Marilla Steuter-Martin

Marilla Steuter-Martin has been a journalist with CBC Montreal since 2015.

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Quebec team competes for fireworks glory with ode to 1969 moon landing

BEM Fireworks, a third-generation family business from Coteau-du-Lac, is aiming to take gold at the 35th edition of the International des Feux Loto-Québec with Saturday night's show at La Ronde.

Meet the 'miracle worker' who repairs beloved toys in Mile End

Raplapla's cloth toy hospital offers a repair service for toys, stuffed animals and dolls that have been through the ringer. Dominique Dansereau is the seamstress and in-house toy doctor who comes to the rescue.

Shakespeare-in-the-Park presents a problem play for the #MeToo era

The company historically alternates between Shakespearian comedy and tragedy, but this year's production of Measure for Measure is a little bit different.

Fantasia film festival presents free screenings for kids at McCord Museum

My First Fantasia is a series of five free screenings aimed at young audiences at the McCord Museum on Sherbrooke Street West.

'He was the love of her life': Lost WW II love letter makes its way home

After a letter written in 1943 was found in the attic of a Chambly, Que., house undergoing renovations, the writer's son came to collect a priceless memento of his long-departed father.

Montreal cosplayer pours 'heart and soul' into elaborate costumes for Comiccon

Emilie Gauvin is a seamstress in Cirque du Soleil's costume shop and a devoted cosplayer. Comic conventions are something she looks forward to all year.

CDN-NDG honours centenary of Yiddish theatre icon Dora Wasserman

The borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce installed a memorial plaque in three languages honouring Dora Wasserman's legacy.

Scarcity of pet-friendly rental units forces some Quebecers to make heartbreaking choices

Pet owners in the greater Montreal region bemoan their "abysmal" lack of options, sharing stories on online forums of fruitless hunting, dark dingy apartments that get snapped up instantly and even being forced to give up their pets.

New photo exhibit documents the 'romantic magnet' that is Montreal's Main

Dark Room, an exhibition by photographer and multidisciplinary artist Edward Hillel, revisits the photos from Hillel's 1987 book The Main: Portrait of a Neighbourhood.

Oprah surprises superfan teacher with visit to her Pierrefonds school

World-famous talk-show host Oprah Winfrey surprised students and staff at Collège Beaubois in Pierrefonds Monday — a dream come true for Valerie Kamel, who integrates Oprah's life lessons into her curriculum.

Montreal's Queen of Tap says goodbye to dance school in Dorval

Ethel Bruneau's tap school is something of an institution, not just in Dorval, but in the wider Montreal dance community. It's closing this month because of rent issues.

For one performer, the Montreal Fringe Festival is a family affair

Stéphanie Morin-Robert is performing not one, but two solo shows at the Montreal Fringe Festival this year, having directed a third show starring her partner and sharing the stage with their 15-month-old baby.

Keir Cutler performs an 'act of resurrection,' exploring his mother's memoir onstage

May Cutler, the first female mayor of Westmount, wrote a memoir in 1967 about her childhood summers spent in Mont-Tremblant. This book is the subject of her son's show, Magnificence, at the Montreal Fringe Festival.

Free dance show at Place des Festivals features stunning live choreography

An outdoor dance performance this week is being choreographed live by creator Martin Messier, who speaks directly into the dancers' ears, telling them when and how to move.

Guy Laliberté unveils new immersive show at giant pyramid in Montreal's Old Port

The Cirque du Soleil founder offered a sneak peek Tuesday morning inside the eight-storey pyramid that has popped up in the Old Port. The pyramid will be the site of multimedia shows all summer.