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5 à 7 at Casa

This year, we’re serving bubbly 0 (performers that is)

Ah! Those 5 à 7 Happy Hours! Let your imagination run wild. Every weekday evening feels like Friday. Yes! Those 5 à 7 are a great time to meet new people — which is exactly why the Festival Voix d’Amérique (FVA) is inviting you. Come on out! Have a beer at the Casa!

February 3

5:00 pm

Orage dans la forêt…

With Emmanuelle Orange, Eden106

Free admission

Bilingual. Emmanuelle Orange and her band Eden106 deliver a show that is certainly odd, but, oddly, easily accessible and understandable.

February 4

5:00 pm


With Ivy, Séba,Isabelle Saint-Pierre, Jonas, Frédérique Marleau, Serge Lamothe, + + +

Free admission

In French. The Slamontréal team presents a totally trippy slam event. You’ll hear the exciting new sounds of a style that is taking hold in Quebec under the tutelage of Ivy.

February 5

5:00 pm


Hosted by Victoria Stanton
With Les Chaises, Marie-Andrée Rho, Karen Elaine Spencer, Esther Splett

Free admission

Bilingual. An evening of textual musings as demonstrated and delivered by visual- and sound-artists.

February 6

5:00 pm

Vive le F_rance

With Thomas Braichet, Éric Giraud

Free admission

In French. A reading and performance by three French poets.

February 7

5:00 pm

CBC Poetry Face-Off Soapbox

Hosted by Patti Schmidt
With: David McGimpsey, Endre Farkas, + + +

Free admission

In English. Recorded by CBC Radio One 88.5 FM for “Cinq à Six”

February 8

5:00 pm

Spoken Poetry and Spoken Print

In English. 4 zine makers conduct words on and off the page.

February 9

5:00 pm

Professing Poetics

In English. Teachers from various Montreal cegeps and universities come together to share their words. Recorded by CBC Radio One 88.5 FM for “Cinq à Six”