Music: Ainsley McNeaney – “Have It Your Way” album: “True Story Orchestra”
-performed Wednesday night at Burritoville
-will be performing again at Casa del Popolo on July 20th
Amie’s Organizing Report: The Witty Office
-this week Amie interviewed professional organizer Catherine Desjeunes, whose company The Witty Office aims to turn your home or office mess into a functional and inspiring space.
www.thewittyoffice.com, facebook, and twitter
Music: The Mountain & the Trees – “More & More & More” from the album: “I Made This For You”
-Newfoundland singer/songwriter who I think will someday make the Polaris Short List. Not from St. John’s. Hey! Rosetta made the Polaris short list, but this guy, Jon Janes is worth following.
Municipal Headlines with Ken McMurray and Craig Sauvé:
- Montrealers generally satisfied with their quality of life:
- Homeless shelters are overflowing:
- A good financial year for three boroughs:
- The STM says that the cost of maintaining metro service is “under control”:
- Grand opening of the new concert hall could be disrupted:
- End of NASCAR in Montreal?:
- Mercier bridge repairs seem to be taking awhile:
- United Canada’s first Parliament building unearthed:
- Railway fans decry loss of TMR’s historic 6712 locomotive:
- Redrawing of boroughs in the future?
- Laval’s opposition parties calling for the head of Mayor Vaillancourt:
Democracy Now Headlines
Music: Library Voices – “Haunt This House” from album “Denim on Denim”
-band out of Regina, Saskatchewan
-actually did a tour of Canadian libraries to promote latest album!
-they’ll be back in Montreal in October
Andy Froncioni of Westmount Watch.
The Wooden Sky: ‘Somethine Hiding in the Night’ from the album “If I don’t come home you’ll know I’m gone”
Ken McMurray on Mount-Royal steam engine
Tom’s Bike Traffic report
-MTL Tango Festival (on until July 9) has classes with guest instructors for all levels, open milongas (dances), and shows
-The Plateau and Mile End Farmer’s markets are back this year except they’re both in the same place: Parc Lahaie (St-Laurent between Laurier and St-Joseph) Sun noon-4pm and Thurs 3pm-8pm