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The following are events happening in Montreal.


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I Was There

By Sheetal Lodhia “I was There” on March 9, at the Sala Rossa, was a celebration of Montreal hip hop pioneers. Part of a large, national, living-archive project founded by NorthSideHipHop in Toronto, the project aims to celebrate and make accessible Canada’s hip hop history. The Montreal event, the first of four events across Canada and organized by the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas at McGill University, honoured Tony “Butcher T” Scharschmidt.  Butcher T’s Noon Time Cuts began in 1992 and continues to this day every Friday from noon until 2pm on CKUT 90.3fm. From 1992 …

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Black Stars Glittered at Gala Dynastie

Duke Eatmon,  Maya Johnson,  Ayisha Issa  and Pat Dillon among the winners at awards evening Contact Staff It was a  glitzy  and glittering evening on Sunday March 5 at L’Olympia Halll downtown, as  Quebec Black community celebrated its best and brightest at the Gala Dynastie Award presentation. Several familiar faces, including our own Duke Eatmon, also of CBC Radio  together with CTV’s Maya Johnson, popular screen personality Ayisha Issa   and Pat Dillon of CKUT were among the big  winners for the evening.  They were chosen from the 95 nominees competing in 17 categories including  the media, culture, business and sports. …

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Tribute to the Divas

Awards, music and fashion flavored the evening Contact Staff The packed hall in the main Ballroom at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges Road, in the Cote des Neiges/NDG Borough On Sunday, March 5, was a-buzz with the power of the event as Playmas Montreal Cultural Association celebrated women around the world with “A Taste of Tea and All That Jazz,” paying tribute to seven outstanding women of song and stage for their achievements and contributions to the cultural landscape of Quebec and Canada. The event was made even more special because it was designated an official event of Montreal’s 375th Anniversary celebrations. Russell …

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Where Friendship and Elegance Thrived

Contact Staff Friendship was front and centre as a roomful of Montrealers enjoyed another Night of Elegance with fine dining, entertainment and tributes at the Plaza Voltaire inside the Crown Plaza Hotel on Cote de Liesse on Saturday, February 4. The event, now in its 7th year, has become a February staple celebrating both Valentine’s Day and Black History Month. This year, organizer Judy LaMotte and her team once again recognized several individuals with the Friendship Award, including Rosie Phillip founder of Atlantic Driving School, Huglette McKnickle of Hands of Blessing Salon, Tran of Fleuriste Lotus Blanc, Roger Abraham and …

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About Vybz Kartel and The Sting

We remember Anand Yankarran and Fluxy First and foremost I would like to wish all the Community CONTACT readers a Happy and prosperous New Year. Struggles and heartaches are required in order to survive in life, because in order to stand up, you gotta know what falling down is like. The transition from 2016 to 2017 hasn’t been an easy road for everyone, but better days are ahead. November 2016, dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was transferred from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre to the Maximum Security Prison Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre. Kartel has …

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Lodge Brothers New Years Wish

At the beautifully decorated hall of St. Jean Brebeuf Church in  LaSalle  was the settings for the Lodge Brothers New Years Eve celebration.  And they were joined by a nice cross-section of Montrealers as they partied all night to the sweet music  from DJ Cupid Love and a lasting supply of good food and drinks. The organization extends best wishes to friends and supporters for 2017.

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Celebrating 2017 with Music and Fine Dining

                      Contact STAFF Across the community, 2017 was ushered  in with  gatherings small and large as friends and family celebrated at homes and reception-halls where several grand new years events were held. At Hampton Inn on the west island, organizers Best Bite Catering and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association of Montreal, boasted a full-house of  New Year’s Eve revelers who revelled  to music of DJ Nicholas,  Ottawa’s DJ Phoenix  and New York’s DJ Dr. Shaker, Dj 20/20 along with local  songstress Aralune and feasted on an adventure of …

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Westmount SDA: A Delightful Celebration

Contact Staff The Social Committee of the Westmount Seventh Day church had a packed hall at the Holiday Inn on Cote de Liesse for their annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 11. ‘Twas indeed a joyous occasion as a lineup of wondrous performers, most of them coming from churches around Montreal, and all delivering heart-warming performances in song and dance. All of it happened under the masterful guidance of Pastor Dorothy Clarke who served as master of ceremonies. The posted star of the evening was Stephan Noel, who charmed his way into the hearts of the audience with his slick …

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Much Fun at Lodge Brothers’ Christmas Party

It was a day of family fun at the annual Christmas Party put on by the Lodge Brothers on Saturday, December 10, at the Walkley Centre in NDG. The gift table was packed and the restive kids had their parents and keepers busy all afternoon while DJ Cupid Love kept the music pumping. There was a lot of dancing, plenty snacks and refreshments, and by the time Santa arrived the kids were ready for him. Everyone went home with a gift. Lodge Brothers want to thank the families who participated, also their supporters and all who donated to make the …

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Santa brought treats at Hilltoppers Party

Contact Staff Santa Claus was at the Forest Village Chalet in Dollard des Ormeaux on Saturday, December 10, and as expected there was a full house of excited kids there to see what he had in that bag for them. Of course, he had a list, which he checked twice and found that all the kids were nice, so no one left disappointed. Lots of toys to go around and lots of treats for all to enjoy. It’s always like that at the Hilltoppers Sports and Cultural Club annual Children Christmas party. A big “thank-you” goes out to Santa (Emery …

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