Katie McGroarty

  • In The Streets, On The Air

    Rock Against Racism Raises Funds for Homelessness Broadcast With Doc Screening, Concert

    On Feb. 20, you won’t need an FM dial to tune into local radio.

  • Nah’msayin?

    The ConU Candy Caper

    Something fishy is going on in the hallways of Concordia.

  • The Best of the Small Scale

    The Lowdown on What’s What in Montreal Indie Theatre

    In a city like this, it’s often hard to know where to start in terms of art offerings because there is, quite simply, so much going on every week it’s almost impossible to keep track of it all.

  • Mainline Narrowly Escapes the Flatline

    Longstanding Montreal Theatre Is Back—and Kicking

    December was a scary month for Amy Blackmore.

  • Indie Rock Christmas Cry-Fest

    Tired of Happy Holiday Songs? Tune In and Sob With This Playlist.

  • Titus Andronicus Wants to Sleep on Your Floor

    Patrick Stickles on Living at Home and Touring on the Cheap

    Patrick Stickles is, by most definitions of the term, kind of a rock star. In all likelihood he’s graduated from the youthful stage of parentally-enforced suburban depravity.

  • Women Behind the Canvas

    New Mag to Add a Dash of Feminist Art to ConU

    After being disappointed by what they saw as an underrepresentation of women in their art history courses, six Concordia students have decided to do something to fill that void.

  • Ambition Matters

    Art Matters Fest Looks to Gain Board, Expand to New Genres

    Montreal has a love affair with the arts.

  • XX on the WWW

    Feminism and Digital Art Collide at Montreal’s HTMlles Fest

    Get ready to learn what the oft-used but rarely defined term “digital art” really means.

  • Fringe Arts Editor vs. Community Editor on The Darcys

    Point-Counterpoint by two editors on The Darcys show at Casa del Popolo.

  • Long Division and STIs

    A Look at Sex Ed Since Quebec’s Education Reform

    Typically, proper condom use isn’t discussed after a history lesson, and—in most high schools—you won’t see teachers following up a math quiz with a brief discussion on sexuality.

  • Nah’msayin?

    He Was a Sk8er Boi, She Said, “See Ya Laer, Boi”

    Every time a skateboard is used as a mode of transportation—instead of say, a prop in a 1992 throwback costume—a tiny part of me dies.

  • Art Gets the Axe

    Canadian Conference of the Arts Shuts Down After Losing Funding

    Stock up on paintbrushes, artists—the way things are going in this country, art supplies might be hard to come by before long.

  • Seeing Red

    Annabelle Chvostek Returns Home With New Album, Outlook

    Anger and frustration often spawn creativity. For Annabelle Chvostek, a year of protests yielded an album’s worth of lyrics.

  • Talkin’ Trash

    Concordia Waste Audit Results and What It Means for the Landfills

    With over 40,000 students and staff who study, eat and occasionally sleep on campus, Concordia University inevitably has a lot to deal with on garbage day.

  • Out of Hibernation

    Wintersleep Emerges From Their Slumber With New LP

    Secluded in the backwoods of upstate New York, the members of Wintersleep got really, really good at badminton last summer.

  • Prints for Paupers

    Le Cabinet Brings Cheap Printing to Local Photogs

    There are generally two options when it comes to printmaking for photographers. You can go the do-it-yourself way and risk an amateur aesthetic.

  • Home Is Where the Zine Is

    Writers Take Residence in St. Henri

    Zines are personal. They are birthed from photocopies and glue sticks, from small scenes and big ideas. Zine-makers infuse their personalities into the pages.

  • Seizing Yesterday

    Jonathan Goldstein’s New Book Gets a Grip on the Past

    Pop culture loves birthdays.

  • Nah’msayin?

    The Worst of Humanity (aka Being Fit and Productive)

    After waking up in a POP Montreal-fueled daze/four-day hangover, I was less than pleased this past Sunday morning.