Art / Culture Calendar

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Apr
14
Sat
CONCERT: Orpheus Singers: A Gentle Season
Apr 14 @ 19:30

orpheus singersCome join the Orpheus Singers on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 pm for their A Gentle Season concert at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 137 Président-Kennedy, Montréal (Métro Place-des-Arts, bus 80).

Hear them sing repertoire by such masters as Thomas Morely, William Byrd, Orlando di Lasso and Robert Schuman as they usher in the concept of Spring, if not the real thing! Also on the program is La Bomba, an ‘ensalada’ by 16th-century Catalan composer Mateo Flecha.

Tickets are $20 at the door / students and seniors $15 at the door
More information at 514 693-1634 or go to orpheusmontreal.org

Image: courtesy of the Orpheus Singers

Apr
18
Wed
National Canadian Film Day
Apr 18 @ 14:00

national canadian film day WestmountMag.ca

On Wednesday, April 18 at 2 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, there will be a screening of Meditation Park (2017), directed by Mina Shum and starring Sandra Oh, Cheng Pei Pei, Tzi Ma, and Don McKellar.

National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) is all about encouraging Canadians to celebrate the incredible achievements of our nation’s filmmakers. Last year, NCFD 150 was an event of unprecedented size and scope, which reached an astonishing number of people across the country and around the world. This year, you have the opportunity to join other Canadians in helping it take root as an annual tradition.

Free admission – tickets required (available at Victoria Hall and the Library).
More information at 514 989-5226.
canadianfilmday.ca

 

FILM: Ciné-Expo 67
Apr 18 @ 19:00

On Wednesday, April 18 at 7 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, take a cinematic trip back 50 years with Ciné-EXPO 67. Guest speaker Bruno Paul Stenson is a world authority on all things Expo 67. He will share amazing behind-the-scenes stories on Expo 67 as well as displaying part of his impressive collection of items from Man & His World. Digital formats, 16mm films and 35mm slides will light up the screen with fantastic Expo images, many of which you have never seen. Presented in collaboration with the Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée.

Free admission – tickets required (available at Victoria Hall and the Library).
More information at 514 989-5226.

Apr
19
Thu
ART EXHIBITION – The Gallery at Victoria Hall – Gabriel Safdie
Apr 19 @ 10:00 – May 17 @ 19:00

Dia de los muertos - WestmountMag.caThe Gallery at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, presents Dia de los muertos featuring the works of Gabriel Safdie from Thursday, April 19 to Thursday, May 17.

Meet the artist and Gallery Curator Victoria LeBlanc on Tuesday, April 24 at 7 pm.

Gallery hours – Monday to Friday: 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm.
More information at 514 989-5521.

Image: Gabriel Safdie

Apr
20
Fri
Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days
Apr 20 @ 19:00

Around the World in 80 Days – Geordie Productions – WestmountMag.caThis iconic classic comes to hilarious contemporary light in an all-new production featuring incredible physical performances, lightening-speed set changes, razor-sharp dialogue, and… an elephant. Travel across the globe with the clever Phileas Fogg and his astute partner-in-crime Passepartout as they encounter a cast of over twenty characters (played by 3 people!) on this worldly epic adventure. Will they make it before time runs out?

A presentation of Geordie Productions
Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Directed by Mike Payette

Opening Night: Friday, April 20 at 7 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm

ASL interpreted performance and talkback : April 28 at 2 pm
D. B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal

Box office and information: 514 845-9810

For more information, visit geordie.ca/around-the-world-in-80-days

Apr
21
Sat
Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days
Apr 21 @ 14:00

Around the World in 80 Days – Geordie Productions – WestmountMag.caThis iconic classic comes to hilarious contemporary light in an all-new production featuring incredible physical performances, lightening-speed set changes, razor-sharp dialogue, and… an elephant. Travel across the globe with the clever Phileas Fogg and his astute partner-in-crime Passepartout as they encounter a cast of over twenty characters (played by 3 people!) on this worldly epic adventure. Will they make it before time runs out?

A presentation of Geordie Productions
Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Directed by Mike Payette

Opening Night: Friday, April 20 at 7 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm

ASL interpreted performance and talkback : April 28 at 2 pm
D. B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal

Box office and information: 514 845-9810

For more information, visit geordie.ca/around-the-world-in-80-days

Apr
22
Sun
Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days
Apr 22 @ 14:00

Around the World in 80 Days – Geordie Productions – WestmountMag.caThis iconic classic comes to hilarious contemporary light in an all-new production featuring incredible physical performances, lightening-speed set changes, razor-sharp dialogue, and… an elephant. Travel across the globe with the clever Phileas Fogg and his astute partner-in-crime Passepartout as they encounter a cast of over twenty characters (played by 3 people!) on this worldly epic adventure. Will they make it before time runs out?

A presentation of Geordie Productions
Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Directed by Mike Payette

Opening Night: Friday, April 20 at 7 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm

ASL interpreted performance and talkback : April 28 at 2 pm
D. B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal

Box office and information: 514 845-9810

For more information, visit geordie.ca/around-the-world-in-80-days

Apr
28
Sat
Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days
Apr 28 @ 14:00

Around the World in 80 Days – Geordie Productions – WestmountMag.caThis iconic classic comes to hilarious contemporary light in an all-new production featuring incredible physical performances, lightening-speed set changes, razor-sharp dialogue, and… an elephant. Travel across the globe with the clever Phileas Fogg and his astute partner-in-crime Passepartout as they encounter a cast of over twenty characters (played by 3 people!) on this worldly epic adventure. Will they make it before time runs out?

A presentation of Geordie Productions
Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Directed by Mike Payette

Opening Night: Friday, April 20 at 7 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm

ASL interpreted performance and talkback : April 28 at 2 pm
D. B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal

Box office and information: 514 845-9810

For more information, visit geordie.ca/around-the-world-in-80-days

CONCERT – Westmount Youth Orchestra
Apr 28 @ 19:30

Westmount Youth Orchestra logo - WestmountMag.caOn Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 pm at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W, the Westmount Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform great works of the symphonic repertoire under the direction of Jean MacRae. The Orchestra will also have the honour of performing the world premiere of Leo Purich‘s Variations for Viola and Orchestra.

Tickets on sale via the members of the orchestra or at ojw.ca/shop/

More information at 514 395-9425 or ojw.ca

DANCE: Ballroom Blitz Dance Evening
Apr 28 @ 20:00

swing dancers westmountmag.caOn Saturday, April 28, from 8 pm to midnight, at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, it’s the Ballroom Blitz. Enjoy an evening of dance – ballroom, swing, rumba, and more – accompanied by a big band with 17 musicians. Cash bar.

Tickets: $25 at the door / $20 in advance (1 drink included). Available at Victoria Hall and the Library, and online at Eventbrite.ca
More information at 514 989-5226.

Image: Pedro Ribeiro Simões via StockPholio.com

MUSIC: Fundraiser for NDG Food Depot
Apr 28 @ 20:00

burton street singers westmountmag.caThe Burton Street Singers will host their ninth musical cabaret night on Saturday, April 28 at Kensington Presbyterian Church Auditorium, 6225 Godfrey, corner of Kensington in NDG, to raise funds for the NDG Food Depot. Performing as an octet as well as in smaller ensembles, these talented singers will offer songs in a variety of moods and styles – Renaissance polyphony, traditional voyageur paddling tune, Gaelic love song, contemporary close harmony and more. Come to support a good cause while enjoying a relaxed and entertaining evening!

Show is at 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $15; $10 for students and seniors; $5 for children 12 and under.
Snacks and drinks will be for sale.
For more information contact Phillipa Rispin at 514 481-9861 or phillipa.rispin@gmail.com

Image: courtesy of the Burton Street Singers

Apr
29
Sun
Theatre: Around the World in 80 Days
Apr 29 @ 14:00

Around the World in 80 Days – Geordie Productions – WestmountMag.caThis iconic classic comes to hilarious contemporary light in an all-new production featuring incredible physical performances, lightening-speed set changes, razor-sharp dialogue, and… an elephant. Travel across the globe with the clever Phileas Fogg and his astute partner-in-crime Passepartout as they encounter a cast of over twenty characters (played by 3 people!) on this worldly epic adventure. Will they make it before time runs out?

A presentation of Geordie Productions
Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Directed by Mike Payette

Opening Night: Friday, April 20 at 7 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 2 pm
Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm
Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm

ASL interpreted performance and talkback : April 28 at 2 pm
D. B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal

Box office and information: 514 845-9810

For more information, visit geordie.ca/around-the-world-in-80-days

CONCERT: St. Matthias’ Choir – Sing We Merrily
Apr 29 @ 16:00

St. Mathias Choir - WestmountMag.caOn Sunday, April 29 at 4 pm at St. Matthias’ Anglican Church, 131 Chemin de la Côte St-Antoine, corner Metcalfe, there will be a concert of Brittish sacred music by the St. Matthias’ Choir.

Directed by Scott Bradford, with special guest Mark McDonald, organist. Music by Purcell, Travers, Gibbons, Dove, and 2 cantates by Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the lamb and Abraham & Isaac.

Programmes are $20 at the door, all proceeds go to organ restauration.
Wine & Cheese reception after the concert.

Image: courtesy of St. Matthias’ Choir

May
1
Tue
7th edition of Parle-moi d’amour auction/exhibit
May 1 – May 9 all day

Parle moi d’amour - WestmountMag.caLes Impatients is pleased to present the 7th edition of Parle-moi d’amour auction/exhibit at Centre Wellington, 4932 Wellington, Verdun. Over a hundred pieces created by Les Impatients and professional artists and donated by collectors will be up for auction from Tuesday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 9. The guest artist will be Mathieu Cardin. The exhibit will be held on Tuesday, May 1 and the closing event on Wednesday, May 9, with a live auction of some 30 pieces, hosted by Chantal Lamarre.

Exhibit: Tuesday, May 1 at 5:30 pm
Silent auction: Tuesday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 9
Closing event: Wednesday, May 9 at 6 pm, free admission
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday, 1 pm to 5 pm

More information at 514-842-1043 or visit parlemoidamour.impatients.ca

May
4
Fri
Centre Greene Book Sale
May 4 @ 10:00 – 19:00

book sale westmountmag.caOn Friday, May 4 from 10 am to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5 from 9 am to 2 pm, stop by Centre Greene, 1090 Greene, to explore a wonderful collection of books for sale!

All proceeds go to Centre Greene’s Summer Camp Fund to help families in need.
Information at 514 931-6202 or consult centregreene.org

Image: Phil Roeder via StockPholio.com

May
5
Sat
Centre Greene Book Sale
May 5 @ 09:00 – 14:00

book sale westmountmag.caOn Friday, May 4 from 10 am to 7 pm and Saturday, May 5 from 9 am to 2 pm, stop by Centre Greene, 1090 Greene, to explore a wonderful collection of books for sale!

All proceeds go to Centre Greene’s Summer Camp Fund to help families in need.
Information at 514 931-6202 or consult centregreene.org

Image: Phil Roeder via StockPholio.com


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