Culture a hot topic in Montreal election

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Culture is a hot topic in this Montreal election, so citizens, get your burning questions ready for the candidates! Following two administrations characterized by corruption, cultural destruction, and disrespect for citizen initiatives, Montrealers are praying that the next one isn’t yet another dud. While transparency and professionalism are both hot topics in this election, so is Culture […]

Montrealers react to demolition of the Lower Main National Historic Site – with a dramatic funeral!

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

  A dramatic funeral for a prominent National Historic Site, presently being demolished, was held in Montreal on Sunday, May 27, 2012.  There was an outpouring of grief by over 40 mourners and funeral-goers for the Lower Main, an irreplaceable part of The Main National Historic Site, one of Canada’s most endangered heritage zones. Led by […]

Burlesque dancers ask Prince Charles to Save the Red Light District

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

After having exhausted all other means of stopping the destruction of their performance space in the heart of Montreal’s historic Red Light district, burlesque dance troupe the Dead Dolls have turned to Prince Charles with a simple request: Save the Red Light District and Save the Main

Reclaim the Main challenge

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

What will you do to preserve the Main’s historic status, promote the interests of those who live and work there and protect against corporate intrusions?

Bal Masqué un grand succès!!! Theatrical Masquerade Ball challenges Montreal’s anti-mask bylaw

Friday, January 30th, 2009

On Monday night over 50 masked protesters descended on City Hall for a Masquerade Ball protest – the Bal Masqué. Organized by an ad hoc collective known as Le Gros Bon Sens, the masked demonstration aimed to challenge the anti-mask bylaw the City of Montreal is attempting to pass as part of its larger “Public […]