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07.14.2017

La Machine in Downtown Rideau: Parking, Road Closures & Schedule

The much anticipated La Machine is coming to Downtown Rideau from July 27 to 30. Get the latest details regarding road closures now!

LA MACHINE

July 27 – 30

Making its debut in North America, La Machine will captivate the public with its travelling urban theatre in the streets of Downtown Rideau. Wandering around in public spaces, the protagonists will roam through the heart of the capital in a show entitled “The Spirit of the Dragon-Horse, With Stolen Wings”. They will live among us for 24 hours a day over the course of four days as they pursue their quest and fulfill their destiny.

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Schedule

DAY 1: Thursday, July 27

8 pm – Kumo awakens near the National Gallery of Canada

 

DAY 2: Friday, July 28

10 am – Long Ma awakens at City Hall

10:30 am – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from City Hall

2 pm – Kumo Walkabout: departs from the National Gallery

2 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from the National Gallery

8 pm – Kumo Walkabout: departs from the Shaw Centre

8 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from City Hall

DAY 3: Saturday, July 29

11 am – Kumo Walkabout: By Ward Market

11 am – Long Ma Walkabout: ByWard Market

3 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from the ByWard Market

3:10 pm – Kumo Walkabout: departs from the ByWard Market

8: 30 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from City Hall

9:30 pm – STATIC SCENE: Kumo and Long Ma at the Supreme Court of Canada

Day 4: Sunday, July 30

2:30 pm – Kumo Walkabout: departs from the Supreme Court of Canada

3 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from the Supreme Court of Canada

8:30 pm – Long Ma Walkabout: departs from the Chaudière Falls

9 pm – STATIC SCENE: Kumo and Long Ma at the Canadian War Museum


Traffic Impact & Parking

Parts of downtown and the ByWard Market will be turned temporarily into pedestrian zones. Click here for more information.

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FAQs

For more information, please click here. Parts of Downtown Rideau and the ByWard Market will be turned temporarily into pedestrian zones (no cars or bikes), off and on throughout the day. Business and traffic patterns are scheduled to occur as usual, except where indicated below:

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