Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen’s Depth, Style Shortchanged By Montreal Tribute Exhibit

A Mona Lisa grin became one of Leonard Cohen’s signature facial expressions. For a poet of self-mocking intimacy, it made a perfect mask.<p>As I walked …

Jewish Culture

THAT'S HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN

"There is a crack in everything<p>That's how the light gets in"<p>LEONARD COHEN<p>(Ongoing) Some interpretations from an abandoned and tumbledown old outhouse …

'I met Leonard Cohen and cried'

<b>As the world mourns the death of Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, tributes have been pouring in.</b><p>His lyrics had a profound effect on many people's lives - from meeting him on a beach on a Greek island, to bursting into tears in his presence.<p>Here are some of your memories:<p>"He …

Norwegian pop star Sigrid on Leonard Cohen, her ‘Justice League’ track and her new sadbanger ‘Strangers’

"My favourite pop tunes are always the ones that makes you wanna cry and dance at the same time."<p>Norwegian pop star Sigrid had one of the biggest …

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Montreal Goes All Leonard Cohen, On the First Anniversary of His Death

Up on Montréal’s Mount Royal, the wind blew swiftly through Leonard Cohen’s grave on November 7th, the first anniversary of his death. The Cohen …

Coderre places stone from Jerusalem on Leonard Cohen's grave

In one of his last acts as mayor, Denis Coderre placed a stone on the newly installed gravestone of Leonard Cohen on Friday.<p>The outgoing Montreal …

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Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

Legal recreational marijuana smoke wafts into Canadian skies in about eight months, a subject I wrote about this week. The authorities have a mound of details to work out on how legalization will work for sellers and buyers. But a much larger population — all Canadians — will encounter one area in …

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Leonard Cohen Will Always Capture Hearts and Remain Relevant

Celebrities, politicians, and pop stars gathered in Montreal on the first anniversary of Cohen's death, giving the icon the public memorial he—and we—deserved.<p>It’s been a year since the passing of iconic Montrealer Leonard Cohen and it seems the city, and its people, are still struggling to process …

Montreal's salute to Leonard Cohen

Works that embrace the fan experience lead A Crack in Everything, the Musee d'art contemporain's exhibition on the late singer<p>After almost a year of official rumpus about Montreal's 375th birthday, the city this week celebrated a date that for many people was a lot more meaningful: The first …

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Leonard Cohen’s music brings couple together to love and heal

If Leonard Cohen had Marianne, Denis Shackle has Mary Lynn.<p>The Canadian icon’s music brought the two together during the lowest point of their</b> …

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Five things to do in Montreal this weekend: Nov. 10-12

The weather’s starting to cool off, but the good news is: there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the great indoors.<p>Here are five suggestions to …

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Montreal’s New Art Exhibit Celebrates Leonard Cohen’s Influence

Montrealers didn’t paint the town red in memory of Leonard Cohen, but in early November, on the first anniversary of his death, they came close to …

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Stars turn out in force for Leonard Cohen memorial concert | Music

LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE: Death of a Legend<p>Paul Nolan recounts the extraordinary saga of drink, drugs, sex, depression, colourful characters, outrageous …

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Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything – Montreal's tribute to its favourite son

The new exhibition was conceived as part of the city’s 375th anniversary celebrations – but has morphed into a thorough investigation of all things Cohen<p>Almost exactly a year after his death, Leonard Cohen will have a homecoming – of sorts – in Montreal. On 9 November, the Musée d’art contemporain …

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Feist Sings Tribute to Leonard Cohen, and It’s Pure Magic

On Monday night, Leonard Cohen fans celebrated the iconic musician by hosting a memorial concert featuring famous entertainers, like Seth Rogen, …

Jewish Culture

How do you fight graffiti in Montreal? Paint a mural of Leonard Cohen

Deborah Teman’s garage door was constantly being tagged, until an artist painted Cohen’s portrait on it<p>Deborah Teman was fed up with continually …

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Jazz tribute to Leonard Cohen stretches in ways you can't predict

<b>Review</b><p>Rags and Feathers: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen<p>Mallory Chipman<p>Bent River Records<p>It was a year ago this week that Canada’s revered sage of …

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Leonard Cohen mural inaugurated in downtown Montreal

Crescent St. artwork inaugurated in time for anniversary of Cohen's death<p>The late, great Leonard Cohen has inspired yet another piece of public …

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The Body of Loneliness Was Embraced: Two Poems by Leonard Cohen

<b>Too Old</b><p>I am too old<br>to learn the names<br>of the new killers<br>This one here<br>looks tired and attractive<br>devoted, professorial<br>He looks a lot like me<br>when I was …

Lana Del Rey Duets With Leonard Cohen’s Son on ‘Chelsea Hotel No. 2’ (Watch)

Leonard Cohen passed away one year ago today at the age of 82, after a long and nearly peerless career as one of the most literate and literary …

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One Year After Leonard Cohen’s Death, Canada’s Greatest Musicians Paid Tribute

Sting rasped an elegant, effortless “Dance Me to the End of Love.” k.d. lang belted a to-the-rafters “Hallelujah.” Courtney Love bellowed a …

Jewish Culture

Adam Cohen & Webb Sisters Perform So Long, Marianne At Montreal Leonard Cohen Tribute Show - Cohencentric: Leonard Cohen Considered

Listen: Leonard Cohen’s Music in These Troubled Times

Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist, died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. A year on, we …

Leonard Cohen Will Be Honored in an Incredible Exhibit One Year After His Death

Cohen’s legacy is returning to his hometown.<p>While many U.S. fans of acclaimed singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen remember the artist for the years he …

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Stars shine in touching Leonard Cohen tribute

Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen, our city’s international star-studded tribute to the revered poet and musician, began in grand …

Canadian News

Massive Leonard Cohen mural inaugurated in downtown Montreal

It’s a larger-than-life work of art, for a larger-than-life artist.<p>On the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, a massive mural of the famed …

Canadian News

Remembering Leonard Cohen

In honour of the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, we’re partnering with the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) to mount an …

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Leonard Cohen honoured with tribute concert

https://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/7807340-leonard-cohen-honoured-with-tribute-concert/<p>Leonard Cohen honoured with star-studded memorial concert …

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Montreal Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen With Star-Studded Concert

KD Lang, Sting and Elvis Costello were among other stars who paid tribute to Leonard Cohen at an intimate concert in Montreal on Monday to mark the …

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Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love, Elvis Costello and more pay tribute to Leonard Cohen at memorial show

Yesterday, November 7th, marked one year since we lost <b>Leonard Cohen</b>.<p>In honour of his memory, a huge celebration took place the Belle Centre in …

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