Créateurs de NDG, unissons-nous! Notre-Dame-des-Arts fait appel à la communauté pour se rapprocher, pour créer et pour collaborer par l’entremise de notre soirée-rencontre Les premiers jeudis, une série mensuelle de présentations d’artistes et de créateurs locaux de toutes les disciplines. Ces soirées ont lieu à tous les premiers jeudis du mois et ont pour but de présenter et réunir les membres de la communauté créative de NDG, pour qu’ils puissent partager leur œuvre, créer des liens et participer à des discussions animées.
Creatives of NDG unite! Notre-Dame-des-Arts is calling upon the community to connect, create, and collaborate with one-another through its First Thursdays arts mixer, a monthly series of presentations by local artists and creatives from all disciplines. Held on the first Thursday of each month, these evenings aim to introduce members of NDG’s vibrant creative community to one-another for the purpose of sharing work, strengthening ties and participating in lively discussion.
Ezra Soiferman Join NDG documentary filmmaker and street photographer Ezra Soiferman () for an evening exploring his films, photos, artistic vision and his brand new Artist in Residence position with Tweed, Canada’s largest medical cannabis producer. Ezra, who directed “Man of Grease” about Cosmos Snack Bar in NDG (http://www.ManOfGrease.com), is also the co-founder of the Montreal Film Group (http://www.MontrealFilm.Group
Marcia Seebaran’s soothing, warm voice and unique style touches jazz, folk, pop and soul.Her career spans close to two decades of performances in her native Canada and in Asia. She has performed several times at the Montreal Jazz Festival and also opened for Michael Bublé.
Kim De Jong
Kimberley is a Dancer-Choreographer-Teach
Kimberley has worked and performed in Frederic Gravel’s Usually Beauty Fails and Sylvain Emard’s Fragments- Emoi Emoi. She’s also toured and performed at both Brighton Festival of the Arts and The Dublin Dance Festival.
Ethan is a cartoonist and illustrator, and NDG resident. His comic book series Pope Hats has received a 2013 Ignatz Award, 2012 Doug Wright Award, 2010 Joe Shuster Award, and 2008 Xeric Foundation Grant. He has illustrated for Slate, COMPLEX, Wired UK, Chronicle Books, The Walrus, and The Believer.
Nandu studied fine arts at the New York Studio School from 1989 to 1993 and is currently working on an animated film for which he has created several puppets. He will be sharing his work on this project as well as his extensive work as a painter.
Mike Spittachine, aka, DJ Yaman
Mike is a long-time resident of NDG and a DJ who has worked hard to champion local musicians. He will be discussing the potential behind starting up an NDG focused radio show.
John David Hickey
Local storyteller extraordinaire, JD presents us with not only a fabulous and engrossing tale but also engages us in a discussion on the difficulties of the trade. A unique craft, to be sure!