MMA nov 14,2011

Music :

Morning Funk – Yassin Alsalman!/TheNarcicyst

Beach House – Better Times

Basia Bulat – The Shore

nice article available here:

Darling Demaes -With a Magnifying Glass / A Day in her Life /   The Ghost on Gwangali Beach

(Playing tonight with Corina Rose at Casa Del Popolo!)

Kimberly and the Dreamtime – Coffee Cups

Spoken Word

WORDS literary segment feature from Toronto’s Media Coop interview produced by Brendan Stone with Linda McQuaig on her book : “The Trouble with Billionaires”

Democracy Now Headlines

Interview by Zoreen Rahaman on Pesticides in Foods with Tracy Stynott

Nico’s bike courrier report


Liz’s review of G’Nee and her Kings and Jahnice+ latest show at O Patro Vys

G’Nee and Her Kings – Lost and Found

Jahnice+  – Changes

Quiet track before (performed during a Kalmunity set :-))

Upcoming literary events:

Jørgen Leth celebrated international filmmaker and poet will be reading from the Danish/English translation of his work Trivial Everyday Things(BookThug) at Librairie Le Port-de-Tête, 262, av du Mont-Royal E, Tuesday 15 November 19h00 FREE!



Synapse announces its second reading of the academic year, featuring Michael Chaulk, Colin Fulton, Celyn Harding-Jones, and special guest readers Linda Besner and Sheila Heti.

The reading will be held at the VAV Gallery (corner of Rene-Levesque and Crescent) on Wednesday, November 16th. Doors at 7. Reading at 7:30. Admission is free. Chapbooks will be available.

Visit our website ( for updates and watch for archival materials coming soon.

Twigs and Leaves

Twigs &
Leaves Season V
Poetry, Spoken Word, Open Mic. and More
Cafe Twigs, 85 rue ste. anne, ste anne de bellevue
The 3rdTuesday of the month* from 7:30 – 9:30


november 22nd Czandra; book launch
for ‘This side uP’
december 20th tba
Open Mic. every Month. Sign up online: or at cafe T.W.I.G.’s (see
‘fridge for details)
Play Games, Win Prizes, Eat Cake! FInd us on Facebook at Twigs & Leaves.
january 17th tba
february 21st tba
march 20th tba
april 17th Ian Ferrier
may 15th Pearl Pirie
june 19th R de Smit


Yellow Door

The Yellow Door
 in partnership with ARMP (Association Récréative Milton Parc)



 Window into Fashion

A fabulous fundraising fashion show with all proceeds financing the new, not-for-profit,

leisure, educational and recreational center in Les Galeries du Parc on Parc Avenue.

Featuring up and coming Québecois fashion designers:

 Sugaristik by Rossi Kalkovska, Ramonalisa by Lisa Bobrow, Everyone Has a Dream by Karine Breton, Mylaine Design by Mylaine Juteau,

Andy Hoan Nguyen, Debora Tavares and Khala Sithole. Hats by Margaret Barrett and jewelery by Josée Gagnon.

This exciting fashion show brings together designers, models, make-up artists, hair dressers and DJs

Mark this date in your late fall calendar

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 8:00 PM (doors at 7:30pm)


at Rialto Theater, 5723 Avenue du Parc

$25 in advance, $30 at the door

For tickets: The Yellow Door – 514 845-2600 or

Help us reach our goal of $10,000 and support the Gallery du Parc Community Centre,

the only leisure and recreation center for low income seniors in downtown Montreal


Signed off with a time sensitive OTH / Ckut community news piece featuring poet Ehab Lotayef , excerpt below.

Freedom Waves to Gaza ships were captured last Friday. Footage of the
Israeli Defense Force hijacked the Canadian ship the Tahrir and the Irish
ship, the Saoirse was released on youtbe. The ships were carrying medical
supplies and are using this direct action tactic to disrupt the blockade.
Ehab Lotayef, montreal poet, was one of the last to be released from
Israeli prison and arrived home to Montreal Thursday night on a via rail
train. We hear from him at a press conference he gave upon arrival.


That’s it for now  – have a good week & try to enjoy the rain before the snow comes …



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