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Montreal Caribbean Fashion Week

From May 7- May 9, it will be three glorious days with three different shows for the Montreal Caribbean Fashion Week. On Thursday May 7 it will be the Gala Red Carpet opening night at Multi Faith Chaplaincy Concordia University- Loyola Campus 7141 Sherbrooke St. West then on Friday May 8 it’s Fashion Forward Friday where you can wear your weird fashion shoes and walk the catwalk to win prizes also at Multi Faith Chaplaincy Concordia University and to wrap up things on Saturday May, 9 it’s Fashion Night Out with Glitz and Glamour at the same location.
For tickets and info or (514) 620-6612.

Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch

The Antigua & Barbuda Association of Montreal Inc. calls out all Montrealers to their Pre-Mother’s Day brunch at La Manoir 5319 Notre-Dame-de-Grace on May 3 at 2pm.
For more info (450) 672-3286 or (514) 233-8067.

Contestants For Montreal Carnival Pageant

The Montreal Carnival Pageant is looking for young ladies between the ages of 18 to 25. The pageant sponsored by and Ghost coiffure takes place on May 30. For info (514) 951-3194 or (514) 779-5628.

Miss Teen Carnival Pageant  Contestants

Looking for contestants between the ages of 13-18yrs enter Miss Teen Carnival Pageant
For more info (514) 691-8054 or (514) 735-6936

BTW’s  Random until April 4

Lucinda Davis has been winning rave reviews for her performance in  Black Theatre Workshop’s main-stage presentation of Random, written by Debbie Tucker Green and directed by Micheline Chevrier. The play about the impact of  random violence on family life is at  the MAI (Montreal Art Interculturels) 3680 rue Jeanne-Mance, until April 4, For show times, tickets and info (514) 982-3386 or

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement Lecture Series with Andy Williams: How Jazz Artists since the 1920s Contributed to Social Change in America on February 18-April 8 (Wednesdays) from 6-8PM $49 for one, $172-$215 for eight-week course
Conference at McGill University 688 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal QC, H3A 3R1.
For more info contact 514-398-5212 or visit the event website

 Born To Rise Launch Event

On Saturday April 25, Born to Rise will launch its activities at the Westmount High School auditorium, 4350 St Catherine West at  7pm. The evening will be celebrated with a series of inspirational performances and  speakers Doors open at 6pm.  For info. (514) 978-9228 or (438) 886-9228 or

Montserrat Assoc. Spring Breakfast

On Saturday April 25, the Montserrat Association invites  Montrealers  to their spring breakfast. From 9am to 1pm, enjoy a delicious selection of foods at the Westmount Baptiste Church Hall, 411 Roslyn (entrance Sherbrooke). For tickets and info (514) 744-1058, (514) 368-1006
(438) 876-2386.

Guyana  Assoc. Bake Sale

On Saturday April 26 from 11am join the Guyana Association of Montreal once more for their annual bake sale. Treat yourselves to Guyanese and West Indian cuisine delicacies.
For orders (450) 445-0747 or (514) 926-1797.
Tea party in May date to be followed.

Hairoun Fundraising Dance

On Saturday May 2 from 10pm groove with Quebec’s best netballers at La Manoir 5319 NDG ave. (Corner Decarie) for their fundraising dance. Doors open at 10pm. Music ranging from reggae, soca, R&B to Hip Hop from New Concept Crew and Colour Squad.

I Am Special fundraising concert

On Sunday May 3, join Caribbean Voices and the Philip E. Layton School for their I Am Special fundraising concert. At 4pm, Stefin Noel, Martin Albino, Constantine Greenaway, Jenna Noel, Warren Lumsden, Arlene, West-Can Folk Performing Company, Caribbean Voices and many others will be at 4350 Saint Catherine Street West (Bus 90). All proceeds go to the Philip E. Layton School for the visually impaired.  For tickets and info (514) 484-6111 or (514) 368-7008.

Roots Cultural Assoc. Anniversary

Roots Cultural Association will be celebrating its 38th anniversary with Montreal’s 2015 Carnival band launching of “From North to South” on Saturday May 2 from 6pm-12am at the Cote-des-Neiges Community Centre 6767 Cote-des-Neiges road (corner of Goyer).
Free admission.
For info call (514) 884-0488; (514) 927-0450; (514) 880-7837; (438) 933-8445; (438) 935-5266 or visit their website at or email

Mother’s Day Celebration

Hilltoppers in collaboration with Bestbite Catering invites all Mothers and others for a celebration of Mothers on Sunday May 10 at Hampton Inn & Suites 1900 Trans-Canada Highway. Witness a live performance by Barbadian Calypso Legend Singing Francine, a dance competition, a fashion show and other live entertainment.

Oldies Dance 2015

The Club Social Antillais Inc. invites all you party fans on June 6th for the Oldies Dance. From 9pm to 3am, enjoy fishcakes, a solid bar and music by DJ Austin at Le Manoir Ballroom, 5319 Avenue Notre Dame de Grace.  Tickets are $15.
For more info 1(450) 4996528
Celebration of Womanhood

Black Moses will be bringing Trinidad & Tobago Calypso Monarch finalist Tigress to Montreal for an Annual Mothers Day special “Celebration of Womanhood” to Caribbean Paradise 8080 Newman Blvd.
Also hear other talents including Lady B, Sheryl, Caribbean Voices, Arline, Ezra and West Can on Sunday May 10 from 6pm.
For more info (438) 937-1924or (514) 363-8080

Mother’s Day Brunch

On Sunday May 10, the Grenada Nationals Association of Montreal invites you to their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. From 1pm to 6pm, enjoy music by DJ Fire Blaze and entertainment for the entire family at Le Manoir, 5319 Notre Dame de Grace (corner Decarie).
For costs and info (514) 483-2178, (514) 561-8546, or (514) 369-5788.