All posts by “Patricia Roca

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Goings On: Week of July 15

Goings On are back this week with new events in Montréal! This week; great films, outdoors theatre, and lots of laughs. MONDAY Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, at the Cinémathèque Québécoise, 19h Don’t miss the Fantasia Festival! There are film showings every single day this week. Check out… Read More

Qu’est ce qu’une Flâneuse?

flâneuse. f. 
  1. female equivalent of flâneur
  2. the woman of leisure, the idler, the urban explorer, the connoisseur of the street
  3. represents the ability to wander, detached, with no other purpose than to be an acute observer of society
  4. Equal parts curiosity and laziness

“The gastronomy of the eye and the artist-poet of the modern metropolis”

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Photographic Homage: Montreal

Montreal is my favourite city. I admire its unique and eclectic nature―every corner longs to be explored. Here are analog pictures that I hope will evoke in you what I intend; a sort of nostalgia, a sense that it is not quite possible to describe… Read More

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Wes Anderson Movies: Ranked

Wes Anderson is one of my favourite directors. Why? He seems to have an eye for symmetry and balance. His talents are not only shown through his visually captivating sets, but also textually, through his humorous and quasi-absurd scripts. He creates pretty little nostalgic worlds… Read More

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Goings On: Week of June 24th

Rejoice, lovely readers! The goings-on are back this week. It’s time to wave your Québec flags around! It’s Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day! Monday, June 24th Make yourself some poutine and celebrate! Here are some things you could do: Go Watch the Parade at 21h on Saint-Denis between Boucher… Read More