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Arts and Culture

This programming stream will be appealing to both newcomers and veterans to, and veterans of, the world of arts and culture. These sessions will help you discover or renew your commitment to the arts and culture through such themes as the discovery and beauty of theatre, the primordial significance of music in our lives and the social impact of great novels in history. These workshops are held in collaboration with established artists as well as with cultural centers of importance.

Date and Time

Session

August 13

Sujet spécial en citoyenneté et engagement social
In collaboration with: Institut du nouveau monde

September 12, 13, 20

Quebec Popular Music in Time and Place
Facilitator: Chris Jones

September 26, 27, October 4

La Musique populaire québécoise en temps et lieu
Facilitator: Chris Jones

October 14 – December 2 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

From Farm to Table: An Exploration of the Links in the Agri-Food Chain
Facilitator: Hugh Maynard

October 16 – December 4 (Thursdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Diaspora of Jazz
Facilitator: Andy Williams

October 17, 18, 25

Naissance et développement de l'expressionnisme
Facilitator: Anne Grace

November 14, 15, 22

The Birth and Evolution of Expressionism
Facilitator: Anne Grace

February 18 - April 8 (Wednesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement
Facilitator: Andy Williams

February 26 - April 16 (Thursdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

La Belle Ville and the Big Screen: Montreal and the Movies
Facilitator: Kerry McElroy

March 23, 28

The Marvels of Orientalism: Benjamin-Constant and his time

March 23, 28

Les merveilles de l’Orientalisme: Benjamin-Constant et son temps

March 24 - May 12 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Rhythm and Blues, Motown, and Soul
Facilitator: Craig Morrison

April 21 – June 9 (Tuesdays)
6:00 -8:00 pm

From Bray to Bloomsday: James Joyce’s Life and World Demystified
Facilitator: Kerry McElroy

April 22 - June 3 (Wednesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Black Oral Tradition: The Culture, Politics and Identity of Hip-Hop
Facilitator: Andy Williams