is supposed to protect us) doesn’t care because the higher the price the more tax collected for them. To most people a car is not a luxury, it is essential so that they can get back and forth from work. […]

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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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