Montreal & Quebec City (City Guide)

By Gregor Clark, Timothy N. Hornyak

“Few towns can compete with Montreal’s mixture of nutrition, gala's and fun-centric dwelling. This bohemian, culture-loving urban has many virtues, no longer least of that's its uncanny skill to astonish.”—Timothy Hornyak, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside this book
152 hand-picked restaurants
143 outlets to explore
37 museums and galleries
22 live-music venues
7 intriguing local walks
Comprehensive map section
Feature insurance of most sensible sights
Range of making plans tools
Also contains in-depth insurance of Quebec urban

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Cost the web site for the live performance agenda. condominium of Jazz Jazz Offline map Google map ( 514-842-8656; www. houseofjazz. ca; 2060 Rue Aylmer; 6pm-11:30pm Mon, 11:30am-11:30pm Tue-Thu, 11:30am-2am Fri, 6pm-2:30am Sat, 6pm-11:30pm sunlight; McGill) previously referred to as Biddle’s, this mainstream-but-excellent jazz membership and eating place replaced names while owner-bassist Charlie Biddle kicked the bucket in 2003. this day, Southern-style food and stay jazz are at the menu day-by-day. arrange to attend for those who haven’t reserved. hide is $5 to $10. city stay tune Offline map Google map (www. metropolismontreal. ca; fifty nine Rue Ste-Catherine Est; St-Laurent) Housed in a former art-deco cinema, this pretty previous area (capacity 2300) has featured every person from David Bowie to eco-friendly Day to neighborhood favourite Jean Leloup. It’s occasionally used as a celebration or rave venue with DJs and dancing. purchase tickets on the field workplace (1413 Rue St-Dominique) round the nook. Pollack live performance corridor Classical song Offline map Google map (www. mcgill. ca; 555 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest; McGill) McGill University’s major tune corridor beneficial properties live shows and recitals from its scholars and school, significantly the McGill Chamber Orchestra . It’s within the stately 19th-century development at the back of the statue of Queen Victoria. SAT Arts heart Offline map Google map (mixsessions. sat. quality controls. ca; 1195 Blvd St-Laurent; St-Laurent) formally referred to as l. a. Société des Arts Technologiques, this slick warehouse and new-media house holds the occasional DJ occasion. DJs and function artists push the envelope with banks of multimedia installations, whereas cult manufacturers like NEON throw events the following. Dancing and carousing with the arty, electro- loving glam set. I Musici de Montréal Classical track Offline map Google map (http://imusici. com; 279 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest; Place-des-Arts) less than the management of Jean-Marie Zeitouni, this 12-member chamber ensemble has gained many awards for its baroque and modern performances. during the last twenty years I Musici, which has its domestic degree on the position des Arts, has recorded greater than 30 CDs and toured the area. Opéra de Montréal Opera Offline map Google map (www. operademontreal. com; position des Arts; field place of work 9am-5pm Mon-Fri; Place-des-Arts) Holds lavish level productions that function colossal names from Québec and worldwide. The area of expertise is classics akin to Mefistofele, Aïda and Carmen; translations (French or English) are run on a video display above the degree. Tickets expense round $40 to $125 in the course of the week and a little bit extra on Saturday. Orchestre Métropolitain Classical tune (www. orchestremetropolitain. com; 486 Rue Ste-Catherine Ouest; Place-des-Arts) This hip 58-member orchestra is made of younger expert musicians from far and wide Québec, and led by means of conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The orchestra’s challenge is to democratize classical song, so along with the graceful position des Arts, you may even see it taking part in Mahler or Haydn in church buildings or faculties in even the city’s poorest neighborhoods for diminished admission. Salsathèque Dance Offline map Google map (www.

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