Fringe Arts

Throw Poetry Collective Offers Safe Space for Beginners and Experts Alike

Monthly Poetry Slams at Le Divan Orange

The Throw Poetry Collective is well established among the anglophone slam poetry community in Montreal.

  • Yidlife Crisis Proves that Yiddish is Hardly a Dead Language

    Yiddish Makes a Comeback in this Comedic Web Series

    Yidlife Crisis, created by and starring Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, is a Yiddish comedy web series for Jews and gentiles alike.

  • Queer Horror Taking a Stance

    A Chat with Cecil Baldwin on Welcome to Night Vale

    The Link had a chat with the voice of Welcome to Night Vale, Cecil Baldwin about the podcast and a little about himself as well.

  • The Legendary Oliver Jones

    The Humble Roots of a Jazz Icon

    When ranking the best of the best in jazz music history, child prodigy and Little Burgundy native Oliver Jones is definitely a contender.

  • Poems of the Week

    This weeks poems from talented members of the community.

  • Pressing All the Right Keys

    A Night with the Concordia Laptop Orchestra

    The Concordia Laptop Orchestra just recently put on a show and are revving for another one coming up next month.

  • Crafting Her Own Life

    Cedar-Eve Peters Lives the Self-Supporting Dream

    Montreal based artist Cedar-Eve Peters is a regular at the weekly Concordia Farmers’ Markets.

  • Meet The Barrel Heads

    DIY Rock and Roll Band Talks Dropping Acid and Life in the Underground

    Punks and hipsters from across the city gathered at Le Divan Orange to warm up, have a few drinks, and dance to escape the January cold.

  • One Comic At a Time

    Sophie Labelle Reflects on Her Career So Far and the Road Ahead

    “The media was not conveying the right messages about trans bodies—especially for children”

  • Decyphering Hip-Hop and Soul at Le Cypher

    With Weekly Jam Sessions, Artists Both Experienced and Inexperienced Share the Stage

    “Like with any music, it’s one thing to practice but it’s another to play. You’ve got to play, especially in the hip-hop vein, because not enough emphasis is placed on musicianship and rapping with a band.”

  • Back Onstage and it Feels Great

    A Review of Local Rock Band NAVIR

    After being on hiatus for a bit of time, Montreal-based rock band NAVIR is back, and with a strong performance that was almost like they had never left.