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Cancellations and postponements: The art world is still affected by COVID-19

Cancellations and postponements: The art world is still affected by COVID-19

Show cancellations and postponements are increasing, once again, due to the marked increase in COVID-19 cases and new health restrictions imposed by Public Health.

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What was initially scheduled to halve room capacity turned into a full shutdown on Monday.

The Les Cowboys opened the party by announcing that their concert scheduled at Mtelus this past Saturday will be postponed until June 4, 2022 and “La grande fête des Cowboys fringants,” scheduled at the Bell Center on December 27, to April 2.

Les Grands Ballets also announced the cancellation of their shows on Monday afternoon, which means “with regret” that they “are obligated to cancel all productions of “The Nutcracker, Le Voyage de Clara”, scheduled for Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier,” we read on their website. .

The organization said ticket holders will be compensated. More information will be sent by e-mail.

The Arts Square also indicated that it will suspend all its shows and activities for an indefinite period.

Louis-José Houde has postponed to March the shows of his scheduled show at the Cabaret du Lion d’Or, on December 20 and 21, as well as on January 6 and 7.

Quebec recorded 4,571 infections in 24 hours on Monday, marking a new high unmatched since the start of the pandemic.

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