Qulture - It’s not a misspelling, but a mash-up, as Vermont PBS heads to Montréal for a bit of cutting-edge Quebec culture!
Explores the internationally acclaimed indie video game scene in Montreal with game designer Tanya Short of Kitfox Games. We follow Tanya as she and her team release their much anticipated game ‘Moon Hunters’. We also visit the Montreal International Game Summit where Tanya represents Pixelles, a local initiative for women in games.
Airs May 27th at 8:30 p.m. Click here for additional TV air times
Explores the theme of storytelling in Montréal with the help of stand-up comedian and podcaster David Heti. We take a look at Confabulation, the city’s only monthly live storytelling event and Drawn & Quarterly, a world-renowned graphic novel publisher.
Comedian David Heti and his ‘no more radio’ podcast ‘I have a problem with David Heti."
David made his Vermont debut at the Monkey House in Winooski on Feb 21, 2016.
Inspired by ‘the Moth’, Confabulation is Montréal’s only monthly live storytelling event.
Founded by Chris Oliveros as a comic magazine, Drawn and Quarterly has grown to become one of the world’s foremost publishers of graphic novels and is also a bookstore in Montréal’s mile end.
Includes underground arts festival POP Montréal, local photographer John Londoño and two young female punk rock promoters.
In partnership with Montréal’s weekly arts publication, CULT #MTL, Qulture takes a look at current arts and cultural happenings in Montréal, with hopes for becoming a more regularly broadcast feature on the station. It dips into the city’s street art and comedy scenes, along with a bit of vaudeville. This half-hour pilot episode includes three stories from the city’s arts and culture scene! Scroll down and watch the captioned full episode or the individual clips below right now! Click here for TV air times.
One of Monteal’s top comedians is a multi-talented, French/English-speaking Indo-Canadian, with his own TV show and a growing audience in two languages. Sugar Sammy is the first English-speaking comedian to win (twice) at Quebec’s prestigious Olivier comedy awards, for Best Show (voted by the industry) and Comedian of the Year (voted by the public) in 2013.
Montréal’s street art scene is an ever-changing palette of graffiti, mural art and more. We’ll explore the evolution of the city’s street art and meet some of the artists who make Montréal their canvas.
One of the city’s popular night spots features a Wednesday night vaudeville cabaret with a growing audience. The Wiggle Room’s Voix de Ville features burlesque dancers, musicians, comedians and more.
Qulture is produced with support from the Miriam Aaron Roland Canadian Content Fund,
helping Vermont PBS increase its commitment to Canadian and cross-border programming.