Fringe Calendar

Weekly listings of all things Fringe in Montreal.

  • Art Unhinged, curated by Matthew Starvos Art

    • Date: September 2nd
    • Venue: Le Chateau Entrepot
    • Address: 5255 Jean-Talon St. W., Montreal
    • Tickets: Free admission
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    “Art Unhinged” is an art show that exposes a collection of Montreal artists that frees art from the dogmatic curated galleries. Expect these artists to display their artwork across public crossroads, walls and marketplaces. Discover sculptures in alleys, outdoor walls and marketplaces. Discover artists such as Bonar, Five 8, Garbage Beauty, Nixon and many more.

  • CSU Orientation 2014: Get to Know Your Community Other

    • Date: September 2nd
    • Venue: campus
    • Address: 1455 Maisonneuve, Montreal
    • Tickets: Free admission
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    The Concordia Student Union has been at work all summer to bring you this two-week orientation event, starting Tuesday, to help you navigate and immerse yourself into campus life. Expect free coffee distribution, Open Air Pub on the Hall Building’s terrace, wine and cheese degustation at the solidarity café, and many more enjoyable activities. Stop by and meet your fellow Concordians!

  • The People’s Climate Tour with Bill McKibben and Ellen Gabriel Current Affairs

    • Date: September 3rd – 7:00pm
    • Venue: Hall Building, H-110 Alumni Auditorium
    • Address: 1455 Maisonneuve, Montreal
    • Tickets: Free admission
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    Leading up to the People’s Climate March, a demonstration organized to raise awareness of the UN conference on climate change, environmental activists Bill McKibben and Ellen Gabriel will be speaking at Concordia.The speech is part of the larger campaign against the proposed Energy East Pipeline

  • SonReal Music

    • Date: September 3rd – 9:00pm
    • Venue: La Sala Rossa
    • Address: 4848 St Laurent Blvd., Montreal
    • Tickets: $15
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    SonReal, a Vancouver based Hip-Hop artist, is headed to the East Coast to sway Montreal with his killer beats. Gaining attention for his introspective lyrical writing, ear for good vibes and fusing electro with hip-hop, this artist is one to not miss.

  • Book Launch: What Animals Teach Us About Politics by Brian Massumi Literature

    • Date: September 3rd – 7:00pm
    • Venue: Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore
    • Address: 211 Bernard St. W., Montreal
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    Drawn and Quarterly will be hosting Brian Massumi’s book launch for his latest release, What Animals Teach Us About Politics. The author explores the concept of animal politics. He lets go of the nuances of the “primitive state” of nature and the pre-assumptions of instinct, created by modern thought. Instead he puts emphasis on the notions of evolutionary biology, animal behaviour and philosophy to explain how animals and humans exist on a same continuum.

  • Vernissage: “Géomorphogenèse” by Marie Elaine Lalonde Art

    • Date: September 4th – 12:30pm
    • Venue: Maison du Developpement Durable
    • Address: 505 Ste. Catherine, Montreal
    • Tickets: Free admission
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    The centre for Sustainable Development is collaborating with artist Marie Elaine Lalonde to explore the environment’s fragility and temporality. This art exposition will display paintings of geological sceneries that highlight the relationship between the morphology of landscape and the elements that compose them.

  • The Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company presents: Julius Caesar Theatre

    • Date: September 4th – 8:00pm
    • Venue: Centre culturel Calixa-Lavallée
    • Address: 3819 Calixa-Lavallée Ave., Montreal
    • Tickets: $20
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    The Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company has put together an adaptation of The Bard’s legendary piece, Julius Caesar. This tragedy dictates the conspiracy tale of Roman dictator Caesar, his assassination and his defeat at the Battle of Philippi. Don’t miss this theatrical arrangement of one of literature’s most well known plays.

  • Lakes of Canada + John Jacob Magistery Music

    • Date: September 5th – 9:00pm
    • Venue: Casa del Popolo
    • Address: 4873 St. Laurent Blvd., Montreal
    • Tickets: $10
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    The Indie-folk band Lakes of Canada are on tour again! If you haven’t seen this iconic Montreal band, now is your chance. Similar to the sounds of 1960s’ folk duo Simon and Garfunkel meshed with a hint of Gospel and Half Moon Run, ready yourself to be swayed to their sweet, harmonious sounds!