Fringe Arts

  • Weekly Spins

    No Such Endangered Species

    It’s always been somewhat of a stretch to call even the catchiest moments of Animal Collective songs pop. Panda Bear (a.k.a. Noah Benjamin Lennox) seemed to drive the band’s most flagrant hooks, and that’s arguably why he’s the most successful on his own.

  • Thursday’s Child One More Time

    Nightlife by the Students, for the Students

    The young and trendy of Montreal are creatures of habit. They know where they like their coffee, they know where they like to shop, and they most certainly know where they like to go out.

  • Abandon Everything You Know

    Doldrums Makes Music To Escape To

    Doldrums by definition refers to stagnation, a belt of baffling winds, or a dull state of depression.

  • The Trading Post

    ARTX Students Want You to Leave Your Wallet at Home

    Another piece, Sam Unger’s project, entitled “Gaybourhood Watch Etc.,” attempts to form a social network that can’t be accessed on a bright laptop screen, or in a loud and sweaty bar.

  • HIVer Transitions Into Spring

    Fine Arts Students Shed Light on HIV/AIDS Awareness

    For many people, the winter is a season that symbolizes dormancy, hardship, and vast periods of cold and emptiness.

  • The Prom You Always Wanted

    Montreal Queer Prom 2011 Gives Prom a Second Chance

    In the 1986 teen romance Pretty in Pink, Iona (Annie Potts) tells Andie (a young Molly Ringwald) that prom is thesingle most important event in a teenager’s life—even though the experience is “the worst.”

  • Running With the Bull

    Talking Disco-Inspired Chillwave With Toro Y Moi

    As far as writing and production goes, for now Bundick is keeping the fun to himself.

  • Still Warm From the Prize

    Giller Prize-Winner Johanna Skibsrud Returns to ConU to Read

    If you were living under a rock back in November, or perhaps under a stack of term papers and library books

  • Expozine Alternative Press Awards

    The Self-Published Get Their Due

    Literary honours, even among published authors, are hard to come by. For zinesters and the so-called self-published, awards are something of an impossibility.

  • The Walls Are Closing In

    Graffiti-inspired artist looks to clear his head with “Trapped in Thought”

    Maxime Pigeon wants you to know what it’s like to be clinically depressed, and what it’s like to feel that depression’s absence.