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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin commits to 6 more years at Orchestre Métropolitain

Yannick Nézet-Séguin decided to become a conductor at age 10. He's done just that, dividing his time between Rotterdam, Philadelphia, New York and back home at Montreal's Orchestre Métropolitain.

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.

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.

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.

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.