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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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Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Transforming the Voices of Montreal Infinititheatre at Moyse Hall McGill University 853 Sherbrooke St. West Arts Bldg. One-week limited engagement, until Saturday October 27 With: Charles Bender, Shawn Campbell, Ellen David, Manouchka Elinor, Holly Gauthier-Frankel, Carmen Grant, Mariah Inger and Amir Sám Nakhjavani This production is superbly directed by Guy Sprung who is no stranger to […]

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Au Vieux Duluth Revisited

  Au Vieux Duluth 1997 boul. Marcel-Laurin Ville St. Laurent, PQ.   Once again we returned to the place where there is never a parking problem and the greeting is always cheerful. Of course it helps that the menu is always appealing and the preparation is consistently good. Tonight Shirley and I both enjoyed Filet […]

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Christina Sings

Corina Sings Burt Bacharach October 13, 2018 Harold Greenspon Auditorium 5801 Cavendish Blvd.   Corina Vincelli performed accompanied admirably on the piano by Daniel Witkowski in front of an almost full auditorium. Her voice was in great form and so was her personality as she glided through the Burt Bacharach songbook supplying anecdotes much to […]

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Choir Boy

Centaur Theatre October 10, 2018 Till October 28, 2018   The Centaur Theatre opened its 50th season last night with Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play, Choir Boy directed by Mike Payette. The bar has been set high for what will follow in the months to come. The play which runs slightly over 90 minutes without intermission […]

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Broadway Cafe Once

Broadway Café   Once Edition Segal Centre Le Studio Oct. 6, 2018   Broadway Café is the biggest entertainment value and one that never disappoints. The level of talent is amazing and as a reviewer I always feel guilty about paying so little to see and hear so many great artists. Whether singing songs from […]

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Memories

Memories   Who remembers taking the 17 streetcar through Snowdon Junction, past Garland Terminus, up over the train tracks and down the other side at Jean Talon before the Decarie Expressway was built? We then bypassed the entrance to Blue Bonnets, FDR, the Bonfire,  The Orange Julep, Miss Montreal, and Piazza Tomasso. Continuing North alongside […]

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Broadway Cafe

  Broadway Café: Curtains Up edition Saturday Sept. 8, 2018 The Studio Segal Centre   If you weren’t part of the capacity crowd you missed out on a terrific evening of music. Hosted by Tranna Wintour and the pride of Halifax Nova Scotia, Ellie MacDonald the entertainment was continuous with one artist performing while another […]

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