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Le Divan Orange

16.03.2018

Le Divan Orange is a co-operative cultural space, opened in 2004 by a collective of people who had previously been involved in the co-op Café Utopique that operated in the 2000s on Ste-Catherine near Berri (now L’Escalier.) Occupying a large shoebox type ground floor that housed a few different bars since the 80s, prior to which it had been a retail location. The name was chosen from the orange divan

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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.

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Expo 67 : Avant Garde! at theCinémathèque québécoise, 335 de Maisonneuve E. (corner St-Denis), Montreal Vernissage and projections, May 19, 17h – 22h. Free ! Exhibit : May 19 – 31. Click here to see the Facebook Event. 50 years ago this month, Montreal hosted the largest gathering of avant-garde art and design ever seen! Expo 67 was the 20th century’s most successful World’s Fair, taking place during a time

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Expo 67: Avant Garde! Vernissage, June 1, 17h – 21h; exhibit runs June 1 – 30 2017, Free admission. Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. The event is part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival. Join the Facebook event! 50 years ago this month, Montreal hosted the largest gathering of avant-garde art and design ever seen! Expo 67 was the 20th century’s most successful World’s Fair, taking place during a

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Archive Montreal has been gathering up and archiving local concert posters and flyers since it was founded in late 1998. For the most part, posters and flyers are acquired not long after they have served their main purpose of promoting a specific event, exhibit, demonstration or social cause. Staff and friends of ARCMTL regularly take down such posters from the walls of cafés, record stores, store entrances—or even from the

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MONTREAL SHOWS 1965 – 1975, Concert Posters, Photos and Ephemera Exhibit, September 16 – 20 2015, ART POP, 3450 St-Urbain. Vernissage: Wednesday Sept. 16. Hours: Sept. 16, 17-20h; Sept. 17-18, 11–20h; Sept. 19-20, 11-18h. SPECIAL GATHERING after exhibit Friday Sept. 18, 8 p.m., and Saturday September 19, 6:30 p.m. at site of former New Penelope Café on the block at 350 Sherbrooke, west corner of Bleury. Click here for the

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