Above Murphy’s PubCity: Quebec City
Creativity and artistic creation now has a new address in Quebec City: right above Murphy’s Pub. Situated in the heart of Old Quebec, this venue has a setting that brings back the idea of the folk café where songwriters and artists are sharing and expressing thoughts, songs, poetry and historical anecdotes.
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Episode 1 - Old Town Poetry
The poet Aurian Haller and the host, a poet himself, Randall Spear, engage in insightful conversations about their favorite poems, poets, and literary movements in Quebec City. Randall and Aurian offer viewers a unique and inspiring look at the power of poetry that moves and touches us.
Episode 2 - The Wolf : Public art and Québec City
Host Randall Spear is joined by sculptor and visual artist Guillaume Tardif, creator of The Wolf, situated in Limoilou in downtown Québec City. They discuss the visual arts scene of Québec, the pros and cons of being artist in a smaller city and how the landscape of Québec is a true inspiration to the working artist.
Episode 3 - The Old Theater… and the new
Québec City is now known worldwide as one of the best French-speaking theatre cities. The young director, Rosie Belley, explores the history - and future - of this art-form in Quebec with host Randall Spear.
Episode 4 - What About Music?
For more than thirty years, Michel Côté has welcomed some of the best acts in the world to the Grand-Théâtre and has seen the local music scene bloom and create what we now call the Québec Sound. He joins host Randall Spear to discuss what makes a music scene vibrant is rich and insightful.
Episode 5 - Action! Cinema in Quebec City
Since Alfred Hitchcock shot his movie I Confess near the Château Frontenac, Québec City has been known as a cinematic city. Cinematographer Jeremy Peter Allen and Randall Spear discuss the legacy of Hitchcock’s movie and the impact on Québec City’s cinema.
Episode 6 - To Beer or Not to Beer
The first brewery in North America was established in Québec City. Since then, beer and creativity has played a major part in the development of the city. Randall Spear explores the different styles and the pacifying place that beer has in a multicultural city like Québec City.