This week Gen’s Delights proposes a few amazing outings that encourages you to take a closer look at the world around you and wonder at the beauty of meticulous details as well as ponder the extreme measures people take to leave a lasting impression…
Gala: 1001 Nuits
Picture yourself at the height of the Islamic Golden age, dressed in flowing silks and listening to the palpitating tales of Aladdin’s treasure cave and other fascinating fables … To save her life, Scheherazade had to weave fabulous tales of Love, Passion, Courage and Adventure for 1001 nights… To save the life of countless young patients in Montreal’s South Shore, you can help by attending the glittery and mysterious 1001 night Gala
On Friday April 27th, The Brossard Complexe Sportif Bell will play host to the first glamorous edition of the Gala: 1001Nuits benefiting the Charles LeMoyne’s Foundation for Kids.
With a spectacular Ali Baba’esque theme and an expected attendance of over 1000 young professionals from various fields, the ball will feature a cocktail style dinner with numerous gourmet food stations catered from the top South Shore restaurants, exclusive artistic performances (belly dancers!), well known DJ’s to make you dance the night away and grandiose themed decorations to let your imagination run freely.
For those wishing to add a little extra glamorous touch to your evening, VIP tickets are available for the exclusive pre- dinner oyster and champagne cocktail.
For more information on the Gala or to make a donation , please visit:
NAPOLEON: Art and Court Life in the Imperial Palace.
You are invited to take a step back in time as you explore the six rooms that depict the daily life of the emperor, his family and the over 3500 employees and dignitaries, officers and artists who were at the service of Napoleon “ The modern hero” in the “Imperial Household”.
Within an innovative layout that re-creates the splendor of the royal apartments by incorporating mapping projections, prepare to be awed by the lavish furniture, paintings, sculptures, silverware tapestries and porcelain that established the decorum of a regime that would assert the legitimacy of the Bonaparte dynasty at the head of France, just a few years after the Revolution.
Learn the intricacies of life at court, codes of conduct, court dress and everyday routines for Napoleon and his family.
This is your last chance to see this spectacular exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
The visiting schedule has been extended by three days until May 8, 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
**** Napoleon Unplugged:
Next Tuesday May 1st, the MMFA YOUNG PHILANTHROPISTS’ CIRCLE invites you to dress in your finest attire and attend the Emperor’s lavish coronation at a special “Napoleon Unplugged” evening at the museum.
An imperial banquet inspired by the Europe of old will be orchestrated by the grand master of ceremonies for an evening filled with extravagance and outstanding performances, to the courtiers’ great delight!
Throughout the evening, expect
> Colorful artistic program > Open bar > Food stations
MOEtreal Presents: Artist Rio at the prestigious Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth.
At the top of the 21st floor, the artist will unveil his latest stunning collection right in the heart of the illuminated city.
Rio’s body of works include grand mural paintings of beautiful women, and grandiose collage work of animals, skulls and flowers ornate with thousands of inlaid sparkling crystals.
Following major renovations, the Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth offers a completely redesigned design, marrying contemporary decor and elegant reminders to the golden years of the metropolis.
The theme of Rio’s new collection is the liberation of royalty framed by its protocols. Posed on the perspective of the wall-paper walls of old European palaces, the subjects of the new collection of the artist will plunge you into his universe.
A vision where authority does not escape evolution…..
Welcome to Elizabeth’s palace, by Rio!
Vernissage held Friday April 27th from 6 to 10 pm.
Great local stories, previews of everything new, and invitations and updates on Mountain Lake PBS activities!
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