Fringe Arts

  • Books Are Dead. Long Live Books!

    Or, a Summary of Reading in 2010

    So Bob Dylan said it best: “The times, they are a-changin.”
    Now, nothing changes completely. All big change is comprised of and preceded by a series of small, often unnoticeable changes. For situations like these, I like to think of the sea eroding a cliff face. Maybe you have your own mental image to substitute, so by all means, imagine it right now, if you think that will help.

  • Isolation on the Silver Screen

    Lavan, Hebrew for “white,” is a dark film that carries univeral themes of isolation, cruelty, guilt, bravery and utter madness.

  • Affection, Nostalgia and Craft

    Montreal Illustrator Sara Guindon Shares Her Art and Heart

    Denver-bound local artist Sara Guindon will hit up Headquarters Gallerie+Boutique for a farewell vernissage this Friday. Called Objects of Affection, the event will feature illustration, animation, lively dolls yand paper puppetry.

  • Meet Your New Best Friend

    The Reading Room Offers Students a Place to Read, Relax and Gaze

    If you are new to Concordia’s Fine Arts program or have been living under a rock during your time in the program, the EV building has a little oasis for you: the Concordia Fine Arts Reading Room.

  • Clearing Out the Mould

    A Summer Makeover at Concordia’s VA Building Creates New Space for Students to Sculpt

    The VA building has undergone some large transformations this summer to the delight of sculpture staff and students.

  • You, an Urban Safari and Performance Art

    An urban safari will be released upon Montreal this week.
    No need to fret. This isn’t your typical pack of exotic animals, but a pack of performance artists and the occasion is Spark, a four day performance festivity.

  • Dø-Re-Me

    The Dø Find a Universal Language in ­Music

    The Dø are a happy accident. After being left to their own devices while working on a soundtrack for a French film, members Olivia Merilahti and Dan Levi couldn’t find the words to say goodbye to each other. So they didn’t.

  • Artbreak Hotel

    Hotel Opens its Doors, Hosts Art

    The Espresso Hotel on Guy Street will be transformed into an Arthotel on Sept. 3, becoming an unlikely venue for 16 films, visual art and performance pieces, dance and music for one night.

  • Folk Yeah!

    Folk Artist Samamidon is Making the Old New Again

    Known for his impressive re-imaginings of traditional American folk songs and hymns, Sam Amidon—or samamidon, as he’s known onstage—is keeping the folk legacy alive and bringing it to Montreal.

  • Coast to Coast to Coast

    Blog Documents the Weirder Sides of the Canadian Music Scene

    Our Great White North, whether you know it or not, is bursting with a rich underground music scene.