Sean Michaels is famous now

We spoke to the Giller Prize winner (& Montreal’s #3 Best Author in the Best of MTL poll) about how the next level of recognition is treating him and his next novel.

Thursday, April 24

* Apt. 200 launch their summer menu
* TRACÉ/MAPPED: Trajectories of musicians in Montreal at Espace Pop
* Sean Michaels book launch at Cardinal Tea Room
* RIDM’s Docville series screen The Unknown Known
* Iggy Azalea plays the Corona Theatre
* The Howl Arts festival begins with a benefit show at La Vitrola

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Wednesday, February 19

* Beaux Dégâts art slam at Foufounes Électriques
* “Harmonielehre” at the Satosphere
* Yarn storytelling at Le Cagibi
* The Hidden Cameras play Il Motore
* Black Atlass fetes his new EP at Apt. 200

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Sean Michaels spins a good yarn

The Montreal writer, of Said the Gramophone fame, tells us about his forthcoming debut novel (about the invention of the theremin!), and the storytelling event he’s involved in this week.

Quickie flicks: M60 celebrates five years of short shorts

In a town awash with film festivals, it can be hard to stand out. But only one fest has no admission fee, no jury, and a strict length requirement of one minute. The Montreal 60 Second Film Festival (M60), currently celebrating its fifth year of existence, is throwing a party tonight, Thursday July 18, at which prospective filmmakers can sign up to participate, and are given one month to create their minute- long masterwork.