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Weekend plans |  Everything for inspiration

Weekend plans | Everything for inspiration

Want a different weekend? Get inspired by our journalists' ideas for outings.

Big Lebowski And the White Russian cocktail

There are cult films and there are films in a higher category. Those around which subcultures have formed. Big Lebowski He belongs to this group of works that have legions of fans. The seventh feature film from the Coen brothers, it stars Jeff Bridges in the lead role, but everyone calls him The Dude. John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, John Turturro and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman are also among the great cast. Modern Cinema offers two special screenings of a film Big Lebowski Restored to 4K on April 20 and 24. To enhance the experience, the White Russian, a man's favorite cocktail, will be on sale at the café for $10.

In Modern Cinema, April 20, at 9:15 p.m., and April 24, at 9:30 p.m.

pascal leblanc, Journalism

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Omo Sangari on the MTelus website

Image taken from OUMOU SANGARÉ Facebook page

Malian singer Oumou Sangari in concert

We haven't seen Oumou Sangari, a prominent figure in Malian music, in Montreal for more than 10 years. It's the right time to reconnect with her: her latest album, Timbuktu, is pure fun, rich and catchy, disturbing and exciting, rooted in tradition and seduced by electric blues. In short, by adding this artist's repertoire to this music, there's reason to have a good time.

On MTelus, Sunday, 8 p.m.

Alexandre Vigneault, Journalism

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Mike in Montreal

Photo from Instagram account @MIKELIKESRAP

Rapper Mike

Michael Jordan Bunema, also known as Mike, is a rising figure in rap music Underground. The American spent part of his youth in England and was inspired by grime artists, such as Skepta, to write his first songs. Upon his return to the United States, he began recording and released his first mini-album in 2015. The following year, his meeting with Earl Sweatshirt was decisive, as the famous MC became his mentor. Since then, Mike has released albums and Mixed tapes Quality. wild desire And Faith is a rock, along with Wiki and Alchemist, published last year, stand out from the crowd. He will be preceded on stage by Vermont Theater 454, Nuyuntay and El Custo.

At the Fairmont Theater, April 19, 8 p.m

pascal leblanc, Journalism

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Bible 2024 In Fred Barry's room

Photo by François Roy, Press Archive

DrDr Joan Liu served as curator of the exhibition Bible.

For the seventh year, the Fred-Barry Room at the Denise-Pelletier Theater opens its stage to student discourse through performance Bible. This year, the emergency pediatrician Joan Liu, who served as commissioner. She invited about 1,500 young people to use their pens to talk about the issue of commitment. About twenty texts were selected by author Laurie Léveillé, who made a collection of them. The latter, carried by four professional actors, will be directed by Sylvain Scott, of Théâtre Le Clou.

Until May 3

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Dear record store, it's your turn

Photo by Alain Roberge, Press Archive

Vakarm boxes

Even if the rise in vinyl prices is almost as surprising as the rise in real estate prices, a traditional record store day remains a valuable opportunity to go and sing to our record stores that it's their turn, to let ourselves talk about “love.” In addition to inviting us to dig through their bins in search of the next collectible item that will compromise our ability to send our offspring to university, many Montreal stores will be turning Saturdays into veritable music festivals. This is the case at Vacarm, on the Place Saint-Hubert, which will host performances from 4pm by Myriam Gendron and Coray, as well as Le Obelique, on the Mont-Royal plateau, which will be rocked by friendly punks. Chu, also from 4 p.m. At 180g, at Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, several DJs will take turns behind the record players, from noon to 4 p.m., including turntable diplomat, Poirier. Enough to bounce back and be well spent.

Dominique Tardif, Journalism

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