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ArtsAlive! Quebec

ONE DAY- Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 10 am- 5pm

Day entry $10, Children under 12- Free

Workshops and Performances 
(some times have been updated):

10 am: What would Happen if Goldilocks Showed-Up at the Teddy Bears' Picnic?
Come and find out with Story-teller and Puppeteer Diane Jameson.  The children (ages 0-5) are invited to share in this interactive show, and help Diane and the bears tell the story before the picnic is served.

11 am: Teddy Bears' Picnic- Lunch is Served- Catered by Esther Cavanaugh.
There will be finger foods, fresh fruits and veggies and space little people sized desserts.
All Tots 0-5 eat for Free: Bring your favorite stuffed friend and a grown-up person and a enjoy some casual time to mingle and catch up with friends

11 am: One String Cigar Box Guitars with Noah Tohurst (of Studio Tolhurst Guitars)
For people over 5 years old. Please reserve ahead- there are only 12 places available.
This a ONE time, ON time workshop ( to reserve your 'kit')
Ever wondered where blues great Bo Diddley got his name? Or the foundations of rock and roll? Come and discover all this and more as Valley native Noah Tolhurst of Studio Tolhurst Guitars guides you through the history of primitive acoustics. At the same time, you'll build your own Diddley Bow and join the hand made music revolution.

11:30 am: Children’s Concert with Christopher Pennington and David Whyte
After lunch is done, prepared to be entertained by this amazing duo. Even though their collective age might be more than a century, these gents are young at heart. Both long time song writers for children, there are elements to the performance that all ages will enjoy!

12 noon and 1pm- Comedy Improv with Callan Forrester
Improv is play for grown-ups. Come and join or watch our amazing young company members while Callan sets up the improvisational situations for them! Many of your favorite games form Whose Line is it Anyway!?

11 am & 1 pm: How to get published! -Bilingual Workshop with Iris Delagrange
(Youth and Adults)
Did you ever wonder what is going on after you send a manuscript to an editor? Why they said no…And if they say yes, what is next? Come and learn all the secrets of the publishing world as well as tips and advice on how to get your manuscript published!

Vous êtes-vous déjà demandé ce qu’il se passait après que vous ayez envoyé votre manuscrit à un éditeur? Pourquoi ont-ils dit non…Et s’ils disent oui, que se passe-t-il? Venez découvrir tous les secrets du monde de l’édition ainsi que de précieux conseils et idées pour faire publier votre manuscrit!

1 pm: Anenhaienton Wakenesiio- First Nations' Storyteller (Kids and Adults)
Anenhaienton (He Scatters Corn) is a Snipe Clan man from Akwesasne. For two decades he has shared Iroquoian songs, dances, stories, philosophy and history with countless participants. He will be ready to answer questions about snipes and clans; and recount the stories of his ancestors.

On Going During the Day:
Façonner l’argile: La technique des colombins- avec Pascale Bourguignon - On going (Kids and Adults)
Une initiation à la technique du colombin ou comment façonner vos propres contenants, boites, pots ou vases, en incluant des motifs géométriques décoratifs qui enrichissent vos créations. Nous apprendrons à malaxer la terre, à faire des colombins réguliers et monter des pièces de complexité variables selon les âges et les habiletés. Porter un tablier ou des habits qui ne craignent pas d’être salis.

Paul Abraham- Pop Art/ Cartooning - On going (Kids and Adults)
Apprenez à dessiner un visage humain ou animal en quelques traits à la manière des dessins animés ou de la bande dessinée. Un atelier de dessin pour les 7 à 77 ans.

Learn how to draw a human or an animal face with a few simple lines in the style of cartoons or comic strips.  A drawing workshop for the 7 to 77 years old.

1 pm: Cajun Dance Workshop
Heather will be teaching the participants how to really make the most of the Les Les Flâneurs concert! She will be pre-teaching the moves you will need to enjoy the Cajun sound even more. She will be teaching the two-step and the waltz with a southern sizzle!

2pm: Les "Les Flâneurs" Cajun Music Collective
Louisiana Cajun culture has been recognized for its ability to resist, persist and celebrate life despite adversity. We invite you to join the Les Flâneurs in experiencing a rich and evolving musical language. Les Flâneurs welcome their friends, Bill Collier on drums, Carl Rufh on bass and Chris Crilly on fiddle.

After 1pm:  Ukuleles Musical Instrument Construction-  On going (Kids and Adults)
Come build and decorate your own 3 string ukulele All you need is some patience and about 1 hour. For children and adults of all ages. (Space and supplies are limited- come early to avoid being disappointed)

4pm: Jam Session- Led by Chris Crilly and his fabulous Fiddle
After the concert- come and keep the music Arts Alive! Local Musicians are welcome to come and jam with some of these talented people. Bring your acoustic instrument to join in with some traditional and folk music.

11 am- 6pm ONSITE Food- Bar-B-Q provided by Food Wizard Chef Sylvain O'Connor
(owner of the Restaurant BoThai)

7pm -

Opening Night Gala tickets $20
(See AoGG page for details and to order tickets. Order SOON- they are going fast!)