Fringe Arts

  • For the Love of Vinyl

    Record Stores Around Montreal Celebrate Fourth Annual Record Store Day

    The fourth annual International Record Store Day is happening now, with independently owned Montreal vinyl shops participating in the 2011 events.

  • Art Speaks

    Art Alley Opens the Lines of Communication Between At-Risk Youth and Montreal’s Art Community

    Everyone needs an outlet, a way of creating constructive self-expression that can positively impact their life.

  • Frame to Frame

    Cauterizing Family Wounds

    It looks like the Academy actually got something right this year, nominating the Quebecois-made Incendies for Best Foreign Film.

  • Weekly Spins

    Pressure Rising

    Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart take their grunginess to a higher level with their latest record, Blood Pressures. Despite the group’s rocky relationship and questionable cohesiveness during recording sessions, Hince and Mosshart’s fourth album ends up being their most balanced effort yet.

  • How Should a Writer Be?

    Sheila Heti Attempts to Reconcile the Personal and Artistic Selves

    A Künstlerroman is a novel that traces the development of an artist figure. Ideally, by the time the artist reaches creative potential at the end of the novel, he or she is isolated and living in a world of subjective thoughts and observations. But the ending leaves many of us asking just how this person is going to survive in real time.

  • Designing a Sustainable Future

    Second Year Design Students Put Theory Into Practice For The Hive Café

    Design students from the DART 392 class have spent the past semester working together, planning and designing a much-anticipated student-run café at The Hive on Loyola Campus.

  • Bright Futures

    Intermedia/Cyberarts Students Offer an Illuminating Experience

    From Manhattan’s crystal snowflake to the kaleidoscopic Polar Spheres outside of Place des Arts, light installations have transformed our day-to-day into living art.

  • The Journey Behind Scorched

    Concordia Student-Actors Present Their Rendition

    Scorched is the English translation of the French play Incendies, which was made into an Oscar-nominated film last year by Quebec director Denis Villeneuve with the help of the playwright, Wajdi Mouawad.

  • Peace Signs for the New World

    Sharon Van Etten Treads New Ground With Help From The National

    It seems that young Brooklyn-based folk singer Sharon Van Etten’s sound gets bigger with each album.

  • Into the Threshold

    The Void Celebrates Its Last Issue of the School Year

    Members of The Void are in a celebratory mood and want Concordia students to join them. The launch party for their final issue of this school year