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.
Venue Management Makes a Point to be Inclusive; From Hiring Practices to Party Protocols
Located on St. Hubert St., Ausgang plaza is known for intertwining activism and art while presenting in it snapping fashion.
Introducing the VAV Gallery, FOFA Gallery, and Media Gallery
There’s no shortage of creative resourceful minds at Concordia and their artwork can be found all over campus. Don’t shy away from cracking the door open and taking a look—everyone is welcome and it’s free.
Silversmith Siblings Talk of the Importance of Women in Their Craft
“Jewelry is, for me, one of the industries that kind of touches women of all sizes and all ages,” said Charlotte Piché. “It gives luxury to women no matter what.”
Montreal’s 13th Annual Anime Convention Was a Success
This year’s anime convention, Otakuthon, celebrated it’s 13th edition.
Joining All Punk Generations in Celebration of the Genre
As soon as you walked on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit for 77’ Montreal, the site of the event this year, the punk rock vibe was live in the air; you could hear the drums firing away in the distance.
Comedians like Paul Chowdhry, Lauren Pattison and Ed Gamble Take the Stage
The Brit(ish) Show on July 27 show showcased five comedians from England and was hosted at the Maison Théâtre by Nish Kumur, host of The Mash Report on BBC Two. The experience was dizzying–perhaps only because Kumur spent a disturbing amount of time screaming about the drummer of Coldplay.
The Festival’s Second Edition Aims to Connect Punk Fans of All Ages
This Friday, July 27 will mark the second edition of ’77 Montreal.This year, the event aims to celebrate the old and new of punk music through the combination of visual art and music. Held at Parc Jean-Drapeau, the festival will start at 1pm and will go on a until 11pm.
Singing About Politics and Healing in a Time of Tension
Jessie Reyez was so expressive while singing, performing with her whole body. Her hands rubbed her face when she got into the emotion of her music, and her facial expressions were raw and transparent. In upbeat songs she jumped around and used the whole stage. Reyez was electric-her movements bold and unexpected, like a lightning strike.
A Turbulent Jazz Evening at the Maison Symphonique
On July 3, as part of the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Maison symphonique hosted the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Ala.Ni⎯ two immensely different yet rewarding performances.