Media Invitation - Launch - The Arts Put on a Show at the Garden

MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal Space for Life invites media representatives to help kick off the summer program of activities, The Arts Put on a Show at the Garden.  Art will be in the spotlight at this uniquely beautiful Montréal venue.

All summer long, some big-name performers will be playing in the Centre Stage series, while visitors can look forward to a series of intimate encounters with artists every Sunday in different gardens in bloom. Poets, musicians, storytellers and circus performers will add a magical touch to their surroundings, enhancing the various gardens' tremendous beauty.

When:   Sunday, May 18, 2014
   
Where:  Montréal Botanical Garden
4101 Sherbrooke Est, Montréal (Pie-IX metro station)

Camera (video/photo) guided tour

2:15 p.m.                  
Arrival on the site

2:20 p.m.
Short performance by the Voces Boreales vocal
ensemble
Short performance by BarbuZébelle (storyteller and
musicians)

2:45 to 3:15 p.m. 
Interviews with the two spokespersons: artist Angèle
Dubeau and artistic director Charles Dauphinais

3:20 to 3:45 p.m.
Photo opportunities in the Leslie Hancock Garden,
which is currently in bloom

4 p.m.
Concert by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà (60 minutes)
"Take Your Time" self-guided tour
Vous êtes invité avec votre famille - max 4 personnes

1:30 to 3:45 p.m.   
Design your own route

Spirits of the Tree exhibition  - Frédéric Back Tree House
Calligraphy, The Soul of Words exhibition  - Japanese Garden

2 and 3 p.m. (30 minutes)
Performances by the Voces Boreales vocal ensemble - Alpine
Garden

2:30 and 3:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
Performances by BarbuZébelle (storyteller and musicians) - among
the lilacs

Take a seat in our gardens in bloom: Leslie Hancock, crabapples and
lilacs

4 p.m.
Concert by Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà (60 minutes)

IMPORTANT
Don't forget your walking shoes! The Montréal Botanical Garden covers a 75-hectare area, equivalent to dozens and dozens of football fields.

SOURCE Espace pour la vie

For further information:

IXION Communications / Judith Dubeau
514 495-8176
judith.dubeau@ixioncommunications.com