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Eight Mainstage Shows at the Sala Rossa

The Festival Voix d’Amériques (FVA) is still taking risks, with strong voices and daring performances that head firmly off the beaten track! We’ve programmed eight mainstage shows, and the FVA faithful will be delighted to hear the classics are back—Body and Soul, the Combat contre la langue de bois, and the always naughty DADA Cabaret.

February 6

8:30 pm

Marie-Jo Thério… libre

Sorry, sold out! • $25.00

In French. The captivating Marie-Jo Thério and friends in a free-fall performance. One night only, in the warmth of La Sala Rossa.

February 7

8:30 pm

Poètes publics: Erlenmeyer

In French. Poètes publics is a brand new band, featuring the virtuoso and emerging talents of a dozen poets, performers and musicians. Risk, improv, thrills.

February 8

8:30 pm

Myriam Pellicane — Monstres / Bob Bourdon

First part: Robert Seven-Crows (Bob Bourdon), Bernard Falaise, Érik West Millette. Second part: Myriam Pellicane and Eric Delbouys

$15.00

In French and in English. French storyteller Myriam Pellicane and musical sideman Éric Delbouys appearing in Canada for the first time, with improbable tales of beasts and fates.

Opening the show, Métis/Mi’kmag storyteller-singer Robert Seven-Crows (Bob Bourdon) performs in English, French and Mi’kmag.

February 9

8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Le Miracle de Brahmine

80 seats only, two shows at 8:30pm and 9:30pm.

In French. Introducing the Grand Illusions of the Brahmin Collective, a group whose do-it-yourself, playful art is inspired by Robert Houdin, Georges Méliès and the aesthetic of Curiosity Cabinets and the occult.

February 9

8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Le Miracle de Brahmine

80 seats only, two shows at 8:30pm and 9:30pm.

In French. Introducing the Grand Illusions of the Brahmin Collective, a group whose do-it-yourself, playful art is inspired by Robert Houdin, Georges Méliès and the aesthetic of Curiosity Cabinets and the occult.

February 10

8:30 pm

MEL versus YUL ou Melbourne meets Montréal

In English. Australia’s best, appearing at the FVA for the first time. The gorgeous, award-winning Down-Under wit and magic of four multi-talented spoken word artists and musicians looking for understanding in Montreal.

February 11

8:30 pm

Body and Soul 6: les danseuses parlent

In French. Now in its sixth year, Body and Soul is strong women, no waiting. This time, we invite dancers and movement artists to take chances, including with language and sound.

February 12

8:30 pm

Combat contre la langue de bois, cinquième round

Hosted by Monique Giroux

With Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, Mathieu Beauséjour, Enrica Boucher, Manuel Foglia, Louise Harel, Chantal Lamarre, Émilie Monnet, Yann Perreau, Émile Proulx-Cloutier. Musicians Fred Fortin and Olivier Langevin

Sorry, sold out! • $20.00

In French. One soapbox, ten people, six minutes each. No right of reply. No comeback.

February 13

8:30 pm

Cabaret DADA Surréaliste — Spectacle de clôture

In French and invented languages. A dream guest list… hysterical mad insolent outrageous improbable. Down with reason! Up with extravagance!