Roch Carrier’s famous story, “The Hockey Sweater”, is getting a makeover for the 375th anniversary of our city to nostalgics and hockey fans’ delight! Starting Thursday, “The Hockey Sweater – A Musical” will take the stage at the Seagal Centre for a modern musical for the whole family.
October 14th – Musée Pointe-à-Callière
Commonly known as «the city of a hundred spires», Montreal keeps track of its religious presence throughout its territory. “Spoken Archives” is the opportunity to be surprised, to rediscover what surrounds us, the richness of words of the past and the beauty of old images.
October 16 to 25, 2017 – Hall Viger, Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Montreal was founded on an unceded Indigenous territory. Currently, there are more than 25,000 Indigenous people from different nations living in Montréal. Unlike other cities in the world, indigenous culture is absent from the built environment of this future metropolis of reconciliation.
October 17 at 7pm – Cinéma Impérial
As part of Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Association des écoles supérieures d’art de Montréal (ADÉSAM) is proud to present a multidisciplinary work, created in collaboration with the 10 member schools of its network, which showcases Montréal’s up-and-coming artistic talent.
October 19th to November 12th, 2017 – Segal Centre for Performing Arts
For Montréal’s 375th anniversary, The Segal Centre has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier’s beloved story: The Hockey Sweater.
October 19 and 20, 7 pm – Auditorium Paul-André-Michaud
“Imaging a metamorphosis” is an immersive, multidisciplinary creation that sets the viewer on an historical, emotional and poetic journey.
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will mark Montréal’s 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montréal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces in carrying out its mandate: to mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage public funds, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.
The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Québec government, the Canada government and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information, see http://www.375mtl.com.
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