ARTS Etc. - April 2017 By: Ilania Abileah 



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What's on 2017- by Month:

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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;   Exhibition by printmaker Marie-Claude Arnaud.







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

Sat. Apr. 12, 8 pm: Bowie revisited a tribute to David Bowie, performed by Richard d’Anjou.  $15.






Sat. Apr. 21, 8 pm: La Famille Ouellette six brothers, winners of the 20th Francouvertes will have you dance with their music.  Opening Act: The four musicians group called Raffy.  $25






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. 

Apr. 1 – to June 3: The 11th DADA exhibition.  Thirty-seven artists will be there for the vernissage, Sun. Apr. 9, 2 pm.  Painters, sculptors, collage artists, graphic artists, artisans, wood creations, writers, and engineers.  Fifty works of art will be presented, each funnier than the other.


Ste. Agathe

Théâtre Le Patriote, Percival-Beoomfield Hall, 258, Rue Saint-Venant, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.  819 326-3655.  

Apr. 8, 8 pm: Robert Charlebois accompanied by his five musicians will perform a program given last spring in Paris. Apokesman of the Patriote theatre! $50





Thur. Apr. 13, 8 pm:, Bobby Bazini, sings “Summer is Gone”. $48 

Sat. Apr. 15, 8 pm: Stéphanie St. Jean, winner of La Voix IV on stage! $39

Sat. Apr. 22, 8 pm:  Richard Séguin spent the last forty five year on stage, he brings some of his old favourites and some new.  $45

Fri. Apr. 28, 8 pm: An amazing evening with the world renowned Martha Wainwright, as part of the 50th anniversary of the theatre. She will perform pieces from her album “Goodnight City” including her own songs and some written by friends and her brother Rufus Wainwright.  Opening act: Bernice. $36

Sat. May 6, 8 pm, and Sun. May 7, 2 pm:Goodbye River Blue” by the popular Swiss group Alain Morisod & Sweet People. Alain, Mady, Jean-Jacques, Fred and Julien Laurence perform their goodbye show.  $53



Thur. May 11, 8 pm: Theatre 50th anniversary event spokesman Robert Charlebois with: Jean-Pierre Ferland, Gilles Vigneault,  Michel Rivard, Louise Forestier, Ariane Moffatt, Lise Dion, Yann Perreau, Slomé Leclerc, Daniel Boucher, Michèle Deslauriers, Michel Forget, Michel Robichaud.  M.C.: Monique Giroux. Show is directed by: Jérôme Charlebois.  $63



Sat. May 13, 8 pm:  Alex Nevsky - gained popularity, performing hundred-fifty shows, being chosen No. 1 on radio, and winning a Félix award.  He now comes with music from his recent album, performing with his musicians Alex McMahon, and Gabriel Gratton.  $38




La Boite à Chansons – opens 6 :30 pm, seats are not reserved.  Come early to secure your seat.

Thur. Apr. 27, 8 pm: Gabriella!  After the Voice, Le Patriote!  $30


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.

 Until May 7:  Two artists exhibit Suzanne FerlandL, and Gilles Boisvert. 




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. Apr. 22, 8 pm:  Mentana Folk-Americana group from Montreal, they play to the train beat of Johnny Cash, as well as nostalgic piano sound, and harmonies reminiscent of Amerindian rhythms. $25


Sat. Apr. 29, 8 pm: Bob Harrisson the ex-drummer of the well known group Offenbach.  Plays the blues accompanied by his three musicians and two invited artists: Billy Craig with his harmonica, and Saxophonist from Cirque du Soleil, Bruno Dumont.  $30




Sat. May 6, 8 pm:  Soprano Giorgia Fumanti sings a collection entitled “Essence” a choice of music from her heart.   $40







Sun. June 4, 2 pm: Christophe Perret plays piano and flutes.  He will play pieces from an album of his own compositions on piano, and flutes. 

$ 30        





St. Adolphe d’Howard

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

Fri. Apr. 14, 7:30 pm:  This evening we dance (Free). 

Sat Apr. 22, 8 pm: Claudelle, $20. 

Fri. Apr. 28, 7:30 pm:  This evening we dance! (Free) 

Sat. Apr. 29, 8 pm: Jason Bajada.  $20. 

5 May 5-8 pm Celebration of 5th anniversary, followed by dancing.  (Free admission)

Sat. 6 May, 8 pm:  Cabaret de l’Ange to mark the 5th anniversary of  l’Ange Vagabond (Free admission).


Ste. Adele

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


Apr. 7 - May 15: Ateliers Croisés – by Mariette Rousseau-Vermette and Claude Vermette. This exhibition comes from the contemporary art museum of Baie-Saint-Paul.  It is a retrospective of this couple of Ste. Adele artists.


Sun. Apr. 23, 1:30 pm: Esprit du Blues - This group will sing the blues derived from the sad melancholic chants of the Afro-Americans while they worked.  Musicians: Chris Hunter (guitar), Pierre Perron (sax & voice), Roger Walls (trumpet & voice), Jeff Simons (drums & voice), and Jean Cyr (bass).  They will perform a variety of blues styles: from Chicago and Kansas City, Delta and Jazzy Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Boogie Blues, Country Blues and even a bit of Rock N Roll.


Fri. Apr. 28, 7:30 pm:  Grand jeté d’encre - a show that unites poetry and dance with the intensity of words and movements performed by three dancers.  Daniel Bélanger Choreographed this piece to the words of author Anne Peyrouse.


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

Sat. Apr. 22, 12:55 pm: Est. Run Time: 3 Hrs. 38 Min. Eugene Onegin – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.  Conductor -Robin Ticciati; Tatiana: Anna Netrebko; Olga: Elena Maximova; Lenski: Alexey Dolgov; Onegin: Dmitri Hvorostovsky; Gremin: Štefan Kocán.  The opera is based on Pushkin’s iconic verse novel.  The girl in the story is Tatiana, who grows up during the opera story into a young women.  Pushkin’s novel presents an overview of Russian society around 1820, country life, rural gentry and, the aristocracy of St. Petersburg. $28

Sat. May 13, 12:30 pm:  Est. Run Time: 4 hrs. 12 Min. - Der Rosenkavalier – R. Strauss.  Conductor: Sebastian Weigle Cast: Marschallin: Renée Fleming; Octavian: Elīna Garanča; Sophie: Erin Morley; A Singer: Matthew Polenzani; Faninal: Marcus Brück; Baron Ochs: Günther Groissböck.  The story takes place in Vienna during the last years of the Habsburg Empire.  The story features Marsschallin, a woman of the world who is involved with a much younger lover but forced to give him up. Hofmannsthal’s libretto combines comedy, fantasy, human drama, and touches of philosophy and social commentary. $28

St. Sauveur

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

Thur. Apr. 13, 7:30 pm:  Triple Rock.  Fri. Apr. 14, 8:30 pm: J.B. JOE performs Jazz style with her voice powerful and she combines it with humour.  Sat. Apr. 15, 9:30 pm: Stephan McNicoll & GCR.  Sun. Apr. 16 Carl Tremblay with his harmonica, accompanied by Dan Martel on Saxophone, and Jimmy James on guitar.  For more music evenings, check the website.



Morin Heights

ARTS Morin Heights at the Morin Heights Library: 823, Village Rd. 450 226-3832  A theme show “Childhood” presented by members of ARTS Morin Heights.

Sat. May 6, 7:30 pm: at the Morin Heights United Church, 831 rue du Village.  A musical memoire… “Being Hank & Patsy” with Laura Teasdale & Ralph Steiner.  $25 at the door.



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

Sat. Apr. 22, 8 pm:  Louis Plouffe is a young virtuoso who will play Jazz music of Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, and Dizzy Gillespie.  Louis Plouffe plays the tenor saxophone since age 12.  He participated in Jazz festivals, played in a symphony orchestra, and is a member of the RC Jazz Ensemble.




Sat. May 6m 8 pm:  Raoul Sosa pianist will play music by Chopin, Debussy, and Franck.  Raoul Sosa is a pianist, conductor and composer.  He specializes in music from the Romantic era.  He has won many competitions, he performed solo with orchestras in America, Europe and Asia.



Maison de la culture de la Ville de Lachute, 378, rue Principale, Lachute 450 562-4578 or 450 562-3781.  Opening hours: Tue. 10:30 am – 6 pm; Wed. 10:30 am – 8 pm; Thur. 10:30 pm – 8 pm; Fri. 10:30 am – 6 pm; Sat. & Sun: 10:30 am – 4 pm. 

Until April 2, Young photographers present their work.

The amateur theatre group who toured successfully with “Grandpa Is Not a Cash Cow & Grandma Won’t Take Any Bull”; now presents a new piece “Les anges gardiens sont fatigués” dealing with care givers.  The first showings were the first week of April.   Théâtre des petits bonheurs, 523, rue Berry, Lachute, $5.  More to come!

 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: GRUPMUV- Michel Boulanger, Thomas Corriveau, Ælab, Catherine Béliveau, and Jonathan Plante.   

Apr. 26 to May 17: Élyse Brodeur-Magna & Marie-Ève Martel - Winners of the Laurentian Visual Art Young Artists Competition. Vernissage: Apr. 26, 2 pm. Élyse Brodeur-Magna graduated from Concordia University in Montréal and holds her BFA with a major in sculpture. She has shown in Montréal, Ste-Thérèse, Sept-Îles, and Toronto. Marie Eve Martel studied at Concordia University, and did her Masters at the UQAM (Quebec University in Montreal) her paintings and installations are quite impressive, minutely executed and interesting. 

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

Fri. Apr. 14, 8 pm: Boogie Wonder Band, 20th anniversary tour playing music from the years of Disco.  They will make us dance to the beat of the 70s.  This is the kind of concert that we “grey haired” people get up and dance to…forgetting to sit down!   Good for your spirit and physical health!  $39




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


St. Placide 

Sat. Apr. 29, 8 pm: Florence K, at the St. Placide Church.  She plays the piano and sings some of her own compositions.  Florence k plays Latin music and bossa nova from brazil with her musicians.  Tickets: St-Placide Municipality, 281, montée St. Vincent; Caisse Desjardins de Mirabel (St-Benoit & St-Augustin); or 450 258-4150.  www.artsetculturestplacide.  Reserved tickets $30, at the door $35, Numbered seats $45.


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