WEST ISLAND

The Region

THE REGION

Arts Alive! Québec will be celebrated in the West Island community of Pointe Claire, at St. John Fisher Elementary School on September 23 & 24. The event will feature West Island artists and craftspeople, with activities for the whole family. All workshops and performances are FREE!  

CONTACT

For all inquiries about WEST ISLAND events: deirdre@artwill.ca
For general inquiries about the festival: arts.alive@quebec-elan.org

 

11-2:25pm

Map


 

Schedule

 

Venue Guide

All events take place at St. John Fisher Elementary, 87 Belmont, Pointe-Claire.

 


Saturday September 23 

  • 11:00

     

    Canada 150 Concert: Jamie Lee-Saucier
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    Stage

    Join Jamie-Lee Saucier as she sings in celebration of Canada 150!


  • 11:30

    Teddy Bears' Picnic with Shady West
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    Stage

    11:30 on both Saturday and Sunday

    A fun moment for kids 5 years and under with their accompanying adult. Bring your teddy bear and enjoy a picnic on us! 


  • 11:30

    Creative Stitchery 
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    Room 1 

    Free

    Times: 

              11:30 on Saturday - Room 1 

              14:00 on Sunday - Room 1 


  • 12:00

    Christopher Pennington Concert
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    Stage 

    Performance 

    Join Christopher Pennington as he brings you on a musical journey, perfect for the little ones and the parents alike! 

    christopherpenningtonkidsmusic.com


  • 12:00

    Have fun with writing, everyone! with Monique Polak
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    Room 2

    Workshop

    Free

    A writing workshop for all, with acclaimed author Monique Polak! 


  • 12:30

    Islamic Geometric Art
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    Room 1 

    Workshop 

    Free 

    Be guided in a beautiful artform and bring your creation home! 


  • 13:45

    Wake Up Sleeping Beauty
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    Stage

    Performance

    Free 

    A classic fairy tale with a twist! In this exciting choose-your-own-adventure, we invite YOU into the action. Come wake Princess Briar Rose from her slumber! What does happily ever after look like to you?


  • 13:45

    Fairy Tales with a Twist
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    Room 2

    Workshop

    Free 

    The workshop follow-up to Live Action Theatre Project's Wake Up Sleeping Beauty. Performance, acting and fun for all! 


  • 14:00

    Break City
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    Stage

    Performance

    Free 

    Witness incredible breakdancing! 


  • 14:00

    Kite Decorating
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    Room 1

    Workshop

    Free 

    We provide the kites, you provide the creativity! 


  • 14:30

    Classical Music Concert
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    Stage

    Performance

    Free 

    Join a teacher and her pupils in an exploration of classica music.


  • 14:30

    The Basics of Rug Hooking
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    Room 2 

    Workshop

    Free 

    Learn the fundamentals of a hands-on medium.


  • 15:00

    Jabbour Band
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    Stage

    Performance

    Free 

    Join the bilingual band in a foot-stomping performance, reflective of Montreal's culture. 

    jabbourband.com


Sunday September 24 

  • 11:00

    Flashback Band 

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    Stage

    Free 

    Enjoy this youthful band in a lively and energetic performance! 


  • 11:30

    Lantern Making
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    Room 1

    Workshop 

    Free 

    Presented by the Théâtre des Petites Lanternes, you will learn to build your own lantern that you can take home with you! 

    petiteslanternes.org


  • 12:00

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    Little Red Riding Hood: The Musical 
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    Stage 

    Performance 

    Free 


    Presented by the Gleams Theatre! A classic Brothers Grimm story re-invented! 


  • 12:00

    Learn to DJ

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    Room 2 

    Workshop 

    Free

    Presented by Overture with the Arts, a non-profit focused on bringing the arts to the community's youth. 


  • 13:15

    Montreal City Voices 

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    Stage

    Performance

    Free

    A concert presenting the talents of the Montreal City Voices to the West Island community.


  • 13:45

    Barbara Lewis 

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    Stage

    Performance

    Free

    Lewis is known for her wide-range voice and powerful ability to create an intimate relationship with her audience. Her current show titled, "My Canada: Singing the Soul of a Country" is a tribute to Canada's 150th birthday and to many of the best known Canadian songwriters.


  • 14:15

    Beatboxing 

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    Stage

    Performance

    Free

    Join Malcolm Humes in an exciting performance of Beatboxing, featuring boatloads of audience participation. 


  • 15:00

    Printmaking with Recycled Materials 

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    Room 1

    Workshop

    Free

    Learn the craft of printmaking, using only recycled materials (provided to all participants).


  • 15:00

    Antidote Musical Trio 
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    Stage

    Performance

    Free

    Performing original material from their albums, ANTIDOTE invites you to transgress the boundaries of the conventiona


Events are subject to change