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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!

LEADING GREENER LIVES

  • 27
  • July
  • 2017

The urban agriculture project in Les Jardins Gamelin includes some clever twists and a social conscience, and it’s a leader in its field.

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Montreal gets its funny on

  • 18
  • July
  • 2017

Summer is… just for laughs! It’s also Just For Laughs, the 35-year-old world-class bilingual comedy festival (aka Juste pour Rire), along with its cheeky offspring, Off-JFL, since last year held under the umbrella of Zoofest. The two events deliver non-stop laughs both indoors and out.

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Nuits d'Afrique VILLAGE IN THE HEART OF THE QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES

  • 11
  • July
  • 2017

When the jazz is over, an African village appears in the heart of downtown Montreal. For the sixth year in a row, the music, colours and flavours of the Festival International Nuits d’Afrique will come together in this inviting open-air space, broadening our horizons…

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Les Jardins Gamelin are in circus mode!

  • 5
  • July
  • 2017

For the month of July, Montrealers’ favourite urban oasis opens up to the world of circus, turning into a colourful outdoor stage where the circus arts will flourish! Shows, workshops and performances of all kinds will delight young and old audiences alike.

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