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Winter Wonderland Lake Placid and surrounding cities part two: visiting with kids and seniors

Last month I drove from Montreal to celebrate the holidays at scenic Lake Placid. A wonderful destination is worth revisiting a second time. Here are some of my more family oriented activities in the surrounding towns of Wilmington and Tupper Lake. more »

Jan 29, 2015 12:20 AM , Gen's Delights 1 Comments

C2-Mtl:  A Business Conference somewhere between Genius and Insanity!

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C2-Mtl: A Business Conference somewhere between Genius and Insanity!

C2-Mtl, now in it's third year, has gained worldwide recognition as being a top tier international business conference on commerce and creativity. more »

Jun 13, 2014 1:30 AM Gen's Delights 2 Comments

Interesting Montreal activities that empower young females

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Interesting Montreal activities that empowers females everywhere

It is refreshing when popular media promotes healthy female protagonists that empowers women and girls everywhere. I present four activities currently running in Montreal (theater, exhibition, dance & cinema) that pay tribute to strong females. more »

Feb 11, 2016 8:10 AM , Gen's Delights

Snowshoeing get-away at Mont Tremblant National Park

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Snowshoeing get-away at Mont Tremblant National Park

This February, discover the art of snowshoeing while exploring the natural beauty of Mont-Tremblant National Park that boasts over 48 km of scenic trails spread over 2 sectors. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:52 PM , Gen's Delights

La Poutine Week's 4th edition is here: Foodies rejoice !

La Poutine Week

La Poutine Week's 4th edition is here: Foodies rejoice !

February 1st, 2016 marks the beginning of the 4th edition of La Poutine Week: a week long contest in which over a 100 restaurants worldwide will strive to create the most original and savory poutine dishes for your tasting pleasure! more »

Feb 1, 2016 1:51 AM , Gen's Delights

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Wintertime in Montreal: Come out and PLAY!

Wintertime in Montreal is synonymous with entertaining activities for singles and families throughout the city. Here below are some of my top winter activities for those ready to face the cold this weekend more »

Jan 24, 2016 12:42 PM , Gen's Delights 2 Comments

Shop for interesting artisanal products at the Salon des métiers d’art

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Shop for interesting artisanal products at the Salon des métiers d’art

Plan on doing some shopping this weekend? Be sure to check out the Salon des métiers d’art where you will not only find interesting traditional treats such as cakes, woollies and toys, but you will also get to see unique artisan crafts! more »

Dec 18, 2015 8:59 PM , Gen's Delights

Interesting events and activities to do in Montreal before Christmas

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Interesting events and activities to do in Montreal before Christmas

With holiday spirits at it's peak, Montreal is buzzing with interesting shows and activities for adults and kids of all ages. I offer you some of my recommendations for the next 14 days leading up to Christmas: more »

Dec 13, 2015 12:43 AM , Gen's Delights

Holiday activities for the last week of November 2015

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Holiday activities for the last week of November 2015

Montreal has an increasing array of interesting activities on offer for all ages that can help provide opportunities for cherished lifelong memories. Here below are some of my top activity pics for the last week of November 2015: more »

Nov 27, 2015 6:35 PM , Gen's Delights

This fall the Montreal Planetarium presents two new shows: Dark Universe & Aurōrae

Montreal’s Space for Life

This fall the Montreal Planetarium presents two new shows: Dark Universe & Aurōrae

As part of their 2015 theme on light, Montreal’s Space for Life recently launched the double feature Dark Universe and Aurorea; two new multimedia shows at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. more »

Nov 15, 2015 5:16 PM , Gen's Delights

Grand Cru Festival at La Chapelle in Montreal

Grand Cru Festival

Grand Cru Festival at La Chapelle in Montreal - for mature audiences only

For mature theater lovers: from September 8th to October 3rd, LA CHAPELLE invites you to discover the GRAND CRU Festival and its interesting line up of 7 shows that will open your eyes to various forms of human sensuality. more »

Sep 16, 2015 3:21 AM , Gen's Delights

World Press Photo Exhibit, Oysterfest and Pokémon Symphonic Evolution Concert

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World Press Photo Exhibit, Oysterfest and Pokémon Symphonic Evolution Concert

Still looking for a fun activity to attend with friends and family over the weekend? Here below are some suggestions for interesting events, expositions and concerts that are guaranteed to start your year off right ! more »

Aug 27, 2015 1:20 AM , Gen's Delights

Montreal's Fashion and Design Festival in High colors !

Fashion and Design Festival

Montreal's Fashion and Design Festival in High Colors !

Saturday marked the end of the creative and colorful festivities at the Fashion & Design Festival that ran from Aug 9th to the 22nd 2015 at various venues around Montreal. more »

Aug 24, 2015 6:35 PM , Gen's Delights

THE DYBBUK - Ghost stories, Jewish mysticism and Folklore at the Segal center this August!

Segal Center

THE DYBBUK - Ghost stories, Jewish mysticism and Folklore at the Segal Center this August!

From the 9th of August until the 27th, The Segal Centre for Performing Arts invites you to attend the latest Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre’s production of Russian - Jewish writer S.Ansky’s gothic masterpiece: The DYBBUK. more »

Aug 17, 2015 6:40 PM , Gen's Delights

LAVAL,  A Family destination to discover :

Laval

LAVAL, A Family destination to discover :

It is already mid-summer,with the current heat wave in Montreal, it is tempting to find near-by interesting indoor activities to do as a family to cool off while staying active. Why not consider a day or weekend trip to Laval ? more »

Jul 31, 2015 5:07 PM , Gen's Delights

From Cabaret to Orchestral masterpieces: A variety of musical styles at the Lanaudiere Festival!

For its final week of the season , I present some of the up-coming amazing concerts to be held at The Festival de Lanaudière – Canada’s largest classical music festival.until this Sunday: more »

Jul 30, 2015 3:01 AM , Gen's Delights

KidCon is coming to Montreal : Family pass giveaway !

KidCon

KidCon is coming to Montreal : Family pass giveaway

Mountain Lake PBS will be an exhibitor at the highly anticipated KidCon: an exciting, new Montreal convention designed for parents and children to discover, play, explore and create in a unique environment specially designed for children aged 3-12 more »

Jul 29, 2015 7:35 PM , Gen's Delights 10 Comments

36th edition of the International Jazz Festival in Montreal 2015

The Montreal International Jazz Festival, (26th of June to the 5th of July 2015) manages to introduce locals and tourists alike to the rhythmic pleasures of Jazz and Blues. I share with you some of my favorite musical discoveries: more »

Jul 22, 2015 3:47 AM , Gen's Delights

A Season of Discovery: The Festival de Lanaudiere makes music interesting and accessible to all!

Running from July 4th to the 2nd of August 2015, the 38TH edition of the FESTIVAL DE LANAUDIÈRE will be a season filled with audience-friendly concerts and music related activities. *** CONTEST: Win a pair of tickets to the July 11th concert ! more »

Jul 3, 2015 1:30 PM , Gen's Delights 5 Comments

Come and discover French music and culture at the 2015 Montreal FrancoFolies festival.

From June 11th to the 20th, 2015, French music lovers converged in Montreal to enjoy this year’s 27th edition of les Les FrancoFolies de Montréal. more »

Jun 21, 2015 1:58 PM , Gen's Delights

Enjoy the beauty of Art, Music and Nature this summer at Domaine Forget in Charlevoix

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Enjoy the beauty of Art, Music and Nature this summer at Domaine Forget in Charlevoix.

For individuals and families looking for an art, music and nature themed road trip for their summer vacation, in June an incredible new art exhibition entitled Sculptures in Charlevoix will open in one the most stunning touristic regions of Quebec. more »

Jun 19, 2015 3:38 AM , Gen's Delights 1 Comments

Hairspray the Musical presented by The Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society

The Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society

Hairspray the Musical presented by The Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society

The Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society presents Hairspray the Musical from May 28th to June 14th, 2015 at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium. more »

Jun 12, 2015 3:19 PM , Gen's Delights