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“A Chill Dude who was a Great Basketballer and Really Funny”

Darius Brown remembered as a family treasure who had hops on the basketball Court Egbert Gaye On Friday morning, November 18, we woke up to the news of the death of Darius Brown, which reverberated across the city because the 17-year-old was the son of Steve Hennessy and Roxanne Brown, two highly respected community workers and youth advocates. In the days following what has to be the most tragic moment of their lives, Hennessy told the CONTACT that the family has chosen to look beyond the public distractions and focus on giving his son a proper burial, and at the …

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30 Years of Song

Montreal Intercultural Choir under the direction of Dr. Leonard Wosu Contact Staff In 1986, Dr. Leonard Wosu’s passion for music and song urged him to gather all the aspiring and want-to-be singers at his workplace, the Montreal General Hospital and at other hospitals across Montreal and formed them into The Montreal InterHospital Choir, singing songs of praise and inspiration. In fact the group, originally composed of approximately 50 members working in the medical profession, quickly grew in popularity and became a formidable force on the local gospel scene. Their annual Christmas concert drew large numbers of music loving Montrealers. Since …

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Sweetpan for the Christmas

Golden Stars Concert The sound of steelpan playing the music of the holidays is a rare treat for any music lover. This year, on December 4, Martin Albino promises to take it to another level with the Golden Stars Steel Orchestra at their Annual Christmas Concert by offering his audience a repertoire from the famed calypsonian Scrunter, known for his mélange of parang calypsos. The show will also feature a cast of singers with beautiful voices, including the ever-popular Faye Cummings. As usual, the Centre Henri Lemieux at 7644 Edouard in LaSalle will be jammed. Showtime is 6-8 PM.

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“A Chill Dude who was a Great Basketballer and Really Funny”

Darius Brown remembered as a family treasure who had hops on the basketball Court Egbert Gaye On Friday morning, November 18, we woke up to the news of the death of Darius Brown, which reverberated across the city because the 17-year-old was the son of Steve Hennessy and Roxanne Brown, two highly respected community workers and youth advocates. In the days following what has to be the most tragic moment of their lives, Hennessy told the CONTACT that the family has chosen to look beyond the public distractions and focus on giving his son a proper burial, and at the …

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30 Years of Song

Montreal Intercultural Choir under the direction of Dr. Leonard Wosu Contact Staff In 1986, Dr. Leonard Wosu’s passion for music and song urged him to gather all the aspiring and want-to-be singers at his workplace, the Montreal General Hospital and at other hospitals across Montreal and formed them into The Montreal InterHospital Choir, singing songs of praise and inspiration. In fact the group, originally composed of approximately 50 members working in the medical profession, quickly grew in popularity and became a formidable force on the local gospel scene. Their annual Christmas concert drew large numbers of music loving Montrealers. Since …

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Sweetpan for the Christmas

Golden Stars Concert The sound of steelpan playing the music of the holidays is a rare treat for any music lover. This year, on December 4, Martin Albino promises to take it to another level with the Golden Stars Steel Orchestra at their Annual Christmas Concert by offering his audience a repertoire from the famed calypsonian Scrunter, known for his mélange of parang calypsos. The show will also feature a cast of singers with beautiful voices, including the ever-popular Faye Cummings. As usual, the Centre Henri Lemieux at 7644 Edouard in LaSalle will be jammed. Showtime is 6-8 PM.

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DAVID AUSTIN at Black Rose Book Speaker Series

Contact Staff David Austin, will be one of the featured presenters at the upcoming Black Rose Series, that will take place on November 26 and 27 at 3720 Parc Avenue in downtown Montreal. Austin, whose book Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security and Sixties Montreal, earned him the Casa de las Americas Prize in Caribbean Literature, will speak about the Sir George Williams University Affair and the history of Black radicalism in Montreal. The former community youth worker is a professor at John Abbott College and continues to write on issues surrounding Pan Africanism, Black radicalism and …

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AMERICA: THE UGLY, AND SOME BEAUTIFUL

“It will be refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady in the White House,” a white woman in a place called Clay County, West Virginia, wrote in a Facebook post the other day. I assume it was her way of finally seeing the brightening light at the end of the tunnel in white people’s slow, long march back to the White House after eight years of political and racial consternation. What with the darkness that has permeated the White House that the slaves built centuries ago, and where come January 20, a Black family having occupied the place …

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What’s Your Attitude

It’s never too late to start being grateful We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. [Charles Swindoll] Being happy and grateful doesn’t mean that everything is always perfect. It means that you’ve looked beyond all of the imperfections. And have decided to be grateful, no matter the circumstance. A grateful heart… Is not determined by what’s happening around you, but rather what’s happening inside of you. It’s so easy to get caught up in the challenges of life, but today let’s just be grateful and focus on the things we can change …

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