Montreal and its surrounding areas are overflowing with shows, exhibitions, and movies. Here are some recommendations for refueling.
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Feelings of Virginie Fortin
Comedian Virginie Fortin continues her show tour My emotions October 13 to 15 at the Lion d’Or in Montreal. General admission tickets. “We love Virginie Fortin’s ability to find jokes where there aren’t any, which she does brilliantly in her new solo show. My emotions. As if she were exposing her reflection on space-time and provoking an explosion of laughter,” wrote journalist Marissa Krokuhe on March 10.
Detour by Guillaume Pineault
Comedian Guillaume Pinault presents Detour at the Salle Hector-Charland in Joliet, October 13 at 8 p.m., and at the Segeb Marie-Victorin at the Salle Desilets, October 14 at 8 p.m. “Therefore, Guillaume Pinault had better spend time with them, which counts for a lot. His speeches are mainly driven by the amusing familiarity of his painting,” wrote journalist Dominique Tardif on March 9.
Montreal premiere for choreographer Sylvia Girbodi
Italian-born dancer and choreographer Silvia Cribotti is visiting Montreal for the first time at the invitation of Dance Dance with her work. Blessings. The piece was inspired by Gracias, Bacchus and the daughters of Venus in Greek mythology and particularly by Neoclassical sculpture. Three graces, which has become a universal benchmark for beauty. With humor, self-mockery and modernity, the choreographer transforms the Graces into the three Apollos, rethinking traditional codes of beauty and representation.
Through October 15, at the Jean-Duceppe Theater
Iris Gagnon-Paradise, Pres
Pierre Wabusch’s story on boards
Developed last year via webcast, Vendat writer Louis-Carl Picard-Cio’s play was finally brought to the stage in front of an arena audience by Daniel Pryor and Dave Janis. Inspired by the collection Chronicles of Kitchik: Bigger is comingPublished in 2017 by Louis-Carl Picard-Cioui, Wabush pen It focuses on Pierre Wabush (Charles Bender), who becomes an outcast in his community after exposing his boss’s corruption to the media. October 12 to 29 at Espace libre.
Jean Siac, Pres
Transcendent Cabaret at Phenomena Festival
11the The Phenomena Festival continues until October 21. This weekend, traditional Dada Cabaret Hosted by the ever-amazing Alexis O’Hara. On the menu for this evening of irreverence, revelry and transgression, the word “Dada” conjures up: clowns Laurette and Arlette, seasoned rocker Jonathan Barand, dancer-choreographer Jacques Paulin-Denis, eccentric dancer Maxine Segalowitz and musician Beaver Shepard.
Mario Cloutier, special collaboration
In the theatre: Ennio, the novelist’s film, And November
By popular demand, an additional screening of the excellent documentary What? Scheduled for Monday evening, October 17. A rare opportunity to see this film by Ennio Morricone, the great composer of unforgettable music in cinema. This film by Giuseppe Tornatore, still without a distributor in North America, is presented in its original Italian version with French subtitles as part of a return to Italy cycle, the result of a collaboration between the Italian cultural institution Montreal and Museum Cinema. .
Since Hong Sang-soo’s films are so poorly distributed in our countries, Montreal moviegoers will have the opportunity to see the Korean filmmaker’s finale on Friday and Saturday at the Festival du nouveau. At the border of cinema and literature, Novelist movie A dramatic comedy, beautifully shot in black and white, built around a meeting between an uninspired novelist and an actress. This 27e Hong Sang-soo’s film won the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Berlinale.
Marc-Andre Lucier, Pres
Shadowing, helicopter jumps for interrogation in Morocco and raids on apartments; Lovers of crime thrillers will be delighted. Director Cedric Jimenez multiplies the close-up frames so that we experience the stress and passion of the investigators. During the final scene, we’re at the end of the seat – allowing the revelation.
Emily Cote, Pres
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