2018 Montreal Jazz Fest Finale

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Saturday July 7th, was the 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival finale after ten beautiful sunny mostly hot days featuring loads of wonderful music which everybody who came enjoyed. With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees Fahrenheit with no let up until last Wednesday relief came in an overnight rain storm and cooler air breezes making … Continue reading 2018 Montreal Jazz Fest Finale

My Favorite Place

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jysv8POU60s   My favorite place in Montreal during summer is the annual International Jazz  Festival held in the famed Quartier-des-Spectacles near Place-des-Arts. I enjoy the great free outdoor music and seeing all the thousands of fans mostly visiting international tourists many from the USA heck, I've even spotted Hollywood celebrities mingling in the crowds. The Jazz … Continue reading My Favorite Place

Techno Noise

Techno noise fills air near the small Loto-Quebec during stage during annual Montreal Just-for-Laughs Festival while mixed group perform. Around the stage a small crowd of mostly international tourists and some locals either stand or sit on the huge steps of front entrance to Place-des-Arts building. This festival like the Montreal International Jazz Festival happened … Continue reading Techno Noise

One-Way Trip

========================================================================================================= One-way trip over Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles attached in a harness rolling east along a one inch thick braided stainless steel wire from one platform to another. It was a bright sunny but really cold morning with very few people outdoors on the Quartier festival site when I took this picture of this woman … Continue reading One-Way Trip

Montreal Total Circus Escadrille

======================================================================== The Montreal Total Circus Escadrille or "flying squad" (Montreal Completement Cirque) duo was just beginning their exciting trapeze act when I happened upon them that beautiful Thursday, July, 2015 afternoon. I had come to enjoy the Montreal Jazz Festival that was going in downtown centering on the area known as Quartier-des-Spectacles adjacent to Place-des-Arts. This is … Continue reading Montreal Total Circus Escadrille

Wheeling Hard

=============================================== Wheeling Hard with her huge wheel the buskeress entertained multitudes of excited tourists in for the Montreal Jazz Fest. This talented woman certainly got their attention rolling around the Place-des-Festivals-Quartier-des-Spectacles last week as my simple video depicts. She was however, just one of a troupe of hired buskers providing a distraction between the various … Continue reading Wheeling Hard