Art / Culture Calendar

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Mar
31
Fri
ART EXHIBITION: McClure Gallery Student Exhibition
Mar 31 @ 12:00 – Apr 15 @ 17:00

McClure Gallery students exhibition WestmountMag.caThe McClure Gallery of the Visual Arts Centre, 350 Victoria, presents its Annual Student Exhibition from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 15.

Students registered in the winter session of the Centre’s School of Art are invited to exhibit their work. The exhibition includes a variety of media and gives students the opportunity to exhibit in the context of a professional gallery. It’s also a chance to appreciate the great diversity of creative activity that takes place at the Centre.

Vernissage: Thursday, March 30 at 6 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm

More information at 514 488-9558 or go to visualartscentre

Apr
17
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Apr 17 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Apr
21
Fri
ART EXHIBITION – City of Westmount employees
Apr 21 @ 10:00 – May 18 @ 19:00

gallery at victoria hallThe Gallery at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, presents the works of the City of Westmount employees from Friday, April 21 to Thursday, May 18.

Vernissage: Friday, April 21, from noon to 2 pm.
Gallery hours – Monday to Friday: 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm.

More information at 514 989-5521.

Apr
22
Sat
CONCERT: Orpheus Singers – A Canadian Choral Tapestry
Apr 22 @ 19:30

orpheus singersOn Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 pm at the Church of St. John the Evangelist (“The Redroof Church”), 137 President-Kennedy, Montreal (Metro Place-des-Arts, 80 bus), the Orpheus Singers present A Canadian Choral Tapestry: Discovering Canada’s rich and diverse musical heritage.

To commemorate the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal and the 150th anniversary of the birth of our country, discover the rich and diverse musical heritage this country offers, with music by Canadian composers. With works by Karen Young, David Scott Lytle, Claude Vivier, Gabriel Cusson, Lionel Daunais, Healey Willan & Sydney Perceval.

Adults: $20 – Seniors and students: $15
More information at 514-693-1634 or orpheusmontreal@gmail.com

Image: courtesy of the Orpheus Singers

Apr
24
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Apr 24 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Apr
28
Fri
ART EXHIBITION: Frédérique Ulman-Gagné at the McClure
Apr 28 @ 12:00 – May 20 @ 17:00

Frederique Ulman-GagneThe McClure Gallery of the Visual Arts Centre, 350 Victoria, presents Les choses, featuring the recent works of Frédérique Ulman-Gagné.

For the exhibition Les Choses, the gallery will be taken over by large-scale paintings that open up a dialogue with the exhibition. Les Choses will be comprised of visual scenes without characters and stories. Instead, the scenes focus on the vitality of seemingly endless colours and abstract forms.

Vernissage: Thursday, April 27 at 6 pm
Exhibition: April 28 to May 20
Artist’s Talk: Thursday, May 4 at 7 pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm

More information at 514 488-9558 or go to visualartscentre

Apr
29
Sat
BENEFIT CONCERT: Sweet Familiar Sounds
Apr 29 @ 14:00

A Benefit Concert for St-Margaret’s Day Center will take place Saturday, April 29 at 2 pm at Westmount Park United Church, 4695 de Maisonneuve.

General admission: $ 25. Donations appreciated.
For more information contact Linda Lemay at 514 932-3630 ext. 3051 or Elizabeth Mourelatos at 514 932-3630 ext. 3047.

Image: courtesy of Westmount Park United Church

FILM – Expo 67: Mission Impossible
Apr 29 @ 19:00

expo67 WestmountMag.caOn Saturday, April 29 at 7 pm in Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, there will be the English Premiere of the documentary film Expo 67: Mission Impossible with guest speakers and a pop-up ‘ecomuseum’ segment that will permit the audience to share their Expo 67 memories and mementos.

Cash bar. Free tickets available at Victoria Hall and the Library.
More information at 514 989-5226 and Expo-67.ca

Apr
30
Sun
Lac-Mégantic: Life Loss Legacy
Apr 30 @ 19:00

lac megantic train disaster WestmountMag.caOn Sunday, April 30 at 7 pm, an evening on the theme of Lac-Mégantic: Life Loss Legacy will take place at the Atwater Library, 1200 Atwater. Featuring Donald Winkler (Forty-seven Stations for a Ravaged Town); George Elliott Clarke, Canada’s Poet Laureate; a presentation by Bruce Campbell, Lac-Mégantic: Public Betrayal, Corporate Negligence, Justice Denied; a photo exhibition by Michel Huneault, The Long Night of Megantic; and more. With support from the Union of Canadian Transport Employees.

For more information contact Jack Locke at 514 484-0254.

Image: courtesy of the Sureté du Québec

May
1
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
May 1 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

May
6
Sat
DANCE: Ballroom Blitz Dance Evening
May 6 @ 20:00

swing dancers westmountmag.caOn Saturday, May 6, 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
May 6 @ 20:00

burton street singers westmountmag.caThe Burton Street Singers will host their eight musical cabaret night on Saturday, May 6 at Kensington Presbyterian Church Auditorium, 6225 Godfrey, corner of Kensington in NDG, to raise funds for the NDG Food Depot.

To commemorate Canada’s birthday, this year’s show features works by Canadian composers and/or lyricists. Performing as an octet as well as in smaller ensembles, these talented singers will cover French-Canadian folk songs and modern works by composer Stephen Chatman, classics by Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot and Leonard Cohen, and originals from the group’s very own Isabel Belina. Come and celebrate Canadian music!

Show is at 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $15; $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

May
8
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
May 8 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

May
14
Sun
Let’s Talk Opera!
May 14 @ 10:30

Opéra de Montréal logo WestmountMag.ca

On Sunday, May 14 at 10:30 am, La bohème, the last in a 3-part series of opera talks will take place at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Opéra de Montréal is proud to offer opera lovers or newcomers a brand new series of in-depth discussion on each opera of the season right before the premiere. Plot, music, voices, cultural context, composer, style… everything you ever wanted to know to better prepare you to attend the performance, with musicologist Pierre Vachon (Ph.D.), a pianist and a singer. Duration: 90 minutes with coffee break.

Presented in English by L’Opéra de Montréal.
For more more information, and to RSVP, please visit their website.

 

May
15
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
May 15 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

May
22
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
May 22 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

May
29
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
May 29 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jun
5
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jun 5 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jun
12
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jun 12 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jun
19
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jun 19 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jun
26
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jun 26 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jul
3
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jul 3 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jul
10
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jul 10 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jul
17
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jul 17 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.

Jul
24
Mon
Montreal Camera Club
Jul 24 @ 19:30

The Montreal Camera Club meets every Monday at Westmount Park Church. Everyone is welcome.