Posts Tagged ‘Music’
 

 
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Melissa Etheridge In Montreal – Leaving No Doubt That She Still Totally Rocks

Melissa Etheridge loves Canada, and Canada loves her. From our balcony seats at Place des Arts’ Theatre Maisonneuve, providing an unobstructed view of the stage, we sat and waited as the anticipation in the hall steadily ...
by Mel
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Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commerciali...
by Kyle
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I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout th...
by Kyle
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Toronto Cabaret Queen Ryan G. Hinds Graces #MTL’s Just for Laughs

Just for Laughs is well underway, and Montreal is getting an extra serving of gay at this year’s festival. Every year is a big year for this event, but 2013 is boasting some of the worlds funniest LGBT and queer stand up acts...
by Ian
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Tegan & Sara Are Ready To Dance: ‘Closer’ and ‘I’m Not Your Hero’ VIDEOS

Any chance to write about these two – I’ll take it. My listening relationship with Tegan and Sara began along with the insatiable need that teenage girls have for empowering emotional girl voices on constant loop on their i...
by Caitlin
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Music Video Vendredi – Mother Mother’s ‘Baby Don’t Dance’

This 5 piece Vancouver based indie rock band can really do no wrong in my eyes,  the song “Baby Don’t Dance” is particularly pleasing. It is an upbeat and very catchy hit from their third album Eureka . So he...
by Rachelle
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Music Video Vendredi – ARTSIDA4 Edition ‘Robert de la Gauthier’

This music video vendredi is a little different. You might know already that we are very excited about Saturday’s fundraiser ‘ARTSIDA4’ which benefits AIDS Community Care Montreal, a local and long-standing AI...
by Erika
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Music Video Vendredi – Pink’s ‘Try’

Happy Friday music lovers! Up this week we are taking a look at Pink’s second release from her latest record, Try, from The Truth About Love. To be honest, I’m a little on the fence about this one. Visually, it’s a pretty...
by Mel
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Trouble in (Queer) Paradise: What Does It Take To Be Different After Dark?

There’s something in the Montreal soil that keeps bearing the raddest fruit. The newly minted queer collective, going by the name of Trouble is throwing it’s first of many dance party fundraisers for ACCM (AIDS Community Ca...
by Ian
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Elie’s Picks: Piknic Électronik or, The Happiest Place On Earth

What’s more awesome than a sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal? Why, a sunny afternoon at Piknic Electronik of course! For the few who remain unconverted, listen up friends: Piknic is quite possibly my favorite place in th...
by Elie
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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now: From Finish Line To Starting Over

//Oh my heart it breaks every step that I take, but I’m open at the gates they’ll tell me that you’re mine.// I feel you, Lana. This fall, I ran my first, and only marathon, also my first race and competition ever and sim...
by Ian
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Music Video Vendredi – Top 10 Videos for International Women’s Week

This week’s Music Video Vendredi includes more than just our regular 1 video. How could it not? For generations countless women have been leading in music and since we’re wrapping up International Women’s Week, I figured ...