ARTS Etc. - March 2017 By: Ilania Abileah 



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What's on 2017- by Month:

January, February, March April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Mont Tremblant

Salle Alphonse Desjardins, 1145, rue de Saint-Jovite, Downstairs from the Samuel-Ouimet Library.  Open: Wed. 1-5 pm, Thur. & Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 10 am -3 pm; Sun. Noon to 5 pm.  819-425-8614, Ext. 2500;

In April print-maker Marie-Claude Arnaud, of the Atelier de l’Île of Val-David, exhibits a collection of etchings and other types of prints entitled “Vers la pleine conscience”.  She combines several techniques of print-making as well as digital images.   Marie-Claude’s images are symbolic at times incorporating human silhouettes signifying a spiritual message. 

Première Scène - Église du Village, 1829, chemin du Village.  819-425-8614, ext. 2500.


Fri. Mar. 24, 8 pm:  Koriass obtained honours for hip-hop album of the year, participated in the festival “Francofolies de Montreal” and now recorded his fourth album “Love Supreme”.    $25 






Fri. Apr. 7, 8 pm: Patrice Michaud – in 2015 he won the “Felix” for the show of the year.  This winter he is coming out with a new album with newly composed songs of funny touching stories.     $34


Wed. Apr. 12, 8 pm: Bowie revisited a tribute to David Bowie.  From “Ziggy Stardust” to “Black Star”, an evening of sounds from the “Thin White Duke” performed by Richard d’Anjou, ex singer of “Too Many Cooks”.  $15




  St. Faustin

 Maison des Arts et de la Culture Saint Faustin, 1177 rue de la Pisciculture. St Faustin Lac Carré, 819-688-2676.  Free admission: Wed. – Sun. 11 am to 5 pm.  Until Mar. 25: A collective exhibition of Laurentian artists.  






Ste. Agathe

 Théâtre Le Patriote, 258, Rue Saint-Venant, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.  If you have any old souvenirs for the 50th anniversary of this theatre please contact Alexandre Gélinas, 819 326-3655 Ext. 3055 e-mail


Val David

Val David Exhibition Centre:  Open: Wed-Sun 11 am – 5 pm.  Centre d’exposition de Val David, 2495, rue de l’Église, Val David. 819 322-7474.

Jan. 28 – May 7:  Two artists exhibit Suzanne FerlandL, and Gilles Boisvert.  Suzanne FerlandL presents “Onde de choc: Vivre avec”:  dealing with the process of lamenting.

Gilles Boisvert presents “Divague sur fond noir” – delves into past experiences, and exploring pictorial images, photography, and digital techniques. 


Val Morin

Theatre du Marais: 1201 10è Ave. Val Morin. 819 322-1414. Some shows enable you to reserve a dinner & show at this location.  Dinner served at 7 pm (6:30 on theatre nights)


Sat. Mar. 11, 8 pm: Suzie Arioli – “Spring” is her new recording in a quintet set.  $37.50




Sun. Mar. 12, 2 pm:  Piano-cello – Julie Trudeau on cello, and Michel Fournier at the piano.  These two charming and accomplished musicians will play music from Schumann to Piazzola and many more.  $35







Fri. Mar. 31, 8 pm: Fred Fortin –back with his latest album “Ultramarr” accompanied by his musicians Sam Joly on drums, François Lafontaine on keyboard, and Jocelyn Tellier lap steel and guitar. $35






Sat. Apr. 22, 8 pm: Inland Desire – Mentana folk and Americana music New-Brunswick, singer-songwriter Robin-Joël Cool and pianist and singer from the Gaspésie shores, Viviane Audet, were joined by musicians Jonathan Fournier, Pablo Seib and Yannick Parent to form this quintet.   $25



St. Adolphe d’Howard

  L'Ange Vagabond: 1818 Chemin du village.  Reservations: 819-714-0213. 

 Sat. Mar. 11, 8 pm: L’Homme qui a vu l’ours, $20.

Sat. Mar 18, Party in Green, dinner at 6 pm, dance at 8 pm.

  Sat. Mar. 25, 8 pm: Los 2 Lunaticos - Yves Desrosiers and Juan Sebastian Larobina.

Latin Music.  $20.

Sun. Mar. 26, 2 pm:  Guitarist Réjean Bouchard, song workshop. $10

Fri. Mar. 31, 8 pm: free admission however reservation required.  An evening of poetry, Slam and songs.  Andrée Lachapelle, Pascale Montpetit, Amélie Prévost and Monique Richard.

Sat. Apr. 1, 8 pm: Sonia Brochet et Jerrycan.  Folk-pop-flyé. $20.

Sat. Apr. 8, 8 pm: Catherine Durand.  Folk-pop.  $20.

Fri. Apr. 14, 7:30 pm: this evening we dance!


Ste. Adele

Place des Citoyens, 999 boul. Ste. Adele.  Open: 10 to 4 pm Tue. - Sun.  450 229-2921 #300.


  9-26 Mar.  Charlotte Gagnon recently left teaching visual arts to follow her creative passion.  She expresses on canvas her personal impressions.  Charlotte Gagnon says that when she creates a door opens into the unconscious, as it happens in dreams. 


  9 – 26 Mar.  Poli Wilhem, this artist created strictly abstract images for many years.  In the past few years he has been creating images of abstract and figurative balancing between these two visual languages.




Apr. 7 to May 15.  Ateliers Croisés this is an exhibition produced by the Baie-Saint-Paul Contemporary Art Museum.  It is a fifty-year retrospective of modern Quebec art by two Ste. Adele artists:  Claude Vermette (art effects, clay, inks, aquarelles and ceramics); and from Mariette Rousseau-Vermette (weaving).






  Sun. Mar 19, 1:30 pm: Cordâme quartet.  Celebrating the 150th of Eric Satie, the Cordâme quartet dedicates their concert to this French composer playing Satie in their own way!  These six musicians are: Jean Félix Mailloux (contrabass and compositions), Marie Neige Lavigne (violin), Sheila Hannigan (cello), Guillaume Martineau (piano), Éveline Grégoire-Rousseau (harp), and Mark Nelson (percussions).  



  Opera direct from the Metropolitan - Pine Cinema: Phase 2, 1146, rue Valiquette, Ste. Adele 855 739-7463;   Note:  Operas also screen at Cinema

Sat. Mar. 11, 12:55 pm: La Traviata - by Giuseppe Verdi.  Violetta Valéry the courtesan is very sick. Meeting Alfredo Germont gives her a chance to change her lifestyle. But she sacrifices her happiness for his, returns to the city.  Conductor: Nicola Luisotti; the cast: Violetta Valéry: Soprano Sonya Yoncheva; Alfredo Germont: Tenor Michael Fabiano; Giorgio Germont: Baritone Thomas Hampson.  $28


  Sat. Mar. 25, 12:55 pm - Idomeneo – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The opera is set on the island of Crete in the aftermath of the Trojan War.  Conductor: Music Director Emeritus James Levine.  The cast:  Matthew Polenzani the king; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in trousers as the son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, who madly loves Idamante. $28





St. Sauveur

  Saint-SAU Pub, 236 rue Principal, St. Sauveur, 450-227-0218

Here are the musicians lined-up for March: Fri. Mar. 10: Triple Rock.  Sat. Mar. 11, 9:30 pm: Stephan McNicoll & GCR; Fri. Mar. 17, 9 pm: The Berry Shandy Show – a tribute to the Irish group The Cranneberries; Thur. Mar. 23, 7:30 pm: Pastel; Thur. Mar. 30, 7:30 pm: Mylestone.   Fri. Mar. 31, 9 pm: Pascal Dufour Band.


Morin Heights

ARTS Morin Heights at the Morin Heights Library: 823, Village Rd. 450.226.3832 Members of Arts Morin Height present a theme show entitled “The Seasons" until 25 March 2017 followed by a new theme show "Childhood" - Mar. 25, to June 17, 2017. 




Diffusion Amal’Gamme: Salle Saint François Xavier, 994, rue Principale, Prevost.  450 436-3037.


Sat. Mar. 11, 8 pm:  Huu Bac Quach Quintet - From West to East (jazz/world music) Huu Bac Quach plays the Vietnamese monochord, the Dan Bau, the Chinese fiddle, the Erhu, and the Andean bamboo flute, the Quena. He is accompanied by Guillaume Martineau on piano, Marie-Neige Lavigne on violin, Jean-Félix Mailloux on upright bass, and Etienne Mason on drums.  $36.50



Sat. Mar. 25. 8 pm: Keltik Pilgrim – a group of five Laurentian musicians who play Irish and Scottish traditional Celtic songs which will make you wish to dance the whole evening.  They use traditional Celtic instruments such as the Uilleann pipe, wooden Irish flute, Irish whistle, banjo, violin the voice of Jody Anker, and Eric Bégin. The members of Keltik Pilgrim are accomplished multi-instrumentalists.  The artists are: Éloi Amesse, violin — Jody Anker, voice, bodhran, and banjo — Éric Bégin, voice and guitar — Michel Dubeau flutes and Uilleann pipes — Raoul Cyr, percussions. $31.50



  Sat. Apr. 1, 8 pm:  Montreal Brass quintet Buzz - presenting its award-winning show "The History of Music", of which it has already given over 550 performances all across Canada, the United States and at the highly popular Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  This is a “theatrical odyssey that travels through space and time to explore the music of the Western world from pre-historic times to the present day.” The artists perform this concert from memory: Frédéric Gagnon, trumpet solo — Sylvain Lapointe, trumpet — Pascal Lafrenière, Corn — Jason De Carufel, trombone — Sylvain Arseneau, trombone bass.  The actor Eloi Archam Baudoin will create a contact between the musicians and the public.  $36.50


  Sat. Apr. 8, 8 pm: Duo Provost-Lachapelle (Acoustic jazz) virtuoso cousins Sylvain Provost and Norman Lachapelle have become Quebec jazz icons.  They originate from St. Jovite & Ste. Agathe.  The program is drawn from their three albums, including the one that won the Félix Jazz album of 2001.  They have played in North America, Europe and Asia, and accompanied well known musicians such as Gilles Vigneault, Ariane Moffatt, Gerry Boulet, Oliver Jones, Roch Voisine and others.  $36.50




    Until April 2: Restaurant Le Faim-Fino, 338 Maple Street, Brownsburg-Chatham, 450 495-8022. Info:  “Capture” by Patrick Nicol who is passionate about photography and takes “candid shots” that capture touching moments and at times humour transpires. 



St. Jerome

  Laurentian Museum of Contemporary Art - Open: Tue – Sun Noon to 5 pm. Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, 101, place du Curé Labelle, Saint-Jérôme. 450 432-7171. 

Sun. Mar. 1 to Apr. 16: “Cyclages” of Grupmuv - Participating artists are: Catherine Beliveau, Michel Boulanger, Thomas Corriveau, Jonathan Plante and Gisèle Trudel (Ælab).  This is a lab research and creation dedicated to drawing the image in movement.  The two-year research will be discussed at a round-table event, Sat. Mar. 25, at the museum. 


En Scène - Salle André-Prévost, 535, rue Filion, St. Jerome.  450 432-0660,


Thur. Mar. 16, 8 pm: Le Caboose Band – musical group of the L’Auberge du Chien Noir (the Radio Canada television program).  $39



Fri. Mar. 17, 8 pm: Stéphanie St-Jean -  her first solo show after winning the 6th “La Voix” with her powerful voice and passionate delivery of Quebecois songs.  $40





  Fri. Mar. 24, 8 pm: Alex Nevsky – after reaching the top #1 on radio, over hundred-fifty shows, around the province, and a Félix prize, he is coming with a new show from his third album. Opening Act: Ria Mae who was nominated for the Juno 2016, her record is on its way to be become a Platinum album.  She is also nominated as best new Canadian artist of the year for iHeartRadio MMVA.  $40





  Sat. Mar. 25, 8 pm: Alexandre Poulin – story telling in modern folk style, this singer/song-writer goes on tour again with his new album.  $33







Thur. Mar. 30, 8 pm: Patrice Michaud (see Mont Tremblant) Winner of the Félix award for the Show of the year at the ADISQ 2015 gala is back with a new show and a third album launch winter 2017.  $32






Thur. Apr. 6, 8 pm : Florence K – Buena Vida – following the publication of her book « Buena Vida » which sold over twenty thousand copies in one month,  Florence K, brings her writing experience in singing and playing the piano, inviting the audience into her universe.  She is accompanied by guitarist Yves Desrosiers.  $38






En Scène - Salle Antony Lessard, 101, place du Curé Labelle, St. Jerome.  450 432-0660,

Fri. Mar. 17, 8 pm: Dimoné –a new tour in Quebec with songs from his album Bien nommé Mal Femmé.” $30



Cinema Carrefour du nord: 900 Boulevard Gringo, St. Jerome.  450 436-5944.  Note: For Opera direct from the Metropolitan – See Cinema Pine Ste. Adele.

Sun. Mar. 19, 12:55, 160 min.   A Contemporary Ballet Evening - The Bolshoi presents Frank Bridge’s Variations of Hans Van Manen, Short Time Together of Sol León and Paul Lightfoot; and Russian Seasons of Alexei Ratmansky.  $20




Sun. Apr. 9, 12:55, duration 165 min:  A Hero of our time - The Bolshoi presents three stories choreographed by Yuri Possokhov.  $20

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