Quebec Scene

March 2, 2007

CBC/Radio-Canada is a major partner of Quebec Scene, a multi-disciplinary festival happening April 20th to May 5th in Ottawa-Gatineau.

More than 700 artists will take part in more than 100 events.

The Corporation is proud of our commitment, as it raises the profile of Quebec Scene's established and emerging performers on our airwaves and on our many platforms.

The schedule of events can be found below:

*NOTE - THE MAY 5 SHOW AT THE ROBERT GUERTIN ARENA HAS BEEN CANCELLED*

April 20 to May 5
Daily reports from Quebec Scene:
CBC News at Six (Montreal & Ottawa)
CBC Television
Le Téléjournal/Midi, Monday to Friday
Le Téléjournal Ottawa-Gatineau, at 6:00 p.m.
Télévision de Radio-Canada

April 20, 27 & May 4
Quebec Scene Cultural Program
Live from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
CBC Television (Montreal & Ottawa)

Saturday, April 21
Art circuit
Host: Katerine-Lune Rollet
Live from the National Arts Centre at 12:30 p.m.
Télévision de Radio-Canada

Saturday, April 21
Stephen Beaupré, Ghislain Poirier, Plaster and Lesbians On Ecstasy
Espace Musique Event
Barrymore’s Music Hall
Host: Claude Rajotte
Live at 10:00 p.m. on Espace Musique 102.5 and Sirius Satellite Radio channel 93, and available at www.bandeapart.fm
Aftershow with DJs until 2:00 a.m.

Monday, April 23
Michel Rivard, Monica Freire, Mario Peluso and Urbain Desbois
CBC Radio One
À Propos' Songwriters' Sessions
National Arts Centre 4th Stage, 8:00 p.m.
Host: Jim Corcoran
Airing on À Propos on Saturday, May 12 and 19 at 9:00 p.m.
CBC Radio One 91.5

April 23 to April 27
François Dompierre and Guests
Espace Musique
PAR-FYUM BISTRO MODERNE
70 Promenade du Portage
Gatineau
Host: François Dompierre
Live from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Espace Musique 102.5

Friday, April 27
Mahjor Bidet, The Besnard Lakes, Karkwa and The Stills
CBC Radio 3 / Bande à part Event
Capital Music Hall
Host: CBC Radio 3 / Bande à part
Live at 8:00 p.m. on Sirius Satellite Radio channels 93 and 94 and available atwww.bandeapart.fm

Sunday, April 29
Philippe Castagner
Espace Musique and CBC Radio Two
National Gallery of Canada
Concert recording at 2:00 p.m. by Espace Musique 102.5 and CBC Radio Two 103.3 to be aired at a later date.

Friday, May 4
Andrée-Anne Perras-Fortin, pianist
NAC/CBC Aber Diamond Debut Series
Live in the lobby of the National Arts Centre
Host: Eric Friesen
Live concert from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Airing that same day on Studio Sparks at 1:00 p.m. on CBC Radio Two 103.3

Saturday, May 5 CANCELLED
Arseniq33, Le Volume Était Au Maximum, Vulgaires Machins, Grimskunk
Bande à part Event
Robert Guertin Arena
Host: Bande à part
Live at 8:00 p.m. on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 93 and available at www.bandeapart.fm

Au Courant
Host: Mitsou Gelinas
Feature on three Quebec Scene artists
CBC Newsworld
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Date to be determined

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