ARTS Etc.  August  2017 By: Ilania Abileah   August 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

By Town:

Brownsburg-Chatham, Gore, Harrington, Lachute
Morin Heights, Prevost,
St. Adolphe d'Howard,
St. Donat, St. Faustin,
Ste. Agathe,   St. Placide
 St. Sauveur,
Ste. Adele,           Ste. Agathe,  Val David
Val Morin,
 Wentworth, Wentworth North


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Jerusalem 2017

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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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Jerusalem 2017

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Mont Laurier

Mont Laurier Exhibition Centre, 385, rue du Pont.   819 623-2441 Until Aug. 12:  artwork by Manon Pelletier.  Aug. 31 – Oct. 14: Marie José Gustave Métissage, Lien Tissés.  Vernissage: Thur. Aug. 31.  5 pm. 

Double-Défi - 8th International Theatre Festival

Sept. 7, to Sept 13:  theatre troupes from eighteen countries were selected.  The plays featured include plots such as: How to find Moby Dick (Germany); Shake & Spear (Italy); Wings for clowns (Russia); Divorce sans marriage (Algeria); and Romeo & Juliette après la mort (Morocco).  The complete program will be on line and Double-Défi Facebook.  The shows are throughout the day, in the beautiful theatre building in Mont-Laurier. This festival offers morning discussions of previous day’s plays with the director and actors.  The program booklet is bilingual and gives a good outline of each piece, since the troupes speak their own languages.  It is a unique bi-annual festival.  Not to be missed!


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;

Aug. 9 – Oct. 1: an exhibition of pieces from the Loto-Quebec collection of works by Laurentian artists, the curator is Andrée Matte.

Place Saint-Bernard Stage, 1000 Chemin des Voyageurs, Mont Tremblant.

Fri Aug. 11, 8:30 pm: Motel 72 - five musicians that offer Americana-style music inspired by 70s rock.

Sat. Aug. 12, 7 pm:  Elliot Maginot - A self-taught musician and song-writer of alternative pop and folk songs. 

Sat. Aug. 12, 9 pm:  David Usher - A Montreal artist and 4-time Juno Award recipient.

Sun. Aug. 13, 3 pm: Throw2catch - Circus show featuring a skilful blend of circus arts, and dance.


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. 

The 21st annual competition concludes Aug. 12, and until October 28th, there will be small solo shows by various artists.



Sat. Aug. 19, 10 am to 4 pm: Arundel United Church, 12 rue du Village, Arundel.  Twenty-one painters, sculptors, and stained glass artists are showing their art either outdoors on the lawn or inside the church hall.  There is a café and lunch too.  


Ste. Agathe

Théâtre Le Patriote, 258, Rue Saint-Venant, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.  819 326-3655.   During the month of August and beginning September, the theatre features comedians at Salle Percival-Broomfield: François Bellefeuille; Jean-Michel Anctil; Les Morissette, and Guy Nantel.  And at La Boîte à chansons: Guillaume Pineault, and Corbeil et Maranda.

Free Concerts at Place Lagny - 2, rue Saint-Louis, Ste. Agathe: 819 326-0457, 1 888 326-0457

Sat. Aug. 12, 8 pm: Marco Calliari. Opening: Jérôme Charlebois.

Sat. Aug. 19, 8 pm: Pierre Kwenders. Opening: Lydia Kapinski.

Sat. Aug. 26, 8 pm: Raphaël Torr – Tribute to Joe Dassin. Opening: Valérie Arseneault.


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.

René Derouin was named Companion of Arts and Letters of Quebec and Artist for Peace of the Year. This multidisciplinary artist is also a recipient of the Paul-Émile Borduas Award, a member of the Ordre national du Québec, and the Order of the Aztec Eagle (Mexico).  The exhibition includes large wooden reliefs, drawings, prints, and linocuts.  


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)  Shows in August and beginning September feature comedians.

Galerie d’Art Espace Rhizomes: 6140 Morin Street, Val-Morin.  Opening hours: Sun. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Contact: Christiane de Carufel 450-745-4125

Aug. 6 – Aug 20, noon to 9 pm: “Lumière en août (en nous)” artist Marie-Claude Dussault.

Aug. 26 – Sept. 10:  Artist Jocelyn Gardner presents a collection entitled “Mister Dévoilé”.  Opening hours: Sat. & Sun. 1 pm to 5 pm. 


St. Adolphe d’Howard

Until Sept. 17:  Atelier Culturel – at the old Fire house, 1920 Chemin du village.  Photographer Bernard Beauvais of St. Adolphe d’Howard presents an exhibition of photographs taken in South Africa in 2015.  Opening hours:  Wed. to Sun. 11 am to 5 pm.   Information: 819-323-1878

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


Ste. Adele

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


St. Sauveur

Ça-me-dit – Concerts at Park Filion  (450) 227-6480

 Fri. Aug. 11 to Sun. Aug. 13: Used book fair

Sat. Aug. 12, 7:30 pm: Dr Soul

Sat. Aug. 19, 7:30 pm: Disco.

Sat. & Sun. Aug. 26 & 27: Exhibition: Les sculpturales

Sat. Aug. 26, 7:30: Queens of rock.

Fri. Sept. 1 to Sept. 4:  15th Auténtica Fiesta Cubana

Sat. Sept. 9:  Emerging Happening

September 16: Top Chrono event (running)

Sat. Sept. 16, 3 pm: A tribute to Aznavour, Brel and Dalida.

Sun. Aug. 13, Aug. 20, Aug. 27, Sept. 10, Sept. 17, 1:30: Singing and dancing Sundays with Diane Flynn


St. Sauveur Church, 205 rue Principale.  Tickets are available at the Church office 450 227-2423, credit cards accepted.  Sat. Sept. 23, 8 pm: A retro-music evening with Jean Nichol and his musicians $35.

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

Mon. Aug. 14, 8:30 pm: Valectra sings, plays piano, and accordion.

Thur. Aug. 17, 7:30 pm: Triple Rock - a retro, swing rock, classic rock and pop musical trio.

Fri. Aug. 18, 8:30 pm:  Sébastien and Lili-Ann DeFrancesco

Sat. Aug. 19, 10 pm: Flying Joes is a power trio of rock from the 70s.

Fri. Aug. 25, 8:30 pm: Valery Jalbert in Duo.

Mon. Aug. 28, 7:30: Cadieux in Duo.

Thur. Aug. 31, 7:30: Mélissa Ouimet en Duo. 


Morin Heights

ARTS Morin Heights at the Morin Heights Library opening hours of the Library: 823, Village Rd.  June 17, to Sept. 30: Theme exhibition “Beach”.  450 226-3832.


Wentworth North (Montfort)

Galerie d’art Montfort, 160, route Principale, Wentworth-Nord, Québec J0T 1Y0

Until Aug. 27, Sat. & Sun, noon to 4 pm: Come and meet the artist Marie-Andrée Dionne with the art created by nature, namely stones that the artist is fascinated by.  450 226-7898


Wentworth Nord (Dunany)

Thur. Aug. 24, 5-8 pm; Fri. Aug. 25, 4-7 pm:  Exhibition at the Dunany Country Club - 2053 Dunany Road, Wentworth.  Nineteen artists participate.



Holy Trinity Church, 4 Cambria, Gore

Sat. Sept. 16, 8 pm: Concession 23 –is an energetic, award-winning Canadian bluegrass band.  $25 with reservations, $30 at the door, call Linda: 450-562-9620



Sat. Aug. 26, 8 pm:  Ste. Anastasie Church, 174 Béthanie Street, Lachute.  Discover Frederic Chopin music by candlelight in Lachute!  With the Canadian-Chilean pianist Alejandra Cifuentes Diaz.  Tickets: Florist Lavoie, 229 Béthanie Street or at the door.  514 774-9148   $30                                                              



Diffusion Amal’Gamme: Salle Saint François Xavier, 994, rue Principale, Prevost.  450 436-3037.  Tickets and subscriptions to the new season are available on line.

Sat. Sept. 16, 8 pm: The season starts with the RC Jazz Band (ten musicians), with Jessica
Vigneault (piano and voice
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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.

Until Aug. 20 – Mathieu Beauséjour’s work has been exhibited across Canada, the Americas and Europe, in public and private galleries, and museums.  His work is included in museum collections such as the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal.

Sept. 6 – Nov. 5: La Trilogie Électorale.

Sept. 14- Nov. 5: Alexandre David - Vernissage : Wed. Sept. 13.

En Scène – Théâtre Gilles Vigneault, 118, rue de la Gare, St. Jerome.  The new theatre will only be ready in December 2017.  Until then shows will take place at the Salle André-Prévost, and the Salle Antony Lessard.  450 432-0660.

Salle André-Prévost, 535 rue Filion, St. Jerome

Sat. Sept. 23, 8 pm: The new season starts at the Salle André Prévost, with Paul Piché, who celebrates a forty-year career singing his own compositions in traditional Quebecois rhythm. $55


St. Placide

 20th Sundays at the Park at the Lake of Two-Mountains shore.

 Sun. Aug. 13, 2 pm: Lasso & Sini-Kan, six musicians harmonizing with traditional and African music.  A fusion of Reggae and Afro Mandingo styles using varied instruments, flutes, percussion and voice. 

Sun. Aug. 20, 2 pm: Mélissa Lavergne, percussionist and Rachel Therrien, percussions and trumpet, Latin Jazz that makes you dance. 

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