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(Arts Alive! Québec Huntingdon. Photo: Guy Rodgers).
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

NEWS FROM ELAN
ELAN CLASSIFIEDS
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS

WORKSHOPS

MEMBER & COMMUNITY EVENTS

MEMBER NEWS

WELCOME NEW & RETURNING MEMBERS

VIDEOS
DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

Director's Message
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ELAN's 12th Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday (August 30th) at the MAI Café, 3680 rue Jeanne-Mance.

ELAN's executive consists of: president, Bettina Forget (Visual Arts), vice-president, Valerie Buddle (Dance), treasurer, Kristelle Holliday (Regions); and secretary, Karen Cho (Film/Video). Newly elected board members are: Valerie Buddle (Dance), Fortner Anderson and Karen Cho (Film/Video), Rob Lutes (Music), Dan Webster (Presenting Organisations), Kristelle Holliday (Regions), Warona Setshwaelo (Theatre), Deborah Forde (Theatre: QDF), Khosro Berahmandi (Visual Arts), and Jeramy Dodds (Writing/Publishing: QWF).

Continuing board members are: Farah Fancy (Corporate), Louise Campbell (Music), Kalina Skulska (Regions), Bettina Forget (Visual Arts), and Paul Bracegirdle (Writing/Publishing), and Keith Henderson (Writing/Publishing: AELAQ).

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NEWS FROM ELAN


Our New Website is Up!

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After months of working with Parker Mah and Spencer Mann at COCo's Commun-IT Program, ELAN is happy to present a brand new website! Along with our 2016 Communications Assistant Erika LeBlanc, the COCo team brought our dreams to life with a new website with improved usability, new features, a great new look, and a fresh logo and visual identity designed by Gabriel Jasmin (AKA Studio Monument).  

Head over to the new site to check out the new platform and features, and to see what we've been up to and what our plans are for the upcoming year!


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*MEMBERS, please note: Our new membership database will be up soon. In the meantime:

We'll let you know when the new system is up and running!

(Arts Alive! Knowlton. Photo: Guy Rodgers)


ELAN Presents: Arts Alive! Québec

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SUMMER 2016
HUDSON – QUÉBEC CITY – HUNTINGDON – KNOWLTON – WAKEFIELD – WEST ISLAND


For the second year, ELAN is helping to empower 6 English-speaking regions to build their own mini-festivals celebrating vibrant arts communities in Québec. Between July and September 2016, Hudson, Québec City, Montreal's West Island, Knowlton, Huntingdon, and Wakefield will host 1-3 day celebrations of Québec arts and culture.
  • September 9th-11th, Wakefield: Theatre Wakefield presents Ta Da! Arts Alive! Québec, taking place at Centre Wakefield La Peche. Featuring local and visiting artists such as Entrelacs, LAVINIA, The Paperback Queen, Love With Leila, The Auden Test, How Often Do I Dream …, and much more! Full details at http://www.tadafestival.ca.
  • September 24th, West Island: A full day of family fun located in the West Island community of Pointe Claire, at John Rennie Highschool, featuring kid-friendly activities and a concert from Vintage Wine. Full details can be found on the Facebook Event! Plus, ELAN Members receive a ticket discount on the Vintage Wine show!

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ELAN Schmoozer & QDF Calendar Launch + Vernissage

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QDF and ELAN are teaming up to present an evening of networking, performances, and a vernissage of theatre designers!

Monday, September 19
Schmoozer @ 5:30pm, Launch @ 7:30pm
MainLine Gallery (3905 St-Laurent)
FREE! and open to all
RSVP: admin@quebec-elan.org or click “Going” in our Facebook Event


Join us for an evening at the Mainline Gallery where artists and arts lovers of all disciplines and backgrounds will have the opportunity to converse, connect, and take in a preview of what’s on in the theatre world this fall!

ELAN’s Schmoozer will begin at 5:30pm. Refreshments will be served and folks from across artistic communities will have the chance to meet and mingle!  


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(Grant-writing workshop Huntingdon 2015. Photo: Amy Macdonald)

Grant-writing Workshop!

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Saturday, October 1 1:00-4:45 PM
Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal – 5337 St-Laurent
Workshop leader: June Park


** NEW ** Limited to 12 participants for an even more hands-on experience.

ELAN members: $25 (includes resource package)
Regular: $30 (includes resource package)
Email admin@quebec-elan.org to register


This 4-hour afternoon session is a comprehensive, interactive workshop, designed to guide you or your organization to formulate clear, concise and compelling grants to maximize your chances of success.

Learn how to structure and write a grant that will present your artistic project in the strongest light to potential funders. Clarify the articulation of your artistic vision, find out about available resources, and participate in hands-on exercises using your own project/goal.


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ELAN CLASSIFIEDS
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Internships
  • Canadian Art is hiring two candidates for the Editorial Internship Program. Deadline: SEPTEMBER 2.
Theatre
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CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS
General/Multidisciplinary
Visual Arts
Theatre
  • The West Island Theatre Association (WISTA) is looking to fill a number of positions for their upcoming production: Shrek the musical. Deadline: SEPTEMBER 10
  • The METAs (Montreal English Theatre Awards) are asking for companies and individuals to submit nominees for 2 honorary awards. Deadline: SEPTEMBER 15.
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WORKSHOPS
Theatre
Multidisciplinary
  • Girls Action Foundation is offering leadership training for self-identified young women between the ages of 18-25. Apply before SEPTEMBER 7
  • FREE multidisciplinary Creativity Coaching workshops with Clare Thorbes. SEPTEMBER 19, OCTOBER 31, and DECEMBER 12.
  • YES MONTREAL is hosting several workshops for artists in SEPTEMBER.
Visual Arts
Dance 
  • The Banff Centre is holding an eight day thematic residency: Choreography Across Disciplines. Deadline: SEPTEMBER 14.  
  • Studio 303 has released their 2016-2017 programming, featuring international choreographers.
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MEMBER & COMMUNITY EVENTS
Theatre
Music
Writing
Multidisciplinary
Visual Arts
  • The Women’s Art Society of Montreal presents Artist: RITA BRIANSKY, “I was Born with a Pencil in my Hand”, 1:30-2:30 pm at the McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke West. Nonmembers $10. SEPTEMBER 20.
  • Artists in Their Environment Studio Tour. SEPTEMBER 24 - OCTOBER 2.
  • The Women’s Art Society of Montreal presents Graphic Designer & Writer: GERRY L’ORANGE, “Ghosting Patricia”, 1:30-2:30 pm at the McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke West. Nonmembers $10. SEPTEMBER 27.
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MEMBER NEWS
Film and TV
Writing, Music
  • Members BandZoogle and Dave Cool have released an ebook "23 Ways Musicians Can Make Money." Download for free
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WELCOME NEW & RETURNING MEMBERS

*NOTE: Our new website's Member Directory will be up soon. We'll let you know when it's ready. Thanks for your support! 

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YOU'VE MADE IT THIS FAR - YOU DESERVE A TREAT!
Check out the video for "Eternally Girl," the new single from Montréal's Mozart's Sister.
NOMADIC MASSIVE- DUTY // OFFICIAL VIDEO - CLIP OFFICIEL
A new video from Montréal's "multilingual, multicultural" supergroup Nomadic Massive for their song "Duty," filmed around the Canada Malting factory in St-Henri.
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