How Artists Are Affected by the Festival’s Postponement
Montreal Fringe Festival is pushing its 30th anniversary celebrations, initially planned from May 27 to June 16, to June 2021 due to COVID-19.
Discussing Representation in Music, Montreal’s Response to the Black Lives Matter Movement
“Now more than ever, it is imperative that our presence be known and be somewhat consistent,” said Mags from Strange Froots, a queer Black collective based in Montreal.
Cinema Politica Film Exposes How Canadian Foreign Policies Have Crippled the World’s First Black Republic
In one of the opening scenes of Haiti Betrayed, a Haitian man stands alone outside of the Canadian embassy in the arid landscape of Port-au-Prince, yelling out in frustration.
47th Edition of Festival Moves Online to Celebrate Students’ Work
At the end of every school year Concordia finds itself teeming with art exhibitions, installments, and screenings, the school coming alive to host the numerous projects of its graduating students.
The Fringe Festival Introduces Socially Distanced Programming
As an ode to the festival that never was, the Montreal Fringe Festival has announced This is Not a Fringe Festival, an alternative programming amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Concordia Artist Translates His Experience Working at Movie Theatre Into Visual Art
In this series, Concordia artists profile themselves, offering a window into their inspiration, their process, and their work.
Tying Community Activism with Storytelling in Music and Painting
In early spring I went up to Montmorency metro station to share a tea with Indigenous artist Norman Achneepineskum from Buffalo Hat Singers.
Indies in Local Literary Community Seek Support, Explore Alternative Ways to Provide Their Services
The onslaught of COVID-19 is inevitably hitting small and local bookstores.
Artists Relate Benefits and Inconveniences of Online Streaming
Like many local artists, Janette King is continuing to share her music despite having cancelled around 15 performances due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Montreal.
Role-Playing Games Offer Space for Social Connection, Escape During Isolation
Like a lot of people, Kate Ruscito had preconceived notions about Dungeons and Dragons. “Even when I first started playing, I didn’t want to play,” she said. “I was like, ‘That’s for complete losers.’”
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