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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!

Celebrate the fall cultural season with a little OUMF!

  • 6
  • September
  • 2011

OUMF! has swept into Montreal's cultural landscape like an avalanche. Surprising everyone with a special program focused on emerging culture, this festival is helping the Quartier Latin node become a significant Montreal cultural niche yet again. Who said there were

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One small step for a man, one more small step for humankind

  • 2
  • September
  • 2011

Last Thursday, the Promenade des Artistes in Montreal's Quartier des spectacles was visited by an extraterrestrial exhibition from Guy Laliberté, founder of the Cirque du Soleil and Quebec's first space tourist. Make way for Gaia. By Joëlle Robillard In 2009, when Guy

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A prestigious award for Museum of Possibilities

  • 8
  • August
  • 2011

Congratulations to Mouna Andros, Melissa Mongiat and Kelsey Snook for the Professional Notable Award at the Core77 Design Awards for Museum of Possibilities of Quartier des spectacles! A wonderful project that appears only for an afternoon in may 2010. For more informations on this award, click here !

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A few minutes at the circus

  • 8
  • July
  • 2011

You're calmly strolling down the street in the Quartier Latin node of the Quartier des spectacles. Suddenly the person next to you launches into an extraordinary series of acrobatic pirouettes...

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Urban + Eau: Art and ecology, at the heart of the city

  • 13
  • June
  • 2011

Art director Jimmy Lakatos and ONE DROP are betting that urban art can make Montrealers aware of water issues. By Marie-Claude Élie Morin Since the beginning of June, Quartier des spectacles pedestrians have had the opportunity to discover four original interventions, each

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For a more sustainable Francofolies

  • 9
  • June
  • 2011

It's two in the afternoon, and the suffocating heat that has descended over the city hasn't melted the smiles from the faces of the numerous employees making last-minute preparations.

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