Culture & Conversation

Chicoutimi: back to the "regions" but still staying modern

The firefly of Chicoutimi-Nord

A modern Québecois twist on going back to the land, La déesse des mouches à feu is set in Chicoutimi-Nord, a place populated by skaters, grunge kids and the fireflies, the popular high school girls. Catherine is determined, through drugs, sex, and rock and roll, to be a firefly.

Glory Dazed

Glory Dazed bedazzles

The Sud-Ouest’s Waterworks Company presents the North American premiere of Cat Jones’ Glory Dazed, a play that probes why army veterans are over-represented in prisons.

The power of music allows Duchesneau to persevere through her struggle with cancer

Singing to survive

In the Key of Claire is the story of MUHC social worker Claire Duchesneau, who has become the surrogate aunt to many refugees and asylees from Burundi and Rwanda.

The Planet of the Apes franchise doesn't seem to be going extinct any time soon

Ape-ocalypse Now

It’s ten years after 2011’s Rise. Humanity has seemingly gone extinct, as Caesar’s army of simians are hunkered down in the forests outside San Francisco.