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In compliance with updated directives from the government of Quebec, theatres, museums, movie theatres, libraries, restaurants and bars everywhere in Montreal are closed until November 23, 2020, inclusively.

While we wait to meet again, we hope you will make culture an important part of your life with the many activities available online.

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!

All eyes on OFFTA... online!

  • 22
  • May
  • 2020

OFFTA, a great annual showcase of the living arts, has tackled a seemingly impossible challenge for its 14th edition: an all-online program. From May 22 to 32 (sic!), the event will be an experimental platform. Here are five must-see performances!(Reading time: 3 min.)

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Nothing can stop the Accès Asie Festival!

  • 14
  • May
  • 2020

Thanks to the Accès Asie Festival, Montreal has emerged as a North American hub for Asian culture. Artistic director Khosro Berahmandi looks back on the first 25 years of the event. (Reading time: 4 min.)

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Celebrating Dance at home!

  • 24
  • April
  • 2020

This year,you’ll have to celebrate International Dance Day from the comfort of home. No problem! Quebec’s artists are quickly expanding their online presence, and there’s plenty of great contemporary dance available. (Reading time: 2 min.)

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MONTREAL’S CULTURAL HEART: STILL BEATING, IN YOUR HOME

  • 20
  • March
  • 2020

While nothing can fully replace the pleasure and warmth of going to a live show, these are extraordinary times. So why not transform your living room into a concert hall, dance theatre, movie palace or circus ring? Reading time: 3 min.

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MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE: EAT, PLAY AND ILLUMINATE!

  • 21
  • February
  • 2020

The 21st edition of Montreal’s winter festival, which takes place from February 20 to March 1 at the Quartier des Spectacles, is going to pull out all the stops! (Reading time: 5 min.)

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10 SWEET VALENTINE’S DAY ACTIVITIES

  • 6
  • February
  • 2020

Whether you’re on the romantic or the pragmatic end of the spectrum, whether you’re a traditionalist or looking for a new way to celebrate the day, you can be sure the Quartier des Spectacles has just the right activity for you. (Reading time: 3 min.)

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The 10th annual Luminothérapie is gonna POP!

  • 2
  • December
  • 2019

Drop by the Quartier des Spectacles in December and January and get to know Popo, Popup, Popli, Popette and Popotin, five mysterious creatures that love to party! (Reading time : 3 min.)

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6 events to get you in the Holiday Spirit

  • 20
  • November
  • 2019

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.)

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3 festivals for a big-screen November

  • 6
  • November
  • 2019

This month in the Quartier des Spectacles, film is in the spotlight with three festivals to delight every movie lover: the Montreal International Documentary Festival ( (RIDM), Cinemania et IMAGE + NATION. (Reading time : 4 min.)

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6 SPOOKY HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES

  • 17
  • October
  • 2019

The year’s scariest holiday, Halloween, is already gently rapping, rapping at our door. Come on down to the Quartier des Spectacles, where you’ll find a ton of exciting ways to join the fun. (Reading time : 4 min.)

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MONTREAL THROUGH CAROLINE MONNET’S EYES

  • 8
  • October
  • 2019

The multidisciplinary artist, Caroline Monnet, will present her first solo animated work, Mooniyang, in conjunction with the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, starting October 9. (Reading time : 3 min.)

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