MILAGRO

spanish for "miracle"
1. A marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent.

de l'espagnol pour "miracle", n.m.
1. Phénomène répute contraire aux lois de la nature et attribué à l'intervention divine.

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Annie Horth Photo by Richard Bernadin

Annie Horth

October 24th, 2011 by Martine St-Victor

Photo by Richard Bernardin. If you were watching the Celine Dion documentary on Oprah’s OWN network a few weeks ago you not only noticed Céline’s show-stopping wardrobe but also the philosophy behind it. Annie Horth is the philosopher. A Creative mind, Fashion stylist extraordinaire and who also was Artistic Director for cosmetic house Groupe Marcelle [...]

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Pierre Nadeau

June 27th, 2011 by Martine St-Victor

There are journalists and then there’s Pierre Nadeau. A reference in the world of media not only in his native Québec but also beyond its borders, Pierre Nadeau got all the exclusive interviews and spoke the language of Molière in a way that is today too seldom heard. The man who had the looks of [...]

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Makonnen Blog

Rebecca Makonnen

July 30th, 2010 by Martine St-Victor

Picture is the cover of Souche Magazine, now in stores. Rebecca Makonnen, Montréal | There is a new breed of hosts: those who can do just about anything. With an impressive resumé which started a decade ago at the all-video network Musique Plus, Rebecca Makonnen is part of that breed. Since then, she’s graduated to [...]

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Natalie McLennan

October 22nd, 2009 by Martine St-Victor

Natalie McLennan, Montreal | Once just a girl with dreams of bright lights big city, Natalie McLennan turned, for a moment, into the bad girl of New York. She was the highest rated & most expensive escort in the Big Apple and graced the cover of New York Magazine. She did the Tyra show, the [...]

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Juliette Powell Blog

Juliette Powell

April 21st, 2009 by Martine St-Victor

Juliette Powell, New York | Sure, the name might sound familiar. To many of us who grew up on music videos in Canada, Juliette was that VJ. Long gone are the celebrity interviews with chart toppers and the gossip. Juliette is now a badass in her life’s next act as an author and as webmaster [...]

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MichelleBlanc Blog

Michelle Blanc

April 13th, 2009 by Martine St-Victor

Michelle Blanc, Montreal & The Web | Michelle is one of the first people in Canada to receive a Masters’ in E-Commerce with a specialty in Management. She rocks the web and to Bloggers like yours truly, Michelle represents gravitas because of her vision, her guts and her innovation. Not long ago she was a [...]

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Sterling Downey

January 15th, 2009 by Martine St-Victor

Sterling Downey, Montreal | Sure, you’ll first notice the imposing body art but Sterling Downey is before anything else, a pioneer who’s brought cool to Montreal with his Under Pressure Festival, exhibits, magazine & merchandise. The man who should be played by Anderson Cooper should a movie on his life be made, enters The Confessional. [...]

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Gage

September 16th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Photo by Sonia Bourdon Gage, between Montreal & Paris | He looks like a model but it’s in music that Gage has made his name (and a cool one at that). His first album, Soul Rebel, has become an Rn’B French classic and his soon to be released sophomore album, Changer Le Monde, will undoubtedly [...]

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Stelio Perombelon

May 27th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Stelio Perombelon, Montreal | He’s been at the helm of some of Montreal’s most delectable kitchens. These days, you’ll find him at his recently opened restaurant, Les Cons Servent. This Chef who also happens to be a music aficionado & a media darling, knows how to tease, challenge and satisfy pallets. If you consider Food [...]

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Keith Freiman

May 19th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Keith Freiman, Miami | Two things matter when in Miami Beach: what you wear and where you eat. The latter is easy: forget trends and go for the classics like Smith and Wollensky. In its kitchen, you will find Keith Freiman, the Chef (as cool as The City) who puts down the knives to enter [...]

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René-Frantz Durosel

April 28th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

René-Frantz Durosel, between Montréal & Paris | Behind every great album, is a great producer. René-Frantz is behind two that have changed French R n’ B (Corneille’s Parce qu’on vient de loin & Gage’s Soul Rebel). He could easily be the poster child for the new breed of successful young mavericks in the Music Biz [...]

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Audrey Benoît

April 21st, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Audrey Benoît, Montréal | Brains meets Beauty. The former model still looks as if she should be rocking the world’s most glamorous runways. Known today more for her writing than for her impossibly high cheekbones, Audrey’s books have been received with critical accolades. Smart and passionate, the author takes a moment from contributing to the [...]

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Ghislain Poirier Blog

Ghislain Poirier

March 31st, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Ghislain Poirier, Montréal | As a famed DJ and Producer, Ghislain Poirier has made many of us bounce. He’s behind some of today’s funkiest remixes and his versatility and daring beats have made him a hot commodity on all continents. This Québec Ambassador of cool enters the Confessional. Bounce baby, bounce. You are on a [...]

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Marie-Anne

March 25th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Marie-Anne, Montréal via Johannesburg | She’s a model who at first glance, could fool you into thinking she’s nothing but legs. But this accomplished scholar is more than just a very pretty face and these days, has taken her beauty to the runways of South Africa. From the other side of the world, this proof [...]

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Saira Sow

March 10th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Saira Sow, Paris | Besides living in one of the world’s life lines, this MTV taste-maker taps her feet to a pop cultural beat. Being one of the network’s Exec for their African division definitely is a perfect fit for this woman of the world. Answers from a Parisian Social Butterfly. Ouh là là! You [...]

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Sheila Gaillard

March 3rd, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Sheila Gaillard, New York | A New York-based stylist to the Stars, she’s dressed many of the Glitterati including TV’s Dr. Ian and Rev Run’s daughters for their MTV reality-show. The first time our fashion-draped souls met was a year ago in SoHo, over drinks and talk of knee-high boots, leopard-skin patterned accessories and men [...]

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G. Kofi Annan

February 25th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

G.Kofi Annan, New York | He’s a New Yorker working on branding Africa since after all, l’Afrique, c’est chic. This gem from Ghana is an Entrepreneur, a Strategist, a Thinker and what every Boardroom needs. Guidance from the Man behind the imposing & famous name. You live in New York, the City known as the [...]

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Jean-Cyril Pressoir

February 18th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Jean-Cyril Pressoir, Port-au-Prince | He’s the Publicist for the charter airline Caribintair. Jean-Cyril graduated from both La Sorbonne and Université de Montréal before returning to Haiti where he’s also co-authored Panorama, a comprehensive series of tourist guides on the Island and has reported for various Press agencies. Above all and beyond the regard ténébreux, he’s [...]

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Fady Blog

Fady Atallah

February 11th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Fady Atallah, Montréal | He’s one of the master minds behind Bluesponge, a creative interactive production studio. The sanitized description doesn’t do the Company justice but the countless awards it has won, do. This very cool nerd has traveled the world preaching the Bluesponge gospel and behind the CEO façade hides an epicurean, a notorious [...]

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Jojo Flores

February 4th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Jojo Flores, Montréal | A Music Prophet, jojoflores has djed everywhere vinyl can be found. He embodies the universality of music and has provided life soundtracks to club-heads for years. This DJ can save my life any night. What is harder? Reading a record label in the dark or answering this questionnaire? It would have [...]

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Isabelle Racicot

January 28th, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

Isabelle Racicot, Montréal. | For almost a decade, Isabelle was an Entertainment Reporter for Flash, Québec’s version of Access Hollywood. She interviewed everyone from Denzel Washington to Vanessa Paradis. These days, Isabelle co-hosts the popular noon hour show on Radio-Énergie (94.3FM) and is also at the helm of “Des idées de grandeur” a home-renovation TV [...]

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Andy Nulman

January 21st, 2008 by Martine St-Victor

New Feature! Starting today, and every Monday, Pop Cultured interviews a mover & shaker with questions inspired by Marcel Proust, Bernard Pivot and James Lipton. Andy Nulman, Montréal. One of my mentors, Co-Founder and former CEO of the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. In 1999, he co-founded Airborne Entertainment which produces funky crazy cool content [...]

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