A shot of McGill University’s downtown Montreal campus on a silvery spring day.
After the memorable late 2012 single “What That Was” from the Turns Turns Turns EP, Montreal duo Majical Cloudz are following up with another intriguingly minimal and emotive song, “Childhood’s End”, from their debut album, Impersonator (out on May 5th on Matador). Unlike far too many ‘hey-guys’ hipsters-who-sing, Majical Cloudz’s frontman, Devon Welsh, has a [...]
Once upon a time, The Montreal Star was the city’s premier English-language daily newspaper. A 1979 press strike led to the paper’s demise, leaving Montreal with only one English daily, The Gazette.
I recently made the acquaintance of the Montreal-based photographer Jordan Weitzman and you should do the same by checking out more of his work on his website. I think these photos from his ongoing Uncertain Smile project speak for themselves.
Check out my op-ed in The Gazette about about how the city’s corruption crisis should jolt Montrealers out of their civic apathy.
Illuminated buildings around the Place des Festivals in the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal
A portrait of the Queen presiding over Redpath Hall at McGill University.
Let’s do great things together again. Join AudaCité Montréal and sign their petition asking that the federal government rebuild the Champlain Bridge according to the best design chosen from an international architectural competition. A well-designed new Bridge could become a global architectural icon, an engine of economic activity, an exemplar of sustainable energy and public [...]
UPDATE Following this morning’s press conference, we now know with certainty that the design team of the Tour des Canadiens consists of Cardinal Hardy et Associés, Martin Marcotte / Beinhaker, and Huma Design. Given that the Deloitte Tower, designed by New York’s Kohn Pedersen Fox, and the Tour des Canadiens only represent the first stage of Cadillac [...]
An article I wrote is featured on today’s Opinion page of The Gazette.