Fringe Arts

  • Theatre a la Sauvage

    Old is New Again

    Journeying to China in 2008 to train in the ancient tradition of Chinese Opera, a group of Concordia theatre students have returned to share the artform with Canadian audiences.

  • I’ll Talk, You’ll Fill that Notebook

    Theatrical Literature and the Internet with The Void’s Jack Allen

    In the face of a changing publishing industry – e-books, blogs and the rise of self-publishing – writing today is not what it was decades ago.

  • Theatre a la Sauvage

    Method or Madness in Ernest and Ernestine

    This year’s Fringe Festival is sneaking up on all of us with great intensification. The excitement is electrifying while watching the St Ambroise Fringe beer tent go up! The buzz this year lands on a duo who take their show down the slippery path of method acting.

  • Weekly Spins

    A Soft Parade and Space Travel

    Two debut LPs from bands who sound nothing alike.

  • Frame to Frame

    Films in the Cannes (Part 2)

    The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up last Sunday, and the line-up it showcased is already being hailed as one of the best in recent memory.

  • Jam at the End of Days

    Trace Element Rejuvenates Modern Jazz

    It was well past six o’clock on Judgment day, and the groove was just getting started at Wakefield’s Black Sheep Inn. Nothing provided a better soundtrack to the end of days than the Toronto-based modern jazz quartet Trace Element.

  • Fringe Foodie

    Wine, Singing & Pad Thai, Where Else but Nantha’s?

    Nantha’s Kitchen is literally a little hole in the wall, tucked away on Duluth between Coloniale and De Buillon. The petite restaurant is sign-less but is uaually brimming with clientele, they even have a table for two out on the sidewalk.

  • Israel Film Fest Reviews

    Three Highlights from the Montreal Israel Film Festival

  • Frame to Frame

    Films In the Cannes (Part I)

    The prestigious Cannes Film Festival is nearing its end and the film industry is abuzz with stories, reviews, pictures, rumors and Lars von Trier’s latest quotes.

  • Homegrown Royalty

    A Homecoming for DJ Prodigy A-Trak

    It’s hard to walk into a club and not hear at least one A-Trak song these days.