May 18, 2022

The Queens County Citizen

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L’esplanade Tranquille, the new cultural venue in the Quarter Des Eyes

The city of Montreal on Tuesday announced the launch of a 5,000-square-meter cultural space in the heart of Quarter Des Glass. Named “Esplanade Tranquille”, this green public square aims to complement the bustling Place des Festivals next to it.

It is named after Henry Tranquille, a legendary bookseller who ran a store in the district from the late 1940s to the 1970s. The organization is known for providing work that is forbidden by the clergy and for launching cubicoy protests. , Especially the collection World rejection.

The Esplanade Trankville Library pursues Tranquille’s cultural mediation mission. Inspired by the concept of the yard, the place is ideal for civic and artistic gatherings..

Four-season space

The new cultural venue will have a multifunctional pavilion – production rooms and a food court – as well as a space to accommodate people for four seasons. Among other things, a huge refrigerated ice rink is planned for the winter.

Esplanade now exhibits an exhibition dedicated to the library Tranquille.

From September 2 to 5, the Festival du Nouveau Cinema will offer four free evening open screenings. Those interested in attending the events should reserve their place at the festival venue. (New window), Celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

The first evening will be dedicated to five Quebec filmmakers who have distinguished themselves over the past decade. These are also on site for context. Short movie Avatar piano-film.

The Festival du Nouveau movie takes place indoors from October 6th to 17th.