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FAR is looking for artists for its 5th anniversary

FAR is looking for artists for its 5th anniversary

From August 12 to September 12, 2021 will take place the 5th edition of the Festival des arts de ruelle (FAR). More than 130 professional artists of all disciplines will entertain the alleys of[...]

Reorienting yourself when you only want to be an artist

Reorienting yourself when you only want to be an...

The pandemic has prompted some artists to seek a career change. The real change of career is a path marked by uncertainty, grief, ambivalence and challenges. Two artists talk about their transition,[...]

First Circus International Film Festival

First Circus International Film Festival

Prior to this year, there was no space specifically dedicated to circus films. Circus filmmakers struggled to be recognized for their work, because they did not have their own category. The first[...]

Working in the shadows to bring light

Working in the shadows to bring light

While the pandemic puts their careers on hold, Quebec circus artists are using their talents to ease isolation and spread smiles. Learn about the work of social circus organization Caravane[...]

Intermission is over for Cirque du Soleil

Intermission is over for Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil announces the reopening of four of its shows after a year-long pause due to the pandemic.

1.5 billion to support the arts, culture and sport sectors

1.5 billion to support the arts, culture and...

The Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled yesterday a stimulus budget "focused on jobs, growth and resilience". It includes more than $1.5 billion in support for the[...]

An additional $60 million to support the presentation of Quebec shows

An additional $60 million to support the...

Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy announced at RIDEAU an additional $60 million investment in culture. The funds will ensure the continuity of activities for the presentation of[...]

Acting for Climate Montreal in Gaspésie

Acting for Climate Montreal in Gaspésie

La Fabrique Culturelle produced a short film presenting the work of the company Acting for Climate Montreal. In Gaspésie for a creation residency, eight circus artists are exploring the possibility[...]

Two studies on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the cultural sector

Two studies on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis...

Synapse C, an organization that builds on culture data, presents two studies on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the cultural sector. The studies were conducted in collaboration with two[...]

A new American Circus Alliance launches in the USA

A new American Circus Alliance launches in the USA

A national service and advocacy organization by and for the people involved with the production and presentation of American circus is taking form. The all-volunteer organization, called[...]

Andréane Leclerc in residence at Place des arts

Andréane Leclerc in residence at Place des arts

"A circus artist for 20 years, now a designer, performer and co-founder of the Nadère arts vivants company, Andréane Leclerc is inspired by her practice of contortion for artistic and philosophical[...]

$ 5 M for physically distanced performances

$ 5 M for physically distanced performances

Having been a great success in 2020, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec's Physically Distanced Performances measure is renewed this year thanks to $5 million in funding from the[...]

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