Metachroma Seeks Colour Balance Onstage
Theatre has an interesting idea of what’s normal. For centuries, women’s roles were played by men, and for the past few decades having one actor of colour in a cast was considered progressive.
Opéra de Montréal opens its 33rd season with Verdi’s La traviata
Romantic suspense, heartbreaking tragedy and the tale of one woman’s ultimate demise are the basis of Giuseppo Verdi’s La traviata, which opens Opéra de Montréal’s 2012-2013 season at Place des Arts on Friday.
“Where the Blood Mixes” Tells the Story of Native Communities
Residential schools, where Catholic priests and nuns educated First Nations youth about Christianity and European culture, left scars of abuse behind on the communities whose children they sought to fix. That reality is honored in the play Where the Blood Mixes, starting next week at the Centre Culturel Calixa-Lavallée.
The Link’s Event Picks for the Upcoming Week
Music, performance, visual art and more happening in Montreal.
No Musty Mazes to Navigate for Finds at Vintage POP
Thrift shopping tends to be, more often than not, a needle-in-a-haystack sort of situation.
Uniquely Montreal Short Film Fest M60 Makes Everyone a Filmmaker
Many big promises have been made under the moon in a night sky, but when a group of friends were sitting on Mount Royal waiting for an eclipse in 2008, the idea of a new film festival actually stuck.
Concordia Alumni Mix and Mash their Sounds
Their day jobs are in marketing, acting and research, but onstage at Le Piranha Bar this Sunday three Concordia grads are returning to their first love with 50 Shades of Music.
Grand Comme le Baobab Features Organic Filmmaking in Senegal
Cultural progress in Senegal has split the collective values of many villages and is explored in the film Grand comme le Baobab which has its world premiere at the Montreal World Film festival this week.
Bike Film Fest Returns With Races, Parties and Fashion Contests
The Bicycle Film Festival is not just about the films, despite an eclectic mix of movies from different bike subcultures.
Local Trio Cover Nirvana, Radiohead; Journey to the Moon
The Jérôme Beaulieu Trio doesn’t quite fit the mold of traditional jazz musicians.