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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

Now in its third year, C2-Mtl has gained worldwide recognition as being a top tier international business conference on commerce and creativity. From May 27th to the 29th, Montreal hosted C2-MTL at l’Arsenal, right in the heart of Griffintown.

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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

March 16th 2015 marked the end of the inaugural week-long festival in Montreal of North America’s favorite comfort food: Mac & Cheese!

Mac and Cheese Week

Mac 'N' Cheese week in Montreal North America’s favorite comfort food

March 16th 2015 marked the end of the inaugural week-long festival of North America’s favorite comfort food: Mac & Cheese in Montreal ! more »

Mar 17, 2015 3:25 PM Gen's Delights

Discover Earth’s fellow inhabitants at these three amazing museums promoting Biodiversity!

I recently visited three family attractions, (museums and parks both near and far from Montreal) that introduces us to biodiversity and that also puts us in direct contact with some of the fabulous creatures that inhabit this world. more »

Mar 11, 2015 11:57 PM , Gen's Delights

Opera da Camera presented a fresh and modern adaptation of G.F. Handel’s 18th century opera "Xerxes", for four performances from the 19st of February until the 1st of March at the majestic Rialto Theater, 5723 Avenue du Parc, in Montreal.

Opera da Camera

XERXÈS by Opera da Camera proves that opera is certainly not a drag!

Opera da Camera presented a modern adaptation of G.F. Handel’s 18th century opera "Xerxes", for four performances from the 19st of February until the 1st of March at the majestic Rialto Theater, 5723 Avenue du Parc, in Montreal. more »

Feb 27, 2015 12:44 AM , Gen's Delights

Beat the Cold this March Break: enjoy an activity filled Winter vacation in Mont Tremblant

For those who are looking for a fabulous winter tourist destination not too far from home, Mont Tremblant is the perfect destination to experience winter at its best over March Break more »

Feb 25, 2015 4:35 PM , Gen's Delights 1 Comments

From Thursday, February 19th to Saturday, February 21, 2015 come down to Montreal and discover local Québécois cheeses in all their shapes and flavors!

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This weekend discover Quebec’s Local Cheeses!

From Thursday, February 19th to Saturday, February 21st 2015, come down to Montreal's Complexe Desjardins and discover local Québécois cheeses in all their shapes and flavors! more »

Feb 21, 2015 8:32 PM , Gen's Delights

Lost& Found, a touching, docu-musical presented by Infinithéâtre that recounts the chance encounter of two injured souls, their journey and the healing powers of love and music. Running at Piccolo Rialto Theatre, 5711 Park Ave.

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Lost & Found warming the hearts of Montrealers at the Piccolo Rialto Theatre

Lost& Found, a touching, docu-musical presented by Infinithéâtre that recounts the chance encounter of two injured souls, their journey and the healing powers of love and music. more »

Feb 16, 2015 11:59 PM , Gen's Delights

Igloofest

During Winter, brave the outdoors: Come and join Montrealers who LOVE to Dance at Igloofest!

From the 16th of January to the 8th of February 2015, thousands of energetic and brave electronic music lovers gathered at the Quays of the Old Port to dance the night away under the stars at Igloofest’s ninth edition! more »

Feb 14, 2015 6:44 PM , Gen's Delights

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Dog sledding: A trendy and fun winter sport for all ages!

Dogsled tours are unique and quite unforgettable experiences that are not only affordable, but also accessible to people of all ages, ability levels and sizes more »

Feb 11, 2015 10:47 PM , Gen's Delights

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Poutine Week Recap: The Best of Montreal’s Poutineries!

On February 7th 2015, La Poutine Week’s third edition came to a glorious end with Dirty Dogs’ scrumptious THE BOSS version winning the people’s choice award. Winner asides, here below are some of my personal favorite 'Poutineries': more »

Feb 10, 2015 11:58 PM , Gen's Delights

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Samson and Delilah a Night of Seduction at the Opera de Montreal

To mark their 35th anniversary, from the 24th to the 31st of January, the Opera de Montreal unveiled a new production of Samson and Delilah; a grand opera in three acts and four scenes by Camille Saint-Saëns. more »

Feb 4, 2015 3:00 AM , Gen's Delights

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

Since November 12, 2014 as part of their “Hurry up and  Slow down” theme, Montreal’s Space for Life recently launched Vertiges and Tempo: two new multimedia shows at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.

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Take the TIME to discover the Stars and the origins of the Universe at the Montreal Planetarium.

Since November 12, 2014 as part of their “Hurry up and Slow down” theme, Montreal’s Space for Life recently launched Vertiges and Tempo: two new multimedia shows at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. more »

Dec 22, 2014 10:04 PM , Gen's Delights

Feel like a change? Get a Complete Makeover in time for the Holidays!

Makeovers are a great way to feel pampered, have a much needed break from stress and get in touch with one’s creative self. more »

Nov 10, 2014 11:18 PM , Gen's Delights 2 Comments

Presented by Wines of France, Montréal’s third annual restaurant week Mtl a Table features savory, affordable set menus in 140 restaurants city-wide. With set priced menus at $19, $29 or $39, fine dining in Montreal could not be any more agreeable!

Mtl a Table

Enjoy a bite or two of fine cuisine during Mtl a Table!

Presented by Wines of France, Montreal’s third annual restaurant week Mtl a Table features savory, affordable set menus in 140 restaurants city-wide. With set priced menus at $19, $29 or $39, fine dining in Montreal could not be any more agreeable! more »

Nov 6, 2014 1:02 AM , Gen's Delights

Last Friday October 31st, gorgeous guests in elegant 1920's evening wear filled the halls of La Maison Symphonique de Montreal where young professionals, music lovers and Montreal’s young elite were treated to an exclusive VIP Phantom evening !

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VIP Phantom of the Opera evening presented by OSM young ambassadors club

Last Friday October 31st, gorgeous guests in elegant 1920's evening wear filled the halls of La Maison Symphonique de Montreal where young professionals, music lovers and Montreal’s young elite were treated to an exclusive VIP Phantom evening ! more »

Nov 4, 2014 10:42 AM , Gen's Delights

FUN ADULT activities to do this HALLOWEEN in Montreal!

For those of us adults who may or may not have young children, but who still wish to partake in the Halloween frenzy or are just looking for something new and interesting to do, here is my list of top things to do this weekend more »

Oct 28, 2014 6:11 PM , Gen's Delights

A disenchanted Prince, a Princess on the run... Christian Spuck’s fifth full-length ballet Leonce and Lena is an entertaining piece inspired by the comic satirical political play written by German author Georg Büchner.

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Leonce et Lena by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

A disenchanted Prince, a Princess on the run... Christian Spuck’s fifth full-length ballet Leonce and Lena is an entertaining piece inspired by the comic satirical political play written by German author Georg Büchner. more »

Sep 26, 2014 7:16 PM Gen's Delights

Canada is home to one of the most scenic train rides in the world! Last week I had the privilege of traveling with my adventurous co-reviewer mom to experience a bucket-list 21 day journey across Canada on Via Rail’s The Canadian.

Photo by Via Rail Canada Edited by Genevieve P.M. Roy

Journey Across Canada aboard The Canadian with VIA Rail

Canada is home to one of the most scenic train rides in the world ! Last week I had the privilege of traveling with my adventurous co-reviewer mom to experience a bucket-list 21 day journey across Canada on VIA Rail’s The Canadian. more »

Sep 8, 2014 11:54 AM , Gen's Delights 2 Comments