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MONTREAL BEER FESTIVAL: JUNE 8-12

Montreal is a city that honours culture and sophistication. Probably the most important festival of this kind is Le Mondial de la bière, or as it’s known by the elite: BEER FEST.

MONTREAL GRAND PRIX: WHERE TO PARTY

Montreal is known as a party town. This is no secret, but the city has earned its F-1 (racing) stripes for the infamous Grand Prix du Canada parties and there’s another round of them coming up the weekend of June 10 to June 12, 2011…

SUONI PER IL POPOLO PREVIEW

I’m not sure what Suoni means but I do know that it’s synonymous with the very best of musical ingenuity and is one of Montreal’s most loved festivals that delights the city for the entire month of June. The festival is a celebration of the eclectic and this year is no exception, with a lineup that includes artists who play free jazz, noize, bent rock, electronics, country, folk and underground pop. The program features familiar faces, new groups and people you’ve never heard of…

NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL PERFORMS AT TOHU

What inspires someone to run away and join the circus? Often there isn’t one simple reason, but I sure am happy that there are those who choose to hop on that caravan. Before circus performers hit the big time with Cirque de Soleil, they first have to learn the ropes at the National Circus School here in Montreal…

5 BEERS IN 5 MONTREAL BARS

Since our 5 Shots in 5 Bars post went over so well, we decided to initiate another study in the highly scientific series where we visit some of Montreal’s best bars, pubs and clubs and sample their best drinks. Here then is 5 Beers in 5 Bars…

MUTEK (JUNE 1-5, 2011)

From June 1st to June 5th, Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles becomes a veritable playground for all things Mutek. A festival that explores digital creativity and electronic music.

MONTREAL MUSEUMS DAY: MAY 29, 2011

Everybody, mark your calendars! On May 29th it’s Montreal Museums Day. On this fine day, Montreal opens 30 museums for free and to sweeten the deal, there are even shuttle buses, activities and events- all free of charge.  If lasts year’s numbers still ring true and are any indication of how things will go this year, 100,000 people will be soaking up the culture, expanding their horizons and eating ice cream…

5 PLACES, 5 DIFFERENT TYPES OF WOMEN

Montreal is known for our electrifying nightlife, compelling history, and down right beautiful women. This is why it comes at no surprise when Montreal was ranked number 26 in the AskMen’s Top 29 Cities To Visit 2011 list.We scored high across the board!

MMA, MOTOCROSS & BOXING OH MAY (in Montreal)

When was the last time you did something fun? Like, really fun? Maybe it’s high time to treat your self to a gentleman’s night of MMA, boxing and Motocross. Spring has sprung, so let’s see what Masculine May has to offer…

ELEKTRA: MONTREAL’S DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Montreal’s four-day international digital arts festival, Elektra, starts in just a few days (May 4-8). Turns out you don’t have to wait to see what the future looks like, all you need to do is go to the festival…