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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

Montreal gallery celebrates Indigenous beading

Swing by La Guilde in Montreal and visitors can get a blend of tradition and modern beadwork, as the gallery celebrates some of the most inventive bead artists of the contemporary art scene. (Mehanaz Yakub, The Eastern Door) La Guilde, an art gallery and museum in downtown Montreal, has a new

Kirby to share true history on island stage

Wahsontí:io Kirby will bring her acting, singing and overall creating skill to PEI again this summer, as she engages with the island's visitors through theatre. (Courtesy Wahsontí:io Kirby) Monday, Wahsontí:io Kirby headed to Prince Edward Island for three months of theatre, music and artistic expression exploring forgotten or misunderstood periods in

Calling all thespians to feed man-eating plant

Starcatcher Productions is holding auditions next week, and they’re looking for some talented and motivated individuals to be a part of their next project: Little Shop of Horrors, rez style. (Courtesy Starcatcher Production) Who doesn’t love a sing-along comedy that leaves the audience gasping for air after a good laugh? The

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