What’s to be said of Montreal’s architectural influences? Zeshaun Saleem takes on one of its most iconic squares: Place d’Armes.
Set in Montreal circa 1878, Portrait of a Scandal retells of an abortion, a suicide, a courtroom thriller and a story of forbidden love that threw anglo high society upside down.
At its height in 1918, Montreal’s infamous Red Light District, with its epicentre at the corner of St-Laurent and Ste-Catherine Streets, stretched east all the way to Papineau.
10 actors. 25 writers. 1 night in Montréal. The worlds of fiction, theatre, music – and now film – overlapped in Marianne Ackerman’s Imagine Montréal. Staged for the second time on at the Blue Metropolis, the words were culled from over two dozen works published since 2000. All set in Montreal, it portrays a city about to fall and about to fly. A contradiction we know all too well.