Fringe Arts

  • Woman in Chains

    Stories of Kingston’s Notorious Prison for Women

    A nineteen-year-old chokes herself to death in an Ontario prison cell in October 2007 while her guards watch. Ashley Smith, a juvenile delinquent who was first jailed for throwing apples at a postal worker, has become the latest face of female inmate abuse in Canada.

  • Fringe Food

    Gather ‘Round The Table

    The eight people crowded around Shammy Chan’s dining room table are about as disparate a group as one could find, even in Montreal.

  • Weekly Spins

    Zombie Love & Murky Waters

    A Lull wasn’t happy with just putting out one album this year.

  • Between Darkness and Light

    Anima Shares the Vision of Ana Mendieta

    The FOFA gallery is dark and claustrophobic, sequestered into sections with black curtains and partitions. The sound of heavy breathing emanates from an unseen speaker.

  • Not Your Everyday Variety Show

    Candyass Cabaret Kicks Off at Cleo’s

    Candyass Cabaret, making its debut this Friday at Café Cleopatra, is bringing some burlesque-esque old-school vaudeville style to Montreal.


    Exhibit at the VAV Explores Life Through Motion

    STOP/MOTION, an exhibit opening Sept. 13 at Concordia’s VAV Gallery, approaches movement as both an active motion and an implied one.

  • X Marks the Spot

    Art for Students, by Students at Gallery X

    Café X, located in Concordia’s VA Building, is home to more than just tasty treats and cheap coffee. The café also houses Concordia’s third—and most laid-back—art gallery, aptly called Gallery X.
    Many Concordia students outside the Fine Arts faculty are currently unaware of the gallery’s existence, something that curator Clinton Glenn intends to change.

  • Frame to Frame

    The Return of Cinema Politica

    Since its inception in 2004, Concordia’s Cinema Politica chapter has provided students with a weekly dose of informative, thought-provoking political films and documentaries to make your hair stand up—and your fists clench. This year is no different.

  • Orientation Concert

    Line-Up Marries Hip-Hop, Electronica, Indie

    Don’t be misled by their oft-used tag “hip-hop collective,” because Nomadic Massive’s range more than exceeds the status quo of hip-hop today.

  • Fringe Food

    Your Local Farmers’ Market Remixed

    Picture this: it’s a Saturday morning and you arrive at the farmers’ market, basket in hand, to pick out some fresh local produce from a smattering of friendly vendors.