Afro-Montreal Archives Collaboration

Since 2022, three independent non-profit heritage organizations in Montreal have been collaborating on the digitization and presentation of rare and important Afro-Montreal archives.

Afro-Montreal Nightlife Pop-Up

As part of the 2024 Montreal History Festival, local heritage organizations CIDIHCA, Afromusée, and ARCMTL are joining forces to present Afro-Montreal Nightlife Pop-Up. This pop-up exhibit dives deep into an often-overlooked aspect of Montreal’s history.

St-Antoine Paradise discussion with Skipper Dean

On February 15, 2024, legendary Montreal soul and rnb singer Skipper Dean brought us on a journey through the St. Antoine St. neighborhood in the decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The event featured dozens of photos and concert posters to help bring these eras to life. 

Skipper Dean @ Afromusée Feb 15

Join legendary Montreal soul and rnb singer Skipper Dean for a journey through the neighborhood and the decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The presentation will feature a wealth of archival documents bringing this rich era to life.

CKUT discussion Stretch and Butcher T.

Howard “Stretch” Carr has been a pillar of the Caribbean community in Montreal for over four decades. He will be joined by special guest DJ Butcher T. to talk about their experiences in the 70s and 80s, leading up to legendary radio shows, Stretch’s West Indian Rhythms and Butcher T.’s Noontime Cuts.

CKUT on the map w Stretch and Butcher T

ARCMTL and AFROMUSÉE present a new monthly series of presentations on the history and evolution of the Afro-Montreal culture and nightlife.

With Howard ”Stretch” Carr and Butcher T.

Listing of musicians playing at The Rising Sun written about in the Gazette


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