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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – November 19-25, 2007



Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – November 19-25, 2007

Gatineau (Quebec), November 14, 2007 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Concert: Glenn Gould School
Saturday, November 24, 2007
2 p.m.
Theatre

Enjoy music performed by young prodigies currently attending the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
This concert is presented in conjunction with the Glenn Gould: The Sounds of Genius multimedia exhibition, where Gould is the main feature. He speaks through his taped interviews, writings, media productions and, of course, his music. Come admire a remarkably rich and varied collection of the artist’s artifacts. A Canadian Museum of Civilization production, in conjunction with Library and Archives Canada, in honour of Glenn Gould’s 75th birthday and the 25th anniversary of his death.
In partnership with the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Aboriginal Arts: Featherwork Ornaments
Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25, 2007
Noon to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall

Mohawk artist Rebecca Maracle helps you create holiday ornaments intricately decorated with feathers.

6th Montreal International Adventure Film Festival
Thursday, November 22, 2007
7 p.m.
Theatre

Tickets: $16.50, available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-7000 (service charges may apply).
An evening of film screenings presenting a selection of the best productions of the 2007 Montreal International Adventure Film Festival. Discover places and people at the other end of the world! The MIAFF and its Grande tournée de l’aventure is touring seven cities in Quebec to show some of the best films issued from the 2007 official selection.
http://www.fifam.ca.

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Diwali Mela
Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join in the fun and festivities as we celebrate Diwali, India’s festival of light, and participate in a mela, or fair. Explore the traditional art form of kolam using powdered rice to make an intricate work of art at the Indian home, create a piece of jewellery or have your hand decorated with henna designs. And don’t miss dance performances at the Theatre at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
This activity is part of Kids Celebrate!

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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