Literary Critics Come Together to Discuss Review Culture
Literary critics who have crafted their reviews constructively and passionately have arguably made critique an art form in itself. The panel discussion What We Talk About When We Talk About Poetry this week at the Word bookstore aims to debate just that.
Youtheatre’s New Production Shines a Light on the Pathology of Obsession
In a world filled up to the bloody brim with psychotic slasher films, increasingly graphic crime television, and the Internet’s leaked treasure trove of all things awful, the true definition of horror has been massacred. In light of these over-the-top depictions, what’s really scary is how far they can put us out of touch with reality.
The SAT Presents a Visual Voyage Inspired by John Adams’ Orchestral Work
Orchestral symphonies can sweep listeners away into faraway worlds with their atmospheric ballads, breathing inspiration and wonder with every note—and Montreal’s Société des Arts Technologiques wants to take that feeling to a literal level.
Local Artist Launches Print Booklet to Protest Police Brutality
Art and political statements have always been a natural combination, from protest songs and demonstration performances all the way to state-smashing literature.
French Group Shares Fondest Memories from 32 Years of Travels, Music and Adventures
Globe-trotting French band Lo’Jo have a long and wild history.
Art Matters Festival Celebrates 14 Years of Presenting Concordia Art in a Professional Capacity
Art Matters is a testament to what Concordia students are capable of.
‘Native Immigrant’ Art Exhibit Represents the Power of Displaced People in Canada
In 1986, Carolina Echeverría left Chile for Canada in search of the opportunity to follow her dream of studying art at Concordia, bringing with her a passion for social justice. But she quickly found it difficult to conform to what it meant to be an artist in Canada.
Experimental Duo Phantogram to Play Laval After Releasing New Record ‘Voices’
A “phantogram” is an optical illusion in which a two-dimensional image appears to enter our realm in the third. It should come as little surprise, then, that a band by the same name creates experimental genre-blending music that reaches far beyond the sum of its parts.
Orchestral Folk-Pop Band Lost In the Trees Share Their Organic, Creative Process
Ari Picker wanted to give his band “a dramatic feel to it” when he decided upon the moniker Lost in the Trees in 2007. Coincidentally, it’s the band’s music, not its name, that is helping keep Canada’s wilderness alive.
New Montreal Play Takes On Gender and Class Issues in the Fashion Industry
Anyone familiar with American Apparel’s sexual harassment scandals in the past few years will likely find a parallel with Infinitheatre’s latest production about the perils of being a woman in the fashion world’s highly sexualized workplace.