Montreal DJ Piles Up Musical Accomplishments With Upcoming Igloofest Performance
In a short musical career, DJ Robert Robert has already experienced many milestones. In September 2014 he released his first album, Pastel, with StagRecords. The LP is reminiscent of ‘90s RnB, combined with jazzy melodies and tropical hip hop beats, that also implements his electro roots fueled by catchy synthesizers and keyboards.
This Sunday will mark the DJ’s first appearance at Montreal’s renowned outdoor music festival, Igloofest.
Experimental Film Installation at Phi Centre Explores the Transitional Phases of Romantic Relationships
The bodies of a man and a woman move seamlessly in levitation. Their bodies dance softly, caress and twist and eventually move in shocking ways until they jerk, shove and yank at each other’s hair. These poetic scenes of love through movement appear in Dominique T. Skoltz’s latest work, y2o. The short experimental film is the latest installation at Montreal’s Phi Centre, running from Feb. 6 to Mar. 7.
ConU Alumnus Emma Tibaldo Reimagines Classical Tragedy Medea
Only a particular person could embody the character of a mother that murders her two children in cold blood and gains the audience’s’ sympathies. In The Medea Effect, show director Ugo is desperately looking for a woman talented enough to play the main character in his rendition of the ancient Greek tragedy Medea.
Premiering in Quebec on January 29th as part of the Docville series, Waiting for August is a 2014 documentary film exploring the thematics of coming to age, longing and absence within a difficult socio-economic reality.
Lead Vocalist Kathryn Calder of The New Pornographers Shares Insight on New Album
The New Pornographers are coming back to Montreal this Wednesday, ready to sway the Corona Theatre with a whole lot of keyboards, plenty of synthesizers and energetic pop sounds. With the release of their new studio album Brill Bruisers, the band call themselves a pop super-group.
Historians Present Book on Archived Photographs Documenting Bygone Montreal Neighbourhoods
Snapshots of women hanging laundry in makeshift courtyards and back alleys, children hanging over precariously built railings and curious residents and shop owners staring at city workers photographing corner stores—these are the only mementos of parts of Montreal’s working-class history.
Multimedia Artists Create Kinetic Installation Exploring Robotics and Ecosystems
Somewhere between fact and fiction, Eastern Bloc Gallery revisits the theme of robots and drones for the exhibition Robotis Personae. Presenting a binary and complementary perspective by artists Sofian Audry, Samuel St-Aubin, Stephen Kelly and Beatriz Herrera, the gallery examines the paradoxes existing between the machine and the human environment.
On the Bride’s Side Makes its Canadian Premiere at this Week’s Edition of Cinema Politica
“The sky belongs to everybody, for it has no borders.”
Film Curator Danny Lennon Discusses Movie Selection for Carte Blanche Series
From Jan. 20 to Feb. 17, Montreal’s Phi Centre will be presenting the Metafilms Carte Blanche series, five nights of film screenings highlighting favorites selected by Metafilms’ producers: Nancy Grant and Sylvain Corbeil.
Montreal Video Game Orchestra to Premiere Super Nintendo-Inspired Concert
Songs from video games are the unsung heroes of the audiovisual world. Film scores are considered “high art,” with their own esteemed dedicated categories at the Oscars, and Top 40 radio pop songs sweep the Grammys every year. Video game music has yet to break free from its confines to the console.