From August 28 2009 to August 30 2009

BOOM-CHIX-A-BOOM #8

MULTIDISCIPLINARY BENEFIT EVENT

Event August 28 to 30, 2009

Last Saint-Laurent Blvd. Street Fair of 2009!

La Centrale infiltrates for the last time this summer the Main Madness with its heteroclite workshops and performances! Not to be missed: artist talks, public interventions, intimate conversations, lip sync workshop, intermedia performances and music video projections!

La Centrale is also proud to promote alternative commerce by making available for artists and crafters multiple tables where various hand-made and eco-friendly objects will be sold.

So come celebrate with us under the sun in a spirit of audacity and enchantment, while supporting local talent!

BOOM BAZAAR : Sidewalk sale

FRIDAY AUGUST 28TH : 12 to 6pm

SATURDAY AUGUST 29TH : 12 to 5pm

SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH : 12 to 5pm

Raïz

Aliya Pabani

Papirmasse

Corrie Peters

Créations Suf

Kristen McCrea

Drawing Straws

Vanessa Yanow

Marigold Santos

De fil en brindille

Elizabeth Ranger

Caroline Bergeron

Chantal Laffrenière

Marie-Élaine Lalonde

Amber Phelps Bondaroff

(artists and crafters’ presence varies from day to day)

OTHER ACTIVITIES : Performances, public interventions and workshops

Thursday AUGUST 27TH

8pm : The Greasy Goose Salon presents "ELECTRICITY"!

This month, the Greasy Goose Salon explores the theme of ELECTRICITY through four speakers’ presentations, approaching the topic from a variety of perspectives : academic presentations, artist talks, literature readings, political lectures, public speaking, short workshops, etc.

(http://www.thearchive.ca/greasygoose)

FRIDAY AUGUST 28TH

12pm : Tendermorsels

The Tendermorsels collective performs body-based intermedia lovesongs!

2pm : “Talk to me”

Sophie Castonguay invites passersby to step into conversations with her, choosing from a selection of monologues, dialogues and group conversations scripted by the artist, surfing the thin line between reality and fiction.

SATURDAY AUGUST 29TH

2pm : “Lip sync and wigs” workshop

Finally, your chance to participate in a music video RPG! Pick from our eclectic selection of songs and wigs and get your groove on in front of our green screen! Abandon your self-esteem to your hostesses’ creativity, which will transform your performance into a work of art comparable to the most innovative music videos of the past century!

SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH

2pm : “Lip sync and wigs” projections

Your hostesses will have worked all night to create amazing masterpieces with your images! Take a break from your deal hunting to admire the result and help us put the madness back into “Main Madness”!


1pm : “Magic dolls” workshop

Edith Morin teaches you the ancient art of magic doll crafting!


3pm : “Talk to me”

Sophie Castonguay invites passersby to step into conversations with her, choosing from a selection of monologues, dialogues and group conversations scripted by the artist, surfing the thin line between reality and fiction.

Summer’s finally here, come celebrate under the sun!

La Centrale would like to acknowledge the continual support of our artists, members, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des arts de Montréal and les Brasseurs RJ.

BOOM-CHIX-A-BOOM #8