Director Robert Lepage recreates the interior of 18th-century La Scala, including the hidden workings underneath the stage, where Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, practices his otherworldly arts. The magnetic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as Prospero, a role he has sung to great acclaim in London.
On Monday, November 12, the Québec Government Office in New York, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Earth Institute, Columbia University, will present "Warming Arctic, Changing Planet," an exciting discussion about the effects of climate change on the Arctic.
Alongside a week-long run of the new feature BESTIAIRE, the Anthology Film Archives presents a retrospective devoted to the films of Denis Côté, one of the most gifted of contemporary Québec filmmakers.
Following the formation of the new Cabinet on September 19, 2012, the Ministère des Relations internationales, de la Francophonie et du Commerce extérieur (MRIFCE) was tasked with a new mandate, i.e., the export mandate previously assigned to the Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation (MDEIE).
Brooklyn / Montreal is the first artistic encounter in more than a decade between Montreal and New York – two leading North American centres of today’s art. Through a series of hybrid exhibitions, the event will highlight these cities’ artistic differences and similarities.
Much of the earliest writing about film explored the idea of cinema as a Gesamtkunstwerk, a kind of total art, and since those early days, there has always been a natural affinity between film and the other artistic forms and media. Since 1983, the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) in Montreal has been a vital platform for films and filmmakers that continue to explore those connections.
The Parti québécois headed by Pauline Marois will form the next Government of Québec after receiving 31.94% of the popular vote. Ms. Marois will be the first woman Premier of Québec. Her party will form a minority government after winning in 54 of Québec’s 125 ridings.
Pursuing their travels at the frontier of reality and fiction, the artists invited to EIM 2012 are visiting new playgrounds: the Bassin Bonsecours and Hangar 16 in the Old Port of Montréal, Usine C and La promenade des Artistes at the Quartier des Spectacles.
What are they playing at? At putting on hold our normality as city dwellers.
The high profile WORLD COMPETITION will include world and international premieres. The international official Jury will award the various prizes for the feature films of his section: Grand Prix of the Americas, Special Grand Prix of the Jury, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Artistic Contribution, Innovation Award. This same Jury will award two prizes for the short films of this section.
From August 15 through September 16, TOTEM will be presented under the blue and yellow Big Top located at the Plateau at National Harbor. This show traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations.
More than 60 athletes from Québec are taking part in the London Olympic Games from 27 July to 12 August and in the Paralympics from 29 August to 9 September. We would like to highlight their courage and determination and wish them all the best during the competitions.
Cogeco Cable Inc. (“Cogeco Cable”) (TSX: CCA) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the shares of Atlantic Broadband ("Atlantic") an independent cable system operator serving about 252,000 basic video customers and Telephony services.