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
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.
Jamie Cullum to perform at outdoor Montreal Jazz Fest show tonight
Jamie Cullum is so beloved by Montreal International Jazz Festival organizers, they rearranged their schedule for him.
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.
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.
Montreal opera breaks new ground with story of love between two men
Opéra de Montréal is premiering a groundbreaking new opera Les Feluettes (Lilies) that explores gay love.
Cité Mémoire: History comes alive in Old Montreal
Cité Mémoire's 20 large-scale video projections bring Montreal history to life on the walls, cobblestone and trees of Old Montreal. They're the latest creation of multimedia pioneers Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon.
Lhasa de Sela remembered on new track
Stuart Staples from Tindersticks met a kindred spirit in Lhasa de Sela when she recorded with the UK band in 2007. Now, a song from that session brings back her distinctive voice and memories of a wonderful friendship.
Virtual Reality at Montreal's Phi Centre and abroad
The Phi Centre's Virtual Reality Garden is a showcase for the many uses of VR technology. The immersive technology is changing the way documentaries and entertainment are made and experienced.
Video performance artist Joan Jonas's pioneering work now in Montreal
American Joan Jonas bought one of the first Portapak video recorders on a trip to Japan in 1970 and started filming her performances. Nearly five decades later, a retrospective of her ground-breaking work is making its first appearance in Canada.