The year in pictures

Our chief photographer picks and chats about her favourite photos of the year, from music festivals to Habs fandom to Trudeaumania.

Friday, Nov. 6

* Chez Boris After Dark & skateboard art vernissage
* Shopsports: Anatomy of a Sneaker Store at Artgang
* Art Battle at Matahari Loft
* The Narcicyst & friends play a refugee benefit show at Place des Arts
* Elephant Stone plays Turbo Haus
* Moto Made party at Blue Dog with Noo-Bap, RYAN Playground & more

Art this week

Graffiti expos, a visionary and surrealist art group show, VIVA! Art Action, Le Mois de la Photo wraps and much more.

Sunday, June 7

* Collectif Blanc’s Newspaper Edition art fair in Villeray
* Queens Creation all-female hip hop fest in Verdun
* Canadian Bacon art show in Old Montreal
* An Evening With Al Pacino at Place des Arts
* Emma Frank concert at the Segal Centre
* #MTLUndercover Comedy Festival at Bifteck
* Matana Roberts plays the Suoni per il Popolo festival

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Monday, May 25

* Studio 303 & FTA presents Spark Studio Series
* Arkadi Zaides’ Archive at Place des Arts
* The Stephen Lewis Foundation hosts The Ask Her Talks: African Women on Philanthropy, Change and Power
* Tranna Wintour headlines There’s Something Funny Going On
* One-year anniversary of DJ nite Sex Is Overrated at Rockette

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Tuesday, Jan. 6

* Jersey Boys at Place des Arts
* The Ladies and Gentlemen Comedy Show at Shäika Café
* Reverie Band and Sean Foster & the Vaqueros play l’Escogriffe
* Fundamentals DJ night at Salon Daomé

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Sunday, Dec. 7

* It’s your last chance to see hit Broadway musical comedy The Book of Mormon
* 3D architecture doc Cathedrals of Culture screens at the Phi Centre
* The Film Society screens 1964 epic The Fall of the Roman Empire
* Supreme local psych band the Besnard Lakes play Bar le Ritz PDB

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Tuesday, Dec. 2

* 21st century pop art auction at Iegor Auction House
* #gamergate: online exclusion, real world hate art performance at Artère
* The Book of Mormon begins its six-day run at Place des Arts
* Shtreiml and Ismail Fencioglu launch Eastern Hora at Casa del Popolo
* Dancing Bord-Dalot with DJ László at Notre Dame des Quilles

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Saturday, Oct. 11

* The last food truck block party of 2014
* Aboriginal drum/song collective Odaya plays the Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery
* Ryoji Ikeda stages a new audiovisual experience at Place des Arts
* Cabaret Danse Macabre Underland party at Club Soda
* Montreal Psych Fest post-theft benefit show
* Datcha one-year anniversary party

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