Cet été chez Émilie!

This summer, Place Émilie-Gamelin will host entertainment that won’t disappoint:
Five food trucksD.J.’sPerformancesTemporary installationsFruit marketAnd much more!
Picnic tables and parasols will be back along with the giant chessboards, every day until 6 pm.
New this year: a flower market!

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May 30

Place des Arts will present excerpts of Cirque Éloize’s Cirkopolis. The show, staged by choreographer Dave St-Pierre, and by Cirque Éloize’s artistic director, Jeannot Painchaud, explores the theme of anonymity. You can also enjoy delicious cotton candy while discovering NomadUrbains and its 8 characters, a Quebecois street theatre company.

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June 13

During this urban art POW WOW, five collectives of painters will create live symbolic totems while different DJs make everyone move to their tribal sounds. See the following collectives at work: EN MASSE, CEASE, BRUXAS CREW, TRIO MAGNUS from Toronto and the amazing Gaïa, straight from Baltimore. The totems will be on display until June 16th during the 14th Festival International Montréal en Arts (FIMA).

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June 20

Quebec’s Theatresport, Ligue Nationale d’Improvisation (LNI), will present a heated match with its most experienced improvisers (Réal Bossé, Salomé Corbo, Frédéric Barbusci, Sophie Caron, Joëlle Paré-B. and Louis Courchesne)!

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August 1st

Équiterre, in collaboration with La Tablée des chefs and Les ateliers cinq épices, presents cooking demonstrations, taste tests and children’s workshops as part of its Épluche ta ville campaign.

Espace forain and the Cyclo-traqués will add a fanciful dash of spice as their wacky characters entertain you from a high stage perched on bicycles!

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August 8

M pour Montréal presents two Montreal bands you need to hear: AroarA and Folly and the Hunter. It’s all part of the M pour Midi concert series, providing an irresistible soundtrack to a perfect summer lunch hour!

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August 22

Travel back to the good old days with the Cherry Chérie as they play the big hits of the 50s and 60s, accompanied by ten swing dancers. The Famille Chose will also be part of the fun with a hilarious interactive clown show presented by L’Escalier Bar.

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August 29

An hour of brand new, multidisciplinary performances presented by the Regroupement des arts de rue du Québec (RAR).

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Details:
Food trucks: Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Performances: Thursdays from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Fruixi (mobile fruit and vegetable market): daily from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tables, chairs, umbrellas, giant chess, street performers: daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Flower market: Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (closed in case of rain)

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Photos : Damien Thiberge

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