Nature trekking on the island

Thanks to the STM for permission to reprint this article from their newsletter, http://www.stm.info/en/offers-and-outings/newsletter What if we suggested you take a trip to the great outdoors? This summer, you’d be amazed how far and wide an STM bus can take you! By the water’s edge in Lasalle The Parc des Rapides is an island of…

Cité Mémoire

FROM MAY 18 -A creation by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon, in collaboration with Michel Marc Bouchard. Loosely inspired by the history of Montreal, Cité Mémoire invites you to meet a host of characters who’ve witnessed the city’s evolution first-hand. Poetic, dreamlike and occasionally playful, the tableaux come alive with images, words and music. Projected…

CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…

The Buzz about Art Hives

You may have read our previous tips to promote workshops at Le Milieu art cooperative down at Beadry metro, but what we hadn’t realized until recently is that Le Milieu is part of an international “Art Hive” collective, with 22 other open art cooperatives listed here in Montreal. An Art Hive location is… Also known…

Enjoy the shorelines

Thanks to the STM for permission to reprint this article from their newsletter, http://www.stm.info/en/offers-and-outings/newsletter Go for a change of scenery in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue The 211— Bord-du-Lac bus line is our longest. At its terminus stop in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, you can discover pedestrian pathways along the shoreline and canal locks that will strike a wistful chord with the…