Journey With Black Theatre Workshop’s Unique Style
Few immigrants would come to Canada if they thought a crumbling economy was going to leave them homeless. In Black Theatre Workshop’s latest production, Stori Ya, that’s exactly what happens, however. The play, which recounts the journey of a woman forced to first leave her country, then her house, is told through song, dance, and stories.
Still in HibernationYouth Lagoon’s Year of Hibernation came out of nowhere (well, Idaho), and quickly found itself sitting pretty on the dream-pop shelf.
Miranda July’s ‘Vision Quest’ Towards the Real
On the night of Nov. 14, the Ukrainian Federation was packed, but not for one of the intimate concerts the part-time Mile-End venue is known for. Rather, the crowd had gathered to see a writer. Miranda July, the woman responsible for the films Me, You and Everyone We Know and The Future was there to read from her new book, It Chooses You.
Everything Is Nourishment, Pt. 2
Tacked on a wall inside the NDG Food Depot’s bustling front office is a massive drawing on a white sheet of bristol board. Large, bubbly coloured-marker digits illuminate the wall with a stark calculation: the average 1 1/2 apartment rental price in Montreal, subtracted from the average monthly welfare check.
Author Lydia Davis Comes to Concordia
American writer Lydia Davis, in her 2010 Paris Review essay, “The Sins of a Translator,” said, “If a translation is as fine as it can be, it may match the original timelessness, too—it may deserve to endure.” She later states that, “As we translate, it is not our own choice that confronts us, but the choice of another writer, and we must search more consciously for the right words with which to convey it.”
The Search for a Missing Nepali Orphan by Concordia Film Crew
In a little orphanage in Nepal with only six kids, Mitchell Luis met a smiling 10-year-old girl named Esther.
ENSEMBLE Takes Women’s Issues On-Stage
A dancer’s body is an incredibly powerful mechanism.
Lil’ Biz Seminar Schools Young Artists on Money Matters
Puces POP will be holding its second Lil’ Biz conference of the year on Saturday. The difference between this seminar and the last? This one is free.
Concordia Reading Series Turns One
The Concordia-based Synapse reading series is back in action this Wednesday, celebrating a first birthday of sorts.
Les Flâneurs en Plein Air Captures Canadian Landscape
It took five weeks for Evan Prosofsky and Mark Stroemich to get from Montreal to Halifax. The convenience of modern airplane travel has reduced the trip to about an hour and a half, but travelling by bike, with a camera and painting tools, takes a little longer.