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Tuesday Sep 11, 2012
Some locals claim that Montreal has only two seasons: winter and festivals, which means that all spring, summer, and autumn, Montreal is nothing less than an ongoing festival of fun.
By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Sep 11, 2012
If you look at a map of Montreal, you’ll notice that the city is shaped like a pair of lips and it’s fitting that the Tourism Montreal logo, which visitors see all over the city, replaces the O in Montreal with a red-lipsticked kiss.
Thursday Aug 16, 2012
Montreal’s 12th annual Fashion & Design Festival was a resplendent testament to Montreal’s role as the style and fashion bellwether of Canada - and a joyful reminder of fashion’s fun quotient in the hands of the fierce and fabulous.
Sunday Aug 12, 2012
The splendid parade of boldly visionary ensembles that stalked the catwalk at Montreal’s 12th annual Festival of Fashion & Design was a choreographic homage to our fashion-obsessed world - and a resplendent testament to Montreal style.
Saturday Aug 11, 2012
There are rain dances and sun dances and dances of sheer exultation - and every kind of dance was on display for Divers/Cité’s 20th birthday party in Vieux Montreal.
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Aug 9, 2012
Founded in 1993 on the principles of diversity, solidarity, and openness, Divers/Cité is one of the most beloved of Montreal’s forty annual festivals, a multi-day LGBT music and arts festival with more than fifty hours of free music and performance.
By Mark Thompson | Sunday Feb 5, 2012
The snow started slowly. Unbeknownst to those of us already atop the summit of Mont Tremblant in Quebec, the entire region was about to be slammed with the year’s first major snowstorm - making for some of the most joyous skiing of the season.
Saturday Oct 1, 2011
image+nation, the oldest LGBT film festival in Canada, is proud to celebrate its spirit of openness with this year’s theme: "share your stories with the ones you love."
Friday Sep 23, 2011
Montreal has always been a city with a rich culinary history - and now, more than ever, the second largest French-speaking city in the world celebrates its polyglot cuisine with a spate of new restaurant openings. Here are three of the most anticipated.
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Sep 22, 2011
As the locals like to joke, Montreal is a city of two seasons: festivals - and winter. Fortunately, the city hosts more than forty annual festivals, including Divers/Cite, the weeklong summer music festival - and Black & Blue, now celebrating 21 years.
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