Arts & Entertainment

Keep up to date on local art, new albums, and everything entertainment-related.

Visual artist Sampson McFerrin gives an intimate presentation of his favourite work yet

Sampson McFerrin, Montreal-based visual artist and Print Media student, opened his Checarré exhibition the first weekend of April, issuing a display of his artistic adroitness in all its blossoming splendour. Providing a candid presentation of his maturing technique, Checarré features a multiplicity of art forms, ranging from oil to acrylic,[Read More…]

Oscars 2022 Fashion Roundup

In spite of falling ratings, one recent trend of contemporary Academy Awards ceremonies has steadily risen in popularity—fashion commentary. Millions of creators across social media channel their inner Miranda Priestly each year to judge the always extravagant, sometimes ostentatious outfits worn by celebrities on different red carpets throughout the night.[Read More…]

The McCord Museum’s Artist-in-Residence Niap weaves a story of Inuit women through inventive beadwork

The McCord Museum’s newest Artist-in-Residence, Niap, is a Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist from Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. Her sculptures, textiles, and murals are currently displayed in some of Canada’s largest galleries. On March 25, her new exhibit, Piqutiapiit—meaning “precious belongings” in Inuktitut—premiered at the museum, a display of past and present Inuit beading[Read More…]

What’s going on this week?

The Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society presents SWEET CHARITY

McGill’s AUTS presents Bobe Fosse’s story of love and optimism in 1960s New York City. Mainline Theatre

Apr. 7–Apr. 9, 7:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.

Tickets required: $15 or $10 for students

FAC x canvas x AHCSSA Vernissage and Journal Launch

McGill’s Fine Arts Commission, Canvas Journal, and the Art History Communication Studies Association join for the FAC’s Spring Gallery Show and Canvas’ newest journal release.

Apr. 5, 5 p.m.–8 p.m.

Leacock Building

Free

Spilt Red Wine Art Night – Celebrating Indigenous Artists

Round 15 of Spilt Red Wine Poetry highlights the work of Indigenous film, painting, poetry, and other aesthetic forms.

Saturday, April 9, 7PM

Location TBD

Free

Lorde’s “Solar Power” Tour

Lorde and special invitée Remi Wolf perform at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier

Thursday, Apr. 7, 6:45 p.m.

Location: Place des Arts

Tickets required, prices vary