16th Edition of Art Matters Challenges Memory, Habits and Materialism
Art Matters is currently in its 16th year of existence as one of the largest student-run arts festivals, Rox but still struggles to “go away from the rulebook.” Organizers have questioned how Art Matters can be more inclusive to a broader community, while limited to a one-year mandate.
Opening Show Features Nancy Pants, Hand Cream, Organ Mood and DJboyzclub
The Concordia cross-city art festival begins off this week.
Concordia’s Only Francophone Magazine, L’Organe, Still Struggles to Exist
In the past, L’Organe had stopped publishing for two years when editors graduated and could not find replacements. The magazine now has a full team, but the lack of an office is one thing keeping them from expanding.
Montreal Rapper Taigenz Talks Talent Shows, Concordia Classes and Inspiration
His flow is thick with Montreal’s accent, a staccato sense of rhythm that starts and stops without breaking stride. With 5 full-length releases and a litany of videos under his belt, Taigenz is definitively on the cusp.
Drum Your Stress Away
Everyone is welcome to drop by the chaplaincy to participate in the drum circle, no experience is necessary and the hand drums are provided.
Documentary Explores HIV Non-Disclosure
On Feb. 18, Concordia is hosting a lecture on the criminalization of HIV, the impact of non-disclosure laws on people living with the disease and the activist response. It will be accompanied by a screening of a recent documentary by the organization entitled, Consent: HIV Non-Disclosure and Sexual Assault Law.
Articule Exhibition Explores Politics of Belonging
Occupying the Articule gallery space until the end of Feb. 28, Sans titre, is a collaborative, multi-titled exhibition that projects this idea of belonging and isolation, which is relatable to the city’s inhabitants.
The Many Facets of Montreal’s Hip-Hop Music Scene
At No Bad Sound, children under 18 can come in to hang out, make music and express themselves artistically.
In Others’ Words/Dans les mots des autres Addresses the Role of Translation in the Creation of a Literary Culture
Writer and translator, David Homel, will be holding a conference called In Others’ Words / Dans les mots des autres, Feb. 10, at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.
The State of Montreal Cinema Culture from a French Perspective
Where are all the movie theatres? Where are the bright coloured posters? Where are the people running because they’re late for the 7:20 p.m. screening?