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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!

2-22 building: Taking the next step forward

  • 27
  • October
  • 2008

The financing for the keystone project of the Quartier des spectacles is now complete. $7.5 million will come from the government of Quebec and the City of Montreal and $9 million from the private sector, bringing the

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Light on the Gesù | An Ideas Competition

  • 22
  • October
  • 2008

The setting for the lighting of the first “electric candle” in Canada, Montreal's only entirely baroque church houses the oldest operating performance hall in Quebec. This highly symbolic venue is about to come out of the shadows.

The

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Place des Arts Area – A new indoor public square

  • 20
  • October
  • 2008

Place des Arts’s Hall des Pas Perdus will soon be refurbished as the “Grand Foyer culturel”, thanks to a 12,5 million dollar investment from Quebec’s ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine du

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UNVEILING MODELS FOR THE PLACE DES FESTIVALS

  • 9
  • July
  • 2008

On July 9th, the architectural models for the future Place des festivals were unveiled at the Musée d’art contemporain.

In response to the vision developed by the Quartier des spectacles Partnership, which called for infrastructure to make permanent the

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SPP PDA – PUBLIC CONSULTATION

  • 5
  • May
  • 2008

On May 5th, the Quartier des spectacles Partnership submitted a document for the Special Planning Program (SPP) of the Place des Arts area during the public consultation held by the Ville-Marie borough.

In the document, the Partnership made

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MAISON DU FESITVAL DE JAZZ – UPSTAIRS WILL BE THERE

  • 29
  • April
  • 2008

Upstairs Jazz bar & Grill, which offers performances 364 days a year in its current 60-seat digs on Mackay Street, will move to the future Maison du Festival de Jazz in 2009.

The new Upstairs will occupy the

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CIBL – From Pie-X to Saint-Laurent

  • 29
  • April
  • 2008

On April 28th, CIBL Radio-Montréal organized a 5 à 7 at the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) to announce a financial strategy for its project to move into the building adjacent to the SAT.

At the heart of

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A NEW PERFORMANCE HALL

  • 17
  • April
  • 2008

A new performance space has opened at the Quartier Latin pole of the Quartier des spectacles.

Théâtre TELUS, the outcome of a ten-year partnership between Groupe Laberge and TELUS, can welcome up to 1200 people. Groupe Laberge is also

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