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Arts & Culture: June 2014 Archives

Quebec City band Mauves in studio

mauves.jpg"We're a real band now." That's how the members of Mauves reacted when they heard they'd be performing at the Francofolies in Montreal this year. And even though they sing songs about Montreal, in many ways they are a quintessentially Quebec City band. Cédric, Alexandre and Jean-Christophe joined Susan in studio on a rainy Friday morning to talk about growing up musically, and where they're off to next. Listen here.

Animated NFB classics, Frame x Frame

NFB 003.JPGCanada's cultural landscape would not be the same without the National Film Board's animated films... from Norman McLaren's innovative experimental short films, to childhood classics like the Cat Came Back and the Log Driver's Waltz. Over the course of its 75 year history, the animation team at the NFB forged many memories for a whole lot of people. Julia Caron stopped by the Musée de la Civilization to drawing back the curtain on some of these classics. It's all part of a new exhibit called Frame by Frame, which runs until August 23, 2015. Listen here