Eight Plans for the Weekend | Some ideas for the long weekend

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Opening of 51and New Cinema Festival


Director Walter Hill

The 51and The New Cinema Festival is in full swing until October 16 with the screening of 291 films from 49 countries. To watch for this first weekend of activities: presentation of the new film by Walter Hill, dead for a dollar (Imperial cinema Friday) in the presence of the director. On Saturday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., three more Walter Hill films will be screened during the nighttime event The Big Night of the Firemen. Also: Monday, La grande kermesse des P’tits loups offers a selection of short films for ages 3 and up at the Maison Théâtre. Free on reservation.

Stephanie Morin, The Press

Pull the coyote smoothly and slowly

The singer Tire le coyote continues his tour In the first round of evidence at Le Patriote theater in Sainte-Agathe on October 7 at 8 p.m. “A gentle and slow-moving show, like his recent album, which warms the soul of the spectators”, wrote journalist Josée Lapointe on April 22, 2022.

Passage from Gorillaz to the Bell Center


Damon Albarn and Gorillaz on stage at All Points East in London last August.

The group Gorillaz is at the Bell Center on Saturday as part of its North American tour. Good tickets are always available. The British electronic music group (among others!) with a supposedly eccentric universe will undoubtedly perform a few pieces from their next album, cracker islanddue February 2023. Note that original Atlanta hip-hop duo EarthGang are opening for this.

Stephanie Morin, The Press

Immersive performance at Espace Go


Emilie Monnet in okinum

This immersive performance by Émilie Monnet created in 2018 is taken over by Espace Go, the multidisciplinary artist continues her artist residency. The solo available in three languages ​​(French, English and Anishinaabemowin) is integrated on the theme of the dream, which allows, according to the playwright, “the ancestors to communicate with us”. okinum is interested, among other things, in interior barriers, “a poetic metaphor for the disease that hampers our bodies”, wrote Jean Siag on October 4, 2022.

A moving play at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert

the room The files by French playwright Florian Zeller is present at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert until the end of October. Performances are on time October 7 at 7:30 p.m. and October 8 at 4 p.m. “We have to admit it: Vincent-Guillaume Otis did not choose the easy way for his return to the boards. In The files, the actor must draw from the depths of his soul to embody Pierre, a powerless father in the face of the growing malaise of his eldest. The play signed by the French playwright Florian Zeller and directed by René Richard Cyr indeed offers a powerful score to the one we had not seen in the theater since 2015 ”, writes the journalist Stéphanie Morin in her published review. September 30.

New perspectives on the suburbs in Laval


Scenocosme, the collective of Lyon artists Anaïs met den Anxt and Grégory Lasserre, allowed visitors to commune with nature by listening to the trees breathe.

The 3and Triennale Banlieue!, presented until October 30 at the Maison des arts de Laval, refreshes the mind as much as the body. “The original works of 19 artists or artist duos from Quebec, Canada and France evoke the place of nature in North American suburbs. Very inspiring edition,” wrote journalist Éric Clément on August 10, 2022.

At the movie theater : viking and Ennio

With a tone perfectly modulated by a formidable cast, which also includes Fabiola N. Aladin, Hamza Haq, Denis Houle, Marie Brassard and Martin-David Peters, viking will delight fans of Stéphane Lafleur’s cinema. As a fourth feature film, the filmmaker offers a completely original story, which reveals something of our humanity while eradicating the guaranteed humor that stems from it, sometimes even with poetry. The cell is not so common.

Ennio Morricone, a discreet man by nature, tells his story. And it’s passionate. We will obviously revisit all the greatest feats of arms of an incomparable: his unforgettable collaboration with Sergio Leone (a classmate in primary school!), The missiona film that upset him so much that he initially thought he could not compose anything, his ambiguous relationship with Hollywood, which was slow to recognize him, in short, all the milestones of an exceptional career are evoked, enriched with superb visual extracts and sound.

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