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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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Mad Monk Cafe

Mad Monk Café Madison Baptist Church Sept. 7, 2018   Gerrie’s Picks   Another grand slam home run for deacon George on vocals and guitars, expertly accompanied by Phil Peters on bass. The playlist was chosen completely as requested by George’s wife, Gerrie. The first set, which ran approximately seventy-five minutes featured songs by Josh […]

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The Algonquin Resort

THE ALGONQUIN RESORT ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION  184 Adolphus Street, St Andrews  E5B 1T7 Canada   St. Andrews by the sea, New Brunswick Canada sits on the Bay of Fundy. Mere words cannot describe the beauty of this Maritime jewel. From fine dining to eating sea food from a trailer parked in a permanent location, and everything […]

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Peddlers

  L’Original Peddlers Restaurant 7500 Boul. Newman La Salle, PQ.     Unbelievable menu at moderate prices. I generally eat there on Sunday. They make the best crepes in Montreal bar none. I have never had a meal there that wasn’t surrounded with fruit that tasted like it just came off the vine. Family owned […]

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