Fringe Arts

  • Smelling is Believing

    Norwegian Scent Artist Sissel Tolaas to Tantalize Concordia with Hexagram Lecture

    For humans, our not-so-keen sense of smell is often overlooked in favour of the more popular senses—seeing a red-and-purple-splashed sunset, or hearing a complex, brilliant symphony. But for Norwegian scent artist and “professional in-betweener” Sissel Tolaas, our sense of smell is her bread and butter.

  • Sieging the Servers

    Worldwide Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to Take Over the Web This Weekend

    On Feb. 1, Wikipedia is getting a makeover—or is it a reality check?

  • It’s Jammer Time

    Global Game Jam Comes to Concordia

    It’s a new year, and what better way to kick off 2014 than with a game jam of worldwide magnitude?

  • Never Stop Filming

    Cinema Politica Screens Docs About 2011 London Riots, First Nations and More

    For Oxford law graduate and impromptu filmmaker Fahim Alam, the last few years have been a hellish ride.

  • Another One Bites the Crust

    Inside Montreal’s Booming Restaurant Scene—and the Struggle of the Up-and-Comers

    What’s for dinner? If you’re walking the pizza- and poutine-paved streets of Montreal, there are endless answers to that question.

  • Five-Point-Palm Exploding Art Technique

    New Art Exhibit ‘Hybrid Bodies’ Examines the Psycho-Social Effects of Heart Transplantation

    No organ in the human body is as coveted as the heart.

  • Make It a Double

    Concordia’s Own Michael Martini To Debut Two New Plays This Weekend

    This weekend, the MainLine Theatre is playing host to a theatrical double feature with deep Concordian roots.

  • Digital Trailblazing

    Montreal Arts Centre Explores the Union of Drawing and Digital Media in ‘TrailMix’ Exhibition

    As technology progresses, one might be tempted to wave goodbye to such age-old art forms as drawing or silk screening and label them outdated. But for one arts centre, a different idea emerged: why not just bring them into the 21st century?

  • 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.