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Concert Review: Minor Empire, a Turkish-Canadian Band Featuring a Mix of Traditional Music and Sound
How a Psychedelic Band Connects With the World Through Music
Minor Empire, a Toronto based Turkish-Canadian band, mixes traditional Turkish music into their sound track.
Cinema Politica Screened Films of Mohawk Resilience, Strength and Sovereignty
Cinema Politica screened three Indigenous films last week; the first was a beautiful documentary entitled Enhior’hén:ne , which translates to “Tomorrow”, the second was called Ôtênaw , a film about the histories of Indigenous peoples living in and around what is now called ‘Edmonton’, and the third was a film about the engaging 1969 protest by the Kanien’kéhaka (Mohawk) of Akwesasne, You are on Indian Land.
Political Statements and Artistic Expression Featured Along St. Laurent Blvd.
Tours of Montreal street art created during the MURAL festival along St.Laurent Blvd. are available until Oct. 28.
Taking Mud and turning It Into Gold
With gleaming eyes and brush strokes on his arms and legs, Jose Antonios Yumars’ art studio is a world where Jackson Pollock meets Henri Michaux. “They’re probably my biggest inspirations,” he says.
A Look At Gender Through Lemire’s Work of Art
A woman is getting ready for a night out, she paints her nails by the window of her dimly lit bedroom. Staring at her reflection in the mirror, she cocks her head from left to right, and slips out of her shirt. There she is, in her bra, admiring herself. She continues to strip down, giving both the audience, and herself, a frontal view of her pale breasts. She cups them, but not in a sexual way. She is marvelling at herself, as if discovering her body for the first time.
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema Encourages Inclusion
The festival screened premieres, made up of short films and animations, created by Concordia students and international filmmakers alike. MHSoC proudly stands as the largest university-based centre for film studies in Canada, with a collection of works screened to great acclaim at festivals around the world.