Presented in its original French-language version (with English subtitles), this show won the Marius award for best new family musical in 2008. This refreshing and tuneful new take on the Mark Twain classic tells the story of two boys from different worlds who switch identities to see how the other half lives. The show is accompanied by a live orchestra.
The Ministère des Relations internationales (MRI) is proud to launch its new website today. The site boasts a more up-to-date, colourful look, and we have improved it in a variety of ways to meet our Québec readers’ needs.
A chance to hear from Patrick Watson’s newest album Adventures In Your Own Backyard. Adventures... was made at home after a grueling five-year run that saw Watson and his band - bassist Mishka Stein, guitarist Simon Angell, and drummer Robbie Kuster - tour the world in support of two critically-acclaimed and successful albums, including the Polaris award-winning Close To Paradise.
On June 22, friends of Québec gathered at the South Street Seaport, in full view of the spectacular Brooklyn Bridge, to celebrate Québec's National Day. The networking event, the fruit of a partnership between the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) and Québec Government Office in New York, brought together more than 150 representatives from the business, cultural and diplomatic communities as well as from the media.
Moment Factory, a Montréal-based new media and entertainment studio, will light up Atlantic City on July 4th with the debut of a sound and light show on Boardwalk Hall, shortly after the fireworks around 9:30pm.
Just in time for Québec Day! The River To River Festival and The Joyce Theater join forces to present the U.S. premiere of Montréal-based choreographer Sylvain Émard's Le Grand Continental on June 22-23 at 7pm and June 24, Québec's National Day, at 2pm at The Seaport. Each free performance will be followed by a DJ dance party on Pier 17. Be part of it!
Bombardier Transportation announced that it has signed a contract for 300 subway cars with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to be delivered to New York City Transit (NYCT). The order is valued at approximately $599 million US.
Québec Premier Jean Charest, Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks Pierre Arcand and Minister of Transport Pierre Moreau today unveiled the 2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan (PACC 2020) and the accompanying Government Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation.
The celebration of artistry and creativity is as ingrained in the culture of Québec as it is a calling card for New York City. It was thus inevitable that such a shared principle would lead to the upcoming exhibition, “Innovation and Craftsmanship in Metal: Jewelry Artists of Québec”, at the Aaron Faber Gallery in New York.
The OFFTA is an artistic event created by Montreal artists on the edge of the Festival TransAmériques. The OFFTA offers a multidisciplinary program centered on contemporary creation and the encounter of various art forms.
Now in its 20th year, this festival constitutes a new international rendezvous. On the program: featured artists, exhibitions, roundtables, Place du Marché (attended by artists, agents and distributors from Québec, Canada, the United States and Europe), not to mention concerts, dance evenings and workshops.
Concordia University alumni and friends gathered at Québec Government Office in New York last week for a convivial soirée of networking. Co-hosted by Acting Delegate General Manon Boucher, the well-attended event featured guest speaker Gary Regenstreif (BA 83), Editor of Special Projects at Thomson Reuters, who talked of his experience at Concordia, and reflected on the challenges and opportunities of today’s evolving media landscape.
Law enforcement specialists convened at John Jay College of Criminal Justice last week to share expertise in fighting cross-border terrorism and discuss bilateral security collaboration between the Canadian and U.S. federal governments, New York State and Québec and local officials in communities near the northern border