THE QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES BLOG
The blog 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!
From classic Christmas concerts to outdoor activities (bundle up!), the Holiday Season in the Quartier des Spectacles is a chance to reinvent traditions and combine magic, nostalgia and novelty. Get your calendar out! (Reading time : 4 min.)
Are you ready? This fall, a stroll through the Quartier des Spectacles will put you up close and personal with three interactive installations that will change the way you see the city – and yourself. (reading time : 3 min)
Pour sa 25e édition, le Festival international de la littérature célèbre de grandes retrouvailles autant que l'arrivée de nouveaux visages. Retour sur l'histoire de cette rencontre annuelle où la création littéraire se met en scène. (temps de lecture : 4 min.)
In its first two decades, MUTEK grew to become one of the world’s premier electronic music and digital art festivals. From mind-bending electronic music to spectacular audio-visual performances, computer-assisted creation will take many different forms in the Quartier des Spectacles.
In August, the Montreal First Peoples Festival, the OSM Classical Spree, the graffiti and urban art festival Under Pressure and the Fashion & Design festival extend the pleasures of summer in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles! See our suggestions for activities and concerts.
North America’s first contemporary circus festival – is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Here’s a look back at the festival’s first decade of big fun.