Bang! Expo 67, Musical Explosion!
Lecture by Louis Rastelli from Arcmtl Archive Montréal
Indoor and outdoor stages all over Expo 67 as well as at Place des Arts downtown also hosted popular musical acts every day. Nearly every possible style of music was included, from jazz to rock to rhythm and blues and opera, at a time when popular music itself was undergoing huge changes. Come and hear all about the incredible music that came to Expo and Montreal in the summer of 67!! Sunday, december 10, 2017, 13h30 to 15h, Free admission. At Centre d’histoire de Montréal, 335, place D’Youville. Regular admission fees (include the access of the different exhibitions in the museum). Reservations at 514 872-3207.
Arcmtl has had a very busy 2017 already! You can see photos on our image blog, such as from our Possibles project and book launch in April, our Grande Print Art Fair in May, our Expo 67: Avant Garde! exhibit in May at the Cinémathèque Québecoise and in June at Casa del Popolo, our poster exhibit at the 77 Montreal punk music festival in July, the Kermesse littéraire du Plateau in August and Expozine in November.
On July 28, 2017, ARCMTL mounted a poster art exhibit in collaboration with Greenland during their 77 Montreal punk music festival. Held outdoors on a beautiful mid-summer day on Parc Jean-Drapeau, this was the first edition of this punk festival. The Montreal punk scene has for many years been known as being particularly nostalgic, with many fans of old-school punk, including bands from the early days of punk in 1977.Continue Reading >
In March 2017, we celebrated Distroboto’s Sweet Sixteen with a concert at Casa del Popolo, where the project was born in January 2001. L’expérience Distroboto est étroitement liée à la culture indépendante montréalaise et a été un succès dès ses débuts. Seize ans plus tard, les machines ont vendu plus de 100 000 œuvres réalisées par plus de 1200 artistes locaux et internationaux ! Pour souligner cet important anniversaire, durantContinue Reading >
On August 25-27 2017, the Médiathèque littéraire Gaëtan-Dostie, La Passe and Coop Coup d’griffe presented the Kermesse littéraire du Plateau, which took place in Lahaie park, in front of the St-Enfant-Jésus du Mile-End church, general quarters of Expozine for the past 15 years. ARCMTL was happy to take part to this event that allowed the public to discover local literature, print artworks as well as all kinds of books andContinue Reading >