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12 Nov. - 02 Dec. 2020


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Tourisme Montréal

Hop from one festival to the next, from homegrown tastes to exotic flavours, from the trails of Mount Royal to the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal. Get inspiration from our lists to live the full Montréal experience.
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Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin

Located within the Quartier des Spectacles, this movie theatre is at the heart of Montrealers' lives. A real crossroads for moviegoers, it offers a diverse program of Quebec films, French films, auteur and blockbusters, cult retrospectives, opera, theater ... and many festivals!
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Cinéma du Parc

Cinéma du Parc is a Montreal cultural centre and a social economy enterprise dedicated to showcasing local and international cinema. Our unique programming and strong community roots situate Cinema du Parc at the heart of alternative cinema.
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Espace Libre

Espace Libre is a theatre that offers an open mind to its neighborhood and its city, while attentive to our times and questions that arises from them.  Its mission is to promote exploration, intercultural dialogue and to present scenic adventures where pleasure and performance aligns together.
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Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal

This fall at the MAC: Francis Alÿs’s exhibition Children’s Games features scenes of play around the world. It offers an intimate look at the universal nature of play and children’s imaginations.

The exhibition will take place from September 4th 2019 to January 5th 2019.
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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The MMFA is the first North American stop for the international success Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. Making use of cutting-edge technology, this exhibition reconstructs the lives of six individuals who lived along the Nile. Age, beliefs and the diseases they suffered from – each mummy has a story to tell.

The exhibition will take place from September 14, 2019 to February 2, 2020.
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McCord Museum

The McCord Museum is proud to be associated with the Montreal International Documentary Festival and invites all festivalgoers to explore the world of a great Montreal fashion designer by visiting the exhibition Jean-Claude Poitras: Fashion and Inspiration.

The exhibition will take place from October 24, 2019 to April 26, 2020.
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Phi Centre

The current exhibition at the Phi CenterCadavre exquis_ Contemporary art through alternative lenses, gathers individual contributions from compelling artists of our time. Marina Abramović, Olafur Eliasson, Laurie Anderson, Antony Gormley and Paul McCarthy, among others, have leaped into a new form of expression, as an extension of their work. 

The exhibition will take place from October 29, 2019 to January 19, 2020.
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Momenta | Biennale de l'image

An international contemporary art biennale devoted to the image, an exceptional rendezvous in Montréal’s most important museums, galleries and artist-run centres. Based in Montréal, the biennale has taken place every two years since 1989. Its activities include exhibitions, public events, educational programs, artistic and social collaborations, and more.
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La QV is a representation agency for wines, beers and spirits founded in 2007 by Cyril Kérébel. On a human scale, we work in close partnership with all our artisan producers. The main goal at La QV is to offer unique and authentic products through the SAQ stores and private imports.
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Scissor Guild

Scissor Guild is a Montreal-based company that tailor high quality functional equipment encouraging a sustainable lifestyle for modern commuter.
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Jardins Abeilles

Jardins Abeilles promotes the sustainability of beekeeping by developing sensitization workshops and craft products locally and in Quebec. It stands out from its environmental vision and oriented 100% towards the products of the hive and a fully handcrafted production.
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Camille Loquet

Camille Loquet is an emerging illustrator based in Montreal. She draws her inspiration from nature and folk stories to create colourful and delicate prints and accessories. Her online shop presenting her first collection is launching this fall 2019.
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SODEP is an association dedicated to the defense and promotion of Quebec’s cultural magazines. SODEP regroups near 45 unique magazines respectively about visuals arts, film, litterature, history and heritage, theater, music and social issues.
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24 images

Since its creation in 1979, the magazine 24 images has been committed to thinking about cinema here and elsewhere, past and present, witnessing its evolution, its diversity and the relationship it has with the society from which it comes, while observing society through the prism of the films that reflect it.
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Ciel variable

For more than 30 years, the magazine Ciel variable showcases essential content to follow the evolution of current photographic practices. It features high-quality images supported by critical essays, interviews, as well as reviews of recent exhibitions and publications.
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La Vitrine

La Vitrine is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of all cultural and artistic activities in the greater Montreal area. La Vitrine offers under a same roof, at the heart of the Quartier des spectacles, a general information counter as well as a box office for reduced and regular rates intended for the local and touristic clientele.
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Librairie Le Port de tête

Located on Mont-Royal Avenue, Le Port de tête bookstore has been at the heart of Montreal's cultural life since 2007. The place offers quality books in all fields, whether new or second-hand.
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Machine is a multidisciplinary design studio that carries out projects at different scales integrating complementary practices such as industrial design, urban planning, interior design, event design, exhibition design and graphic design. Each project is conceived and realized by our team of designers and fabricators in our Montreal workshop.

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Royal Photo

For all your camera and video needs, for printing HD photos and for everything about your Apple products, trust Royal Photo! The only Apple Premium Service Provider in the Greater Montreal region and also an Apple Specialist Reseller.

Need to rent some equipment? Get 10% discount when you reserve cameras and accessories online!
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DIX2 — Design and engineering of entertainment

DIX au carré designs and manufactures unique objects in order to surprise and provoke human encounters. Whether it's to break the routine with a musical bike, catch a smile on seeing a giant banana at the Mont-Royal Metro station or receive a stylized trophy for the RIDM Winners, DIX au carré transforms the imagination into real life.
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INSERTECH is a non-profit insertion company that helps young jobless adults return to the labor market. Buy refurbished computers: commercial grade, guaranteed and affordable. Repair your devices: on site or remotely with an online technician. Tax free, very competitive prices.


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