Fringe Arts

  • Old School Paved the Way

    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.

  • Beat it

    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.

  • Talking Consent With HIV

    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.

  • Montreal, Untitled

    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.

  • No Bad Sounds For NDG

    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.

  • One Word to Another

    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.

  • Cinemas Are Not Dead

    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?

  • Confronting Consequences

    Life is Strange Explores the Ability to Choose in Gaming

    Life Is Strange is a game that makes you realize the weight of your decisions and the consequences they may have. It’s also a great answer as to why time travel is never a good thing to mess with—ever.

  • A Journey of Soloists and Solitude

    The RIDM+ Festival Kicks Off Its Monthly Selection of Documentaries

    Around the World in 50 Concerts is a truly moving portrait of people as they truly are—with pasts, fears and hopes.  

  • Putting the Poe in Politics

    Poet Laureate George Eliott Clarke to Perform in Atwater

    “Poetry is powerful because it is the succinct fusion of ideas and emotions, …so that the heart takes command of lungs, lips, teeth, and tongue, to speak through ears to the hearts and minds of the audience. Even in ink or pixel form, directed to readers’ eyes, nothing—NOTHING—is more powerful.”