Category: Arts and Entertainment

Shining on the big stage

Shining on the big stage

As the sun shines in their faces and the 1000-person crowd starts moving, the anxiety that had preceded the walk out to their stage marks melts away, leaving in its place a calm euphoric flow. “The sound is so big,” […]

MONTREAL, QUE.: August 7, 2016-- Volbeat perform during the second day of the 2016 Heavy Montreal festival at Parc Jean Drapeau on Sunday August 7, 2016.  (Tim Snow / EVENKO MANDATORY CREDIT)

The lighter side of Heavy & Heavy Mania

Downsizing – it happens everywhere, even to music festivals. That was certainly the case with the 2016 edition of Heavy Montreal, the metal and hard rock festival in the Parc Jean-Drapeau. Cut back to two days, a stripped-down HM chose […]

Jumping for joy at Osheaga

Jumping for joy at Osheaga

The three days of madness that marked Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts Festival didn’t disappoint the estimated 135,000 people who flocked to Parc Jean-Drapeau July 29 to August 1 to catch live performances from top musicians across all genres of […]

Whapmagoostui artists draw attention at Aboriginal arts exhibition

Whapmagoostui artists draw attention at Aboriginal arts exhibition

A recent art exhibit in Quebec’s Eastern Townships featured a mother-daughter duo from Whapmagoostui. Natasia and Saige Mukash stole the show during the month-long “Aboriginal Women’s Art: A Celebration” event at Studio Georgeville. While the two have similar upbringings, their […]