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  • Win Butler of Arcade Fire joins the Rolling Stones in Montreal

    Win Butler of Arcade Fire joins the Rolling Stones in Montreal
    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...
  • Sarah Polley explores her uprooted, twisted family tree

    Sarah Polley explores her uprooted, twisted family tree
    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,...
  • Francois Arnaud grows along with his 'Borgias' character

    Francois Arnaud grows along with his 'Borgias' character
    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...
  • Uncertainty around Kent Nagano's tenure at Montreal Symphony

    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...
  • Young violinist Beilman already knows the score

    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...
  • A kid's culinary tour of Quebec

    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...
  • Taste of France — nearby

     Taste of France — nearby
    In a lush meadow overlooking his southern Quebec farmstead, Ghyslain Boisclair was enjoying a picnic with his family — that is until the moment a neighbor came running toward them, shouting excitedly in French. Quickly, the Boisclairs packed up...
  • Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera

    Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera
    Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
  • Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'

    Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'
    Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
  • Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
    Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70. ------------------...
  • Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain

    Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain
    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...