FILM & VIDEO
Explore the latest creativity from the province's English arts community (photos, videos, audio)
Universal appeal: Gabrielle Shonk's album reflects bicultural heritage
WATCH: Quebec City's singer songwriter Gabrielle Shonk re...
After winning a 2-week recording residency in Ireland, local alt-pop trio Caveboy has started releasing brand new music.
WATCH: Caveboy, new music and Montreal Show
The Link’s Scratch bloggers, focusing primarily on Montreal’s hip-hop artists, had the chance to sit down with recent Concordia University graduate Jason Voltaire.
WATCH: Scratch Interview: Jason Voltaire
Montreal-based four-piece TOPS soundtracks a love triangle in the charming video for "Further".
WATCH: TOPS' new song "Further" from their album Sugar at...
Watch Métis-Saulteaux-Polish artist Dayna Danger talk about her work and themes of intimacy, care, gender and sexuality to reclaim art as spaces of survivance and thrivance for Indigenous peoples.
WATCH: In the Studio with Dayna Danger
Arcade Fire Announce New Album Everything Now, release title track.
WATCH: Arcade Fire's New Music Video - Everything Now
The Ville de Québec recently announced that EXMURO will be back for its fourth edition of Passages Insolites / Unusual Passages, a series of large outdoor works of art. The non-profit public art group’s mandate is “to design and disseminate pluridisciplinary artistic projects in urban public spaces.”
EXMURO is back for Quebec City’s 4th Passages Insolites
Entering into Pierre Durette’s creative universe is like diving in an eclectic world teeming with details.
WATCH: Pierre Durette | Mythology Serving the Arts
Young Montreal artist plays with social and spatial relations in her sculptures and installations.
WATCH: The Portrait of Andreanne Abbondanza-Bergeron
Mathieu Baron is taking over Quebec television and making an impression everywhere he goes (Breakfast Television).
WATCH: Interview with Quebec's Rising Star: Mathieu Baro...
Hudson Theatre Village presents Balconville, a play that changed the theatre landscape in 1979 as the first bilingual play in Canadian history.
Balconville in all its Linguistic Fury Comes to Hudson
Montreal composer and multi-instrumentalist Jade Bergeron releases new video
Title: Watch "Attic", the new video by Montreal's Flying ...
Montreal composer and multi-instrumentalist Jade Bergeron releases new music video.
Title: Watch "Attic", the new video by Montreal's Flying ...
In an interview with CBC, the executive producer and director of APTN's Mohawk Girls speaks about her personal experiences that shaped the TV show, which is nominated for 3 Canadian Screen Awards.
Tracey Deer pulls from both the hilarity and tragedy of l...
Listen to Cry Baby by Montreal-based electro-pop band Venus, a song about musical, and emotional release, and dancing instead of skulking when things get dark.
SONG PREMIERE: “Cry Baby” by Venus
Bilingual Montreal-based folk band Jabbour plays You're Gone live at Burdock in Toronto, February 11 2017.
Montreal-based folk band plays with bilingualism and crea...
Mixed-media visual artist Shanna Strauss is honouring the black women who have shaped the city's communities by immortalizing those women in wood, using photographs by Kevin Calixte and traditional Tanzanian wood burning techniques.
'We are changemakers': Celebrating Montreal's black women...
Montreal animator Theodore Ushev has been toiling away at his craft for over 15 years and has 16 films to his credit received his first Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short.
Trailer - Blind Vaysha
Listen to the CBC q interview with Dear's guitarist, Patrick Krief about his double album, and the circumstances that prompted him to write 60 songs.
Krief combats the microdosage of music with new double al...
The Chaperone is an animated documentary short about the Grade 6 Pointe St-Charles school teacher of the dad of the film’s director, Fraser Munden, who took on an entire biker gang while he was chaperoning a teen dance in the 1970s.
The Chaperone pays homage to 1970s Point St-Charles teacher
DJ and McGill University jazz instructor Andy Williams takes listeners on a guided musical tour through Little Burgundy, a neighbourhood in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough known for developing Canadian jazz music.
Andy Williams' musical tribute to Montreal's Little Burgundy
Hailing from Montreal's Little Burgundy, Jones talks about his first performance at Montreal's oldest Black congregation, Union United Church, and his feelings about retirement.
Jazz pianist Oliver Jones looks back on his 77 year career
Stream the Montreal/Toronto based psychadelic folk duo's new album Do Easy.
Tasseomancy - Do Easy (album stream)
Jesse Stong's presents his extreme puppetry show "<3 Puppets", performing for 5 days straight at the MainLine Gallery, stopping only to eat and sleep.
Montreal Puppetry Lovers Unite
Longtime Habs organist Diane Bibaud and Punk icons F*cked up collaborate at the Red Bull Music Academy
What the Puck: Game-on video with rock, hockey, Carbo and...
The Fader interviews Marie Davidson about her third solo album, Adieux Au Dancefloor.
Why Marie Davidson Made A Cathartic Minimal Dance Record
Montreal-based singer-songwriter Emily Millard blends poetry with vintage-inspired sounds to create an art-folk aesthetic all of her own. Stream the album in full
Emily Millard 'By Heron & By Season' (album stream)
Montreal producer and 2016 Polaris Music Prize winner talks about Montreal's piu piu beat-making scene, a moment-by-moment timeline of when his remix of Janet Jackson's "If" blew up the internet, and going from mimicking J Dilla and Madlib beats to finding his own sound.
Watch Kaytranada’s Red Bull Music Academy Lecture
Artist Julie Favreau's multidisciplinary piece She Century: Tracer Son Portrait blurs the lines of performance art, exploring motion, choreography and interaction with still art.
Trailer - She Century
Jenny Berkel released her Daniel Romano-produced Pale Moon Kid LP earlier this year, and she's now ready to unveil a new video to accompany album cut "St. Denis."
Jenny Berkel - "St. Denis" (Live Video)
Live videos from Nash Stanley at the community run Shigawake Music Festival in Gaspé, taking place in July 2016.
Nash Stanley and the Gaspé Twang - Live at Shigawake Musi...
Montreal Artist Robert Theriault has been stringing lights over bikes and riding them in purposeful formations around the city, in order to send a message to a UFO he encountered in childhood. CBC has a fascinating look into Theriault's practice and purpose.
Montreal Artist has Unique Purpose
Montrael-based Jean-Michel Pigeon of the band Monogrenade speaks with CBC about scoring the upcoming film Crash Test Aglaé.
Montreal Musician Scores Movie
Check out this tour of the Morrin Centre, a historical building that's a modern hub for the English language Arts Community in Quebec City. This year's Arts Alive! Quebec events were hosted at the Centre.
Quebec City's Historical Venue
Laurel Sprengelmeyer, AKA Little Scream, has released a music video for "Dark Dance," off of her new album Cult Following, featuring unique choreography in a surreal landscape.
New music video from Little Scream
Catch a sneak-peak of the Chocolate Moose Company's Fringe show Plays by Kids, featuring plays written by kids but performed by adults.
Plays by Kids
Montreal musician Patrick Krief of The Dears branches out with his first solo album Automanic.
New Music from Krief
Montreal's music collective "Oh Hi" have released a compilation record featuring Tamara Sandor, Saxyndrum and more.
Oh Hi Collective Release Second Compilation
After a long hiatus, Wolf Parade debut a medley of new songs on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert".
Wolf Parade Debut New Songs on Colbert
Already a popular play in French, the English translation of "Me and You", produced by Talisman Theatre, explores what is means to be a "real" Quebecker.
"Me and You" Actors Talk Quebec Integration
Montreal's Laurel Sprengelmeyer aka Little Scream performs two songs from her new album on CBC's q.
Little Scream on Q
Thus far unrecognized by most English-speakers in the province, popular Francophone Quebec comedian, Martin Matte, reaches out to a new audience.
Comedian Martin Matte Reaches Out to English-speakersMart...
Ought's video for "Beautiful Blue Sky" follows movement artist Matt Drews through two parallel storylines. Ought's video for "Beautiful Blue Sky" follows movement artist Matt Drews through two parallel storylines.
Ought Release video for "Beautiful Blue Sky"
Mike Payette, new Artistic Director of Geordie Productions talks to CTV about the challenges of working in English theatre in Montreal.
Geordie Productions' Mike Payette on CTV
Beautiful City Theatre's new production "Punk Rock" takes on the heavy subject matter of bullying and school violence.
Beautiful City Theatre Produces "Punk Rock"
Experimental Montreal rock band SUUNS perform two songs from their third album Hold/Still on Exclaim TV.
SUUNS perform Two New Songs on Exclaim TV
Three generations of a family run "Montreal Piano", a company that repairs pianos for international music stars like Pavarotti.
Montreal's Piano Repairman to the Stars
Sludgy Montreal rock trio Heathers premiere their new 3-song EP Strange Allies on Chart Attack.
Heathers Premiere new EP on Chart Attack
Playwright Anne-Marie Woods talks to BT Montreal about her new play, She Said / He Said, being staged by Black Theatre Workshop.
Anne-Marie Woods Promotes New Play on BT Montreal
Montreal pop-rock band Half Moon Run release a "mini-movie" shot in Tulum, Mexico for their single "Consider Yourself".
Half Moon Run release "mini-movie" for latest single
Anita Anand, Meags Fitzgerald and Mike Steeves discuss the challenges of publishing your first book on "Between the Pages".
Montreal Authors Discuss "First Books"
Brand new Montreal record label Brain Gum releases its inaugural album, Stroke Level: High! by NOBRO.
New Montreal Label Brain Gum issues first release
Thin Blue Line release a video filled with vintage footage for "Tungsten Fields" from their 2015 self-titled EP.
Montreal's Thin Blue Line release video for "Tungsten Fie...
Montreal-based musician Patrick Holland aka Project Pablo releases the summer-tinged track "Evening Call" from his new EP Priorities.
Project Pablo releases "Evening Call"
The McGill Daily showcases some visual works from student artists in their annual Art Supplement.
McGill student artists in the spotlight
Seattle outlet KEXP premieres this "enjoyable and unhurried" track off the Montreal band's forthcoming fourth album.
Plants and Animals - "No Worries Gonna Find Us"
The McGill Daily showcases some visual works from student artists in their annual Art Supplement.
McGill student artists in the spotlight
Secret City Records shares this performance of Barr Brothers' pensive song in a hometown venue.
Barr Brothers - "Love Ain't Enough" (Live at Metropolis)
Montreal trio Plants and Animals share a dance-heavy new video for the first single off their upcoming album, Waltzed in from the Rumbling.
Plants and Animals - "Stay"
Montreal songwriter Jesse Mac Cormack releases a moody clip for his slow-burning song "After the Glow".
Jesse Mac Cormack - "After the Glow"
Montreal hip-hop duo release a new video for the single off their upcoming EP, due in April.
Heartstreets - "Crawling South"
The electronic musician and vocalist performed a song at the POP Montreal office for The Line of Best Fit. Photo - Levi Manchak 2014
LA Foster - "Be More"
Montreal-based violinist and Arcade Fire member Sarah Neufeld shares a new song off her upcoming solo album The Ridge.
Sarah Neufeld - "Where The Light Comes In'
Cult MTL shares a fresh batch of Montreal music videos for your enjoyment.
Cult MTL music video roundup
Montreal poet Klara du Plessis writes a response poem for the online journal Aspasiology's inaugural study on Rachelle Escamillia.
Klara du Plessis participates in Aspasiology's first study
Esther Isabel's project Dreamboy releases the title track from her new EP Endings.
Montreal's Dreamboy releases track "Endings"
Singer/songwriter Coeur due Pirate releases video for "I Don't Want to Break Your Heart" from her first English-language album Roses.
Coeur due Pirate releases video for "I Don't Want to Brea...
Black Theatre Workshop's Binti's Journey is featured on Global News to celebrate the beginning of Black History Month.
Binti's Journey on Global News
Farah Mohamed details why she's endorsing Montreal author Saleema Nawaz's novel Bone and Bread on CBC's Canada Reads.
Farah Mohamed on Bone and Bread
Two DJs, Heidi P. and ADSF, team up to create Gojiberry. Listen to their first remix "Keepin' On".
Listen to Gojiberry's "Keepin' On"
Polaris prize winning musician Patrick Watson performs on CBC Music's Backstage Pass, in support of his newest release, 2015's Love Songs for Robots.
Patrick Watson featured on CBC Music's Backstage Pass
Emilie & Ogden release video Ten Thousand from the new album of the same name.
Emilie & Ogden premiere Ten Thousand music video
Actor and playwright Michaela di Cesare speaks to CBC about her work In Search of Mrs. Pirandello, currently playing at the 19th annual Wildside Festival at the Centaur Theatre.
Michaela di Cesare's In Search of Mrs. Pirandello
CTV Montreal interviews Visual Arts Centre teacher and ceramicist Eva Lapka.
Scuptor Eva Lapka featured on CTV Montreal
Bilingual comedian Sugar Sammy finishes his successful tour , and has brunch and a chat with Gazette columnist Basem Boshra at Cafe Orange in NDG.
Brunch with Sugar Sammy
Breaking DJ/producer/songwriter RYAN Playground receives accolades for her remix of Kendrick Lamar's "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe", recently posted to Soundcloud and featured in The Fader magazine.
RYAN Playground remixes Kendrick Lamar track
Montreal-based hip hop artist Mariame has released an advance stream of her debut full-length Bloom.
Mariame - Bloom
Craven Empire releases "Refugees" single. Proceeds from the song will go towards helping Syrian refugees arriving in Canada.
Craven Empire - "Refugees"
Montreal MC Hua Li (alias Peggy Hogan) has dropped a new video for the breezy track "Luxury", prominently featuring a Montreal landmark.
Hua Li - "Luxury"
This new CBC show co-created by a Montrealer profiles underground art; Episode 3 travels to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Interrupt This Program: "Ep. 3: Port-au-Prince — Art as r...
Voir has Montreal musician Karneef's second full-length - which he wrote, recorded, mixed, and played entirely himself - up for streaming. Photo: Rafael Khoury
Karneef - Musique Impossible
Read Montreal video producer and emerging writer Deborah VanSlet's piece "Self-Service", winner of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize.
Deborah VanSlet - "Self-Service"
Montreal duo Skinny Bros. (Paul and Christopher Cargnello) have released this video, shot in many countries, with lyrics about the harms of war.
Skinny Bros.: People Out There ft. Andrius Mamontovas
Recently rechristened synth-pop band Bodywash are set to release a new EP on November 28, and The Main MTL has a preview.
Bodywash: new name, new EP
See a selection of Wayne Larsen's paintings of the Laurentians and Eastern Townships, in addition to farther-flung landscapes.
Wayne Larsen's landscape canvases on view
For the 25th anniversary of the massacre at École Polytechnique de Montréal, 16 students at John Abbott College in Montreal's West Island will be performing This Day in December as part of the Arts Alive! Québec Festival. Theatre teacher Tracy Leigh Campbell along with her students created the original play to commemorate the victims. 19-year-old Cicely Austin says “doing this play has made me more aware of this part of M...
Polytechnic Tragedy retold on stage at John Abbott College
CBC speaks to Tracy Deer, director of Mohawk Girls on set of the third season of the series. The season is shot and set in Deer's hometown of Kahnawake, Quebec and follows the stories of 4 twenty-something Mohawk women growing up in Kahnawake navigating the worlds of dating, friendship, community and life.
Mohawk Girls shoots Third Season in Kahnawake
"All I care about is everything." That's how this poem by Montreal wordsmith Greg Santos begins, posing an enigmatic series of questions and observations as it unfolds. The poem appeared in the May issue of Walrus magazine and its online version is now available to ponder.
Greg Santos - "I Have a Problem"
Painting by Cheryl Braganza Visual artist Cheryl Braganza pens a moving op-ed in the Montreal Gazette on the importance of addressing human rights and women's equality through art. She tells of her own journey towards this goal, from growing up in India to a turning point that occurred on a Montreal street corner.
Cheryl Braganza fights for human rights one painting at a...
Photo: Christopher Honeywell This new song by Montreal trio Seoul, which premiered recently on Idolator, is breezy and light with hints of summer heat, just like the month it's named for. The group's new album, I Become a Shade, is out on Grand Jury on June 9. http://www.idolator.com/7594027/seoul-real-june-i-become-a-shade
Seoul: "Real June"
Mariame's video for "As Long As You Are Here" features the "Cree Rihanna" showing off her powerful pipes against a wintry landscape. The song was produced by fellow Quebec artist David Hodges and is released on the N'we Jinan label that Hodges has recently started.
Mariame - "As Long As You Are Here"
This live edition of Mariame's ELECTRIC, was greeted with cheers from a wild crowd at Club Soda in Montreal. The emerging star has sometimes been dubbed the "Cree Rihanna" for her energetic and powerful sound. Her new album Bloom launches on May 26th 2015.
Rising star Mariame shines at Club Soda
Crystal Chan tells the story of Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren in 4D - Artist, Activist, Dreamer and Friend on CBC's Ideas. We hear about the multifaceted life of the award winning founder of the National Film Board's Animation studio and his playful visual style.
Crystal Chan's radio documentary Norman McLaren in 4D - A...
Montreal painter Holly Freisen recently exhibited PRESENCE, at a Montreal gallery space on St-Laurent Boul. Her warm, lively paintings are inspired by the natural environment surrounding her region. She uses a vibrant and colourful style that evokes the sights, sounds, smells and sensations of Canada's landscapes.
Holly Friesen — PRESENCE
Montreal rapper, musician, and genre-bender Socalled is back with a new record, out April 28 on Dare to Care Records. It's as kooky as you might expect from his previous output, with influences from soul to lounge music. Exclaim hosted an album stream ahead of the record's official release.
Socalled – Peoplewatching
Montreal band Seoul have been building steady buzz with local performances, and now they're set to release their debut album, I Become A Shade, with Last Gang Records. VOIR spotlights their new video for the single "The Line". The album drops on June 9.
Seoul – "The Line"
Montreal-based musician Ari Swan and projectionist Zuzu Knew have created an audio-visual treat in this video. Premiered on Cult MTL, the video was filmed by CKUT 90.3 FM and TV McGill at the Ukrainian Federation in Mile End.
Ari Swan - "Heartless"
Sasha Kleinplatz's new piece, L'échauffement, explores the particular ways that dancers communicate with each other during the warm-up, ahead of a performance. Kleinplatz worked with fifteen UQAM dance students, who you can see performing parts of the piece in this trailer. Département de danse de l'UQAM | Vimeo.
Sasha Kleinplatz - "L'échauffement" Trailer
On March 7, Montreal-based composer Tim Brady and 100 guitarists took over the central fountain at Complexe Desjardins to perform a new work of Brady's in front of a curious and surprised audience, as you can see in this video. The work was written in honour of guitar legend Les Paul's 100th anniversary.
Tim Brady & 100 guitarists: "100 Very Good Reasons Why..."
Montreal trio Nancy Pants have a fun new video for their high-energy song "Apple," featuring some stay-at-home shenanigans and impassioned bathroom mirror karaoke. The lo-fi pop group released its first album, Total Nancy Pants, last year and are continuing to support it with tour dates in Ontario and Quebec, as Exclaim! writes.
Nancy Pants – "Apple"
Montreal-based singer-songwriter Michael Feuerstack is undergoing something of a moment recently. He released a new album last month which features the work of several other Montreal musicmakers, and a suite of peers and critics have sung its praises. Here, he shares the video for "Lamplight."
Michael Feuerstack - "Lamplight"
Montreal hip-hop duo Heart Streets tackle an issue close to the heart in this video. "Under My Skin" was written to address body image issues, in conjunction with DANS MA PEAU / IN MY SKIN, one of the Blue Metropolis Foundation's educational and social programs.
Heart Streets - "Under My Skin"
Currently on display at Montreal's Visual Voice Gallery, Chelsea artist Sarah Hatton's evocative and powerful Bee Works are featured in an online gallery via Wired.
Sarah Hatton - Bee Works
ICI Musique caught a rare and special performance on video: Arcade Fire member and composer Richard Reed Parry playing his composition "Movement for heart and breath" with the Quatuor Molinari.
Richard Reed Parry plays "Movement for heart and breath" ...
Cirque du Soleil singer Tara Baswani's first video for her debut record, which turns an eye to the problem of violence against women.
Tara Baswani - "My Kind"
Montreal band Suuns and audio-visual project Jerusalem in My Heart are set to release a collaborative album on April 14. For now, they've shared the first video from the record, "Gazelles in Flight".
Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart - "Gazelles in Flight"
Montreal post-punk quartet Ought release a new video for their song "Pleasant Heart." The dance sequence was choreographed by Kaitlyn Ramsden, performed by Kiera Hill, and directed by Lara Oundjian, all of whom are Montreal-based artists as well.
Ought - "Pleasant Heart"
Montreal-based dancer Dena Davida explores the relationship between choregraphy and music in this blog post for Tangente.
Dena Davida - Do we dance to the music?
Montreal writer Sean Michaels shares an excerpt of his first novel Us Conductors.
Sean Michaels - Us Conductors
Montreal-based animator and artist JC Little drew this visual summary of ELAN's panel at POP Montreal, "The Montreal Formula: Thinking Outside the Box for Survival in Montreal Arts."
JC Little - The Montreal Formula
The Gazette has this excerpt of You’re Not Dead Until You’re Forgotten, the memoir of Quebec filmmaker John Dunning, who passed away in 2011. Bill Brownstein, a Gazette writer, collaborated with Dunning to write the book.
John Dunning and Bill Brownstein: You’re Not Dead Until Y...
Montreal folk-rock group The Barr Brothers have a new video on offer for the single "Half Crazy" from their forthcoming record, Sleeping Operator.
Barr Brothers - "Half Crazy"
Montreal-based musician Kyra Shaughnessy received support from YES Montreal to film this video for her thoughtful song “Loving Like Breathing”.
“Loving Like Breathing” – Kyra Shaughnessy
Montreal folk-pop purveyors Motel Raphaël offer a new video for their song "Ghosts." There's a version en français, too.
Motel Raphaël - "Ghosts"
Montreal singer-songwriter Kandle offers a dark clip for her new bluesy single.
Kandle - "Not Up to Me"
Accomplished Montreal actor Frederic Smith performs the Chekhov monologue "On the Harmfulness of Tobacco" at Shift Space.
Frederic Smith - On the Harmfulness of Tobacco
Montrealer JF Robitaille releases a new video for the song "Echoes."
JF Robitaille - "Echoes"
Montreal-based producer and songwriter Mozart's Sister has announced her debut full-length album, Being, which comes out August 5 on Paper Bag Records. Here's the first video, for the song "Enjoy."
Mozart's Sister - "Enjoy"
Jazz pianist and born-and-raised Montrealer Oliver Jones accepted the title of honorary citizen of Montreal in May, and performed a short song to celebrate.
Oliver Jones performs at Montreal city hall
Simon Vermeulen and Kays Mejri's dance film Der Untermensch, which did very well on the festival circuit last year, is now available to watch in full (see below).
Braids - "Deep Running"
Maisonneuve shares an extract from Guillaume Morissette's New Tab, a novel about intimacy in the digital world.
Guillaume Morissette - New Tab
Author Madeline Thien reads from her book Dogs at the Perimeter for Rover Arts's Mot/town series.
Mot/town: Madeline Thien
Montreal musician Karneef presents his new video for the song "Swimming," directed by Montreal-based designer Renata Morales.
Karneef - "Swimming"
Montreal-based piano prodigy Daniel Clarke Bouchard impresses Ellen DeGeneres in a live performance on her show.
Daniel Clarke Bouchard on Ellen
On his tour of northern Cree communities in Quebec, David Hodges recently shared this thoughtful and tuneful track from the Wemindji community, “Paint the Hills”.
David Hodges shares another N’we Jinan Tour tune
Montreal band Thus Owls shares a creepy new video for their song “How In My Bones”, off their album Turning Rocks, coming out on April 8.
Thus Owls: “How In My Bones”
Hip-hop artist David Hodges has been touring Cree communities in northern Quebec, making beats with local youth. Hear the powerful results on Soundcloud below.
Notre Home - N'We Jinan Tour songs
This documentary by Geneva Guérin focuses on three artists whose lives and work center on this Mile End intersection. The film screened recently at FIFA (Festival International du Film sur l'Art).
Film - Van Horne and Waverly
Montreal musician Michael Feuerstack is streaming this new track from his forthcoming album, Singer Songer, out on April 19.
Michael Feuerstack - "Did I?" feat. Bry Webb
Montreal band Saxsyndrum got a bunch of musician friends to remix and rework tracks from their full-length Future Circus. Some of the results are available on Soundcloud and will be launched at Le Cagibi on March 22. Cult MTL has the details and tracklist.
Saxsyndrum - Fairground: Future Circus Remixed
Montreal singer AKUA has a new video with a morbidly fun groove.
AKUA - "One's Company"
Montreal-based band The Franklin Electric have a heartwarming new video.
The Franklin Electric - "Unsatisfied"
The two comedian-stars of the new show Ces gars-là passed by the CBC Montreal studios to talk about their new show.
Sugar Sammy and Simon Olivier Fecteau at CBC
Photos of Montreal artist Tarshis Shapiro's recent retrospective exhibition, viewable on Facebook here.
Tarshis Shapiro retrospective
A new song from Sean Nicholas Savage, who's originally from Alberta but has been based in Montreal for quite a while.
Sean Nicholas Savage - "Naturally"
Trailer and excerpt from the new TV series starring Sugar Sammy.
Trailer and excerpt: Ces gars-là
Montreal photographer JJ Levine's series Alone Time explores the fluidity of gender with photos depicting the same person in the role of male and female.
JJ Levine's photos explore gender fluidity
Annakin Slayd, a Montreal hip-hop artist, has created an anthem to inspire the Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team.
Annakin Slayd - "Stay Gold"
Mac DeMarco plays his song "Let My Baby Stay" in different locations around Portugal.
Mac DeMarco - "Let My Baby Stay"
Trailer for Montreal-filmed webseries.
Trailer: "LARPs: The Series"
Montreal musician Alden Penner (Unicorns, Clues) releases a new album of solo songs.
Alden Penner - Exegesis
New video from promising Montreal band Maica Mia.
Maica Mia - "Oww Oww"
My Prairie Home, the NFB-produced documentary/musical focusing on Montreal musician Rae Spoon’s upbringing in Alberta, is making a splash at Sundance. The Huffington Post has an exclusive clip of the film.
Huffington Post hosts an exclusive clip of My Prairie Home
The Montreal-based musician has released a single from his second album Salad Days, out April 1.
Mac DeMarco - "Passing Out Pieces"
Chart Attack premieres a new three-part music video/spy story from Montreal group Freelove Fenner.
Freelove Fenner: "Surveilling the Void"
New comedy directed by Montreal-raised filmmaker Pat Kiely.
Trailer: Three Night Stand
Jef Barbara - "Crédit d'amour"
Montreal pop experimenters Braids recorded a live performance at the KEXP studios in Seattle.
Braids - Live performance at KEXP
Maisonneuve has released an online version of this short story by Montreal theatre director and writer Jacob Wren, about a double agent working to gain the trust of an activist group.
Jacob Wren – “The Infiltrator”
Krista Muir and Lederhosen Lucil team up for a festive disco version of "Deck the Halls."
Krista Muir and Lederhosen Lucil - "Deck the Halls" (Disco)
Sam Roberts Band will release their new album, Lo-Fantasy, in early 2014. For now, here's the first track, "Shapeshifters," via Exclaim.
Sam Roberts Band - "Shapeshifters"
Jef Barbara - "Old Gold & Loose Diamonds"
New video from Montreal-based Young Galaxy for their single "Hard to Tell."
Young Galaxy - "Hard to Tell"
Montreal band Reversing Falls has a new video for "Everyone Everyone Everyone", directed by Cal Higgins.
Reversing Falls - "Everyone Everyone Everyone"
To accompany their new full-length, Freelove Fenner have released a music video featuring fellow Montreal musician JLK.
Freelove Fenner - "All Things Break Through"
Montreal rapper Big Bricc has a new video for "You Don't Know," from his first album, Journey Through the Lower City.
Big Bricc - "You Don't Know"
Click here to see the 16 paintings that are part of the City of Saints exhibit.
City of Saints - 16 paintings from Montreal artists
Montreal-based group Majical Cloudz released a new song, "Savage," which can be streamed over at Pitchfork (link below).
Majical Cloudz - "Savage"
Montreal band Freelove Fenner's first full-length, Do Not Affect a Breezy Manner, is streaming on Bandcamp.
Freelove Fenner - debut full-length on Bandcamp
The ten finalists for the Quebec Writing Competition – including winner Stephen Manners’ “Agnosis” and runner-up Cora Siré’s “Corporate Citizen” – are available to read on CBC’s website.
Quebec Writing Competition 2013 – ten stories to read
Montreal indie rock band Plants and Animals performs their song "Light Show" at Signal Kitchen in Burlington, Vermont.
Plants and Animals - "Light Show"
Trailer for the new documentary film by Helene Klodawsky, featuring Montreal band Thee Silver Mt. Zion.
Trailer: Come Worry With Us
Montreal band Braids recently stopped by Portals Music for an intimate live rendition of the song "Girl" off their second album, Flourish // Perish.
Braids plays "Girl" for Portals
Montreal band Islands have a brand-new video for their song "Wave Forms," found on their 2013 album Ski Mask.
New video from Islands: "Wave Forms"
Northern Quebec’s James Bay region, home to many Cree and Inuit communities, may also be home to extraterrestrial activity. Host Ernest Webb, who grew up in Chisasibi and is based in Montreal, investigates in this APTN television series, available online.
Indians and Aliens explores the extraterrestrial
With their eagerly-awaited fourth album, Reflektor, coming on Oct. 29, Montreal’s Arcade Fire have posted a trailer video to whet listeners’ appetites.
Arcade Fire album trailer
Montreal-based singer/songwriter Kandle has a dark video to go with her new single “Demon.” She’ll be releasing her debut full-length on Dare to Care Records in 2014.
Kandle releases a new video
Oliver Jones, who hails from Montreal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood, returned to his old stomping grounds for a free concert to close the season of Montreal’s outdoor public pianos.
Oliver Jones performs in Little Burgundy
Montreal-based musician Tim Hecker releases his new album “Virgins” on Oct. 14. NPR shares an advance stream and describes the album as “startling and revelatory.”
NPR previews Tim Hecker’s new album
Following her show with Cakes Da Killa at Pop Montreal, the Montreal rapper Hua Li (alias Peggy Hogan) releases her very first video, titled "Pinkett." It features a colourful cast of interesting and gymnastic characters.
Hua Li: "Pinkett" video
Arcade Fire stole the show on NBC's Saturday Night Live last weekend - and, if that wasn't enough, the band also filmed a half-hour (well, 22-minute) special that aired on the network. Filmed at the band's recent secret show at Montreal venue Salsathèque, the special features performances of some new songs from their upcoming record "Reflektor," which will be released in October. Bono, Ben Stiller, and James Franco all make cameo appearances.
Watch Arcade Fire's 22-minute special
Montreal’s Conseil des arts has offered the Festival du nouveau cinéma “The Screen” by Montreal-based artist Adad Hannah, whose work has been exhibited in museums around the world. Hannah, who has won numerous awards over the years, is especially interested in the photographic moment executed by the camera, and his work often takes the form of video recordings and photos of tableaux vivants. “The Screen” will be used as the poster of the Festival’s 4...
Adad Hannah and the Festival du nouveau cinéma
Ladies of the Canyon, a Montreal-based group composed of Tara Martin, Tara Martin, Maia Davies, Jasmine Bleime and Anna Rudnicki, will release a second album entitled "Diamond Heart." They recently opened the doors to their rehearsal space, giving us the chance to watch them practise their song of the same name.
Ladies of the Canyon in rehearsal
Montreal-based musician Jef Barbara will release his second album, "Soft to the Touch," on September 30. The new record, streaming via Brooklyn Vegan, is composed of eleven eclectic glam-pop songs in French and English. Barbara will be touring in Setpember and October, touching down in France, Ukraine, Spain, Austria, and elsewhere in Europe.
Jef Barbara releases Soft to the Touch
Whitewash - Trailer
Born in Calgary, Erín Moure is a poet and translator who now lives in Montreal. A Galician connection in her family heritage has led her to visit the region many times, setting the stage for her to fall in love with the language and its poetry. Her last work of poetry, "The Unmemntioble," appeared in 2012, and she has translated the work of Galician poet Chus Pato. In this interview, Moure speaks about her work and inspirations, as well as reading from her literary oeuvre.
Erín Moure's Galician roots
The Montreal-based folk group Barr Brothers were joined by Daniel Lefkowitz at the End of the Road Festival in England for a cover of Bob Dylan's famous "Like a Rolling Stone." Check it out below!
Barr Brothers cover Bob Dylan live
With some members formerly based in Montreal, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan has now relocated to Toronto. But their love for Montreal is on display in the new video for the song "One," which features campers from Rock Camp for Girls Montreal. Watch the energy-infused results below.
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan rocks out with Rock Camp for Gir...
Rolling Stone has an item on the buzzed-about new Arcade Fire video, which is an interactive clip directed by Vincent Morriset. The group will also perform on the stage of Saturday Night Live on Sept. 28.
An interactive video from Arcade Fire
Two Montreal-based artists, director Kays Mejri and dancer Simon Vermeulen, have joined forces to produce the short dance film "Der Untermensch" about the persecution of homosexuals during World War II. The film has been nominated for Best Canadian Short Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. Watch a short trailer for the film using the link below.
Dance film explores persecution of gays in WWII
The Montreal-based band We Are Wolves presents a new video for “Angel,” a song from the album “La Mort Pop Club,” launched earlier this year. The video is directed by John Londono, and edited by Louis-Philippe Chagnon, Michel Cordey, and Kristof Brandl. We Are Wolf will perform is a variety of cities in Quebec these coming few weeks.
We Are Wolves’ New Video
Montreal writer Adam Leith Gollner had the exceptional opportunity to visit David Copperfield's own private island - an exotic and peculiar universe where, Copperfield swears, one can find the fountain of youth. The trip has inspired Gollner to write the recently-published "The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever". VICE offers readers a passage from the book.
The Magician's Retreat
AroarA "In the Pines" album streaming
The Margie Gillis Foundation presents "Cavatines et contrepoints" at the Orford Festival. The artist's Facebook offers us a glimpse of the show.
Cavatines et contrepoints by Margie Gillis
Musician Rae Spoon, an Alberta native who now lives in Montreal, has just released a new album called My Prairie Home. This isn't just any album, though; it's also the soundtrack to a film of the same name, made by Chelsea McMullan in collaboration with the NFB. The documentary focuses on Spoon's life and coming-of-age while placing the spotlight on their music. Screenings of the film are planned for this fall, but for now you can watch the trailer below.
Rae Spoon: A new documentary and album
Montreal band Islands will launch their next album "Ski Mask" on September 17th. In the meantime, they have released one of its tracks; "Becoming the Gunship".
Islands launching an album soon
Following the dissolution of their former band City Streets in the spring of 2013, vocalist Rick Reid and bassist Matt Leddy have continued playing together under the name Eternal Husbands. They're offering a new self-titled EP on August 13, and the album is available to stream via Exclaim.ca.
A first EP from Eternal Husbands
Montreal-based Braids, a group of electronic pop experimenters, will release their second LP Flourish//Perish on Aug. 19. The first single "Fruend," which you listen to here, places Raphaelle Standell-Preston's soaring vocals at the forefront of a wandering, atmospheric rhythm.
New album, new single from Braids
We Are Wolves stopped by Exclaim! TV to perform the song "Night" from their recent record "La Mort Pop Club." Watch the results below.
We Are Wolves perform "Night"
The documentary Legends of Magdalen, which recently aired on CBC, focuses on three generations of a Madelinot family who have traced hundreds of shipwrecks around the Magdalen Islands. Directed by Sharif Mirshak and executive-produced by Gregory B. Gallagher, the film offers a fascinating portrait of the history and culture of this area of the province.
Shipwrecks of the Magdalen Islands
JF Robitaille's new album, Rival Hearts, will be releasted on August 27. Filter recently premiered the video for "Jessie," a meditation on love with a few shout-outs to Robitaille's hometown of Montréal. Check it out below.
A love song from JF Robitaille
Mac DeMarco explains how a day in a Montreal heatwave, crowned by the purchase of fans and the viewing of "Young Blood", starring Patrick Swayze and Rob Lowe, inspired the creation of his eponymous new track. You can listen to it here.
An unusual inspiration for Mac DeMarco's "Young Blood"
Musician and Montrealer Dirty Beaches just released an album, "Hotel," which is a companion to his last EP "Drifters // Love is the Devil", according to the website Chart Attack. Originally only available in Japan, the new album is made up of songs recorded in hotel lobbies all over Europe, in the dead of night, giving the recordings a particular sound.
Dirty Beaches releases new album: "Hotel"
Violinist Sarah Neufeld, known for her part in Arcade Fire as well as in Bell Orchestre, The Luyas, Little Scream and Esmerine, will release her first solo album, "Hero Brother," on August 20. She just released an excerpt from this album, called "Forcelessness".
Sarah Neufeld releases excerpt from upcoming solo album, ...
Montrealer singer Emma Frank, who has played within the bands Emma & the Noise and She's Got a Habit, is launching her first solo album, called "For Beind Apart". The LP is partly inspired by the months of Frank spent performing on cruise ships in Alaska and bike rides in Montreal.
Emma Frank's first solo album
Voir offers us the latest music video by the trio Braids, for their song "In Kind" from their 12'' vynil In Kind // Amends.
Braids: new music video for In Kind
On Pénélope McQuade's show, Half Moon Run plays "Full Circle" from its album "Dark Eyes", recorded in Montreal in 2012. The groupe will do a European tour this summer and fall, to end it in Quebec in December.
Half Moon Run performs for Pénélope McQuade
Hailing from Montreal, the progressive rock band Wake Island just released the videoclip for "Use It as a Weapon," the lead track for their upcoming EP "Use It as a Weapon // Uncomfortable B-Sides". Diffuser.fm premiered the clip, which "explores the physical and emotional aspects of human weakness".
Montreal band How Sad will launch its EP "Indian Summer" on August 6th. Its lead song, which you can listen to here, is a pop tune characterized by energetic guitar riffs, happy synthetizers, and all sorts of voices - including a falsetto.
How Sad's "Indian Summer"
Montreal-based folk/rock/blues group The Barr Brothers performs “Beggar in the Morning” on Radio-Canada’s Pénélope McQuade, a song from their 2011 eponymous album. The quartet performed at this year’s Montreal International Jazz Festival.
The Barr Brothers hosted by Penelope McQuade
A visual artist, an educator and a writer, Tallen Hacikyan uses printmaking to explore various themes related to our relationship with the natural world. The webzine "Montreal Serai" showcases a few of the Montreal artist's pieces, who's work has presented all over Canada and the world.
Linked to the natural world through printmaking
Originally from Rawdon, JC Harrisson is a country singer that has been touring accross Canada and France for many years. This is his first music video, for the song "Here We Go," launched along with his album of the same name in June 2013.
A first music video from JC Harrisson
The music video for Majical Cloudz' "Bugs Don't Buzz" is full of scarabs, cockroaches, frogs, and disquieting characters. Devon Welsh, the band's singer, is responsible for the nightmarish creation.
Creepy-crawlies all over this music video
Exclaim! shows us Blue Hawaii's latest videoclip, "Reaction II," as directed by Melissa Matos. Blue Hawaii has also just released their tour dates, which can be seen here.
Blue Hawaii: new videoclip and tour dates
Watch the video for "Whot the Waves Are Roaring For," from Montreal-based saxophone player Colin Stetson. The track is from his album "New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light."
New music video from Colin Stetson
Suuns play "2020" for Musique Plus' show Top Musique.
SUUNS perform at Musique Plus - 2020
Suuns play "Bambi" for Musique Plus' show Top Musique.
SUUNS perform at Musique Plus - Bambi
Half Moon Run will launch its album "Dark Eyes" on July 1st, and in the meantime performed their song "Unofferable" for the webzine Clash.
Half Moon Run: unusual folk
Divine Fits, whose numbers include Montrealer Dan Boeckner from Wolf Parade, is releasing a single in July. They performed Ain't That The Way and Chained to Love on the "Late Night with Conan O'Brien".
Divine Fits on Conan O'Brien
With just one week to go until their 300th podcast, The Midnight Poutine hosts the Montreal Gazette, talk about the Fringe Festival, the Mutek Festival, as well as upcoming activities in honour of their 300th episode - and as usual, the podcast also offers some nice musical suggestions that include Sweet Mother Logic, Bloodshot Bill, Young Galaxy, Paul, Forgotten Fix, Braids and Gambletron.
The Midnight Poutine is getting ready to celebrate
Born in Manitoba and currently living and working in Montreal, Saleema Nawaz reads here an excerpt from her critically acclaimed book "Bone and Bread," the story of two sisters that live with their Sikh uncle in the Mile-End, and share a bond created by tragedy.
Listen to Saleema Nawaz read from her novel Bone and Bread
On the menu this week for Midnight Poutine i s a discussion of the music and virtual arts festival Mutek, and an eclectic selection of songs, from Cinéma l'Amour to D'Angelo.
Midnight Poutine - MUTEK and music in podcast #298
Roland Pemberton - a.k.a. Cadence Weapon - just launched his most recent single, When It's Real, in collaboration with Soul singer Jarell Perry. You can listen to the track on soundcloud.
Cadence Weapon releases new single
Montreal indie quintet The Luyas launched their album "Animator" last fall. While getting ready to start a tour this summer with Julian Lynch, group members filmed a cozy live session as a videoclip for their song "Channelling."
The Luyas play "Changeling"
Blue Hawaii appeared live on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly last week to perform The Other Day.
Blue Hawaii on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daily
Documentarian Tracey Deer is shooting a new series based on her own experiences growing up in Kahnawake, which is set to air in 2014.
On the set of Mohawk Girls
Michael Feuerstack performs a solo acoustic version of The Same Sky from his album Tambourine Death Bed, his first release since shedding the Snailhouse moniker.
Feuerstack is all acoustic softness in "The Same Sky"
Listen to Michael Feuerstack's song "11 Bones in the River," from his album "Tambourine Death Bed," on Soundcloud.
"11 Bones in the River," a song by Michael Feuerstack
Check out the album stream of Rebecca Foon's solo 'I Thought It Was Us but It Was All of Us.' A former member of Thee Silver Mt. Zion veteran, Foon has recruited contributions from fellow Montrealers Jamie Thompson, Colin Stetson, Sarah Neufeld, Richard Reed Perry, Laurel Sprengelmeyer, and Mishka Stein.
Rebecca Foon's new solo album is streaming
Montreal-based Dirty Beaches (a.k.a. Alex Zhang Hungtai) will soon launch his album "Drifters and Love Is the Devil". Listen to "Casino Lisboa," one of his latest funky tracks, courtesy of Exclaim!.
Hear the latest track from Dirty Beaches.
Watch and listen to Melissa Bull's winning Hyperlocal story in this interactive montage by the NFB.
Melissa Bull's winning Hyperlocal story transformed into ...
Montreal-basede electronic group Majical Cloudz launches its first album "Impersonator" on May 21st. The band's singer, Devon Welsh, tells Exclaim! all about the artistic and personal journey behind the song "Bugs Don't Buzz," which you can listen here.
New music from Majical Cloudz
The latest edition of Midnight Poutine's Montreal Weekend Playlist Podcast features tonnes of Montreal-connected bands, including Jon Davis, We Are Wolves, Moonface with Sinai, Dreden Dresses, Steve Brockely, Lakes of Canada and Colin Stetson.
Montreal artists showcased in latest Midnight Poutine pod...
Listen to the title track from Sarah Neufeld's forthcoming solo 'Hero Brother,' to be released August 20. The Arcade Fire violinist announced tour dates in North America and Europe from May through August.
Sarah Neufeld on tour
A new video for Mac DeMarco's 'My Kind of Woman.'
"My Kind of Woman" - New music video from Mac DeMarco
Suuns perform live set for Exclaim!, bridging from their track Edie's Dream to a cover of Pink Floyd's Fearless.
A Suuns live performance
Preview new music from Montreal-based BRAIDS's forthcoming EP "In Kind // Amends".
"Amends" by BRAIDS
Exclaim! shares 'Among the Sef,' an immersive pre-release video from Colin Stetson's forthcoming album 'New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light.'
New video from Colin Stetson
Two outcasts dance like nobody's watching in the Young Galaxy's video for 'Pretty Boy.'
Young Galaxy - "Pretty Boy" (Official Music Video)
'New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light' continues Stetson's signature explorations of new frontiers for the instrument, discovering textures at times breezy and ethereal, at others smotheringly mechanical and dystopic.
A first look at the latest from innovative saxophonist Co...
Listen to an excerpt from the limited-edition 7" 'Shadow / Wolves' for Record Store Day 2013, by Montrealer writer/singer Micheal Feuerstack, featuring Colin Stetson.
"Shadow," by Micheal Feurstack
Episode #293 of Midnight Poutine's Weekend Playlist Podcast, including a track from the eponymous début release from Montreal's Reversing Falls.
Reversing Falls on Midnight Poutine
Listen to Reversing Falls’ self-titled new album
New Canadiana : d’Eon – LP
Trevor Gould, David Lafrance and Alain Paimenet are exhibiting their works at the Hugues Charbonneau gallery from April 13th to May 17th. Originally from South Africa, Gould moved to Canada in 1980. He now lives and works and Montreal, where he teaches at Concordia University.
Trevor Gould at the Hugues Charbonneau gallery
This week, including locals The Besnard Lakes, TOPS, Groenland and Freelove Fenner
Midnight Poutine Weekend Playlist Podcast
Singer and banjo-player Corinna Rose promotes her new album "Northeast Southwest" on an "Edge of the City" podcast.
Corinna Rose live in studio
Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montre...
New video from Doldrums, in Exclaim!
"Head à Tête" Promo video
Folly & the Hunter 'Tragic Care' (album stream)
Colin Stetson - "In Mirrors" + "And In Truth" (Official M...
Corinna Rose has just released her first full-length album, Northeast Southwest. You can listen to it and buy it on her bandcamp page.
Indie folk artist Corinna Rose's debut LP
Red Mass: "Candy"
Alex Calder “Fatal Day” (video)
Leif Vollebekk performs "Off the Main Drag" in Studio Q
Majical Cloudz Announce Matador Debut ‘Impersonator’
Leif Vollebekk performs "When the Subway Comes Above the ...
The Besnard Lakes Are Back
The Cliffhangers: Carlos and Jason Sanchez
The Other Theatre's Love U Lovecraft [LAB] at Bain St. Mi...
Video: Ranee Lee in the Mahalia Jackson Musical
Poster of the Week: Seripop
Latest single from Montreal's Half Moon Run
Conversations: Doldrums and Blue Hawaii interview each other
Conversations: Doldrums and Blue Hawaii interview each other
An exploration of domesticity through dance
We Are Wolves: ‘La Mort Pop Club’
Photo: Blue Hawaii
Danse Danse 12-13: Margie Gillis - The Light Between - Ne...
Montreal band Suuns has released a new official video for their song "2020," from the album 'Images Du Futur,' which will be released on March 5, 2013 by Secretly Canadian and on Secret City in Canada.
New music video from Suuns
Actors Davide Chiazzese, Cassandre Mentor, and Mike Payette perform an excerpt from the play When Elephant was King, on Thursday January 31, 2013. Montreal's Black Theatre Workshop will present the Chimwemwe Miller play during Black History Month. (Via Pierre Obendrauf / The Montreal Gazette.)
Excerpt from When Elephant Was King
Excerpts from Infinitheatre's production of Kafka's Ape and an interview with director Guy Sprung. (Via The Montreal Gazette.)
Infinitheatre presents Kafka's Ape
A scene from the media call of the Centaur Theatre Company production of Beverly Cooper's "Innocence Lost", a play about Steven Truscott. The play runs from January 29 - February 24, 2013.
Centaur Theatre's "Innocence Lost"
The Segal Centre for Performing Arts presents the North American premiere of Waiting for the Barbarians by South African born Nobel Prize winning author J.M. Coetzee. Adapted and directed by Alexandre Marine and produced by Maurice Podbrey, the play was acclaimed at Cape Town's Baxter Theatre Centre, South Africa in August 2012, and is presented at the Segal Theatre from January 27th to February 17th, 2013.
Segal Centre presents Waiting for the Barbarians
"Try to Be", from Blue Hawaii's 2nd album
Blue Hawaii's newest music vide, "Try to Be", a song from the forthcoming album "Untogether" out March 4/5th 2013. Pre-order it now!: http://bit.ly/TYtLz4
Blue Hawaii's new music video
Rob Lutes and his band rehearse the song "Take it Nice" from his latest album The Bravest Birds, in Montreal on January 15, 2013. (Via Pierre Obendrauf / The Montreal Gazette.)
Rob Lutes and his band in rehearsal
I decided to do a piece that was autobiographical. When I arrived in another prairie town in Saskatoon Saskatchewan in 68 I was not welcomed with open arms but with closed fists usually aimed in my direction. From that experience was born my solo piece burning skin in 1991, a work about racial prejudice. Left Hook, Right Jab and other musical notes is not specifically about racial prejudice but is about intolerance and rejection with the violence that often accompanies it. It traces ma...
Roger Sinha’s choreography of Left Hook, Right Job and Ot...
The Quebec Writers' Federation held its annual Literary Awards Gala at the Lion d'or in Montreal, November 2012. This year's winners: - QWF Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature: Catherine Austen, 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6 (James Lorimer & Co.) - Prix de Traduction Fondation Cole: Éric Fontaine, T'es con, point (Stanké) - Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction: Taras Gresco, Straphanger (Harper Collins Canada) - Concordia Univers...
QWF Gala 2012
Photo of Arcade Fire by Anton Corbijn
Photo of Arcade Fire
In his latest video, Montreal writer, composer and singer Amos Joannides performs “Ma demoiselle,” the French translation he made of his love song “Miss Lady”.
Video: “Ma demoiselle”
Nikki Yanofsky sings Christmas song on Breakfast Televisi...
Watch a scene from The Fruit Hunters, a film by Montrealer Yung Chang based on a book written by ELAN RAEV artist Adam Leith Gollner.
Watch a scene from The Fruit Hunters
Mark Slutsky’s Sorry, Rabbi
Bell Orchestre: Interview & Performance
From the Arcade Fire website: "Footage we took (ourselves, with some also by Bec Rollins from Partners In Health) on trips to Haiti… March 2011 visits to PIH sites, February 2012 visits across the country (including PIH and Kanpe sites and Kanaval in Jacmel). The last little bit of singing is by Ti Zwazo, who works as a gardener for PIH. He opened for us and RAM when we played in Cange last year."
Arcade Fire in Haiti
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