STM joins the 17th edition of the Journées de la culture by presenting free cultural events at Berri-UQAM station this weekend
Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is proud to once again lend its support to the Journées de la culture for their 17th edition. This September 27—29, as part of the MétroArts, Berri-UQAM station will host three days of free cultural events and activities. Each day, the public can go “behind the scenes” and discover various art forms through exhibits, performances and hands-on workshops.
Montréal, September 24, 2013 - Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is proud to once again lend its support to the Journées de la culture for their 17th edition. This September 27—29, as part of the MétroArts, Berri-UQAM station will host three days of free cultural events and activities. Each day, the public can go “behind the scenes” and discover various art forms through exhibits, performances and hands-on workshops.
Program details of events held at Berri-UQAM:
Friday, September 27Theme: Indie music scene in Montréal
All dayExhibition of record album covers from all periods in Québec music history.
3:30 to 6:30 p.m.Three hours of semi-acoustic performances by six emerging musicians from the local scene.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Quiz on the subject of Québec music. Participants can win albums taken from the exhibit.
Saturday, September 28Theme: When words and images come together
All dayExhibition of comic strip artwork and graphics books published by artists involved with comic book promotion group, Front Froid.
2:00 to 6:00 p.m.Four authors and cartoonists invite you to witness the creation of giant-sized comic strip images.
2:00 to 6:00 p.m.Participants can interact with at least one of the artists at any given time. Official question periods are also scheduled.
Sunday, September 29Theme: Object theatre and puppetry
All dayExhibition of posters for shows by puppet theatre companies affiliated with the Association québécoise des marionnettistes.
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Three puppet theatre companies will give brief performances (short plays and excerpts).
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.Young and old are invited to take the stage for a workshop on creating and handling puppets.
Go to www.journeesdelaculture.qc.ca for more information about MétroArts performances and to find out more about the program of activities for the Journées de la culture.
Take full advantage of the Journées de la culture with the Unlimited Weekend pass and Family Outings program
For only $12, the Unlimited Weekend pass provides you with unlimited transit use between 6 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday. You can ride the STM bus and métro network as often as you want, during the day and at night. A simple way of making the most of the weekend activities offered during the Journées de la culture.
In turn, the Family Outings program allows an adult holding a valid STM fare card to ride public transit with up to five children under the age of 12 at no extra charge on Saturdays, Sundays, and on legal holidays.
Through its commitment to make the public transit experience a pleasant one and establish a closer relationship with the people it serves, Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has been actively involved with the cultural community for a number of years. Whether to feature cultural events, showcase artists or venues for their work, STM’s objective remains the same: promoting the discovery of new, creative talents and making quality performances available to as many people as possible while encouraging them to use public transit.
When it created the MétroArts, the STM made a commitment to ensuring that public transit use is more enjoyable for passengers and that the métro provide a showcase for unique and original cultural events.
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