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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!

10 reasons to visit Luminothérapie

  • 10
  • December
  • 2014

A giant kaleidoscope on the Place des Festivals and an old-time carnival on eight building façades in the Quartier des Spectacles: the fifth annual Luminothérapie event, which invites you to interact with a pair of creative installations, is sure to be the most colourful yet!

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14 ways to celebrate Christmas in the Quartier des Spectacles

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  • December
  • 2014

Symphonic Christmas, gospel Christmas, illuminated Christmas… even a green Christmas! Once again this holiday season, the Quartier des Spectacles has something for every taste and age. Here’s a quick look at what’s going on this December.

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Open-air Museum: 8 new murals in the Quartier des Spectacles

  • 28
  • October
  • 2014

After creating more than 60 murals in Montreal, including nearly 20 in the Quartier des Spectacles, the MU organization can be proud of having fulfilled its mission of beautifying the city and promoting social change in the places where it is active.

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OUMF turns four, takes a big step forward

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  • September
  • 2014

For its fourth edition, OUMF is expanding by adding a second stage, allowing the event to present some big names without undermining its mission of showcasing up-and-coming artists.

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The Fountain House: an ephemeral installation about water

  • 27
  • August
  • 2014

Are you curious about that round tower being built on the Clark Esplanade? It’s the Fountain House, a work of art and architecture celebrating water. It will stand at the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Clark for the next two months.

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MAC: still going strong after 50 years

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  • August
  • 2014

Did you know that the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) has 7,600 works in its permanent collection, but only enough gallery space to show 1.5% of them at a time?

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The Fashion & Design Festival arrives in the Quartier

  • 18
  • August
  • 2014

Want to be stylish this fall and winter? Head down to the Quartier des Spectacles where the Fashion & Design Festival is being held for the first time, until August 23. The event showcases local and international designers and includes outdoor runway shows in Place des Festivals.

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