Fringe Arts

  • Storytelling Through Images

    Le Cinéclub Screening Silent Film in a Church to Introduce a Wider Audience to Classic Movies

    The identities of churches have significantly changed over the course of several years. No longer do they simply represent places of worship, but they have been appropriated and recently transformed into homes, shopping centres and now temporary movie theatres.

  • This Is Everyone’s Problem

    Choreographer Daina Ashbee’s New Dance Performance Tackles the Subjects of Abuse and Interconnection

    A dancer flings her body to a wall while another violently shakes a clothing rack that almost topples over her as she unleashes bloodcurdling screams. These are some of the disturbing yet highly symbolic images the audience can expect to see at Unrelated, a major dance production choreographed by Daina Ashbee.

  • Poetry That Has Punch

    Concordia Alum Greg Santos Challenges Poetic Traditions in Latest Published Collection

    Montreal-based poet and former Concordia student Greg Santos is releasing his second collection of poems, Rabbit Punch, challenging the conventions of poetry with a humorous twist.

  • The Travellin’ Troubadours

    Folk Duo ‘Rube and Rake’ Honours Musical Predecessors with Lyrics, Harmonies and Use of String Instruments

    Folk duo Rube and Rake of St. John’s, Newfoundland, have left their “haunted brothel” to hit the road and perform across the country on their first tour, with a Sept. 25 show in Montreal

  • The Up-and-Coming Voice of POP

    Lydia Ainsworth to Debut Her Album Right From Real at POP Montreal

    Lydia Ainsworth’s talking voice is just as captivating and soothing as the tracks featured on her debut album Right From Real.

  • Dance Theatre Fusion

    Fabien Prioville’s Reverse_Me Invades the Goethe-Institut

    Choreographer Fabien Prioville’s new performance art piece h3. Reverse_Me will take-over the Montreal location of the German non-profit Goethe-Institut this week.

  • The Colours of Montreal’s Underground Music Scene

    Hip Hop Karaoke Organizers Discuss One of Montreal’s Best-Kept Secrets

    Montreal has many hidden gems, one of them being its hip-hop culture. You don’t necessarily hear it at the forefront—it’s somewhat invisible, yet it surrounds us. You just need to know where to look.

  • Montreal Artist Collective Centres Exhibit Around Botanical Imagery

    Exploring the floral theme, curatorial platform Collectif Blanc is presenting its third pop-up exhibition bringing together artists, editors and designers from all around the world to exchange and meet the Montreal public.

  • Under the Microscope with Nick Zammuto

    After a Decade with The Books, He Feels like He’s in a Real Band for the First Time

    “I can’t repeat myself. It makes me ill if I feel like I’m doing the same thing I’ve done before.”

  • Narrating an Existential Crisis

    Concordia Student Explores the Shaping of Identity Through Places, Spaces and Time in New Short Stories Collection

    Jay Winston Ritchie is no outsider to Montreal’s literary scene. He made his debut last February with the release of his first set of poems titled How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside.