Qulture - (a mash-up of ‘Québec’ and Culture’) explores the thriving arts scene and unique artistic talent in and around Montréal.
Ep.1: Swing Dance
Qulture joins Ro, a novice swing dancer who learns about this popular dance at Cats Corner, a swing dance club in Montréal.
Ep. 2: McKiernan’s Luncheonette
JP Karwacki, the editor of Time Out Montréal, reviews the popular McKiernan’s Luncheonette and shares his thoughts about the Montréal food scene.
Ep. 3: Concordia Greenhouse
Visits the only publicly-accessible rooftop garden in downtown Montréal and learn about the programs it offers.
Ep.1: @ MTL Comiccon – Palais de Congrès
This amateur competition showcases amazing costumes by novice and master creators who are fans of comics, Japanese anime and video games. Qulture learns about cosplay from internationally renowned cosplay Master Celtic Sakura as she judges the entrants in the 2018 Masquerade at MTL Comiccon.
Ep.2: El-Salomons – Just For Laughs
Begins Aug 19: She is funny. So is she. The El-Salomons are a comedy duo who find the funny in life as a married couple from Montréal living in NYC.
Ep.3: PoutineFest – Old Port
Qulture samples the sights, sounds and tastes of a unique Québec dish at Poutinefest in Montréal’s Old Port.
Ep.4: Chef George Lenser
George Lenser is an indigenous chef originally from British Columbia but living and working in Montréal. He aims to create an awareness of indigenous culture through food and one day, plans to open his own restaurant specializing in indigenous cuisine.
Ep.5: Laval Brewers Festival
Qulture visits La Festival des Bières de Laval in Laval, Québec and the Vermont Brewers Festival to discover what they have in common—exceptional craft beer!
Ep.6: MTL Pride
Qulture celebrates Montréal’s vibrant and diverse LGBTQ+ community at the MTL Pride parade, the city’s largest parade.
Ep.7: Fashion and Design Festival - Quartier des Spectacles
Qulture follows local designer Gabriel Bachand from KATA Fashion Company as he unveils his designs at the 2018 Fashion and Design Festival, North America’s largest outdoor fashion event.
Sugar Sammy, Street Art, and the Voix de Ville
Qulture It’s not a misspelling, but a mash-up, as Vermont PBS heads to downtown Montréal for a bit of cutting-edge Québec culture! In partnership with Montreal’s weekly arts publication, CULT #MTL, Qulture takes a look at current arts and cultural happenings in Montreal. It dips into the city’s street art and comedy scenes.