Free performances and dance classes,
Desjardins Outdoor Stage

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Saint-Sauveur Dance !

Having been a great success, our dance evenings are back on the Desjardins outdoor stage. Music, dance and joie de vivre meet you with a new series of dance classes of different styles to put you in a good mood.  These evenings are presented in collaboration with the City of Saint-Sauveur. Join the dance!

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Tango Night with Radiotango

Thursday, July 25

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

In Montréal, where Argentinean tango is flourishing, Radiotango is without doubt the ensemble most entrenched in the true tradition of Argentinean tango.   The group is especially known for its ardent respect for the grass roots of this intoxicating music! A journey to Buenos Aires awaits you!

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Radiotango photo par Sébastien Ventura

Swing Night with Studio 88 Swing and Smokin’s DeVille

Friday, July 26

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

 

You may have seen them on the television programs Les Dieux de la Danse, La Fureur, and La Voix amongst others. The group Studio 88 Swing has been featured internationally and is the reference for swing dance in this country.  For this evening, the dancers will be accompanied by the group Smokin' DeVille who revive the music of the fifties with rockabilly influenced by surf, swing and rock n 'roll.

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Flamenco Night with Fin de Fiesta

Saturday, July 27

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco takes you on a thrilling journey, from flamenco's traditional roots in the music and culture of southern Spain, all the way to its contemporary forms. Ancient rhythms meet avant-garde ideas and converge in an explosion of staccato guitar and percussive footwork. Fin de Fiesta will leave you breathless, with the pulsing rhythms of flamenco beating in your heart. Since its founding in 2013, Fin de Fiesta Flamenco has played more than 130 concerts on two continents. They will release their second album in the summer of 2020.

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Fin de Fiesta Flamenco in Plaza de España, Sevilla (credit Oscar Pantalone)

Trad Night with É.T.É

Thursday, August 1

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

É.T.É is a trio of young musicians, with diverse backgrounds in classical, jazz and traditional Quebec folk music, who joined forces to serve up their modern vision of traditional tunes from home and abroad as well as original songs. Their unique soundscape is created by fiddle, Irish bouzouki and cello, with rich vocal harmonies and step dancing thrown into the mix. É.T.É turns the traditional kitchen party into an unforgettable and lively performance!

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É.T.É photo par Amélie Fortin

Swing Night with Studio 88 Swing and The Camelcohols

Friday, August 2

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

Studio 88 Swing has a mission to revive the feel-good era of swing music. Accompanied by the band The Camelcohols, they get audiences bopping to classics from the Chicago blues of the 1950s along with swing, rock and funk. Guaranteed pleasure!

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Studio 88 Swing photo par Renaud Kasma_1

First Nations dance and music with Barbara Diabo and Kawandak

Saturday, August 3

Dance classes 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. 
Performances 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.

First Nations culture contains a wealth of traditional music and dance. See how choreographer Barbara Diabo, from the Mohawk Nation of Kahnawake, merges First Nations with contemporary styles and demonstrates the Hoop Dance, Round Dance, and Alligator Dance, accompanied by Valérie Ivy Hamelin on hand drum. The Kawandak quartet fuses Western, jazz and traditional Native American music. A wonderful opportunity to discover First Nations culture.

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First Nations songs

Sunday, August 4

Forest Trails – Park Molson
3 to 5 p.m.

We are proud to welcome Valérie Ivy Hamelin of the Micmac Nation and Madeleine Vézina of the Anishnabe Nation, whose mission is to help audiences learn more about the culture, traditions and songs of their peoples. To enhance the experience and emphasize the connection between nature and the arts, this performance will be held at the entrance of the forest trails in Parc Molson, a magnificent and serene setting.

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Madeleine Vézina photo par Richard Geoffrion
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Wapikoni - Short Films

Sunday, August 4

Park Georges-Filion
At sundown

Since 2004, the travelling studios of Wapikoni Mobile have visited Indigenous communities to give First Nations youth a chance to attend educational workshops and learn the techniques of audiovisual and music creation. Recognized by UNESCO, this initiative has enriched the cultural heritage with more than 1,145 films and 750 songs aimed at raising public awareness about Indigenous issues by giving a showcase to a rich culture that deserves to be better-known. The Festival has drawn upon this unique collection and chosen films on dance. We invite everyone to join us on this journey of discovery.

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Dance Films Under the Stars

July 28, 30 and 31 at sundown

 

Grab your folding chair and a blanket, and join us to watch a selection of iconic dance movies that are as much fun to watch now as they were in their day. Mark it on your calendar and join other movie lovers in Georges-Filion park.

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