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Jazz fest concert review: The Barr Brothers at Place des Festivals

There’s certainly a story to be more fully told about how and why two Brothers named Barr would come from Boston to Montreal to form a band with a harpist named Sarah Page, and how and why they would become big enough to headline the mid-Jazzfest Grand Événement on the Place des Festivals. 625 mots de plus

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On to the Next

Asymmetric risk is a concept I first learned from a global investment business man. His description was that small risks lead to bigger rewards. “Of course,” he said “you don’t want to take stupid risks because then you’ll just lose money, but the right kind of risk, in the right direction will always lead to a reward down the line.” It was a metaphor regarding my move to Montréal, which I endeavoured on two days after this conversation. 508 mots de plus

Jazz fest concert review: Harold Mabern and company at Upstairs

As usual at the jazzfest, Upstairs is the place to be for a break from all the musical madness surrounding the main site.

The Mackay St. 545 mots de plus

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Where Fools Fear to Tread -- A Montreal Snapshot

Note: I visited Montreal for the first time last summer (2014) and immediately started writing a Where Fools Fear to Tread piece but put it on the shelf for various reasons. 2 660 mots de plus

Where Fools Fear To Tread

Jack Todd: U.S. downs Germany 2-0 in front of partisan crowd, will play in World Cup final Sunday

On a night when neither team was able to score off the run of play, U.S. captain Carli Lloyd converted a penalty shot six minutes after Germany’s Celia Sasic missed one to give the Americans a 2-0 victory and a place in Sunday’s World Cup final in Vancouver. 678 mots de plus

Montreal

L'Homme

On St. Jean’s day last Wednesday, we went to Parc Jean Drapeau to have a picnic.  While i was there, i decided to take some greyscale photo’s of the sculpture known as, « L’Homme ». 13 mots de plus

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