What Four Days of Punk & Friends Can Do for a Community
Between May 1 and 4, Plateau venues Casa Del Popolo and La Vitrola were filled with the heavy sounds of hardcore punk as the independent festival A Cool Move returned to Montreal for its second year.
The Women-Fronted Bands Invite Dialogue and Connection
“I’m warming you up for July Talk and Metric,” said local musician Murray A. Lightburn as he gazed over the audience—the acoustic set struck a chord, bringing a certain softness that curbed the edges of a crowd ready to rock.
Canadian Burlesque Star Judith Stein Tells Her Story
Is there a better way to experience the glittery, strange, extravagant, and sometimes absurd neo-burlesque scene in Montreal than to visit the Bagel Burlesque Expo?
The Refreshing Play Celebrates Queer Intimacy
“The thesis of Blind Date has always been, ‘Everyone is loveable.’ There is great joy in leaning forward in your seat and watching strangers attempt to connect. It’s what being human is all about,” reads the Centaur Theatre’s pamphlet for Blind Date.
The Group Is Pushing to Connect Communities Through Comedy
“I wanted to start hearing stories like my own and seeing people who look like me on stage,” said Sara Meleika, the creator of Colour Outside the Lines.
Closing the Centaur’s Fiftieth Season, ‘Blind Date’ Combines Improv and Theatre
Let’s be real—blind dates can be thrilling, but they can also be terrifying. The anticipation of meeting someone new is exciting, but what if things go wrong? What if the spark just isn’t there? What if the entire date just goes to shit?
Volunteer-Ran, the Cozy, Comfortable Space Celebrates One Year
Café Velours may look like any other place offering a warm and cozy environment to study, work, or meet your friends. But this Villeray coffee shop stands out—Café Velours is run by an energetic team of volunteers who strive to serve the queer community they love, and provide a space where everyone can express themselves and feel safe.
Vivid Haptics and Dynamic Crafts Featured at the Festival
Interface as part of the Art Matters festival, is an intricate exhibit featuring haptics and digital art.
The Monthly Event Showcases Live Performances of All Kinds
ArtJam is a monthly event that showcases a variety of live art such as musical performances, painting and tattooing.
A Look at the Organization Promoting Sustainable Practices Through Urban Agriculture and Education
An examination of the Concordia greenhouse based organization HydroFlora, that aims to educate the community about urban agriculture and sustainable practices.