2 days agoMcCord Museum celebrates the start of the Dior revolution -- An immersive multimedia exhibition dedicated to the Parisian couture icon opens in Montreal on Friday, Sept. 25.
2 days agoNuits d'Afrique, L'OFF Jazz fests stay true to themselves despite challenges -- L'OFF Jazz has always been focused on Montreal musicians, and with Nuits d'Afrique, even the local artists are international.
2 days agoMMFA needs better governance and accountability: independent report -- The MMFA is not a government-run museum, but Quebec does support it to the tune of more than $15 million.
3 days agoBrownstein: Sugar Sammy pokes fun at OQLF news — and sparks firestorm -- "In Québec when businesses will go bankrupt, we'll make sure they do it in French."
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25 days agoObituary: Montreal sculptor Mark Prent 'always ahead of the art world' -- A provocateur who made headlines for his unsettling depictions of mutilated bodies, Prent's first shows were raided by police in the '70s.
3 days agoElton John reschedules Montreal shows for 2022 -- John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour was slated to return to the Bell Centre last April, but the shows were postponed due to the pandemic.
4 days agoBrownstein: Montreal's Black film fest will reach a worldwide audience -- "Much of our focus is on Canadian films, and we really want international viewers to hear our voices," festival founder Fabienne Colas says.
5 days agoCanadian sitcom 'Schitt's Creek' sweeps awards for comedy series in self-styled 'PandEmmys' -- "This is completely overwhelming" said Daniel Levy who won for writing and directing and supporting actor.
5 days agoBritish actress Diana Rigg, star of TV shows The Avengers and Game of Thrones, dies aged 82 -- Her role as the karate-kicking, leather-clad secret agent Emma Peel in 'The Avengers,' brought her to wide attention.
5 days agoToronto International Film Festival opens on a note of pure ecstasy -- Spike Lee directs David Byrne's American Utopia with energy and enthusiasm, Chris Knight says.
5 days agoQuebec actresses of Latin descent resist the industry's urge to stereotype -- The Montreal Gazette spoke to three actresses of Latin-American heritage about their struggles getting work in Quebec.
5 days agoBrooklyn Nine-Nine actress slams Quebec remake for lack of Latina actors -- In Escouade 99, Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz's roles are filled by white québécoise actresses Mylène Mackay and Bianca Gervais.
5 days agoLights, camera, not much action: Hollywood slow to restart in pandemic -- Actors and crew members are unsure when projects might resume, and some expect they will not return to work until 2021.
5 days ago'We support you': Dawson theatre department addresses harassment allegations -- Dawson theatre teachers say they are committed to drafting "an immediate Action Plan" to address the issues, and to work toward change.
5 days agoOlympic swimmer stars in Cannes-selected Quebec film Nadia, Butterfly -- Montreal-based Katerine Savard plays the lead in Pascal Plante's existential drama about a swimmer living the highs and lows of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
5 days agoHarassment allegations resurface against Dawson theatre teacher Sutton -- More than 20 women spoke out in 2017 about their experiences with teacher Winston Sutton. Now a new wave of allegations has surfaced.
5 days agoGuy Sprung to step down as head of Infinithéâtre next February -- Incoming artistic director Zach Fraser's transitional team will include award-winning playwright Oren Safdie and celebrated actor-director Ellen David.
5 days agoFormer Saskatoon disc jockey finds long-lost tapes of Joni Mitchell's first recording session -- "I kept from time to time thinking: 'I wonder where those tapes wound up?' "
5 days agoDarkness and light: POP Montreal acts Lido Pimienta, Backxwash defy status quo -- The Colombian-Canadian singer-songwriter and Zambian-Canadian metal-rapper are finalists for the Polaris Music Prize.
5 days agoArcade Fire's Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry drop very different solo albums -- Butler's Generations is anxious and rollicking, while Parry borrows from the classical and jazz realms for his soundtrack to the Jude Law movie The Nest.
5 days agoDown but not out: Artists find creative outlets during their forced break -- Montreal musicians who made it through the digital revolution face fresh uncertainty. How will the industry — especially smaller venues that are the lifeblood of the scene — recover?
5 days agoBook excerpt – Wish You Were Here: A Murdered Girl, a Brother's Quest and the Hunt for a Serial Killer -- More than four decades after the discovery of Theresa Allore's body in the Eastern Townships, the 19-year-old's death remains unsolved. In the new book Wish You Were Here, her brother John Allore and Patricia Pearson document the long quest for the truth.
2 days agoBefore Theresa Allore's 1978 disappearance: The life she lived, the city she loved -- Before she went missing in the Eastern Townships, Theresa Allore enjoyed a very Montreal upbringing. John Allore, co-author of a new book about the unsolved mystery surrounding his sister's death, revisits her favourite haunts.
5 days agoOutside, damned spot: Heather O'Neill puts Macbeth on a pickup truck -- Macbeth: A Reimagining on the Streets will wind its way through Mile End and Outremont on Saturday, Aug. 29, in a performance that's in tune with the times.
5 days agoJ.K. Rowling's book sales lagging amid controversy over transgender identity -- After GLAAD issued a statement calling on all organizations affiliated with J.K. Rowling to publicly denounce her views, Warner Bros. and Universal Parks also issued statements in support of diversity and inclusion
5 days agoFrom one heckler to another: Terry Mosher pays loving tribute to Duncan Macpherson -- In Professional Heckler, Mosher — a.k.a. Aislin — has done his best to place Macpherson "back on the map as a great cartoonist, a great Canadian and a great artist."
5 days agoSpotify's dilemma: Censor Joe Rogan or call his podcast free speech? -- Rogan has a habit of spreading misinformation, sharing his feelings as facts, and he's a big fan of conspiracy theories
3 days agoTommy DeVito, founding member of the Four Seasons, has died from COVID-19 at age 92 -- The Four Seasons were known for hit songs like 'Sherry', 'Big Girls Don't Cry,' and 'Walk Like a Man'
4 days agoThreats against Bonnie Henry fuelled by her gender and her success, says expert -- Henry is the latest to talk about the abuse that women in high-profile positions face
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4 days ago'Queer Eye' star Antoni Porowski calls out Poland's 'absurd' anti-LGBT+ crackdown -- "To have its own people excluding its own population, it seems so absurd and counterintuitive to Polish history," said Porowski, who grew up in Montreal speaking Polish at home.
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