The Friends of St-Laurent Boulevard are proud to present their audioguide “10 Moments on the Main”.
Discover the rich history of the Boulevard one moment at a time!
Sunday 25 May – a full-day exploration of Montreal’s main street, from the Old Port to Jean-Talon Market, with Bernard Vallée, Catherine Browne, Susan Bronson, Luc Bourdon, and other guides with a passion for history
- Sunday 25 May, from 9:30 am to 5 pm
- Starting point: Saint-Laurent Boulevard at the corner of rue de la Commune, in the Old Port
- Arrival point: Jean-Talon Market
- There will be a break for lunch
- Cost: $20 (meal not included)
- Reservations recommended – write to firstname.lastname@example.org
In collaboration with MontrealExplorations
Monday 12 May: Annual General Meeting
Join us with a glass of wine and snacks to go over the events of 2013 and discover the plans of Friends of Saint-Laurent Boulevard for 2014. The business part of the meeting will be very short.
We’ll also hold a discussion on the place of the Main in the memory landscape of Montreal. How can history and heritage contribute to the present vitality of this central boulevard?
Saturday 17 May: À l’aube des restes industriels
The multimedia work À l’aube des restes industriels is an architectural projection about the history and memory of railways and industry in Montréal. Laurence Grandbois Bernard is a master’s student in experimental media at UQAM. At the junction between documentary and art film, this work plays with multiple screens to associate archival images with recent footage.
Created by Laurence Grandbois Bernard and presented in collaboration with Friends of Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Mile End Memories and Glen Lemesurier
Preceded by the walking tour Mile End’s Railway Landscape by Mile End Memories. Meet on Saint-Viateur St. at Waverly, at the end of the «Mile End en fleurs» street fair, just after 4 pm. More information on the web site of Mile End Memories