Highlights/Oliver Jones

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

Montreal International Black Film Festival set for its 13th edition

The 13th edition of the Montreal International Black Film Festival opens Wednesday–probably not a minute too soon, given the madness North Americans have been watching over the last year on their television screens. Most of the 66 films from 25» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Daisy Peterson Sweeney dies at 97

Daisy Peterson Sweeney died on Friday August 11th, at the age of 97. The much-loved and admired piano teacher taught some of Canada’s jazz-greats, including her younger brother Oscar Peterson, and neighbour, Oliver Jones, among hundreds of others “They all» 

Arts and Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Oliver Jones final good-bye at Montreal Jazz Festival

Oliver Jones has said good-bye before, but this time, at 81, he’s ready. The much-loved jazz pianist, who grew up down the street from Oscar Peterson in Montreal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood, says the time has come. In a sold-out show»