Fringe Arts

  • Poetry That Has Punch

    Concordia Alum Greg Santos Challenges Poetic Traditions in Latest Published Collection

    Montreal-based poet and former Concordia student Greg Santos is releasing his second collection of poems, Rabbit Punch, challenging the conventions of poetry with a humorous twist.

  • The Travellin’ Troubadours

    Folk Duo ‘Rube and Rake’ Honours Musical Predecessors with Lyrics, Harmonies and Use of String Instruments

    Folk duo Rube and Rake of St. John’s, Newfoundland, have left their “haunted brothel” to hit the road and perform across the country on their first tour, with a Sept. 25 show in Montreal

  • The Up-and-Coming Voice of POP

    Lydia Ainsworth to Debut Her Album Right From Real at POP Montreal

    Lydia Ainsworth’s talking voice is just as captivating and soothing as the tracks featured on her debut album Right From Real.

  • Dance Theatre Fusion

    Fabien Prioville’s Reverse_Me Invades the Goethe-Institut

    Choreographer Fabien Prioville’s new performance art piece h3. Reverse_Me will take-over the Montreal location of the German non-profit Goethe-Institut this week.

  • The Colours of Montreal’s Underground Music Scene

    Hip Hop Karaoke Organizers Discuss One of Montreal’s Best-Kept Secrets

    Montreal has many hidden gems, one of them being its hip-hop culture. You don’t necessarily hear it at the forefront—it’s somewhat invisible, yet it surrounds us. You just need to know where to look.

  • Montreal Artist Collective Centres Exhibit Around Botanical Imagery

    Exploring the floral theme, curatorial platform Collectif Blanc is presenting its third pop-up exhibition bringing together artists, editors and designers from all around the world to exchange and meet the Montreal public.

  • Under the Microscope with Nick Zammuto

    After a Decade with The Books, He Feels like He’s in a Real Band for the First Time

    “I can’t repeat myself. It makes me ill if I feel like I’m doing the same thing I’ve done before.”

  • Narrating an Existential Crisis

    Concordia Student Explores the Shaping of Identity Through Places, Spaces and Time in New Short Stories Collection

    Jay Winston Ritchie is no outsider to Montreal’s literary scene. He made his debut last February with the release of his first set of poems titled How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside.

  • A New Wave of Operators in Electro

    Operators Set Out to Reverse the Digital Production of Electronic Music

    As an ex-band member of the likes of Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs and Divine Fits, Dan Boeckner knows a thing or two about indie rock.

  • A Portrait of the Country as a Young Nation

    Artist Aquil Virani sets out to paint ‘Canada’s Self Portrait’

    Not long ago, artist Aquil Virani was deemed “The People’s Artist” by McGill University’s Leacocks Magazine. Although it is quite a grandiose title, it is no doubt earned as Virani has worked ceaselessly to bring art to the people through his many collaborative pieces, leading him to his current project, “Canada’s Self Portrait.”