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This summer, downtown has the means to fulfill its ambitions and is multiplying its large-scale projects. Starting June 4, the Quartier des spectacles invites the public from Montreal and surrounding areas to participate in the revival of Montreal and to discover the wonders of downtown: Les aventures du coeur de l'île.

Les Jardins Gamelin are back for a 7th year in a new and colorful space!

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!

5 instagrammable spots at the Quartier des spectacles

  • 4
  • June
  • 2021

The warm weather is back and the curfew is over. It’s the ideal time to get some fresh air and a fresh take on the Quartier des Spectacles! We asked a few photographers who are familiar with the Quartier to tell us about some of their favourite spots.

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The performing arts are back!

  • 1
  • April
  • 2021

Concert halls and theatres are finally open again, with a compelling and safe set of options. Here’s a look at a few of this spring’s live entertainment highlights – get ready for some great shows capped with joyous standing ovations! (Reading time: 3 min.)

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Visual art, unlocked

  • 12
  • February
  • 2021

There’s still a bit of winter left, but the first signs of spring are already bringing some warmth to the world of culture: museums and galleries, which have been closed to the public since the fall, are reopening to offer you stimulating – and safe – experiences. (Reading time: 3 min.)

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The OSM’s new Music Director

  • 22
  • January
  • 2021

Even during his first encounter with the OSM, in 2018, the chemistry was obvious. His almost mystical connection with the Montreal musicians, combined with a stellar résumé, made Rafael Payare a natural choice to take the orchestra’s helm from Kent Nagano. (Reading time: 4 min.)

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Holiday magic comes to the Quartier

  • 27
  • November
  • 2020

It’s especially important to get into the Holiday spirit this year, and in the heart of Montreal we’re doing it in grand style!(Reading time: 2 min.)

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Stay in tune this november!

  • 13
  • November
  • 2020

This November, four distinctive Montreal music festivals will take place online, bringing great music to your living room when it’s needed most. (Reading time: 3 min.)

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Movies and more movies in the Quartier!

  • 23
  • October
  • 2020

Fall has always been film season in the Quartier, and it still is – this year your favourite festivals are adapting to circumstances by moving most of their activities online to satisfy all your cinematic cravings. Overview. (Reading time: 3 min.)

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16 Quartier restaurants that will cook for you

  • 16
  • October
  • 2020

Thanks to takeout and delivery, you can take the restaurants of the Quartier des Spectacles home with you. Have your fill of your favourite dishes, or try some new ones. Bon appétit! (Reading time: 2 min.)

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CULTURE IN OUR HEARTS

  • 9
  • October
  • 2020

While we wait for our favourite cultural venues to reopen, here are some recommendations for online cultural activities, as well as a pair of walks through the Quartier, to keep culture close to our hearts. (reading time: 3min)

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The fall online festival season is starting!

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  • October
  • 2020

In the Quartier des Spectacles, fall will feature a plethora of online events celebrating music, film, literature, comedy and digital art. Overview. (Reading time: 3 min.)

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