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FESTIVAL MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN 2013

Even before the world-wide boom of Cirque du Soleil, Montreal was known as a circus town, attracting inventive acts from around the world. This month, some of the best circus acts come to town for the 34th Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain, a Paris-based festival that gathers eye-catching, always-entertaining acrobats, trapeze artists, jugglers, clowns and circus performers of (sometimes literally) all stripes…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: FEBRUARY 8-14

It’s been said many a time and with good reason: Montreal is a romantic city. Let love, lust and good times reign this week whether you’re into outdoor adventures with the family, cozy candlelit dinners, hockey games, world-spanning theatrical and art experiences, or music and dancing…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: FEBRUARY 1-7

A winter escape to Montreal this week is replete with gentle snowfall, delicious (and decadent) food, glamourous fashion shows, eye-popping theatre, dance and art, and live music for hot dancing or cozy unwinding…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: JANUARY 25-31

The depths of winter seem to inspire Montrealers to live up to an unspoken challenge of not only making the most of the weather, but having a really good time doing it. Family-friendly outdoor adventures await this weekend, along with open-air parties, circus-infused theatre, new film, art and live music…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: JANUARY 18-24

The sun is shining, snow is falling and Montreal is hopping: not only is hockey back, but outdoor dance party Igloofest revs its electronic-music engines, the Snow Village beckons, a Dali-inspired circus delights, as do musicals, film, dance shows, interactive art and city sights…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: JANUARY 11-17

It’s a rollicking winter wonderland here in Montreal this week: snow in the right places (not on the sidewalks and roads), temperatures that won’t freeze your toes, and all kinds of happy-making entertainment…

LUMINOTHERAPIE LIGHTS UP MONTREAL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du-c_I7GD_o As dusk falls in downtown Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles this winter, an interactive light show begins, eclipsing winter’s dull moments with inviting, sometimes irreverent works of art. Luminothérapie not only gets us to tour the Quartier in high-tech style but walk through an iceberg too.

FREE THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL IN JANUARY

After buying presents, taking vacation time off from work and spending more than usual on celebratory food and drink, many of us end up hiding our credit cards and staying at home in January – but that’s so not necessary in Montreal, where there are free things to do all year round, yes, even in January…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: JANUARY 2013

The month of January is not typically one for travel into northern climes, but Montreal has changed many a traveler’s mind with world-class entertainment, glittering nights out (including New Year’s Eve!), and warm, cozy places to relax…

THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL: DECEMBER 21-JANUARY 1

The last week of the year is going to be a good one in Montreal, whether you’re looking for a relaxing home-away-from-home vacation or a week of glitzy shows and New Year’s Eve parties – or both, because Montreal certainly isn’t going to make you choose…