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Going Underground

February in Quebec. The darkest night of our polar, poutine-sodden soul.

Last weekend's Groundhog Day brought a 2-1 verdict:

Puxsutawney Phil and Wiarton Willie cast their beady, clairvoyant eyes upon their shadows 

Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam saw warm sunny skies ahead. 

Winter persists, and here at CinqàSix, we've decided to explore the underground where Montrealers keep warm and life goes on.


Today on the show we'll meet Soundwalk researcher and composer Andra McCartney. She was inspired by Quebec's first science fiction novel Surreal 3000, about a society of people living under the streets of Montreal for 1000 years.

We talk to a young singer/songwriter about getting her first break busking in the metro.


And while we're on the subject of underground economy, we investigate the cultural implications of the Bitcoin as it gains momentum. 

We'll also uncover the light at the end of the underground railroad, rediscovering the Jazz scene of Little Burgundy with interactive filmmakers David Eng and Katarina Soukup.

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