Jeanette Kelly

Jeanette Kelly works as the arts reporter at CBC Montreal. She's also the host of Cinq à Six, Quebec's Saturday afternoon culture show on CBC Radio One.

Latest from Jeanette Kelly

Pompeii comes to life at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

A new exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts brings to life the ancient Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum before they were buried under 30 metres of ashes from an erupting Mount Vesuvius.

Blues artist Anthony Gomes gives the gift of music to Montreal General Hospital psychiatric department

Music and mental health come together in a blues musician's gift to the Montreal General Hospital.

Artist Marc Séguin seeks to interrupt beauty

The Quebec painter Marc Séguin is also a father, organic farmer, hunter, novelist, filmmaker and for Montreal’s 375th anniversary, he can begin being known as a multimedia creator as well.

Talking writing and childhood with novelist Trevor Ferguson

"Time and tide wait for no man and no woman," writes Trevor Fergurson, aka John Farrow, in his latest novel. Jeanette Kelly sits down with the Hudon, Que., novelist.

Free family fun at Montreal's Jazz Festival

Families can sit in the shade and picnic, walk on the keys of the giant piano, craft together or learn the fundamentals of jazz — all for free.
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Quebec writer Alice Petersen publishes 2nd story collection, Worldly Goods

A new short story collection by Alice Petersen is getting attention in the publishing world. Inspired by memories of her childhood in New Zealand, Petersen reminds us what we take when leave home for a new life.

Immersive storytelling breaks the fourth wall at Phi Centre

If you could smell Jackie Kennedy's perfume along with the freshly cut grass of Dealey Plaza, would JFK's final moments be more vivid? The artists behind Famous Deaths think so and they're inviting you to smell for yourself at the latest Phi Centre exhibition.

Jane Birkin sings Serge Gainsbourg with OSM

A quarter century after the death of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, his former partner and muse, Jane Birkin, sings a show of his best songs set to music for the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.

Medium coins the message of Mathieu Lefèvre 'Make It Big' retrospective

Three curators at Centre Clark decided to consult a medium to help them figure out how to mount an exhibition about the late Mathieu Lefèvre. The artist told the medium to "make it big," and that's exactly what the curators did.

Grands Ballets Canadiens founder Ludmilla Chiriaeff's archives find home at BAnQ

The personal letters, photos and other memorabilia of the late Ludmilla Chiriaeff, as well as the archives of the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, are now part of the Quebec provincial collection.

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