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Message from the Point History Society and the PSC Community Theatre:

Joe Beef Market takes place this Saturday, September 11 th 2010, at the Joe Beef Park, located on Centre Street, at the corner of Richmond in Point St. Charles, from 10am until 4pm.

This event is a joint effort between the PSC Community Theatre and the Point History Society with the objective of bringing local History alive and having some fun doing it ! It is a real family event !

Some of the activities planned for this year include:

  • Historical skits by the PSC Community Theatre, with actors dressed in period costumes, and highlighting both Joe Beef and Thomas C. Keefer. Each year we honour an individual that has a street named after him/her in the Point and this year it is Thomas Keefer. (A small part of Atwater St. in the Point was recently changed to Thomas Keefer Street)
  • A number of Artisan Booths selling very interesting & unique goods
  • Joe Beef will be serving Free Soup from noon until 1pm
  • Some Irish music by Belfast-Andi
  • Information booths from Parks Canada & the Montreal Fire Museum
  • And much more…..

And this year, for the first time, we will also have an afternoon of free entertainment with a variety of singers; dancers, and other talent acts from both the Point – and other parts of the city.

There be lots of stuff to see and do, so if you have an opportunity, do drop by the Joe Beef Market this Saturday.

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Check out this wonderful article published in the Gazette, Griffintown is Waiting.  The Gazette also provides a list of interesting places in the neighbourhood that you can visit: Landmarks tell as story of a neighbourhood.

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Where: Village des Tanneries. Cazelais street and 780 St-Remi.

When: June 5, 2010. 1PM until 10 PM

A roster of bands will perform live on stage; a bazaar, a BBQ as well as a group photo exhibit and film screening about Turcot will take place. Local businesses and merchants are contributing food and $700 in prizes. Lucky winners will win supper with the borough mayor Benoit Dorais at restaurant Bitoque, luxury spa treatments, gift certificates as well as hourly door prizes. Proceeds of the $5 raffle tickets sold will help finance 2010 summer projects in the Village des Tanneries.

http://fetedesvoisins-solidaires.wikispaces.com/

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Every year students from the Concordia University studio arts program exhibit their thesis work, and studio work from the semester.  This year there are two exhibits in St-Henri.

Collision 6: MFA Thesis Exhibition

Steve Bates, Dan Gibbons, Nicole Grinstead, Tara Nicholson, Aaron Zak
Apr. 15 to 24 (Vernissage – Apr. 15 at 6 p.m.)
Parisian Laundry, 3550 St. Antoine St. W., 514-989-1056

Index: Photography Undergraduate Student Exhibition
Apr. 16 to 29
Les Ateliers Jean Brillant, 661 Rose-de Lima St.,theconcordiapsa@gmail.com

For more information about these exhibits and the other Concordia University studio arts exhibits throughout the city visit: http://finearts.concordia.ca/newsandevents/events/studio-arts-shows.php

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Tomorrow, February 27th 2010, is Nuit Blanche in Montreal.  This year it is coming to Griffintown, There are plenty of things to do at the City Gas Works building and the Darling Foundry!  Learn about the history of the neighbourhood, go on a walking tour, participate in a “silent disco”, music, film, art installations, and plenty more! For more information visit:

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The Parisian Laundry, a contemporary art gallery in St-Henri currently has two exhibits: David Armstrong Six’s “Dry Salvages”, and Rick Leong’s “I Am Nature”.

Dates: January 14, 2010 to February 20, 2010. Tuesday to Saturday, 12 PM to 5 PM.

Location: PARISIAN LAUNDRY, 3550 St-Antoine West, Montréal, QC. Tel: (514) 989-1056. Email: info@parisianlaundry.com. Near Lionel-Groulx Metro.

Website: http://www.parisianlaundry.com/current/david-armstrong-six-rick-leong.

Website.

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André Denis, a local photographer, has an exhibit  called “Le projet « Turcot » : entre Ciel et Terre” at Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay.

Location: Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Gallery.  6052 boulevard Monk. Map.

Dates and Times: January 21 to March 28, 2010. Hours.

Description (in French): Le projet à l’étude pour la reconstruction de l’échangeur Turcot ne laisse personne indifférent. Masse de béton pour les uns, enchevêtrement de voies de circulation pour les autres. Le photographe André Denis s’intéresse à ce phénomène urbain depuis 2003. Il photographie cette cathédrale urbaine sous tous ses angles en toutes saisons, son regard poétique posé entre ciel et terre présente une quarantaine de photographies couleur qui saura vous faire jeter un regard neuf et peut-être quelques pistes de réflexion sur son réaménagement.  (From the website of the Maison de la culture Marie-Uguay).

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