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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

Cermonial fasting group guides Survival youth

The annual fasting ceremony has been part of Kanien'kehá:ka tradition for millenia, and Survival School students continued the practice this year. (Courtesy Kanentokon Hemlock) The Kahnawake Survival School has been overseeing and aiding in the annual fasting ceremonies where Kahnawake’s youth prepare to enter manhood.  The fasting camp has been going on

Scientists fly to Kuujjuaq, show off projects

Students from Kahnawake and one from Kanesatake scienced their way to the Inuit community of Kuujjuaq for a youth science fair and made their communities proud by bringing home some sweet prizes. Catch them proudly nerding out over their top-notch science experiments. Kahnawake science geeks traveled far and wide to the

Surviving without an iPhone? It is possible

Lil tykes from Kateri School are running through the last traces of winter with Tom Scott and Shakohaiiostha McComber, learning all the tricks and tips about the wilderness and how to spend your days without a device in your hand every second. (Courtesy Kateri School) Teens today feel like they just