Films in the Cannes (Part 2)
The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up last Sunday, and the line-up it showcased is already being hailed as one of the best in recent memory.
Trace Element Rejuvenates Modern Jazz
It was well past six o’clock on Judgment day, and the groove was just getting started at Wakefield’s Black Sheep Inn. Nothing provided a better soundtrack to the end of days than the Toronto-based modern jazz quartet Trace Element.
Wine, Singing & Pad Thai, Where Else but Nantha’s?
Nantha’s Kitchen is literally a little hole in the wall, tucked away on Duluth between Coloniale and De Buillon. The petite restaurant is sign-less but is uaually brimming with clientele, they even have a table for two out on the sidewalk.
Three Highlights from the Montreal Israel Film Festival
Films In the Cannes (Part I)
The prestigious Cannes Film Festival is nearing its end and the film industry is abuzz with stories, reviews, pictures, rumors and Lars von Trier’s latest quotes.
A Homecoming for DJ Prodigy A-Trak
It’s hard to walk into a club and not hear at least one A-Trak song these days.
Street Musician Scott Dunbar Shares Stories and Music
It’s been a long ride for Scott Dunbar. After a few years in a band with high-school friends, the BC native hit the road on his own, hitchhiking across Canada and singing folk songs at local gigs. His journey led him all the way to Yukon, where he played at the Dawson City Music Festival and fell in love with performing.
The Mother of all Mother Houses
91 year old Constance McMullen is forced to leave her home after more than 70 years to make way for new Concordia University student residences. Not going down without a fight, this spunky nonagenarian struggles to find her strength and faith in God to stand her ground.
The Promised Land Through a Lens of Compassion
The screening of Precious Life, latest documentary of acclaimed journalist and director Shlomi Eldar, submerges viewers in a different version of the Israel-Palestine reality, one more microcosmic and human.
Between Social Media & Poetry
“At a certain point, it becomes difficult to discuss literature. To discuss it is like discussing a garden, in that the comments probably reflect more the taste and preferences of the person looking at the garden than flaws in the garden itself.”