Fringe Arts

  • Weekly Spins

    Soft & Slow

    With an approach that sits somewhere between those of artists like Dirty Beaches and Women, Damon McMahon’s solo project Amen Dunes offers an edgy introversion with his second LP.

  • Interaction et échange : le journalisme en 2012

    André Lavoie à la Cinémathèque québécoise

    André Lavoie, journaliste et critique de cinéma a présenté à la Cinémathèque québécoise du 18 au 22 janvier son projet ambitieux : un cycle de documentaires sur l’évolution du journalisme.

  • Frame to Frame

    It’s all About Sex

    You hear that title and I bet sex is the last thing on your mind. Not so for Arcand. It’s one of those conversational films where dialogue is the core strength of the whole piece.

  • Concordia Does Mixed Media

    Conference Series Looks at Video Games & Japanese Comics

    A cross-section of media artists will be coming to Concordia starting Saturday, Feb. 4, to unpack the meanings and models of Japanese animation and gaming.

  • Building an Empire

    Toronto Band Young Empires Aims for Perfection

    While Young Empires don’t share the same type of world-domination goals as Napoleon, they do have their eyes set on expansionism.

  • Weekly Spins

    Believe the Hype

    Hype can take you a long way fast; just ask anyone from Odd Future. However, once you make it so far, your image has to be followed with actual talent.

  • New Docs on the Big Screen

    Festival Premieres in a Hollow Desert Oasis

    You won’t need to resort to streaming that new edgy documentary on your laptop anymore. Montrealers will now have the opportunity to see recent international docs on the big screen with the help of Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal and Film POP.

  • A Musical Education

    No Half Measures for Toronto’s Dinosaur Bones

    Dinosaur Bones are the real thing. Not in the regenerated-from-fossilized-amber sort of way, but rather a group of guys from Ontario roaming the country sharing their not-so-Jurassic sounds. Armed with a slightly haunting brand of guitar-driven indie pop, these guys are in it for the long haul.

  • Art vs. the Bottom Line

    Infinithéâtre’s Latest Finds Comedy in a Literary Lifestyle

    “Money is good. Art is better,” playwright Arthur Holden told Poetry Quebec about the theme of his show, Ars Poetica.

  • Frame to Frame

    A Tale of Coming Home

    Ralph Fiennes deserves a lot of props. Known across the globe as one of the most serious and best actors around. With highlight roles including Oscar nominated uber-evil Nazi in Schindler’s List and romantic hero in The English Patient, among a vast number of supporting and other leading roles