Fringe Arts

  • 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

  • Short Like a Butterfly, Brief Like a Bee

    Salvatore DiFalco’s Strange The Mountie at Niagara Falls

    When people get down to debating where to draw the border between poetry and prose, books like Salvatore DiFalco’s The Mountie at Niagara Falls and other brief stories will certainly get caught in the crossfire.

  • On the Hunt for Bad Vibrations

    The Black Angels Preach Modern-Day Psychedelia

    It’s easy to get lost in the slow-building desert rock of The Black Angels, even without the drugs.

  • Paris, Mon Amour

    Perry Miller Adato shows Paris at its Peak

    A theatre full of impatient Paris lovers waited for the premier of Perry Miller Adato’s documentary
    Paris, The Luminous Years as part of the FIFA festival.

  • Weekly Spins

    No Such Endangered Species

    It’s always been somewhat of a stretch to call even the catchiest moments of Animal Collective songs pop. Panda Bear (a.k.a. Noah Benjamin Lennox) seemed to drive the band’s most flagrant hooks, and that’s arguably why he’s the most successful on his own.

  • Thursday’s Child One More Time

    Nightlife by the Students, for the Students

    The young and trendy of Montreal are creatures of habit. They know where they like their coffee, they know where they like to shop, and they most certainly know where they like to go out.

  • Abandon Everything You Know

    Doldrums Makes Music To Escape To

    Doldrums by definition refers to stagnation, a belt of baffling winds, or a dull state of depression.

  • The Trading Post

    ARTX Students Want You to Leave Your Wallet at Home

    Another piece, Sam Unger’s project, entitled “Gaybourhood Watch Etc.,” attempts to form a social network that can’t be accessed on a bright laptop screen, or in a loud and sweaty bar.