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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

In Defense of Gloop

Thoughts on the recent program: In Defense of Food. How I dealt with a life without tacos... now a life without ramen. more »

Jan 8, 2016 1:31 PM A Tourist at Home 6 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

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

Get spiritually, mentally and physically fit with Yoga in Montreal !

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Get spiritually, mentally and physically fit with Yoga in Montreal !

With the current hectic lifestyle that young professionals and adults often lead, finding time to step back and focus on overall health is becoming more and more desirable. Yoga offers several immediate and long term benefits to practitioners. more »

Oct 26, 2015 9:08 PM , Gen's Delights

Hansel & Gretel by Opera da Camera enchants all ages

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Hansel & Gretel by Opera da Camera enchants all ages

Opera da Camera’s beautiful rendition of Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel was not only professionally executed with excellent soloists, charming decor and costumes but also the general atmosphere of the opera was made accessible to all more »

Oct 25, 2015 3:02 PM , Gen's Delights

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

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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

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

Mermaid Swimming Gains Momentum in Montreal

AquaMermaid Academy opened earlier this year to a wave of local and international interest. more »

Jul 16, 2015 12:00 AM News

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

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

TEDxMontrealWomen Recap

On May 30th 2015, With the theme "Daring Greatly", sixteen inspirational guest speakers gathered at the Montreal Cinéma Impérial as part of the TEDxMontrealWomen event to spark deep discussions and make connections with hundreds of attendees. more »

Jun 4, 2015 12:01 PM Gen's Delights

Spiegelworld presents EMPIRE for the first time in Montreal!

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Spiegelworld presents EMPIRE for the first time in Montreal!

Empire is a dazzling, adult live circus, entertainment show that is currently running until June 7th under the Spiegeltent at the SNC-Lavalin site (corner René-Lévesque and Bleury). more »

May 24, 2015 4:33 PM , Gen's Delights

May 24th 2015 is Montreal’s  Free Museum Day !

Montreal Museum Day

May 24th 2015 is Montreal’s Free Museum Day !

The annual Montreal Museums Day will be held this Sunday, May 24th , 2015, and this year 41 museums from around the city will be offering free admission to their permanent and some temporary exhibits from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. more »

May 24, 2015 11:21 AM , Gen's Delights