We spoke to Athena Holmes about their Afrofuturist alter-ego and the big show coming up this weekend.
Highlights of the cultural and historical programming, and how to take part in a respectful way
Highlights of the Mile Ex space’s new programming, showcasing Afro-Diasporic artists and art exploring migration and borders.
* LGBTQ/Massimadi film shots
* Queer Sci-fi at le Ritz
* D’un espace à l’autre at the SAT
* Rodney Ramsey comedy at Piranha
* Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma
* Black History Month blood drive
* Le Couleur at Théâtre Outremont
* TaBURNak! Burning Man party
* St-Valentech afterhours
* Aphex Twin dance party at le Ritz
* MPU Drag Extravaganza
* Rainbow Story Hour at Drawn and Quarterly
* Black Girl Bliss at Ausgang
* 50th anniversary of Congrès des écrivains noirs de Montréal
* Alien at Cinéma de Sève
* Marin Patenaude at Casa
This year’s programming focuses on the voices of black women.
Our picks among the music, art, film, comedy, panel and other events celebrating black history and culture.
* Oscar-nominated shorts at Cinéma du Parc
* Massimadi Film Festival’s affiliated exhibition United Within Diversity
* Indigenous Community, Resistance and Media panel discussion
* Cinema Politica launches First Peoples, First Screens series
* Cozyfest acoustic show at Concordia
* The Olivanders play Barfly
* The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks about race and reparations at McGill
* Cheap Thrillz, Mad Skillz vernissage at Café l’Artiste Affamé
* Art Matters festival opening party with live music & more
* San Francisco indie/psych act Moon Duo plays Bar le Ritz PDB
* Party & Radical Queer Semaine fundraiser at Cabaret Playhouse