Fringe Arts

  • Giving Bands a Hand

    New Local Music Company Seeks to Help Local Bands “Make It” Outside Montreal

    It was conceived as an idea in the summer of 2013, and this past Friday it turned into a reality.

  • A Trip to the Zoo

    New Montreal Theatre Company Debuts Edward Albee Mash-up Production

    What do you get when you cross an ordinary park bench, a disappearing circumcision and a diabolical murder scheme? Montreal’s new Chocolate Moose Theatre Company is connecting these dots with the debut production of Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo” at Theatre Sainte Catherine.

  • Hardcore Heresy

    The Latest from Crusades Pushes the Limits of Punk

    The biggest difference between a black metal record and the latest from anthemic anti-Christian punk band Crusades is that only one compels you to sing along.

  • Art In the Lenses

    Artist Lucy Soutter to Explore the ‘Photographicness’  of Contemporary Art in Concordia Lecture

    It’s likely you’ve heard this cynical idiom that exists within the art world and other disciplines: “those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” It might apply to your fresh-faced economics professor, but it certainly doesn’t apply to British artist Lucy Soutter.

  • Put Your (Jazz) Hands In the Air

    Weekly ‘Jazz Parties’ at Cabaret Playhouse Kick Off Sunday

    If you’ve ever found yourself bored on a slow Sunday night in Montreal, yearning for the excitement of the weekend to continue, Concordia graduate and musician Brandon Goodwin is looking at you—and wants to jazz up your life.

  • There Will Be Brawl

    Concordia Graduates Turn Shakespearian Podcast into Literary Reality

    To brawl, or not to brawl? For Concordia graduates Daniel J. Rowe and Eric Jean, there is no question.

  • Margaret Atwood is #Internet

    Canadian author stops in at the Rialto Theatre for a discussion of her latest work.

    “I promised I would begin by singing” is the first thing Margaret Atwood said as she stepped onto the Rialto Theatre stage on Dec. 4.

  • From Australia, With Love

    Australian Melodic Hardcore Band Northlane Crosses the Equator to Play Montreal

    If you’re at all familiar with the melodic hardcore music scene, Northlane have surely come under your radar by now.

  • Just a Stranger on a Metro

    Montreal Photographer Captures Unique Portraits of Montrealers at Their Metro Stations

    In the rush-hour scramble to beat the blue-and-white sliding doors, the aesthetics of the metro are the last thing on the average commuter’s mind.

  • Fighting the AAA Culture of Game Development

    Industry is a Labour of Love for Indie Developer Dave Williams

    Montreal is known for its video game industry. Some of the world’s largest studio names have made their home in our backyard, but it’s not all EA Sports games and Arkham Origins.