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Voices of the Quartier des spectacles

Voices of the Quartier des Spectacles is a window on the people and places that make Montreal’s cultural heart beat. From festivals to performance venues, from restaurants to avant-garde art. Every week, you’re invited to discover the city’s liveliest square kilometre!

THE VISION OF CREATORS

  • 21
  • December
  • 2007

Intégral Ruedi Baur and Intégral Jean Beaudoin have unveiled their proposal for a prototype of a distinctive and recognizable street installation, in response to a mandate issued by the Quartier des spectacles.

The central element of the proposed

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New luminous facade at the CineRobotheque

  • 16
  • November
  • 2007

A distinctive lighting concept is illuminating the facade of the NFB’s CineRobotheque.

A succession of giant letters, lit with light-emitting diodes (LEDs), form the word “cinema” and indicate the entryway of the building with a multicoloured display that pulsates

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$120 million at the Rendez-vous

  • 13
  • November
  • 2007

Mayor Gerald Tremblay of Montreal, the Honourable Michael Fortier, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and minister responsible for the region of Montreal, and Premier Jean Charest of Quebec,

used the occasion of the Rendez-vous novembre 2007

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Business Report 2006-2007

  • 8
  • November
  • 2007

This year, the Quartier des spectacles Partnership has been able to solidify its role as an advocate for its development vision, as a promoter of the neighbourhood as a cultural destination, and as a leader in projects pursued with others.

The

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New development for SAT

  • 6
  • November
  • 2007

The Society for Arts and Technology will have a new look, thanks to over $2 million in funding from the provincial government.

The renovation work, which will be completed in July 2008, includes the construction of six supplementary workshops and

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The Quartier des spectacles lights up La Vitrine

  • 10
  • October
  • 2007

La Vitrine is now a major asset for the Quartier des spectacles, bringing a central ticket window and an information booth together into the same – virtual and physical – space.

This long-awaited new service has opened at Place

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INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PRAISE THE LIGHTING PLAN PILOT PROJECT

  • 16
  • July
  • 2007

«It's going down a storm in Montreal...» says London's Mondo Arc magazine

The pilot project, installed in July 2006 on five performance halls around the Intersection of the Mains, is getting people talking in industry publications around the

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THE QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES, BY THE NUMBERS

  • 15
  • July
  • 2007

Do you know them?

AS OF 2005, one can count 455 CULTURAL ENTERPRISES> (creation, production, exhibition and broadcasting) in the Quartier des spectacles. In 2003, there are only 264…

2.5 MILLION TICKETS are sold EACH YEAR in the Quartier des spectacles –

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ECONOMIC IMPACTS

  • 14
  • July
  • 2007

New taxation powers for the City of Montreal. One solution: Move forward with the Quartier des spectacles

The vision developed by the Partnership, to make this part of downtown a creative and cultural neighbourhood, will have definite economic impacts

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