Category: Pop

  • Start Your Engines!

    Start Your Engines!

    For the last 6 years the fierce Queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race have given us more memorable moments than we can count. Each season a number of Queens (such as Bianco Del Rio, pictured below, winner Season 6) line in hopes of being the last to sashay away with the title of America’s Next Drag…

  • Oscars 2015

    Oscars 2015

    With the exception of a few tent-pole moments, this year’s Academy Awards telecast was a awkwardly lacklustre presentation of what is suppose to be a shining moment in film. Despite a magnificent stage and enough star power to light up a city, let alone the Dolby Theatre, most of the show felt like it was…

  • No Optical Illusions

    No Optical Illusions

    A little over a year ago, Corey Shapiro, the creative mastermind behind the Vintage Frames Company, turned up the heat on Montreal’s hair-styling scene with Notorious, his very well known, pimped up barber shop in St. Henri. Now, he’s taken a turn towards eyewear with L’Archive, Vintage Frames new flagship store. If his other ventures…

  • Boto Swimwear

    Boto Swimwear

    Being on the cusp of winter, shorts may be the last thing on our minds – or maybe not. As the leaves and temperatures fall, our desire to escape the Canadian cold gets quickly fired up. Boto shorts are the most stylish way for guys to look their best as we trade in the cold…

  • Rigor Lux

    Rigor Lux

    Canadian based designer, Miranda Murray has been making waves in the fashion industry for quite some time. As the emerging luxury brand’s head designer and creative director, she is taking aim at our tough winters by proving that buttoning up against the elements doesn’t have to mean compromising our style. At a premiere launch event…

  • Le Triad

    Le Triad

    It’s been a busy year for Yunus Chkirate. Earlier this month the Montreal born (and based) artist opened his latest (and highly successful) show, Le Triad at his own gallery space on St. Laurent Boulevard. Le Triad, his biggest and most ambitious show to date, is a multifaceted collect of work spanning three mediums, which,…

  • JoshuaDAVID


    It was a fashionable night out a couple of weeks ago as JoshuaDAVID celebrated their 5 years of success with a blowout party at their Sherbrooke West store. Having carved out a niche for themselves with top-notch service and brands in their beautiful store, the lavish party was a salute to their past and a…

  • Montreal Comiccon

    Montreal Comiccon

    Montreal’s 2014 Comiccon didn’t just exceed expectations, it blew them clear out of the water. Comic book fans and fans of just about every fantasy and sci-fi genre came out to the three day long festival that proves being a nerd is definitely not a bad thing. Over 50 000 guests from all walks of…

  • Apple + U2

    Apple + U2

    On September 9th, Apple held the splashy, seat-wetting unveiling of their latest polarizing products, the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 plus and the brand spanking new Apple Watch. Apple fans and technophiles have been buzzing about the iPhone 6 since the launch of their last gadgets but it was Apple’s “gift” of U2’s latest album,…

  • Christian-Rex


    This past June Toronto’s magnificent Storys building on Duncan Street was the setting for a formal chic, black tie affair. Famed Spanish jewelry line, Christian-Rex, made its grand North American debut in our country’s largest metropolis at a star-studded launch. Having already taken Europe by storm and coveted by a vast array of celebs including…

  • Romero Britto

    Romero Britto

    For the first time ever in Canada, featured artwork by Brazilian artist, Romero Britto will be on display for all of us to enjoy at 1434 Sherbrooke West until July 31st, 2014. Beginning his pop-up exhibit in Montreal, a city as colourful as his art, last May, the show features his serigraphs which are printed…

  • Galerie F

    Galerie F

    It’s no secret that I love most things French. In fact it’s entirely possible I might have been French (and definitely Parisian) in one or more of my former lives. My modest apartment in Montreal is stocked with imported French seasonings, empty tin Fauchon and Mariage Frères boxes, sparingly burned Diptyque candles, books from Louis…

  • The Ritz Grand Prix

    The Ritz Grand Prix

    Have an exclusive look at how our night out for the Grand Prix at the Ritz Carlton went down. Decadence at it’s best! All dressed up for the party of the year. The free flowing bubbly we enjoyed all night. One of the many decadent food tables found throughout the party. Arriving into the beautiful…

  • Birks 135

    Birks 135

    Early last week Birks kicked off their celebration of the 135th anniversary of Canada’s premier jewelry destination with a VIP cocktail at their Philips Square flagship store. Billed as the beginning of a yearlong anniversary celebration of a true Canadian institution, Birks will be rolling out more fun events as the year progresses. During they…

  • Hey Rosetta!

    Hey Rosetta!

    City and Colour may be the main attraction tomorrow night for the show at the Bell Centre but it’s the opening act that has me more excited. Hey Rosetta! hails from Newfoundland and have successfully garnered a following all over the world. Led by Tim Baker and his merry band of multi-talented musicians, they continue…

  • She’s So Unusual but…

    She’s So Unusual but…

    It was a sunny Saturday afternoon when I met Ms. Tranna Wintour in a lavish hotel lobby in Old Montreal to find out more about what she has been up to in the year since she first exposed herself on stage.  Towering over me in her stilted 6 inch walking heels, she greeted me in…

  • Cher


    Attention Gypsies, tramps, thieves! If you’re a Cher fan, don’t call it a comeback; she’s been here for years! Cher makes her long awaited return to Montreal later in this week as part of her Dressed to Kill tour, supporting her first album in 11 years, Closer to the Truth.  An ever evolving artist and…

  • James Blunt

    James Blunt

    April 23rd will see the return of James Blunt to Montreal. You may have been throwing your radios out the window after hearing “You’re Beautiful” the 7 millionth time but there’s more to James Blunt than a one hit wonder. His album, 1973 may not have spawned any lasting radio anthems but it was still…

  • Marie-Antoinette


    There’s never a dull moment in Montreal and this past week the Houston Ballet gave an astounding performance of Marie-Antoinette by Stanton Welch. Over the course of four nights 35 dancers captivated audiences at Place des Arts with a three tiered tragic telling of the reluctant rise and terrible of fall of one of France’s…

  • Bettye LaVette

    Bettye LaVette

    “In between drinks, I did a lot of crying.”

  • St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day

    There’s nothing at all wrong with being Irish for a day, or a weekend (or even all year long!)and the key to enjoying and surviving a spectacular St. Patrick’s Day is to keep it simple. With such a long history of celebrating the feast of St. Patrick, Montreal may be the best place on the mainland to…

  • MASKARADE 2013

    MASKARADE 2013

    The Farha Foundation celebrates 20 years with an inspired MASKARADE 2013!

  • Movember


    It’s back and this year it’s bigger than ever!

  • Holt Renfrew

    Holt Renfrew

    For 175 years, Holt Renfrew has been setting the standard for style in Canada and as the celebrations roll on, DJNL looks at the iconic department store’s beginings, brands and impact.

  • Coccolily


    From Africa to Montreal, Tennachie Yankey is one of Montreal’s globetrotting fashion designers. DJNL nabbed her from a hectic schedule to discuss fashion and what’s coming up next for her and Coccolily.

  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    The Star Wars Identities travelling exhibition has been drawing crowds and selling out since it opened last spring!