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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!

FIFA at 30: Art under a microscope

  • 15
  • March
  • 2012

by Anne Laguë The 30th Festival international du film sur l'art (FIFA) starts today.

The thirtieth? Already?

Okay, I have to confess that I'm not the most current Montrealer you'll ever meet, at least as far as the art scene is concerned. And

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A most curious Nuit Blanche

  • 24
  • February
  • 2012

The high point of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE, it's an event that embodies Montrealers' marvelous creative diversity and festive spirit. by Marie-Pierre Bouchard Personally, I love the Nuit Blanche. Why, you ask? Simply because it lets us wander into a world of fantasy.

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TRAME takes over the UQAM bell tower

  • 22
  • February
  • 2012

They're in the home stretch. During the Montreal All-Nighter, final-year students from the UQAM Interactive Media Communications program will unveil the fruits of the hard work they started in September. Using interactive sound and light displays, they'll encourage visitors to

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Montréal en lumière: Light up the winter!

  • 14
  • February
  • 2012

Montrealers: Are you like me? Have you become perplexed by just how reluctant we are to collectively embrace winter? by Marie-Pierre Bouchard It’s true! We often aren't suited to our own environment, but there are some exceptions. On ski slopes or snowmobile

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Nuits d’Afrique Sound System – World 2.0

  • 10
  • February
  • 2012

This Friday night, the Society for Arts and Technology will host Nuits d'Afrique Sound System. It's further evidence of the Africa-mania that has quietly spread to DJs and turntables around the world over the past few years. by Félix Larose A long

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Postering Montreal

  • 26
  • January
  • 2012

In 1980, Montreal banned unauthorized advertising posters. In 2012, almost 750 posters will be on display at 15 different sites all year long. The exhibit and the accompanying book celebrate 25 (and a half!) years of the Publicité Sauvage firm

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This is not a film still

  • 20
  • January
  • 2012

I saw you walking through Place Pasteur in the Quartier des Spectacles, on Saint-Denis Street between Sainte-Catherine and De Maisonneuve, in front of UQAM. I saw you walking past, making a distracted glance at Plan Large 2, the photo exhibit

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UNDER THE CLOUD

  • 16
  • January
  • 2012

Jean Beaudoin is the co-creator of the Nuage de givre installation, which will hover in the sky above the Place des Festivals until February 2nd. I met him north of the Metropolitan expressway

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Photos on the street

  • 5
  • January
  • 2012

Can you read a MAP? This one will guide you to the Mouvement Art Public, a nonprofit organization that promotes art with the same techniques commonly used for advertising. To put it another way, MAP integrates art with public spaces,

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