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.
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.’”
Homeless in the city
bouncing from place to place
doorway to doorway
A Poem About the Severed Ties with Family
It’s best we keep our distance,
even if I shared with you my pain
The Painter Presents His Pieces ‘Float’ and ‘Vegetable Stand’
Jose Guillermo Garcia Sierra is a contemporary painter that utilizes collage to create his compositions. He gathers visual references mostly from stock images, as they are always reenactments of average happenings and objects.
POP Montreal and Martha Wainwright Bring Moment of Respite
“Come over to the window, my little darling,” sang Leonard Cohen for the first time in 1967.
Compensation Will Still Be Issued
Every year, Art Matters takes over Montreal with exciting, art created by emergent artists across various disciplines.