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  • Squires leads UCI in five-game victory

    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL New Mexico tournament ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sophomore outside hitter Aly Squires amassed 26 kills, 20 digs and five blocks to help the Anteaters earn a 19-25, 28-30, 26-24, 25-21, 15-13 win over Portland State in the Lobo...
  • Freetime: The Besnard Lakes Bring Their Montreal Indie Rock to the Wadsworth Atheneum

    Freetime:  The Besnard Lakes Bring Their Montreal Indie Rock to the Wadsworth Atheneum
    Montreal once seemed an unlikely location for an indie-rock revival. All that changed, of course, with the success of Arcade Fire’s 2004 album Funeral, which merely hinted at the heights they’d reach. (The Suburbs won the Grammy for Album of...
  • Montreal's the Besnard Lakes play the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, which is fast becoming the area's go-to rock venue

    Montreal's the Besnard Lakes play the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, which is fast becoming the area's go-to rock venue
    Locking in some recent phone time with Jace Lasek, the Regina, Saskatchewan-born guitarist and visionary who, along with his wife, bassist and singer Olga Goreas, founded the psych-rock band the Besnard Lakes in 2003, was difficult. For the 16th year...
  • 1 Dead After Shooting at Quebec Premiere's Victory Speech

    1 Dead After Shooting at Quebec Premiere's Victory Speech
    A gunman targeting Quebec's newly elected premier opened fire during her victory speech at a Montreal concert hall, killing one person and wounding another, police said Wednesday. Pauline Marois, whose separatist center-left party won the provincial...
  • Local Q&A: Panoramic & True

    Local Q&A: Panoramic & True
    Panoramic & True's sophomore album "Wonderlust" aspires to the orchestral indie-pop of similarly minded acts like Canadian collective Broken Social Scene. There's vibrancy and immediacy to P&T's music that was inspired at least in part by the throwback...
  • Tagliani to run Nationwide race in Montreal

    Tagliani to run Nationwide race in Montreal
    IndyCar Series driver Alex Tagliani has added a NASCAR race to his schedule - the Nationwide Series race at Montreal. Tagliani will drive the No. 30 Chevrolet for Turner Motorsports. The Canadian driver is a fan favorite at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,...
  • Cirque du Soleil Channels Michael Jackson In Energetic Arena Show

    Cirque du Soleil Channels Michael Jackson In Energetic Arena Show
    How do you merge the music and dancing of Michael Jackson with the performers of Cirque du Soleil? Audiences will get to see the collaboration between the world of circus and the pop artist — who was mesmerized by Cirque shows — when the...
  • Hookahs: Safer Than Cigarettes? Wrong

    Hookahs: Safer Than Cigarettes? Wrong
    At least in Canada, many young people seem to think hookahs and other water pipes are safer than cigarettes, researchers say. For a study that appears in the current issue of the journal Pediatrics, scientists in Montreal mailed questionnaires in 2007...
  • Montreal is about to erupt; don't miss it

    Montreal is about to erupt; don't miss it
    If getting on the wrong side of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano this summer gives you the jitters, then get a little French fix on this side of the ash plume, and head to Montreal. It's a beautiful destination, and English is welcome. Plus, this summer...
  • A Hollywood mixing Bowl

    A Hollywood mixing Bowl
    Adele can't contain herself. Nothing new there. The hot young British soul singer is, by her own account, "pretty mouthy." But learning that she will share the bill with her idol, Etta James, at the Hollywood Bowl next Sunday has sent her over the moon....
  • Canadian prisoner, too fat for cell, released early

    An obese inmate who goes by the nickname "Big Mike" has been granted early parole because a Canadian prison could not accommodate his 430-pound frame. Michel Lapointe, 37, was released from prison earlier this week after serving 25 months in Montreal's...
  • County Administrator Brenda Garton makes the rounds

     
    County Administrator Brenda Garton has spent $8,551 this budget year traveling to four conferences. That's more than double the budget for her travels to conferences, which is $4,200 this budget year. In the county's budget, Garton's budget for...