Must-See Montreal Events in October 2017
Here are my choice Montreal arts and culture highlights for October 2017: MUSIC Rock icon Roger Waters is back in...
Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man by Marcus Baram...
“A composer and a writer, though he was a greater wordsmith.  I’ve known a lot of people in the arts, and he was...
The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of...
“This is also an argument for progressive rock as a grand cultural detour that invented much of the music that’s...
Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near...
“All the films in this book share an air of disreputability.” -Charles Taylor (from Opening Wednesday at a Theater...
Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and...
“To this day I have fond memories of the whole Playboy experience.  Playboy represented a time and place unique in...
Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma &...
“She would create a movie about outlaw women on the run, busting out of tedious, thwarted humdrum lives – lives...
Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night by Jason...
“…Letterman inspired an entire generation of comedians.  He created a blueprint that was followed by almost every...
Charlton Heston: Hollywood’s Last Icon by Marc...
“He still wanted to work, not only for the money – he had, by now, made plenty of that – and not for prestige –...
Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the...
“It has often been said that the episodes of The Twilight Zone are parables – short allegorical stories...
Anatomy of a Song by Marc Myers (Grove Press,...
“In my mind, a song is not iconic until it has stood the test of a generation – twenty-five years.” -Marc...