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The top 5 things to do in Montreal this October

DON’T MISS: A musical journey to India, career networking and a peek behind the dance curtain
October 1, 2019
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By Meagan Boisse

Le Classique au Complexe

1. A musical journey

Jalsaghar : Le Salon de Musique | Réseau Accès culture | St. Jax Montréal | October 5 at 8 p.m.

Close your eyes, open your ears and travel to the ancient musical halls of North India with the melodies of traditional Hindustani musicians Jonathan Voyer and Subir Dev. This month, the duo will charm spectators with a free performance fit for a maharaja.

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2. Jumpstart your career

L’Événement Carrières | Palais des congrès de Montréal | October 9 and 10 at 10 a.m.

The biggest career fair is coming to Montreal for two days. If you’re looking to network, gain industry insights and attend specialized training workshops, a pit stop is well worth your while. With 180 exhibitors actively recruiting for 3,000 positions, you could even walk away with an offer.

Click here for more info.


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3. Get the dish on dance

Midi-Coulisses | Agora de la danse | Espace Danse in the Wilder Building | October 7 at 12:15 p.m.

Ever wonder what goes into a dance show? Peek behind the curtain with Midi-Coulisses, a unique initiative that allows the public to watch professional dance rehearsals one week before an upcoming premiere. The discussion with the creative team that follows each rehearsal is a great way to infuse a little artistic flair into your lunch hour. Don’t miss your chance to see the creative process in action!

Find out more.


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4. From sea to singing sea

Toward the Sea | Conseil des Arts de Montréal en Tournée | Eglise de La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie | October 20 at 3 p.m.

Toward the Sea offers a pan-Canadian program designed to celebrate musical collaborations between pianists, flautists and harpists from the coasts of the Atlantic to the shores of the Pacific. This fall, enjoy songs that lyrically encompass our country’s vast expanses, interpreted by respected local musicians.

More info here.


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5. Migratory bodies

Colonial Body-Islands | MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) | October 23 at 3 p.m.

A powerful homage to the victims of forced migration, multidisciplinary artist Payam Mofidi’s new work explores the myriad dimensions of human suffering through both collective and individual perspectives. The Tehran-born, Montreal-based Mofidi prompts spectators to ask themselves about what they often see but seldom acknowledge.

Find out more.


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