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Funding delays, late payments, frustrated kids

Filming completed on It Takes Time in February, and the final product is making the festival circuit. Producers say cheques are in the mail for the talent who worked on the film, but some remain frustrated at how long it's taken to get paid. (Courtesy Seneca Films) Marissa Leblanc was frustrated that

Mayo moves in sync to podium four times

The hard work is done as contemporary dancer Ryleigh Mayo came back from BC with four medals as her star continues to rise in dance. (courtesy Dana Marquis) When Ryleigh Mayo first took a dance class when she was nine years old, she stood in the corner petrified to move. “I kind

Five Horn women in style and substance

Kahentinéhtha’ Horn's portrait beside her daughters: Dr. Ojistoh Horn, Professor Kahente Horn-Miller, Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller and renowned screen star Kaniehtí:io Horn (see below) are on display at the Canada Council for the Arts gallery in a small but impressive show running through the summer. (Courtesy Christine Fitzgerald) Walk into the

Comics, geeks and video games, it’s ComicCon

Count on seeing a cosplay afficiando or two this weekend at Montreal's all-out bonanza of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and everything geek. (Tehosterihens Deer) Tehosterihens Deer will be among the nerds this weekend flooding to the Palais des Congrès this weeknd for Montreal's ComicCon. (Courtesy Tehosterihens Deer) Montreal’s hit convention Montreal ComicCon is

Finding beauty in death, bones, ink and guitars

Maya Taylor-Barnett is not your typical artist. She is proving a talent in tattooing, woodwork, taxidermy and bone art, and is looking to build a future creating functional artistic furniture. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) Sunday at AJ’s Bar in St. Henri, Kahnawa’kehró:non multi-disciplinary artist Maya Taylor-Barnett was set up

Obomsawin prints a must-see, and a first

Award-winning Waban-Aki multi-disciplinary artist Alanis Obomsawin isn’t restricted when it comes to art. The first showcase of her etchings at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts shows that her work with film and music isn’t where she draws the line. (Kahenientha Cross, The Eastern Door) Waban-Aki artist  Alanis Obomsawin has a

‘Satirical sexual pageantry’ à la Lou Lou

Lauren “Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière” Jiles was a sensual hit in this year’s Burlesque Hall of Fame: Tournament of Tease competition. She came home with two trophies showing her love of performance and entertaining the audience. (Courtesy Lauren Jiles) Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, or Lauren Jiles as

Mayo and Diabo slide and bounce way to top

Ryleigh Mayo, 12, is one of two local dancers that are turning heads in one of the most demanding and difficult artistic forms in the art world. (Courtesy Dana Marquis) [apss_share Some think they can dance, but for two young women in Kahnawake, the appropriate title to any show featuring them would

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