Elysha Enos

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Elysha Enos is a journalist with CBC Montreal.

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Success doesn't need to come from privilege, says first black female FOFA Gallery director

Eunice Bélidor's success in the art world broke the mould. She explains how she rose up through the ranks and how other racialized artists can overcome similar barriers.

Muslim theatre company challenges perceptions with 'Spun' in Centaur debut

The Silk Road Institute joined forces with Centaur Theatre to put on Spun, a play about being Muslim in a media storm. It makes its Montreal debut this week.

74 years after WW II Italian campaign, Quebecer's lost backpack to come home

An Italian collector of Second World War memorabilia who found a backpack belonging to a Canadian infantryman who fought alongside Allied forces in the Italian campaign became obsessed with finding its owner. Now he has.
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What's the buzz? Montreal's Alvéole spreads to U.S., other provinces

Alvéole works with businesses and schools to help them raise bees and lead beekeeping workshops in Montreal and an ever-growing list of other cities.

Conversation series offers connection, safe spaces around Montreal

Joanna Chevalier and Harry Julmice's Never Was Average has gone from grassroots to being backed by the MMFA and Lululemon in just 2 years.

Tornado rips through campground north of Montreal

Flipped vehicles, downed power lines, snapped trees, and gazebos tossed around like backyard playsets are being cleared by those who found themselves in a tornado's path Thursday evening, in the province's Lanaudière region.

Head of NFB says budget numbers filmmakers are blasting are wrong

As the National Film Board prepares to move into its new headquarters in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles, the NFB's commissioner is defending itself from independent filmmakers' allegations of "administrative bloat."

City asks Montrealers to check on neighbours during heat wave

Montreal is starting to simmer through its first heat wave of 2019, and Mayor Valérie Plante said an intervention will be launched if the risk to public health becomes an emergency.

Organizers' silence after woman's Ironman Mont-Tremblant death made things worse, witness says

A witness to the death of Florida triathlete Jill Levy Morris at an Ironman 70.3 event in Mont-Tremblant last month says the way organizers handled the aftermath of the incident only made a tragic accident worse.

Drama, artistry, acrobats: Montreal circus performers go beyond the big top

The 10th edition of Montréal Complètement Cirque festival is taking place parks and theatres all over the city.

On the 140th anniversary of Mary Gallagher's murder, historian appeals to city to mark Griffintown sites

There are no statues or commemorative plaques marking the story of Irish settlement of old Griffintown, says Irish Montrealer Donovan King, who is asking Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to help preserve the hip neighbourhood's historic past.

Montreal International Jazz Festival spotlights local acts for 40th edition

With nothing to prove, making local artists and neighbourhoods the focal point this year just made sense to organizers.
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What's next for 217 Young, a building from Griffintown's working-class past?

Take a tour of the building Centaur has been quietly making its sets in for decades, before it's gone.

Quebec's largest school board won't apply religious symbols law — at least for now

The Commission Scolaire de Montréal voted unanimously to delay apply Quebec's new secularism law until a proper consultation process with its internal groups can be carried out.

Public consultations into systemic racism, discrimination begin in Montreal

The hearing follows 20,000 signatures being gathered last summer demanding a public consultation on what they say is systemic racism and discrimination against visible minorities and others in various sectors of city life.