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Gen’s Delights Top Picks for This Weekend: May 21st 2016

The Victoria Day long weekend kicks off the summer festival season here in Montreal, with lots of different cultural events happening all weekend long. Come out and discover what Montreal has to offer! more »

May 21, 2016 5:00 PM , Gen's Delights

Up-coming exhibitions and activities from Friday February 19th 2016

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Up-coming exhibitions and activities from Friday February 19th 2016

Montreal’s dynamic arts scene is one of the city's defining factors. I present a few exhibitions and activities running from Friday, February 19th 2016, that blends together several art forms and that encourages overall creativity and participation. more »

Feb 19, 2016 3:33 PM , Gen's Delights

Interesting events and activities to do in Montreal before Christmas

Genevieve PM Roy

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

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

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

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

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

Silent Night opera at Place des Arts: One War, One Night, A truce

Opera de Montreal

Silent Night opera at Place des Arts: One War, One Night, A truce

l’Opéra de Montreal proudly presented Silent Night, a contemporary opera that showcases the value of finding common ground among enemy nations, sung by some of today’s finest Canadian singers in principal roles. more »

May 22, 2015 9:27 PM , Gen's Delights

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN - A New Contemporary Ballet by Choreographer Stephan Thoss

Grands Ballets Canadiens

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN - A New Contemporary Ballet by Choreographer Stephan Thoss

To bring the 2015 season of Les Grands Ballets Canadians to a dynamic close, Stephan Thoss created a fascinating performance rich in poetic visuals and deep meaning that invites the audience to follow the never-ending cycle of life and death. more »

May 21, 2015 2:26 PM , Gen's Delights

Check out photos from the Joe Bonamassa concert at Place des Arts in Montreal on Thursday, April 9th, 2015. more »

Apr 13, 2015 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

Bridal Boudoir Affair 2015 by Maddy K

On March 29th 2015, future brides & their entourage will be invited to participate in the 6th edition of the Bridal Boudoir Affair: a spectacular annual event showcasing some of the most fashion-forward vendors & professionals in the wedding industry more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:02 AM , Gen's Delights

The Little Prince - Le petit Prince

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The Little Prince - Le Petit Prince at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

From March 19th to the 28th 2015, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens will be presenting Dutch choreographer Didy Veldman's original adaptation of the famous children's tale to the stage of Salle Maisonneuve of La Place des Arts. more »

Mar 25, 2015 9:23 AM Gen's Delights

Leonce et Lena by Les Grands Ballets

Genevieve PM Roy

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

Montreal is one the most unique and lively cities in Canada. The city itself, named after the infamous Mont Royal, is constantly offering and facilitating fun and free activities. more »

Jul 31, 2014 2:22 PM Local Stories

Francofolies: Everything good about music “en français”.

FrancoFolies 2014 edited Genevieve PM Roy

Francofolies: Everything good about music “en français”.

From June 12th to the 22nd French music lovers converged in Montreal to enjoy this year’s edition of the world’s largest French music extravaganza; Les FrancoFolies de Montréal. more »

Jun 26, 2014 7:02 PM , Gen's Delights

Mies Julie a savage portrait of primitive desires and social disease.

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Mies Julie a powerful, naturalistic drama of violent beauty at Cinquième Salle

Mies Julie, a powerful, naturalistic drama of violent beauty set among the arid, semi-desert lands of the Karoo in South Africa that paints a savage portrait of primitive desires and social disease. more »

Apr 25, 2014 1:21 PM Gen's Delights

Dangerous Liasons at Salle DUCEPPE until May 17th

DUCEPPE

Dangerous Liasons at Salle DUCEPPE until May 17th

Dangerous Liaisons, a scathing satire on mutual attraction, love and the various lies that we tell each other in order to achieve our diabolical means. more »

Apr 21, 2014 8:36 PM Gen's Delights

Marie Antoinette by the Houston Ballet

Grands Ballets Canadiens

Marie Antoinette - A spectacular historical piece by the Houston Ballet

This April, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal welcomes to the stage the Houston Ballet at La Salle Wilfrid Pelletier of La Place des Arts, to perform the sumptuous, narrative ballet Marie Antoinette. more »

Apr 11, 2014 4:39 PM Gen's Delights

Hansel and Gretel at l’Opéra de Montréal

Opera de Montreal

Hansel and Gretel at l’Opéra de Montréal

From the 22nd to the 29th of March 2014, The Atelier Lyrique joined forces with the National Circus School and the National Theatre School of Canada to present an original production of Englebert Humperdinck’s fairy tale opera; Hansel and Gretel. more »

Apr 1, 2014 1:11 AM Gen's Delights