Progressive Indie Four-Piece Bend Sinister Followed their Instincts on New Record ‘Animals’
For West Coast indie band Bend Sinister, walking through a park or down the street is like turning on National Geographic—the band is fascinated with the idea that humans are no different from the beasts in the wild, choosing to base their latest album on humanity’s primal nature.
The Found Footage Festival Resurrects Ridiculous VHS Tapes in Unique Comedy Show
In the Internet age of whiny memes and re-posts galore, it can be hard to find fresh and original content. Enter the Found Footage Festival—a celebration of the weird, forgotten VHS tapes of a past era and home to some of the strangest footage on Earth.
Graphic Novelist Looks Back at Quebec Student Strike and Police Tactical Responses in New Book
For American illustrator Sophie Yanow, being in Montreal during the Quebec student strike was pure happenstance.
Literary Critics Come Together to Discuss Review Culture
Literary critics who have crafted their reviews constructively and passionately have arguably made critique an art form in itself. The panel discussion What We Talk About When We Talk About Poetry this week at the Word bookstore aims to debate just that.
Youtheatre’s New Production Shines a Light on the Pathology of Obsession
In a world filled up to the bloody brim with psychotic slasher films, increasingly graphic crime television, and the Internet’s leaked treasure trove of all things awful, the true definition of horror has been massacred. In light of these over-the-top depictions, what’s really scary is how far they can put us out of touch with reality.
The SAT Presents a Visual Voyage Inspired by John Adams’ Orchestral Work
Orchestral symphonies can sweep listeners away into faraway worlds with their atmospheric ballads, breathing inspiration and wonder with every note—and Montreal’s Société des Arts Technologiques wants to take that feeling to a literal level.
Local Artist Launches Print Booklet to Protest Police Brutality
Art and political statements have always been a natural combination, from protest songs and demonstration performances all the way to state-smashing literature.
French Group Shares Fondest Memories from 32 Years of Travels, Music and Adventures
Globe-trotting French band Lo’Jo have a long and wild history.
Art Matters Festival Celebrates 14 Years of Presenting Concordia Art in a Professional Capacity
Art Matters is a testament to what Concordia students are capable of.
‘Native Immigrant’ Art Exhibit Represents the Power of Displaced People in Canada
In 1986, Carolina Echeverría left Chile for Canada in search of the opportunity to follow her dream of studying art at Concordia, bringing with her a passion for social justice. But she quickly found it difficult to conform to what it meant to be an artist in Canada.