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Food, City

This weekend: Winter Warmer IV, One of the City's Greatest Beer Festivals

Posted by Bryan / December 3, 2013

Looking for something to do this weekend? Go check out Winter Warmer IV, offering some of the greatest craft beers in Quebec.

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Arts, Books, City

An Apocalyptic Party? It's Just the Beginning....

Posted by Bryan / November 10, 2013

Z'Isle is a bilingual Montreal-based comic series featuring all of your favorite haunts, haunted by the living dead. It is filled with painstakingly evocative illustrations. Artist Dan Buller is part of the acclaimed and beloved street art collective En Masse. Alongside the realistically rendered biting zombies you can read into the subtle and biting social commentary. What happens when consumption gets out of control? This is about zombies in Montreal, and also about the self-destructive beast inside of all of us, and how we might be able to control it.

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Arts, City

"The Death of Art"? - 5 Times that Spoken Word Entered the Mainstream ?

Posted by Bryan / November 3, 2013

Literary critic and theorist Harold Bloom once claimed that slam poetry is "the death of art." Is it really? It's more mainstream than you might think!

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Arts, City

Canadian Festival of Spoken Word Descends on Montreal

Posted by Bryan / October 24, 2013

The tenth annual Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CFSW) rolls into Montreal for the first time November 4th to the 9th. This annual festival moves from city to city every year and includes the Canadian poetry slam team championships, as well as a slew of other events that fall under this year's theme, "Diverse Languages."

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Food, City, Arts

All Mushrooms Are Magical: A Guided Walk in the Morgan Arboretum

Posted by Bryan / October 23, 2013

Montreal artist, Alexis Williams has a crush on mushrooms. She'll lead a free guided walk through a Montreal forest this weekend, part of SensoriuM's Taste Tour Series. While a pot of mushroom dye simmers nearby, this Concordia Art School graduate student tells me about the wonderful world of our fungal friends.

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tick, tick... BOOM! at McGill's Tuesday Night Café

Posted by Bryan / October 16, 2013

ttb-7a.jpg Have you felt that mounting anxiety as you slouch slowly towards your 30th birthday? If you're in a creative profession the healthy mix of envy, contempt, frustration and angst at the start of a career can feel all too familiar. To see all that frustration represented on stage by a stellar cast is nothing short of spectacular...

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