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July 1st is Canada Day

Canada Day celebrations at the Old Port!

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All in a Weekend - We meet one of the choreographers of the Golden Maidens, Jeanette Perignon. They're a group of retired women who share their Filipino culture with Montrealers through dance. They'll be performing on Canada Day, and we find out more about what they do.

More about the Golden Maidens:

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Montreal’s Jazz Fest:

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Walk Montreal:

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The exhibition Building Montreal offers a fascinating glimpse of the shifting urban landscape of a constantly evolving metropolis. Though often a source of frustration for Montreal residents, construction sites are nonetheless symbolic of the city’s vitality and growth over the decades.

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Pascal Normand:


Mtl en Arts 2023, c'est... MAINTENANT! Du 28 juin au 2 juillet, 5 jours d'expo-vente dans le Village, sur la rue Ste-Catherine Est. Je serai sur place pour vous accueillir, jaser et partager au sujet de mes oeuvres, de ma démarche, etc. Kiosque #1, coin Alexandre-de-Sève. Plusieurs autres artistes et activités à découvrir!

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At the Arsenal Gallery: Inside Dalí - Du 19 juillet au 4 septembre 2023.

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Bronze sculptures on Peel Street honor Indigenous history. If you're walking along Peel Street in Montreal...you'll notice new artwork. Bronze sculptures are being installed along Peel Street...over a 2.5-kilometer stretch. Joining us now is MC Snow. He is Kaniekehaka from Kahnawake and one of the artists who created the sculptures. He joins us on the line to talk about what they mean.


More from The Gazette:

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante speaks with sculptors Kyra Revenko, left, and MC Snow, centre, and Kahnawake Grand Chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, second from left, and Sud-Ouest Borough mayor Benoit Dorais at the unveiling of a series of bronze sculpures that will line Peel St. in Montreal, Tuesday June 20, 2023. The work was done in consultation with local Indigenous communities. PHOTO BY JOHN MAHONEY /Montreal Gazette.


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Calls:


The 2023 QWF Spoken Word Prize is currently open for submissions. The prize is open to Quebec-based spoken word artists, storytelling artists, and literary performance artists working primarily in English in any form of performative writing, including poetry, story, monologue, hip hop, dub, sound poetry, or experimental or interdisciplinary work. Deadline July 2. Click here for details. Artists and/or artist teams are invited to submit their qualifications for a juried, open competition to create a public artwork at Wilderton Centre. Interested artists must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada to submit their qualifications for consideration. Deadline July 23. Click here for details. The Morrin Centre is looking for a few more artisans to round out their lineup during the artisan fair of the upcoming Arts Alive! Quebec festival. The artisan fair will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 26. Click here for details. The McClure Gallery is currently accepting submissions for its 2024-2025 exhibition program. Contemporary artists of all media and curators with an exhibition proposal are invited to apply. Artists who have shown in the gallery within the last five years or less should wait before submitting an exhibition proposal. Deadline October 15. Click here for details.

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