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Duo Waz'O in the Talent Bleus semi-finals
On February 10, fixed trapeze duo artists Marie-Christine Fournier and Louis-David Simoneau performed live on the TV show La Semaine Des 4 Julie, as part of the Talents Bleus competition. Their[...]
$116.5 million to support the recovery and...
Last fall, the federal government announced that it would invest $181.5 million in the Arts and Live Events Worker Support Initiative in response to COVID-19 to stimulate employment in the arts and[...]
A ring master for Montréal Complètement Cirque
As part of its 12th edition, Montréal Complètement Cirque is looking for a ring master for its new creation that will be taking place at Place Émilie-Gamelin, a show created and directed by Sarah[...]
Les Foutoukours' new show selected for a creative...
Last January, the Centre culturel Desjardins launched a call for projects for an artist residency with a fee. In all, more than 80 applications were submitted. Initially, only one project was to[...]
Rewarding the contribution of artists and...
Les Prix Les Arts et la Ville aim to encourage the cultural vitality of communities and promote good practices in this area. They express recognition of the commitment of communities' vital forces to[...]
Call for proposals : D'Arts et de rêves Creative...
D'Arts et de rêves artist residence in Sutton is launching its call for projects for the 2021 and 2022 residencies. After a year marked by a major renovation project of its main building and by[...]
EXPO-SCÈNE postponed to 2022
On March 12, 2020, the Government of Québec banned all events with over 250 attendees which led to the closure of the Palais des congrès de Montréal, just a few days before the opening of[...]
Study on non-audiences in culture
Why do people choose not to go to certain cultural places? This is the question that Culture Mauricie and researchers from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) began to ask themselves[...]
Circus talent displayed on Montreal's ice rinks
"He put on skates for the first time in 2016. Three years later, he took to the ice with Cirque du Soleil for the Axel show. On a forced break since the beginning of the pandemic, Abadi Al-Obaidi[...]
Culture in crisis: patience at Éloize
The founder of Cirque Éloize, Jeannot Painchaud, does not see a return to normal before 2023. Read the original interview in the Journal de Montréal (in French). The article has been translated[...]
Circus and theater in COVID mode
After a year's break, the circus and theater in Quebec is between impatience and anxiety. A few circus artists, training in the studios of The 7 Fingers, share their experiences. The company's CEO,[...]
A calendar promoting outreach cultural activities
In order to promote access to the arts and culture to the greatest number of people, Culture pour tous has set up a calendar of outreach activities. The calendar highlights any online or in-person[...]