Spring is in the Air at the CSL Library beginning this May

Côte Saint-Luc, May 2, 2017 – This May, the CSL Library is kicks off an exciting month infused with art, history and cultural items on the menu.

On Thursday, May 11 at 7 pm Grace Powell, a Montreal Museum of Fine Arts guide, will offer an in-depth look of the museum’s ever-popular Chagall—Colour and Music multidisciplinary exhibit. Her powerpoint presentation examines documentary works, including films, photographs and musical excerpts showcased at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Learn about the profound connection to music in the life and art of this celebrated artist.

On Tuesday, May 16 at 2 pm policy Director at Héritage Montréal, Dinu Bumbaru, will discuss  the early origins of Côte Saint-Luc. Learn all about the history of the city at this engaging event, also free of charge.

On Wednesday May 17 at 2 pm, Music Librarian Farah Mohammed will explore the unique musical styles of early 20th century French music from the revolutionary group Les Six. This event is free of charge.

On Thursday, May 25 at 2 pm, Dr. Harry Rosen, Professor Emeritus, McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry, will reveal how a successful career as an educator and restorative dentist brought him to the techniques he employs in his large-scale sculptures. His pieces are currently on display in the library’s Art Gallery.

Last but not least, join us Thursday, June 1 at 7pm for what promises to be an exquisite evening of baroque music by the internationally-acclaimed ensemble Pallade Musica. The concert A Quartet in Paris will delight music aficionados and novices alike. Don’t miss out! Tickets are available at the library’s main circulation desk. $5 in advance, $7 day of the concert.

For more information about these events and programs, visit csllibrary.com or contact the library’s Programs Department at 514-485-6900, ext. 4205.

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