Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement Lecture Series with Andy Williams How jazz artists since the 1920s contributed to social change in America
February 18-April 8 (Wednesdays)
6-8PM $49 for one, $172-$215 for eight-week course
Conference at McGill University 688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal QC, H3A 3R1.
For more info contact 514-398-5212

Sunday Best At MCSO

Every Sunday at the MCSO Hall, 7401 Newman LaSalle there will be “Sunday Best” for Montrealers. From 6pm to midnight, enjoy comedy, top musicians, artists and MC’S, open mic, dancing, finger food and more.
For costs and info (514) 364-5113.

Bim Nite In Winter

On Saturday March 21, join Barbados House Montreal for “Bim Nite In Winter.” From 6:30pm to 1am, it will be a taste for all senses with door prizes and a grand prize for a trip to Barbados at the St. Raymond Community Centre 5600 Upper Lachine road.
For info (514) 969-5371, (514) 513-2778 or (514) 634-4358.

Mother & Daughter Concert

On Saturday March 28, experience a mother and daughter concert with six times Calypso Monarch, Canada’s Tara Macomere Fifi Woods and Reggae Music Award winner Mandy Woods.
For info (438) 937-1924 or (514) 487-4918.

DJ Jerry Birthday Bash

Montreal Caribbean Lyme presents DJ Jerry Birthday bash on Saturday March 28 at Caribbean Paradise 8080 Newman Blvd. Music by the birthday by DJ Jerry 7 the youths, DJ Mr. Vic and Royal Sounds.

Dodge Ball Ballon Chasseup

On Sunday March 29, come out for a Dodge Ball tournament/fundraiser. Special participants Jean “The Champ” Pascal, Georges Laraque, Eddy King, Imposs, Mehdi Boussaidan and Ali Nestor, DJ Djako, Hilarious Riders, and others will be at the St Jean Vianney College Gymnasium 12360 Boul. Gouin East from 12pm to 5pm. If you or your friends would like to participate with the Hilarious Riders for a good cause, register your team at info@hilariousriders.com. Proceeds go towards the Mark Bourque a Debussy School in Haiti.
For info (514) 497-5289 or (514) 730-2119.

Lavaman and Flipo for Truth or Dare

On Saturday April 11, it will be the Biggest Caribbean and Aries event to hit Montreal featuring Trinidad’s Flipo, Grenada’s Lavaman, Montreal very own representing St. Vincent Ghost, DJ Fire Jones, Energy Squad and many more at Telus Theatre 1280St-Denis (corner St-Catherine.)
For more info (514) 833-2593 or (647) 821-4522

Born To Rise Launch Event

On Saturday April 25, it’s the Born to Rise launch event. At 7pm, come out for a night of inspiration through heartfelt performances and invigorating speakers at the Westmount High School auditorium, 4350 St Catherine West. There will be refreshments on sale, a 50/50 draw and door prizes. Doors open at 6pm.
For tickets and info (514) 978-9228 or (438) 886-9228 or www.eventbrite.ca.

Voices of Spring Concert

On Saturday April 25, Black Moses in collaboration with Toronto’s Gemini Pan Grove brings to everyone, a Voices of Spring concert. At 7pm, enjoy steel pan music and special guests Liz Charles, Sweet and Dennis James at the CRC, 6767 Cote des Neiges.
For costs and info (438) 937-1924, (514) 345-8992 or (514) 488-1324.

Montserrat Association Spring Breakfast

On Saturday April 25, the Montserrat Association of Montreal invites people to their spring breakfast. From 9am to 1pm, enjoy a delicious selection of foods at the Westmount Baptiste Church Hall, 411 Roslyn (entrance Sherbrooke).
For tickets and info (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006
(438) 876-2386.

Hairoun Netball Fundraising Dance

On Saturday May 2 from 10pm groove with Quebec’s best netballers at La Manoir 5319 NDG ave. (Corner Decarie) for their fundraising dance. Doors open at 10pm. Music ranging from reggae, soca, R&B to Hip Hop from New Concept Crew and Colour Squad.

I Am Special Fundraising Concert

On Sunday May 3, join Caribbean Voices and the Philip E. Layton School for their I Am Special fundraising concert. At 4pm, Stefin Noel, Martin Albino, Constantine Greenaway, Jenna Noel, West-Can Folk Performing Company, Caribbean Voices and many others will be at 4350 Saint Catherine Street West (Bus 90). All proceeds go to the Philip E. Layton School for the visually impaired.
For tickets and info (514) 484-6111 or (514) 368-7008.

  Montreal Caribbean Fashion Week

From May 7 to May 10 it will be the Montreal Caribbean Fashion week. This could be your chance to shine as a model or a designer. For info email montrealcfw@gmail.com.

Annual Mother’s Day Brunch

On Sunday May 10, the Grenada Nationals Association of Montreal invites you to their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. From 1pm to 6pm, enjoy music by DJ Fire Blaze and entertainment for the entire family at Le Manoir, 5319 Notre Dame de Grace (corner Decarie).
For costs and info (514) 483-2178, (514) 561-8546, or (514) 369-5788.

Contestants For Montreal Carnival Pageant

The Montreal Carnival pageant sponsored by vincypicnic.com and Ghost coiffure is looking for young ladies between the ages of 18 to 25. The pageant takes place on May 30.
For info (514) 951-3194 or (514) 779-5628.

Sweetest  Thing: Big People Party

Nice Timez (Calm) and Jahno aka Bakes Man will be hosting “Sweet S Thing part 2” on Saturday April 11 with DJ’ing from Calm, James Bond and David Super Sound from Ottawa at St-Paul 3970 Cote St-Catherine. There will be a door prize of a one-night getaway for two and ladies drink for free before midnight.
For more info (514) 562-3075