Category: Art

Why a weekend at LeFestif! is so worth it

It has been a week. Exactly. To the hour. It’s been a week since we texted each other in excitement on our way to the 8th edition of LeFestif! : “OMG, J’ai trop hâte!!!” Every year, I get a call…

Qualité Réduite – Montreal bands doing it 80s style

After a successful first go at it, Qualité Réduite is ready to show us a second episode made up of tracks performed by local artists.  The project remains essentially the same: The collective creates and records live sessions all while aiming…

$7000 and a chance to play Le Festif!

Le Festif! has quickly become one of our most cherished summer traditions: a week-end of music, an opportunity to discover new talent and the fact that it’s in beautiful Baie. St. Paul is just the cherry on top of the Sundae. Though the festival…

La Souterraine: It’s All About the Ladies this Friday Night

La Souterraine, a toddler in the music industry, searches far and wide for new French pop and gives visibility to new, emerging francophone artists from all over the world. How? They have a radio show in Paris, Radio Campus Paris, have…

Mutek 2016: The ABSOLUTE Essentials

From June 1st to the 5th, the 17th edition of Mutek, a celebration of the crossings between contemporary electronic music and digital art, will take place in its birthplace of Montreal. Recent years have seen Mutek expand to establishing events in Mexico City…

Distorsion: Montreal’s new Psychedelic music festival

Created by the ‘Conspiration Psychédélic de Montreal‘, Distortion is Montreal’s new psychedelic music and arts festival and every night is produced by a different well known local organization.The festival will take place over 4 days this coming May 12-15 and…

Brunch & Music – A Perfection Combo at Divan Orange

If you’re looking to kick off your weekend the right way, we suggest you hit up Indie Montreal‘s second edition of Yes, No, Toaster. A brunch concert series hosted at Montreal’s Divan Orange, will be heading a performance by the…

Dita Von Teese in Montreal For One Night Only This Sunday

Sunday Funday takes a whole new meaning this week, with the queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese  gracing the gorgeous (and quite fitting!) Olympia stage for a unique, one night only show.  Presented by Les Productions Revel and Speakeasy Burlesque, the 40s cabaret-style…

Art Show Alert: J’aime Montréal (from Toronto with Love)

As a Montreal expat currently living in Toronto (please, hold your boo’s), I still yearn for the days where walking from one end of Montreal to the other while stopping at 8 cafe’s, 4 used bookstores and a microbrewery along the way was…

The Best Of Gifts

It’s that time of the year again …  Christmas is about giving, and giving means shopping, and shopping means discoveries. Right ? Like, gifts you can give someone special or make to yourself later to yourself because you so deserve…