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Events at Cabot Square (opposite the AMC Forum):

Le Jardin des possibilités est un spectacle de danse Bollywood traditionnelle coloré et inspiré par le changement métamorphique magique vécu par un papillon. Mercredi 26 juillet 2023 de 17 h 30 à 18 h 45.



Jeudis latins - Diogo Ramos. Jeudi 27 juillet 2023 de 18 h 00 à 20 h 00:

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Arts news:


Artist paints Van Gogh replicas so small they fit inside a watch.

Tiny Vincent van Gogh paintings re-created by Lindon can be seen here on the inner workings of a watch. (Submitted by David A. Lindon)


David’s web site: https://www.davidalindon.com/

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Sobey Art Award:

Congratulations to Divya Mehra, Winner of the 2022 Sobey Art Award!


A past WASM speaker on the long list: Anna Binta Diallo.

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Mi'kmaq artist Alan Syliboy on honouring cultural traditions through his new exhibition "There are Spirits in the Forest". La Guilde in Montreal hosts an exhibition for the International First Peoples' Festival by Mi'kmaq artist Alan Syliboy who was inspired by petroglyphs in his home province of Nova Scotia. He talks about developing his own artistic language based on the images in those petroglyphs and why it's so important for him.


Alan’s web site: https://alansyliboy.ca/

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Books:


Canadian cuisine can be hard to define, which is why Gabby Peyton looked at 150 restaurants to examine our country’s dining. She tells that story in her new book, Where We Ate: A Field Guide to Canada's Restaurants, Past and Present.



Where We Ate - A Field Guide to Canada's Restaurants, Past and Present, by Gabby Peyton.

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Heritage Montreal Tours:


Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec


This year, Héritage Montréal invites you to explore five Montreal parks and their surroundings. In the company of our volunteer guides, discover the impact of the introduction of parks on a neighbourhood, its architecture and its development or how, on the other hand, existing neighbourhoods influenced the design of these green spaces.


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Music:


Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s new album and a Montreal performance October 18, 2023 at The National: ttps://bandsintown.com/e/104581535


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The legendary Louis Armstrong collected 60,000 newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and tape recordings across the span of his career. That vast archive now has a new home near where the musician lived in New York City. We take an audio tour with Jason Moran, who curated the first exhibition at the Louis Armstrong Center.


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Tony Bennett’s amazing contribution to the arts:



Painting was a passion of Tony’s who signed his works with his given name “Benedetto”: https://www.tonybennett.com/arts.php

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