24 ? THE WEST ISLAND SUBURBAN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
Jeanne Ellis ?
making new friends at Masterpiece
?We?re all in the same boat ? making
friends at a new stage of our lives,? says
Jeanne Ellis as we relax on her expansive
balcony overlooking the well-manicured
grounds of Masterpiece West Island. ?I
had been looking for an alternative to
maintaining our large home for about
two years. I visited here with my daughter,
and she said, ?Oh Mom ? this is for you?.
She was right ? I?ve got leisure at last.?
Jeanne and her late husband were
avid golfers and skiers, and Jeanne
is a ?regular? on the putting green. ?I
enjoy working on my putting. There?s
something to do everyday. I use the
pool, play bridge and scrabble, visit the
shopping centres ? and we can eat when
we want. It suits me fine?.
and amenities similar to an
Imagine three exquisite meals each
meal times and a choice of relaxed
executive chef, Michele Forgione.
Jeanne Ellis enjoys her spacious balcony overlooking the
manicured Masterpiece grounds.
?I wanted someplace comfortable and
where I felt safe. I hadn?t even sold my
house when I made my deposit ? but
it all worked out and I moved here in
February.? Jeanne is very happy with
her Masterpiece choice; ?We?re all nice
people here, and they hire people who
really care about providing service.?
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life at Masterpiece West Island,
please call: 514-695-6695 or visit:
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Festival showcases young
Montreal?s YoungCuts Film Festival kicks off tomorrow, Sept. 24, screening this
year?s best 100 short films from around the world made by young filmmakers under
the age of 25. Entries come from countries such as Canada, the U.S., the U.K., France,
Australia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Egypt, Argentina and Singapore, and have qualified
for a number of prizes that will be awarded during the festival. MP Justin
Trudeau, YoungCuts? honorary chairman, will be on hand Thursday to host the High
Fidelity HDTV opening gala, which will benefit the Cedars Cancer Institute.
Screenings will be held Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. at Cinema du Parc, with additional
weekend shows at 3 p.m. For more information and the full program, go to
www.youngcuts.com or call 514-285-4591. ? Julia Gerke
Cont?d from previous page
supplementary events designed to enhance
the theatre-going experience.
Returning this year will be the Sunday-
@-the Segal series in which a series of
guests offer lectures on the plays presented.
The first lecture takes place Sunday, Oct. 18,
before the presentation of Inherit The Wind.
Theatregoers can also look forward to
chatting about the play they?ve just seen
during Sunday Salons in the newly-built
lounge and during Monday Night
Of course, the Segal isn?t the only venue
for new productions. The Centaur Theatre
will stage six major plays in the 09-10 season,
including In Piazza San Domenico
(written by Steve Galluccio of Mambo
Italiano fame), a re-working of
Shakespeare?s The Comedy of Errors and
writer/performer Brooke Johnson?s
Trudeau Stories ? memoirs of her relationship
with the late prime minister.
From Sept. 24 to Oct. 3, Imago Theatre
presents a production of Down From
Heaven by Colleen Wagner.
For the younger crowd, Youtheatre will
tour Montreal elementary schools from
Nov. 16 to Dec. 18 with The Pencil Project,
a combined musical and theatrical experience
that creates an amazing soundscape
using regular objects found around the