Art / Culture Calendar

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May
24
Fri
EXHIBITION: The Gallery at Victoria Hall – Youth Exhibition
May 24 @ 10:00 – Jun 14 @ 17:00

It’s OK to be different - WestmountMag.caThe Gallery at Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W, presents It’s Okay to be Different until Friday, June 14.

This youth exhibition showcases artworks created by Westmount students about being different. In collaboration with the McEntyre Writing Competition. Presented by the Visual Arts Center in partnership with the City of Westmount.

Gallery hours – Monday to Friday: 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday: closed.
More information at 514 989-5226.

Jun
8
Sat
PLAY: Dramatis Personae’s Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
Jun 8 @ 14:00

Dramatis Personae - WestmountMag.caDramatis Personae, Westmount’s community theatre, presents its Spring production for 2019, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a set of 25 ultra short, funny, thoughtful, bizarre and provocative plays meant to be performed as a game show with audience participation. To tell you more would spoil the fun! Directed by Christopher Moore. In Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm; Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 pm; and Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm.

Admission: suggested donation of $15 to $20.
Limited seating. Reserve at theatrewestmount.com
More information at 514 484-2016.

Image: courtesy of Dramatis Personae

CONCERT – Westmount Youth Orchestra
Jun 8 @ 19:30

Westmount Youth Orchestra logo - WestmountMag.caOn Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 pm at Mountainside United Church, 687 Roslyn, the Westmount Youth Orchestra, under the baton of Maestra Jean MacRae will perform the Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland, the magnificent 7th Symphony by Beethoven and will finish with Franz Liszt’s symphonic poem, Les Préludes.

Tickets: $15; $10 seniors/students; $5 children 12 and under. Available at the door.
More information at 514 395-9425 or ojw.ca

PLAY: Dramatis Personae’s Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
Jun 8 @ 19:30

Dramatis Personae - WestmountMag.caDramatis Personae, Westmount’s community theatre, presents its Spring production for 2019, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a set of 25 ultra short, funny, thoughtful, bizarre and provocative plays meant to be performed as a game show with audience participation. To tell you more would spoil the fun! Directed by Christopher Moore. In Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm; Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 pm; and Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm.

Admission: suggested donation of $15 to $20.
Limited seating. Reserve at theatrewestmount.com
More information at 514 484-2016.

Image: courtesy of Dramatis Personae

Jun
12
Wed
PLAY: Dramatis Personae’s Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
Jun 12 @ 19:30

Dramatis Personae - WestmountMag.caDramatis Personae, Westmount’s community theatre, presents its Spring production for 2019, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a set of 25 ultra short, funny, thoughtful, bizarre and provocative plays meant to be performed as a game show with audience participation. To tell you more would spoil the fun! Directed by Christopher Moore. In Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm; Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 pm; and Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm.

Admission: suggested donation of $15 to $20.
Limited seating. Reserve at theatrewestmount.com
More information at 514 484-2016.

Image: courtesy of Dramatis Personae

Jun
13
Thu
SHOW: Lyric Theatre Singers – Too Darn Hot!
Jun 13 @ 20:00

Lyric Theatre Singers Hello Broadway WestmountMag.caThe Lyric Theatre Singers return to Concordia University’s DB Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve (corner of Bishop) June 13, 14 and 15 with four presentations of Too Darn Hot! A Sizzling Broadway Revue.

Created by directors Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns, this original musical theatre revue features forty-three performers and five musicians in an exciting mix of Broadway’s hottest hits!

Too Darn Hot! features a sizzling selection of musical theatre favourites from composer/lyricist Cole Porter, as well as shows such as The Band’s Visit, Singin’ in the Rain, Company, Next to Normal, Cinderella, Nine and Something’s Rotten. The Singers will also tell the story of three families in pursuit of the American dream at the turn of the 20th Century in a medley from Ragtime and recount the incredible true story of how residents of Gander, Newfoundland welcomed 7,000 stranded air passengers from around the world in the wake of 9/11 in the opening number of Come From Away.

Show dates and times: Thursday, June 13 at 8 pm; Friday, June 14 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm and 8 pm. Reserved seating – wheelchair accessible.

BOX OFFICE
514 743-3382
lyrictheatrecompany.com
lyrictheatreboxoffice@gmail.com

Image: Tam Lan Truong

Jun
14
Fri
SHOW: Lyric Theatre Singers – Too Darn Hot!
Jun 14 @ 20:00

Lyric Theatre Singers Hello Broadway WestmountMag.caThe Lyric Theatre Singers return to Concordia University’s DB Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve (corner of Bishop) June 13, 14 and 15 with four presentations of Too Darn Hot! A Sizzling Broadway Revue.

Created by directors Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns, this original musical theatre revue features forty-three performers and five musicians in an exciting mix of Broadway’s hottest hits!

Too Darn Hot! features a sizzling selection of musical theatre favourites from composer/lyricist Cole Porter, as well as shows such as The Band’s Visit, Singin’ in the Rain, Company, Next to Normal, Cinderella, Nine and Something’s Rotten. The Singers will also tell the story of three families in pursuit of the American dream at the turn of the 20th Century in a medley from Ragtime and recount the incredible true story of how residents of Gander, Newfoundland welcomed 7,000 stranded air passengers from around the world in the wake of 9/11 in the opening number of Come From Away.

Show dates and times: Thursday, June 13 at 8 pm; Friday, June 14 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm and 8 pm. Reserved seating – wheelchair accessible.

BOX OFFICE
514 743-3382
lyrictheatrecompany.com
lyrictheatreboxoffice@gmail.com

Image: Tam Lan Truong

Jun
15
Sat
PLAY: Dramatis Personae’s Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
Jun 15 @ 14:00

Dramatis Personae - WestmountMag.caDramatis Personae, Westmount’s community theatre, presents its Spring production for 2019, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a set of 25 ultra short, funny, thoughtful, bizarre and provocative plays meant to be performed as a game show with audience participation. To tell you more would spoil the fun! Directed by Christopher Moore. In Victoria Hall, 4626 Sherbrooke W.

Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm; Wednesday, June 12 at 7:30 pm; and Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm.

Admission: suggested donation of $15 to $20.
Limited seating. Reserve at theatrewestmount.com
More information at 514 484-2016.

Image: courtesy of Dramatis Personae

SHOW: Lyric Theatre Singers – Too Darn Hot!
Jun 15 @ 14:00

Lyric Theatre Singers Hello Broadway WestmountMag.caThe Lyric Theatre Singers return to Concordia University’s DB Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve (corner of Bishop) June 13, 14 and 15 with four presentations of Too Darn Hot! A Sizzling Broadway Revue.

Created by directors Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns, this original musical theatre revue features forty-three performers and five musicians in an exciting mix of Broadway’s hottest hits!

Too Darn Hot! features a sizzling selection of musical theatre favourites from composer/lyricist Cole Porter, as well as shows such as The Band’s Visit, Singin’ in the Rain, Company, Next to Normal, Cinderella, Nine and Something’s Rotten. The Singers will also tell the story of three families in pursuit of the American dream at the turn of the 20th Century in a medley from Ragtime and recount the incredible true story of how residents of Gander, Newfoundland welcomed 7,000 stranded air passengers from around the world in the wake of 9/11 in the opening number of Come From Away.

Show dates and times: Thursday, June 13 at 8 pm; Friday, June 14 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm and 8 pm. Reserved seating – wheelchair accessible.

BOX OFFICE
514 743-3382
lyrictheatrecompany.com
lyrictheatreboxoffice@gmail.com

Image: Tam Lan Truong

SHOW: Lyric Theatre Singers – Too Darn Hot!
Jun 15 @ 20:00

Lyric Theatre Singers Hello Broadway WestmountMag.caThe Lyric Theatre Singers return to Concordia University’s DB Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve (corner of Bishop) June 13, 14 and 15 with four presentations of Too Darn Hot! A Sizzling Broadway Revue.

Created by directors Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns, this original musical theatre revue features forty-three performers and five musicians in an exciting mix of Broadway’s hottest hits!

Too Darn Hot! features a sizzling selection of musical theatre favourites from composer/lyricist Cole Porter, as well as shows such as The Band’s Visit, Singin’ in the Rain, Company, Next to Normal, Cinderella, Nine and Something’s Rotten. The Singers will also tell the story of three families in pursuit of the American dream at the turn of the 20th Century in a medley from Ragtime and recount the incredible true story of how residents of Gander, Newfoundland welcomed 7,000 stranded air passengers from around the world in the wake of 9/11 in the opening number of Come From Away.

Show dates and times: Thursday, June 13 at 8 pm; Friday, June 14 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 15 at 2 pm and 8 pm. Reserved seating – wheelchair accessible.

BOX OFFICE
514 743-3382
lyrictheatrecompany.com
lyrictheatreboxoffice@gmail.com

Image: Tam Lan Truong

Jun
18
Tue
TALK: Michael Ondaatje at the Jewish Public Library
Jun 18 @ 19:30

Michael Ondaatje - WestmountMag.caTuesday, June 18 at 7:30 pm, the Jewish Public Library, 5151 ch. de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montreal (bus 129, metro Snowdon or Côte-Ste-Catherine), is thrilled to present Canadian literary icon Michael Ondaatje in conversation with Joseph Rosen about his latest novel, Warlight.

Set in the decade after World War II, Ondaatje’s novel Warlight (Knopf, 2018) tells a dramatic story through a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement. A book sale and signing and refreshments will follow the presentation.

Tickets: 514 345-6416
$15 general admission ; $10 JPL members (advance purchase) and students
Presented by the Jonathan and Susan Wener Canadian Writers Lecture fund of the JPL.

Image: Daniel Mordzinski