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LOL in the name of the most high

  The first-ever Urban Christian comedy show is a family-oriented, faith-centered, fun-filled event that promises to provide loads of laughter for the whole night Contact Staff Hey Montreal. Are you ready to laugh out loud in the name of the most high? The LOL Gospel Comedy Show is the first-ever stand-up comedy show featuring top-tier Christian comedians, who will bring their faith and unique brand of funny to the Montreal stage, ensuring your belly will bust with laughter on Saturday, December 1. This ‘clean’ comedy show features a cast of comedians from the USA who are full-time entertainers with universal …

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CARIBBEAN VOICES: Sing We Noel

Come experience the Nostalgia of a back home Christmas Contact Staff On Sunday, December 1, Montrealers have an opportunity to remember the days of old when the holidays was about the songs and the music that warmed their hearts, at the popular Sing We Noel concert, staged by Caribbean Voices. The event is expected to be a seasonal treat from those craving a taste of the Caribbean with music provided by some of Montreal’s most entertaining performers, including WestCan, Wendy Davidson, Arlene Wilson, Carol Lewis, Jenny Noel, Constantine Greenaway, Martin Albino, Skippy, Shakiah Kennedy, Jenna Noel and Delta Antoine. As …

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Church Events Nov 22, 2018

Deliverance Church of God The deliverance Church of God, 7th Day extends an invitation to all on December 8th, from 1PM – 3:30 PM, lunch will be served and gift baskets will be handed out. Limited amounts available. At 4020 Grand Boulevard. Info. Pastor Bev 514-736-0650. Love Promotions Royal Celebration Connect with Love Promotions as they proudly present the Royal celebration, a show and dance on November 24th at Caribbean Paradise, 8080 Newman Blvd. LaSalle, starting at 7PM. Featuring Sister Beverly, Connector, Lenna Simon, Loveman Kent and Delta Antoine. Music by top DJs DJ 610 and DJ Abna. Tickets are …

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Exploring our place in Quebec and Canada

Contact STAFF Six Montrealers of diverse  experiences will explore issues surrounding migration, community and rootedness in what is expected to be a lively and informative roundtable discussion at the UNIA Hall on November 16, from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. The event is hosted by Logos Readings and will include contributions with the assistance of  Quebec Arts Council. • Leila Marshy: novelist and founder of the Friends of Hutchison Street,  an organisation that promotes dialogue between Hasidic and non-Hasidic neighbours. • David Austin: professor at John Abbott College, and author/editor of several books that focus on literary and political issues. …

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Central Boys and community building

Contact Staff On Saturday November 3, the turn out to the Dinner and Dance at the Roosevelt Hall in Town Of Mont Royal was not as expected for the Central Boys International Association but for those who attended the vibes overflowed. The evening featured performances by West Can Folk Performing Company, steelpan player Upong Etang, and singer Cultural Farmer. The highlight of the evening was a rousing speech delivered by association president Rick John, who called for unity among young and old in the building of our community. He remembered the days when culture was a unifying force in the …

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Harvestime Mission to Africa: “WE ARE AMBASSADORS”

First-person testimonial   Submitted by Pastor and Elder Ermina Cudjoe Growing up in my beautiful homeland, Jamaica, at about age 8, I remember telling my mother: “when I grow up I want to marry an African.” I cannot imagine what could have stirred that desire at that age, I know however, that almost 50 years ago — I did meet and marry my African prince, a kind, strong, humble, smart, disciplined and Godly man, who loves God and loves people. I have come to understand that the childhood statement I made was truly a prophetic word over my life — …

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T&T Flood Relief in Montreal

Contact Staff Trinis will benefit from Central Boys Dinner and Dance “On Saturday November, 3, Central Boys International will be hosting a Dinner and Dance at the Town of Mount Royal Hall. Part of the proceeds will go to the relief efforts in Trinidad and Tobago. Call: Rick John 514-746-3103/rjbiggz@gmail.com Denise Tittle 514-991-6381/tittledenise@gmail.com Steeve Blackette 514-827-1700 /Blackette@gmail.com Together we aspire together we achieve!!”   West-Can Fundraiser on November 9   West-Can Folk Performing Co. are calling on Montrealers to lend a hand towards the flood relief efforts in Trinidad & Tobago.       The fundraiser takes place on Friday …

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Tristan and Letitia make History at the METAs

Rosie AWORI When the Montreal English Theatre Awards (METAs)were handed out on October 14, Tristan D. Lalla and Letitia Brookes did what has never been done before. They became the first husband and wife to walk away with the top awards in their categories, snagging   the META for outstanding actor and outstanding actress respectively for the role in the Black Theatre Workshop presentation of The Mountaintop. In an interview with the CONTACT, the young actors, both children of our community,  spoke about what the win signifies for them. Lalla, who has been acting for the past 20 years and comes …

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