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News: The Archaeology of Indiana Jones

A new exhibit has opened at the Montréal Science Center that reflects on the archaeology in the Indiana Jones series. “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition” is presented by the National Geographic Society with support from Lucasfilm and takes the viewer behind the myths surrounding the Ark of the Covenant, the Holy Grail and more. Along with ... Read More »

Adad Hannah Adds Third Dimension To Flat Art At Montreal’s Pierre-François Ouellette

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  Attention to our friends in the Great White North and those headed there — photographer Adad Hannah will be exhibition his work “Cuba Still (Remake)” at the Pierre-François Ouellette Contemporary Art Gallery in Montreal starting with a nice wine-and-cheese premiere tonight. In short, Hannah is a master of recreating old photographs, famous trompe l’oeil images, and chiaroscuro classics with ... Read More »

The Scene In Six Sounds: Canada

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Despite being the butt of many musical jokes (see Bryan Adams, Nickelback and Celine Dion), Canada is something of a musical hub right now. In fact, you’ll find many of the world’s most fashionable bands in residence, wowing critics more and more by the day. While Canada’s superstars might not have taken the world by storm in terms of sheer ... Read More »

We Feel a Cold Wave Coming In

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  In the days after punk, a new sound grew out of Europe–Coldwave, a chilly counterpoint to the waining disco scene. Inspired by post-punk act Joy Division and industrial music, these new bands opted for a more minimal take on pop music, with haunting vocals, metronomic synthesizers and a DIY aesthetic. The scene stayed largely undergound and mostly in France, ... Read More »

Montreal Movies

Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, Montreal, Canada

Even in Francophone Quebec, Montreal stands out as decidedly European. That’s why so many film productions head to the Canadian city, using it as a stand-in for everything from Moscow to Paris. The folks over at the Metro just did a round-up of the Canadian city’s on-screen cameos including blockbuster flicks like ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘The ... Read More »

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