Mustache for a Great Cause
The teen ‘stache, the gringo ‘stache, the Hitler ‘stache, the ironic hipster ‘stache—all are welcome in Movember.
Yes, Movember which has adequately taken over the month of November to help raise awareness and funding for prostate cancer research.
Right By Midnight Lend a Helping Hand to Budding Musicians
There was a time, not too long ago, when Montreal was the new Seattle. No, not just because of an overabundance of precipitation, but because of an overabundance of starving musicians flocking here to capitalize on our burgeoning indie scene.
Friendship Cove Takes on New Forms, Lives On
Tucked away in the heart of Griffintown is the ghost of Friendship Cove.
Although Friendship Cove, renamed The Cove, has been laid to rest as a public space, the energy of the space lives on through two mediums: Campaign for Infinity and No Vacation Records.
If there is one thing missing from rock and roll these days, it is fire. Not the metaphorical “flames of passion” kind of fire. I mean pyrotechnics. If there’s a second thing missing, it’s probably cowbells—or chainsaws—or semi-naked dancers.
Local Reading Series With Concordia Roots Debuts
In the brain, synapses pass electrical signals from one neuron to another. In Montreal, Synapse, a new reading series created by poet and Concordia writing professor Sina Queyras, aims to inject some excitement into the literary community by encouraging the transfer of literature from local writers to a captive audience.
Mammoth, much of which acts as a eulogy for Andrusyshyn’s father, balances absurdist, magical realism-inspired comedic elements with the solemnity of that absence.
21st Century Authors Aim to Capture Their City Post-Richler
Take a poll of readers, critics and authors on which writer’s work is most strongly associated with Montreal, and watch as the hands go up to proclaim Mordecai Richler king of the city’s literature.
A.J. Somerset’s Combat Camera Is a Novel in a Struggle With Itself
Combat Camera is the first novel by A.J. Somerset. It concerns Lucas Zane, once a praised war-photographer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, now a broken man who’s turned to drinking, fighting off his demons, and shooting low-budget pornography to pay the rent.
Canadian Filmmaker Discusses Seven Up! Doc
It is not surprising that film critic Roger Ebert called Seven Up! “possibly the most important television film ever made.”
CKUT Puts Magic on the Airwaves
When was the last time you completely indulged only one of your senses? CKUT’s Magic Sound Box will allow you to do just that.