Montreal’s Musee des Beaux Arts: Contemporary Art

The museum’s contemporary art collection features pieces dated after 1945 comprised from a variety of mediums including paintings, sculpture and multi media installations among other recent art forms. One of the most eye-catching recent acquisitions to the museum is Toronto-born artist Dorian Fitzgerald’s Throne Room (pictured to the left), a depiction of the Throne Room […]

Montreal: IglooFest and the Electronic Music Scene Erupt on the Quays of Vieux

Now in its sixth year, Igloofest, the outdoor winter electronic music festival, once again takes over the Old Port for three consecutive weekends of high energy live performances overseen by the the best artists in the electronic scene. Each night offers a packed and varied line-up, with three to four headliners claiming the main Sapporo […]

Quebec’s Traditional Meat Pie: Tourtière

Tourtière, traditionally enjoyed around the Christmas and New Year holidays, is a savory, spiced meat pie enveloped in a flaky puff pastry crust. Customarily filled with minced pork and seasoned with holiday spices such as clove, cinnamon and nutmeg, the tourtière has origins in the province of Quebec that can be traced back to as […]

Montreal Poutine in the Vieux Port

Originating in Quebec in the 1950’s, poutine, a dish of thick cut fries, covered in gravy and cheese curds, has since become one of the most popular regional cuisines in the province. Montreal Poutine, located in the heart of Old Montreal, serves up some of the best in the city. The classic poutine is always […]

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