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A MEMORABLE SUMMER                                 Journalist: Myriam Sainson

 un t de lgendes  1From August 10 - 26, 2012, at the Nikitotek Place (45 rue des Abénaquis, Sherbrooke), 4 performances will ensure the continuation of events such as the Production "Traces" by the Collective "La 7 doigts de la main". "A Memorable Summer" will enchant and fill Sherbrooke audiences with enthusiasm, with performances which are symbolic and legendary of the Seventies, like "Harmonium", which will be presented by Premier Ciel, with the authorization of Serge Fiori; "Le Meilleur des 70s" by Sylvain Cossette; l'Orchestre du Septième art and a circus performance by "Les Parfaits Inconnus".

A summer at Nikitotek Place, filled with something for everyone, is sure to attract the crowds... These performances, taking place in the middle of the downtown area of Sherbrooke, are being un t de lgendes 2 presented through a collaboration by Animation Centre-Ville (Theatre Granada) and Destination Sherbrooke, with the support of la Ville de Sherbrooke.

The first performance features Sylvain Cossette, on August 10, 2012, at 8:30p.m. A concert of the best tunes of the '70s, chosen by the singer, creates a mesmerizing and nostalgic atmosphere in this elaborate, new performance which promises many surprises for the public, plunging audiences into a collective musical trip down memory lane. In the event of rain, this performance will be presented on stage at the Granada Theatre, seats must be reserved. Harmonium, a legendary group, will revive the '70s through unforgettable songs, on August 17, 18 and 25, 2012 (8:30p.m.).

This summer also offers a "celebration of one of the most accomplished works of Québécois music!" (reservations necessary). Formerly known as the Orchestre de musique de films de Sherbrooke (Orchestra of film music), the Orchestre du Septième Art (OSA) will be presenting a concert of film, with music from Forrest Gump, Batman, Jurassic Park, using projections and additional lighting effects, on  un t de lgendes3August 15 and 22, 2012 (8:30 p.m.). "A sensorial experience very much out of the ordinary" is being offered. Finally, a free circus performance will be offered on August 19 & 26, 2012 (3p.m.), presented with a background of incredible music, jugglers, acrobats and much more.

Tickets are on sale until May 1, 2012 (5 p.m.), with a 25% reduction in original pricing: $82 for three performances, excluding that of the circus, of course.

Information: www.theatregranada.com or (819) 565-5656


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