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Seven nominations at the Gala des Arlequins

The Mic-Mac Theater and Roberval’s La Valise Animee share seven nominations at the 12th edition of the Gala des Arlequins. The productions of the two theater companies of the municipality of Lac-Saint-Jean attracted the attention of the jury of the event which aims to promote and recognize the work of the amateur theater artisans of […]

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Boreal symphonies: forests singing at UQAC

Researchers at the University du Quebec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), who are studying the evolution of boreal forests, have found a unique way to share their research results with the public. Rather than presenting numbers on paper, they succeeded – with the help of arts master’s students – in blacklisting 755 trees harvested near Lake Mistassini, […]

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Mozart Summer at Domaine Forget

Kristof Barati, Alexandre Tharaud, Midori, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, the Emerson String Quartet and Bruno Pelletier will be present at the 41st international festival of Domaine Forget. To the many guests, one should add the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose compositions are particularly highlighted in the programs on the menu.

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NAC Aboriginal Theater: Eclectic and Multilingual

For its very first season, the National Arts Center Aboriginal Theater (NAC) will celebrate the resilience of women. Eleven productions, nine of which are signed by women, will be presented in an eclectic range of artistic disciplines and in a dozen languages ​​mixed with French and English.

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2019-2020 season of La Bordee: the reign of beauty

At a time of climate change, social inequality and the rise of populism, can beauty change the world, as Dostoevsky once said in “The Karamazov Brothers”? The Artistic Director of La Bordee, Michel Nadeau, is in any case the symbolic wish for the next season of the theatrical establishment of the Saint-Roch district. As a […]

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Joel Martel launches “A vinyl …” or not

Joel Martel launches “A vinyl”, but not really. The one who is known for his chronicles in the pages of The Daily, his music, and his tongue-in-cheek humor on social networks has just come out, with his acolytes whom he calls the Golden Nuggets, a minialbum exclusively digital. The most insightful will have understood, the […]

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The jazz and blues festival towards international recognition

Now that the Saguenay Jazz and Blues Festival is over, the organizers – who do not hesitate to talk about an edition marked by several “home runs” – are looking to the future. For its 25th edition next year, we are already talking about this desire to cross the borders and to prove to the […]

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Larry Tremblay, the man who juggles projects

“I feel like a child. I have lots of projects going on, “says Larry Tremblay towards the end of the interview. Barely back from an extended stay in Europe, the author from Chicoutimi projects the image of a juggler for whom happiness is proportional to the number of balls he can rotate between heaven and […]

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Ogre: Eric Chalifour’s tour de force

There had been talk of the puppet, its unusual size. It was also recalled that the text of Larry Tremblay was prophetic, since it gave voice to a character whose narcissism – not to mention the meanness – refers to the world of reality. In the end, however, much of the mark left by the […]

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A moment of intense complicity with Harry Manx

Playful singer. Festive public, kind 5 to 7 extended. Famous music with Indian scent and, to pique curiosity, a string quartet. All ingredients were together Friday night to make Harry Manx’s show a source of pleasure big enough to erase the memory of this spring that announces everything except summer. As soon as he arrived […]

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