Fringe Arts

Giant, Foamy, and Loveable

On Sesame, The Largely Unsung Hero of St-Viateur Bagel

“The rules are, make everyone happy, and you’re not allowed to speak.”

  • Inside the Volcano

    POMPe Offers Queer-Centric Haven

    On a dreary, rainy November evening, rumors circulate that an underground queer dance party is taking place somewhere within the city, drawing all sorts of characters out from their hideouts.

  • REVIEW: King Crimson, Handle With Care

    Barons of 70s Psych Play Montreal

    Think Noam Chomsky with a Les Paul having a jazz fusion nightmare.

  • Breaking Down RIDM’s 2015 Edition

    Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal Features 132 Documentaries

    The 18th edition of the Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal—also known as RIDM—is currently in the second week of its two week run.

  • Life in the Van Lane

    Greenvans Offers Biodiesel Option for Touring Musicians

    Touring life ain’t easy, but ya still gotta get in the van.

  • A Walk in the Park

    Concordia Professor Publishes Portraits of Park-Goers

    Concordia professor and photojournalist Kate Hutchinson has resided near Jeanne-Mance park for 13 years, but only began photographing Montreal’s park regulars back in spring 2013. Now, Hutchinson is releasing the cumulative amalgamation of portraits of park goers in her work, entitled The Park.

  • Undertale Over Achieves

    Crowd-Funded Indie RPG an 8-bit Hit

    An 8-bit role-playing game with a storyline that keeps the intrigue high, Toby Fox’s Undertale is an emotional roller coaster from start to finish.

  • Art Consignment Shop Set to Open in Hall Building

    Artists looking to showcase and sell their work will soon be given a platform to do so on the mezzanine level of Concordia’s Hall building.

  • Board to Death

    Local Vernissage Turns Broken Skate Decks into Visual Art

    “One time I just went up to Charles’ place and he was painting a board, and I was like ‘Yo, I wanna paint a board.’”

  • Going Digital

    Montreal’s Print Counter Culture Enters the Digital Age

    Expozine is coming back to Montreal for yet another edition of this unique and small press fair, which showcases a plethora of alternative publications from art books and ‘zines to underground comics.

  • Black n’ Grue

    La Sala Rossa Gets Gruesome With Welsh Noise Pop Act

    The black clad members of Joanna Gruesome stand against the red velvet curtains of La Sala Rossa like stitches on a wound.