Category: Art

Whatisadam: Your Friendly Neighbourhood Street Artist

If you haven’t heard of Whatisadam by now, I suggest you go for a walk outside. This Montreal-based street artist has been slowly but surely taking over our walls and alleys with his posters and stickers. He is probably most…

Shine Bright Like Le Diamantaire

Happening now, and until August 28, is Le Diamantaire’s first Canadian solo show at Station 16. In recent years, streets all over the world have been witness to more and more exciting expressions of art. Street art allows anyone to use the streets as their canvas….

Get Your Feelings Manipulated by WIVES

What happens when a mermaid is looking for a mate? WIVES‘ latest project, Sea Foam Blue 3 explores the difficult task of a hybrid species trying to find love, sex and respect in the ocean (and Tinder free) world. The Toronto/Montreal based…

Under Pressure 2014

Who doesn’t like the smell of a fresh can of Montana spray paint in the air? I sure do! On August 9th and 10th Montreal’s Hip Hop community will come together to celebrate yet another edition of longest running international Canadian Graffiti…

JFL Day 3: Lewis Black and the downfall of America

Malls in Montreal have not gotten an upgrade since the 1980s.  They have that same white and brown tile you see any time a sitcom family steps out of their usual set.  I wander around looking for something to eat,…

JFL: Day 2 – Al Madrigal and Paul F. Tompkins

Madrigal There is nothing more pleasurable at a live comedy event than seeing a professional deal with a heckler, we learn Tuesday night as Al Madrigal discusses his anger issues.  It is cathartic for anyone who has ever had a…

Just For Laughs: A Recap of Day 1

I walk East on Ste. Catherine toward the green, floating balloon tentacles spilling out of the Place-Des-Arts.  Past St. Urbain, the street was closed to auto traffic, had been so since the Jazz Festival.  A block before the steel barriers…