(Bromont) The municipality of Bromont Thursday launched its cultural program, which looks even once exploded. Besides, the homegrown talent will, as usual, a prominent place in the spotlight. The City has used the occasion to unveil the new image of St. John Cultural Center.
There are only a few years, there was talk of St John Cultural Center as a well kept secret. Now the well-stocked programming offered in the old Anglican Church has borne fruit, always attracting more lovers of culture. The municipality plans to continue this momentum for the 2016-2017 season, which promises both rich and bushy.
In this sense, the classical musical styles, popular, folk, soul, blues and jazz in particular entrecroiseront cultural center in the coming months. Not to mention the French song. All this by transporting viewers around the globe by allowing them to have fun on African rhythms, Spanish, Scandinavian, Brazilian, Cuban, South American and Slavic.
Besides conferences and youth performances, the City relies on proven formulas that are the musical matinees and aperitifs in music. Among the headliners included Nolin Safia, the “blueswoman” Angel Forrest, Alexe Gaudreault and pianist Roman Zavada.
Heritage and modernity
In his speech, Mayor Pauline Quinlan stressed the importance of culture in Bromont, who did not hesitate to bet on this market by giving a new purpose to the Anglican church in Shefford Street. She also took the opportunity to salute the memory of Peter Roberts, a Bromont which contributed to the initiative, passed away on 30 August. “He was a man who recognized the importance of culture and heritage. (…) It was one of the leading players in what became Bromont today. ”
According to the Development Officer, Culture and Community Life in Bromont, Christine Rossignol, next season the St. John Cultural Center will be a pivotal year for the organization, which has more than ever to expand its influence by rejuvenating its customers.
“I think we are heading toward an alloy between heritage and modernity. We already have a good core of faithful among baby boomers. They want to put even more effort to get young adults. Our whole program was designed based on that. ”
Question to establish greater awareness of the cultural center, the municipality has decided to revamp its “brand” in order to make it more “colorful and vibrant” without denigrating the past the building as a place of worship. In this sense, the 2016-2017 programming was made in a leaflet reminding the “church Pray” handed to the faithful who attend Mass.
“The new visual represents the gathering, unity of different generations and the variety of activities,” said the communications manager for Bromont, Catherine Page.
The rosasse that adorns the building to take a prominent place in the new image. “It is a symbol used to bring color with a stained glass effect,” said Ms. Page.
A simple typography has been advocated for more reach young people, she added. Additionally, yellow and orange colors, typical of the Old Town, were used profusely.
A single room
Asked generate interest for its new program, the team of the Cultural Center ended the press conference with a provision of Roman Zavada. It only took a few notes for the pianist captivates his audience by interpreting breath, pulled a piece of his recent album Resonances Lights.
Moreover, the talented artist of Sainte-Christine has every intention to eyeful and ears to the public Bromont, January 28, playing his compositions amid majestic starry heavens. “Adapting my show for an intimate place like this, it’s a challenge. Luckily, I like to meet. It is a single room and I’m looking forward to connect with the public. ”
For Roman Zavada, who is known for his musical performances in silent films, present its own equipment in Bromont will be a nice way “out of the shadows.”
“Back on the boards, with my stuff is sort of a homecoming, he told in an interview. I want people to remember me, I mark them positively. They want to come back and see me in the show. I believe that with Resonances Lights, I have the formula to do it. ”