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Building a more inclusive Canada
"The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, highlights 13 anti-racism projects in British Columbia that address systemic barriers faced by racialized[...]
Cirque du Soleil sells land
"Cirque du Soleil has just disposed of a 200,000 square-foot lot strategically located along the A40 highway in Montreal for the princely sum of $4.5 million. Left abandoned, the unpaved land was[...]
Cirque Hors Piste: 2020 Bell Cause pour la cause...
Cirque Hors Piste, a national leader in social circus established in Montreal since 1995, has been selected as a 2020 Bell Cause pour la cause recipient. Social circus allows us to listen to the[...]
Assistance in support of Quebec shows...
As previously announced on October 2, thanks to an additional $50 million in funding from the Government of Quebec as part of the Economic Recovery Plan for Culture, the Conseil des arts et lettres[...]
Red-zone restrictions prolonged until November 23...
"After hinting for weeks that public health restrictions in COVID-19 red zones might continue past the end of October, Quebec Premier François Legault has announced they will be prolonged into[...]
Lèche-vitrine: a new one-off initiative in...
"Like all performing artists, Gen Morin and Antoine Carabinier Lépine can no longer practice their profession "in person" since the beginning of the pandemic. The two members of Cirque Alfonse have[...]
MICC's circus coffee hours at CINARS Web
The International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC) will have a virtual stand at the CINARS Web online market. Stop by from November 9 to 13 to experience their all-new circus coffee hours, a[...]
Spreading joy as therapeutic clown
"Aerial circus performer Angola Murdoch first encountered the world of therapeutic clowning in her early teens when she was a patient at Toronto’s SickKids hospital. The Bognor native and[...]
Vincent Dubé of Machine de Cirque wins the Young...
Vincent Dubé, General and Artistic Director of Machine de Cirque, wins the "Young Entrepreneur of Quebec: Arts and Culture" award at the 43rd edition of the prestigious ARISTA Provincial Competition[...]
The 7 Fingers and Cirque Hors Piste: inspiring...
"It is through collaboration that the best initiatives are born. That of the collective The 7 Fingers, in partnership with the organization Cirque Hors Piste, is a perfect example. Their shared[...]
Tour in COVID mode with Scene Pro
Your show meets the health measures set up by the Public Health authorities and you would like it to be spotted more easily by presenters? Label it in COVID mode on the Scène Pro platform. You'll[...]
Call for Quebec artists: Culture-Education...
Professional artists who wish to offer artistic activities to toddlers, pupils and students in Quebec schools can apply from October 22, 2020 (starting at 10 a.m.) until January 15, 2021. Cultural[...]