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A spicy event - Saturday, July 8, 2023 | 12-9pm | Parc Vinet, Little Burgundy.

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Calls:


Le Salon des Artistes, organisé par la Galerie Lenoir, revient pour une deuxième édition au Marché Bonsecours. Le vernissage aura lieu le 20 juillet dès 18h30 sur invitation seulement et l’événement, gratuit, sera ouvert au public le 21 et 22 juillet de 12h à 20h et le 23 juillet de 11h à 17h.

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Music:


Fever – Concerts Candlelight Montréal.

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It’s great news - Bon Pasteur Fazioli the Fazioli piano. When Oliver Esmonde-White invited CBC to come see the Fazioli that had survived a fire in an historic building just weeks before, we did not expect it to sound the way it did. We also didn't expect to see pianists Matt Herskowitz and Montreal legend Oliver Jones.

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Exhibits:


Last chance at the McCord - until August 13:


Learn more about the artistic process and social reflexions of multidisciplinary artist Karen Tam.


SATURDAY, JULY 8 • 1 TO 4 P.M - CREATE A COLLECTIVE WISHING TREE

Take part in this creative workshop with artist Karen Tam, inspired by her Wishing Tree. Follow the artistic guidance and social insight of the multi-disciplinary artist and adorn the Urban Forest installation with your own creation!


SUNDAY WORKSHOP: LOOKING AFTER OUR STORIES IN MONTREAL/TIOHTIÀ:KE - Free Activity | In the Urban Forest”

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Books and a new game made in Montreal:


Learning to Look in the Sistine Chapel: Jeannie Marshall.

Canadian writer and Rome resident Jeannie Marshall probe the power of art to move us and to transcend the historical and religious contexts that shaped it in her book, All Things Move: Learning to Look in the Sistine Chapel. She speaks with CBC's Rome correspondent Megan Williams.


The book:

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Historian Judith Tschann explores the twisted roots of the words we use to describe food, from bibimbap to cocktails, in her book Romaine Wasn't Built in A Day: The Delightful History of Food Language.

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How a cotton sack and a mother's love outlasted slavery.

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Shelagh Rogers saying goodbye to CBC after 'thrilling' 43-year broadcast career. Rogers' final episode as host of CBC Radio's The Next Chapter will air on June 24, 2023.


Columnist Brian Francis recommends three books for Shelagh in her next stage of life after retirement, the mystery books panel gives their summer picks, Zoe Whittall answers the Proust Questionnaire, and more.

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Eleanor Wachtel is retiring – Writers and Company:

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From the McGill library – A Walk Through “Books that Pop!”


Bookano Gulliver content on a two-page spread.

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“Brenda Kennedy: A Retrospective”


Brenda Kennedy has been exhibiting her work for more than thirty years. Born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, she is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Brenda has lived and worked as an artist and teacher in Halifax, Montreal, France, and the Northwest Territories. Brenda currently resides on a farm near Dunvegan, Ontario. Her work is in both public and private collections throughout Canada and the United States.


Brenda’s web site: https://www.brendakennedy.ca/

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Coming soon - The city of Montreal is your actual canvas in Été [pronounced ay·tay], a new video game that enables you to paint your story. This relaxing puzzle game will bring out the artist in you, that's for sure.


Été painting game on Steam; an image is created using digital watercolour.


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