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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!

40 CHAIRS FOR 40 YEARS OF UQAM

  • 3
  • September
  • 2009

To mark its 40th birthday, UQAM will install a temporary work of art entitled "40 years, 40 chairs" at Place Pasteur, situated in the heart of its campus in the Quartier Latin node of the Quartier des spectacles.

The temporary installation,

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« VIVEMENT LE 2-22, ET VITE! » (French only)

  • 10
  • August
  • 2009

Source : Mélissa Guillemette, Le Devoir, samedi 8 août

L'Office de consultation publique de Montréal émet un avis «très favorable» et presse la Ville de le réaliser dans les meilleurs délais (…)

Pour lire la suite de l’article, cliquez

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QUADRILATÈRE SAINT-LAURENT - THE OCPM RELEASES ITS REPORT

  • 6
  • August
  • 2009

After six weeks of consultations that attracted almost 300 people, the Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM) has released its report on the Quadrilatère Saint-Laurent project.

A total of thirty-two briefs were submitted, including a petition

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The Quartier des Spectacles on social medias

  • 15
  • July
  • 2009

To more actively inform you about a part of your downtown in total metamorphosis, the Quartier des Spectacles is now on Facebook and Twitter.

What we've got in the works: invitations to discover new projects; invitations to participate

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STREET EQUIPMENT COMPETITION | ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FINALISTS

  • 7
  • July
  • 2009

In the competition to design street furniture elements for festivals, the finalists are:

  • Michel Swift Design inc.
  • NIPpaysage
  • Regroupement Arium design inc. et Tak design industriel inc.
  • Regroupement Morelli Designers et Signature Design Communication
  • Regroupement Erratum et Moureaux Hauspy
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MAISON DU FESTIVAL -- JAZZ, ALL YEAR ROUND

  • 30
  • June
  • 2009

Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan, a symbol of the renaissance of the Quartier des spectacles, is opening after ten years of ceaseless effort.

On June 29, the historic Blumenthal Buliding became the new headquarters of the Festival international de Jazz

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THE PLACE DES FESTIVALS IS HERE

  • 15
  • June
  • 2009

As planned, the Place des Festivals is finally ready to welcome the festivals, all summer long.

Its official launch will take place on September 7, when the landscaping is complete and the fountains have been calibrated. Still, the mayor

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DESIGN COMPETITION – STREET EQUIPMENT FOR FESTIVALS

  • 9
  • June
  • 2009

The City of Montreal is launching a design competition to develop permanent street equipment elements such as anchoring, support and crowd control systems.

This equipment, to be offered to festival promoters, will help preserve festival sites – principally

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ADDRESSE SYMPHONIQUE | WORK BEGINS

  • 28
  • May
  • 2009

The builders of Place des Arts were dreaming about it 45 years ago. Now it's under construction!

On May 28, the Quebec government announced that in 2011, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will have a concert hall that befits the reputation

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