Fringe Arts

  • Bike Smut

    Reverend Phil Shares Sexy Flicks by Bike Lovers

    Bike Smut, a sub-culture led by Reverend Phil recently visited Montreal for the end of its Canadian tour. The tour plays erotic short films related to bike culture, now doing a stint through Eastern Europe.

  • Theatre a la Sauvage

    Mary’s Wedding Jumps the Broom

    Beneath a rushing storm of thunder, we find two youths coming of age sheltered in a stable. World War I looms, and so does the inevitable journey of love betwixt Carlie and Mary. Canada is still young and filled with hope,dreams and loyalty to the King. When Mary wakes up from her dream, will Charlie still honour his promise?

  • Weekly Spins

    Through the Noise and Out of the Woods

    It’s pretty rare to find an album that’s both as varied and consistently brilliant as this. Leeds-based quintet Vessels harness an arsenal of gear to create textural, fluid post-rock on Helioscope, a record that is leaps and bounds ahead of their previous work.

  • Keyboards Exposed

    Super Synth Montreal Celebrates Today’s Fastest Evolving Instrument

    Montreal’s indie music scene is flying high with the international acclaim of bands like Arcade Fire, Islands, Plants and Animals, and a legion of groups whose names either begin with an article or make reference to wolves. But what about its resident gear-heads and technophiles? Montreal’s synth artists are definitely a more marginal bunch.

  • Apathy is Boring

    Ilona Dougherty Promotes Activism Through Art

    If the personal is political, what could be more political than art? Concordia Alumnus Ilona Dougherty is the co-Founder and Executive Director of Apathy Is Boring, a non-partisan group that promotes youth activism through art and media.

  • Theatre a la Sauvage

    Faeries not Light on their Feet

    This week, hidden in a far off theatre on Loyola, the curtains go up for Concordia Theatre’s most eagerly a waited creation.

  • Frame to Frame

    Hostile Terrain Made Beautiful

    What does the average film lover think when you mention Danish film?

  • Bright Lights & City Beats

    ///Friction 2.0 Promotes Cycling Through Art

    Claire Kenway uses sustainability as a springboard for a novel exhibit that explores the potential of the bicycle as a musical medium with ///Friction 2.0, happening this Thursday at the Société des Arts Technologiques on Saint-Laurent Boulevard.

  • A Little Bit Country

    The Milkman’s Union from Indie Rock to String Quartet

    Sometimes wishful thinking can lead to great things. Portland-based musician Henry Jamison is the voice of The Milkman’s Union, his solo moniker that now has expanded to a full band.

  • 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.