| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:09 PM
Here’s an hour-by-hour rundown of how Day 1 of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival went down Friday in Union Park, with contributions from my colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK):
3:15 p.m.: Midafternoon downpour dissipates. The...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Panoramic & True's sophomore album "Wonderlust" aspires to the orchestral indie-pop of similarly minded acts like Canadian collective Broken Social Scene.
There's vibrancy and immediacy to P&T's music that was inspired at least in part by the throwback...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:36 PM
IndyCar Series driver Alex Tagliani has added a NASCAR race to his schedule - the Nationwide Series race at Montreal.
Tagliani will drive the No. 30 Chevrolet for Turner Motorsports. The Canadian driver is a fan favorite at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
MONTREAL — On a warm fall day in a scruffy suburb of this Canadian city, some familiar sights appear. French-language road signs note estimated distances in kilometers. Beret-wearing soldiers stand guard. A restaurant offers a poutine special.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A track marshal died Sunday from injuries sustained when a crane backed over him while he was tending to Esteban Gutierrez's crashed car in the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.
"The worker was helping to recover a car which had stopped...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Does anyone say no to the Rolling Stones?
On Sunday night in Montreal, the veteran rockers welcomed Win Butler to the stage of the Bell Centre, where the Arcade Fire frontman (and transplanted Canadian) helped Mick Jagger sing the early Stones tune "The...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Two days after her 11th birthday, Sarah Polley lost her mother to cancer. The death came as a shock, even though her father and older siblings had watched Diane Polley battle the disease for months. As she grew up in Toronto under the care of her father,...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:53 PM
In "The Borgias," Francois Arnaud says, his character is finally "the Cesare Borgia he was meant to be, he always wanted to be."
He's also the Cesare Borgia that Arnaud always expected to play--"a warrior, a politician, a go-getter, really. He's now free...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:48 PM
When violinist Benjamin Beilman performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, he'll surely be one of the younger people in the house.
That's because this 22-year-old Curtis...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Kent Nagano's tenure at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra appears uncertain following reports that the American conductor will depart the orchestra when his current contract as music director expires in 2016. But the orchestra's management has vigorously...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:17 PM
When my husband and I decided to take our kids to Quebec, Canada, we made a pact to explore it through our taste buds. That meant no boring museums. No cultural tours. No long lectures. Just tasting and savoring local cuisine.
It was a different kind of...