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"The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," an Unprecedented Exhibition in North America

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Five thousand years of history will be on display as a result of the exhibition, "The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," which will be inaugurated on December 12th at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History in Montreal.

Grand Finale, Ultimate Indignity - Blackballed by Greyhound: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 23

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The Ottawa reunion of us six old Cuba hands, class of the mid 60s, goes swimmingly. Our combined ages reach back to just before the birth of Abraham's...

Best of Abu Dhabi: Learning the Games People Play Through The Narcicyst's Rise

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The talented, charismatic, popular Iraqi-Canadian rapper named The Narcicyst first appeared on my cultural radar in 2009 when I watched City of Life. In his latest short film, a senses-overload experience titled Rise, Alsalman explores his roots and his ability to step away to comment on them.

8 Hot Tubs in Cool Places

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Baby, it's getting colder outside, but that's nothing a little hot tub can't fix. There's no shortage of pools and Jacuzzis to be found around the globe, but for those in search of more spectacular ones -- be it en suite or under the stars -- this is your list.

The Montreal Factor: Fact or Fiction?

Paul Stewart | Posted 12.22.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

One of the great debates among NHL fans is whether certain referees tend to favor or go out of their way to penalize a specific team. Many fans think -- and some are truly convinced in their hearts -- that the officials are "out to get" their favorite team.

6 Chic Cities for Long Weekend Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Summer's over, but the fun needn't fade -- it's weekend warrior season.

Gruesome Crime Scene Photos Unveiled At Cannibal Trial (Warning: Graphic)

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.02.2014 | Crime

In the murder trial of Luka Magnotta, the so-called "Canadian Cannibal," jurors were shown gruesome crime scene photos of a blood-soaked apartment in ...

Michael Sweet's Disposable Camera

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet For some time now I've been working on a series of photographs taken with disposable cameras. It's ca...

8 Under-The-Radar Foodie Cities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The lesser-known dining scenes below are ambitious and unconventional, they're buzzing with new and noteworthy chefs, and they're diverse and unexpected.

Gay Man Claims A Kiss Got Him Booted From A Bar, But Owners Have Another Story

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.05.2014 | Gay Voices

A Canadian student claims he and a male friend were kicked out of a popular bar in Montreal's Latin Quarter after kissing, but the venue's owner has a...

Where to Eat in Montreal Now

Fodor's | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

That Montreal's food scene is impressive is hardly news, but a spate of new restaurants embracing the locavore ethos means there are more reasons than...

A Main Street Way to Help Obese People

Don McNay | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you can hold on for one more day" -Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ...

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Music Lives, Live: Montreal Jazz Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

This week marks the start of the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, an annual celebration of music that despite its name, really elevates a range of styles to an international stage for 11 days in Montreal.

The Best Murals At This Year's Montreal Arts Fest

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live...

Ménage to Rock it Out at Portugal Day Events in Toronto, Montreal and New York's Central Park

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

All over the world, Portuguese people will be joyfully celebrating the days around June 10, the tiny Iberian country's national holiday which is called Portugal Day.

CEOs Talk, Dreamers Listen

Valerie Frankel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Valerie Frankel

During day one at C2MTL in Montreal, "a business conference somewhere between genius and insanity," several multi-milionaires delivered TED-Talk style inspirational speeches to the aspiring moguls in the audience.

TechFuture: Hold On! Paul Moller's Skycar Is Coming

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

If you are feeling dejected and gloomy, never fear; there's a flying car coming right at you in the near future. A "Jetsons-like" transportation mode is just around the corner.

DJ/Writer Sacha 'Son Raw' Orenstein Brings Fresh Sounds and Insights to the Music Field

Alex Koenig | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

When James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem explained his worry of being bested by the younger DJs with better ideas and more talent on "Losing My Edge," he was talking about cats like Son Raw.

May in Pink

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

It is unfortunate and ironic that the unique symbol of femininity, a woman's breasts, can become her death trap! However, the research is there to prove that the disease can be beaten if it is discovered in its early stages. To this end, we must think pink all year around!

6 International Beer Fests You Should Hit This Year

Thrillist | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

What can you possibly do for this year's big beercation?

Changemakers in Every Village: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Montreal Journal V: Le Marche

Francis Levy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Le Marche Jean-Talon is a big indoor farmer's market on the outskirts of Montreal and "Qui lait cru!?!" is the name of one of the many concessions th...

Montreal Journal: Sex D"Or

Francis Levy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Alfred Hitchcock set I Confess starring Montgomery Clift as the priest, in the capital of the province of Quebec, Quebec City, but the setting could ...

How Sharing Pringles Saved My Flight to Hawaii

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

On a recent trip to Hawaii, during the first six-hour leg and headed to Arizona, I settled in and looked forward to a relaxing flight. Until two children took the seats next to me.