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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 26 to June 2, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 26 to June 2, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, May 21, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

On the Edge by Elizabeth Pickard and Dramamuse
Thursday, May 29 and Saturday, May 31, 2008
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Thursday)
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the CMC’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum
In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

Secondaire en Spectacle
Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31, 2008
7: 30 p.m.

The Rendez-vous panquébécois de Secondaire en spectacle is holding Quebec’s largest-ever gathering of amateur youth performers. This great celebration of the performing arts is the ultimate reward for the regional winners of this year’s Secondaire en spectacle.
Tickets: $10. Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 (service charges).

A Greek Odyssey
Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1, 2008
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Southern Salon

Travel on an odyssey to Greece and venture into the arts and culture of this ancient land. Let live bouzouki music transport you and enjoy our energetic traditional Greek dance performances. Dance performance at 2 p.m., music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition The Greeks.

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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