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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 ways to give some OUMF to your rentrée

  • 2
  • September
  • 2015

For its fifth anniversary, OUMF expects to set new attendance records. Five years ago, the back-to-school festival had a single stage where it showcased local bands.

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15 years of Fashion & Design

  • 17
  • August
  • 2015

Last year, the Fashion & Design Festival set up its runway in the Place des Festivals for the first time, making this year the festival’s second in the Quartier des Spectacles.

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Classical music for all!

  • 5
  • August
  • 2015

For the fourth year in a row, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal presents the OSM Classical Spree, a festival that makes classical music more accessible than ever. In all, the event includes 30 concerts lasting 45 minutes each, with tickets costing as little as $10.

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Africa Heats Up Montreal!

  • 10
  • July
  • 2015

After 29 years, the Festival International Nuits d’Afrique should need no introduction, but it’s still worthwhile to note that for three decades, the festival has been welcoming some of the best performers in world-music.

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Choose your own comedy adventure at Just For Laughs

  • 6
  • July
  • 2015

Since 1983, Montreal’s twin comedy festivals, Juste pour rire and Just For Laughs, have been doling out huge summertime doses of the world’s best comedy, including countless up-and-comers who have gone on to become big stars – many of whom keep coming back after they’ve become household names.

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Montreal is going circus-crazy!

  • 2
  • July
  • 2015

Montreal has always been a circus town, and for the sixth year in a row the Montréal Complètement Cirque (MCC) festival is adding a unique dimension to summer.

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9 reasons to jazz up your summer

  • 22
  • June
  • 2015

With more than 600 concerts, about two-thirds of them free, it goes without saying that the Festival international de jazz de Montréal has a line-up that runs the gamut, from old-school jazz masters to pop and world-music artists on the fringes of the genre.

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8 fascinating facts about 1.26

  • 9
  • June
  • 2015

If you’ve been anywhere near Place Émilie-Gamelin lately, you’ve seen the impressive artwork floating over the square.

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5-star movies under the stars!

  • 9
  • June
  • 2015

Every Tuesday this summer, Place de la Paix, next to the Society for Art and Technology (SAT), in the Quartier des Spectacles, will become an open-air movie theatre.

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