Weekly listings of all things Fringe in Montreal.
- Date: March 4th – March 8th – 7:00pm
- Venue: Mainline Theatre
- Address: 3997 St. Laurent Blvd., Montreal
- Tickets: $16
“Would you make a Faustian bargain to become a famous rock star?” asks the tagline of this MainLine Theatre show. This play follows the story of Alex Cross, who unwittingly signs a contract in blood in exchange for fame. Things being to crumble when an obsessed fan-turned-conspiracy theorist exposes Alex’s satanic dealings at the peak of his fame. Parody of the music industry or based on a true story? Check it out and decide for yourself.
- Date: March 8th – 1:00pm
- Venue: Place Des Arts
- Address: 175 Ste. Catherine. St. W., Montreal
- Tickets: $25 for Concordia students (with ID), $30 non-students
Join the Montreal student community, corporate leaders and sustainability trailblazers in a discussion of what the future might hold. Examine the struggles of what it means to be a sustainable, responsible corporation. Keynote speaker David Suzuki will discuss the unique point of view of leaders today, with hopes of inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
- Date: March 9th – 9:30pm
- Venue: L’Escogriffe
- Address: 4467 St. Denis St., Montreal
- Tickets: $8 advance, $10 door
Get back to the roots of Canadian-style rock at this Sunday night showcase, which also features Nova Scotia native Adam Baldwin. No frills or synths need apply—the raw music promises to be packed with guitar, emotion and enough power to have you rocking out in a major way.
- Date: March 9th – 8:00pm
- Venue: Divan Orange
- Address: 4234 St. Laurent Blvd., Montreal
- Tickets: $5 students, $7 non-students
Step into the world of competitive spoken word poetry, opening up your mind and broadening your horizons. Poets will take to the stage to perform their original pieces, earning your snaps and scores from the judges, in hopes of being crowned the champion. The show will also feature a showcase from Halifax’s Poet Laureate of 2013-2015, El Jones. Get inspired!
- Date: March 10th – 7:00pm
- Venue: D.B. Clarke Theatre
- Address: 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal
- Tickets: Free admission (donations accepted)
Screened in collaboration with Israeli Apartheid Week in Montreal, this documentary explores the lives of three young people around the world and their perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In particular, it tells the story of Rabea, a 27-year-old resistance fighter who decides to lay down his weapons and instead fight with art.