Three Concordia Artists Share Their Approach to a Sustainable Practice
When we talk about sustainability, we use terms like “going green” and “eco-friendly.” We think of our physical planet and the people on it. In private, these conversations are a lot different.
A Poem About Getting in the Artistic Zone
Unveiling a Scathing Investigation into Anti-Blackness in Canada
On Feb. 12, writer and journalist Desmond Cole launched his book The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power at Montreal’s Drawn and Quarterly. The book is a realistic account of historical and contemporary anti-Blackness in Canada.
“I think what’s beneficial is the gathering of the village”
The fourth edition of Queer Performance Camp wrapped up two weeks of workshops, residencies, and performances with a pyjama party—a fitting crescendo for a festival that exists as much to carve out space for queer connection as it does to support the work of the community’s diverse artists.
Hot Pick of the Week: ‘Our Dance of Revolution’ Screening on Monday
I hope you check out some of these events this week, especially Massimadi, the Afro LBTQ+ film and art festival happening between Feb. 20 and 29.
“It’s Like Reading the Diary of Your Smartest Friend”
Love Speech by Xiaxouan / Sherry Huang is a short auto-theoretical reflection on the nature of language, what makes it hurtful or loving. It is both dense and poetic; written and illustrated; prosaic and photographic.
“I know somewhere there are dimensions where you don’t”
“Creature Of Time”
A Mosaic of Liberating Creative Performances
On Jan. 6, Poetry Nite returned in full force, debuting their first open mic of 2020. The event took place at La Poubelle Magnifique (formerly Chez Morrígan), located just blocks away from Concordia’s downtown campus.
“Musicians are not politicians, they’re there to bring to light certain ugliness of a society and to raise awareness”
It was a multifaceted gathering of poets, musicians, and activists that took to the stage at La Sala Rossa on Feb. 6 to protest Quebec’s secularism law formerly known as Bill 21.
Local Artists Come Together to Celebrate Black History Month
“As People of Colour, we often judge ourselves and limit ourselves because we’re afraid to get out of the stereotypes that are put upon us,” said singer Chelsea St-Jean. “In here, you can do whatever style you want with the support you actually need to push through.
Vision Celebration Gala Recognizes H. Nigel Thomas, and More
Kicking off Black History Month, the Black Theatre Workshop hosted their annual fundraiser Vision Celebration Gala on Feb. 1.