Tag: Art

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…

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…

Skateboards paying tribute to our beloved city

Are you a die-hard fan of skateboarding? Well, I am not, but I used to be in awe watching the cute boys and bad-ass girls doing prowess with their boards at the park back in my high school years. I even…

Montreal Improv: 5 Years Laughing

Montreal Improv has always been buzzing. The space began as a small, bare-bones theatre nestled on St. Laurent, just south of the Schwartz’s Deli scent cloud. Today it has expanded to two locations, a thriving, bilingual community with a heart…

Rock Your Style To Death @ Heavy MTL EDITION 2015

This week, we’ve decided to challenge ourselves by making another music and fashion match: this time, Heavy Montreal is on the rocks! We want to help you choose the right outfit for the most badass rock and metal music festival in…

Beach art for 365 days of summer

Wouldn’t it be amazing to feel like it’s summer all year long? No more seasonal depression over the ridiculous amount of this «white thing» outside our windows?  If you are like me, you think winter is the worst season and the fact that it’s…

The Duchess Speaks – Interview with Annie-Claude Deschênes

Joining forces with Meta Gruau and We Are Wolves,  Duchess Says played the 4th Levée de Sons, an event created to save the Divan Orange from that lady with the not-so groomed poodles living upstairs. (Ok Ok, lets not hate on her too much, we’ll…

Art & Bubbles Night @ Crystal Hotel

The Crystal Hotel is hosting a super cool event every second Wednesday of the month to present new local artists! This month, we had the chance to discover the amazing swimwear brand Mimi Hammer, a glass of sparkling wine and cellphone in hands in order to…

Art isn’t for everyone, but this art is.

I’m a huge fan of music. There. Technically, art is art and can easily be appreciated in a form or another, but we’ve all got something that’s more our cup of tea, right? For me it’s music. I should probably…

Stop Looking for “the One” at a Bar

There’s no denying it, we are in the age where Tinder is a thing and “can I buy you a drink?” is an accepted form of courtship. It’s a bit depressing if you ask me and the Friday night bar routine is…