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Oedipus Part One: Assembly @ Centaur Theatre – October 20, 2017

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As audience members take their seats, the cast, a who’s who of Montreal talent, mill about chatting and looking over scripts. With the cast seated at the table the play begins in the harsh fluorescent work lights of the theatre. Soon after, the 50 person chorus made up of Choeur…

5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival

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The 5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) launches on 24th October. As always, the festival will showcase edgy and thought-provoking feature and short films and documentaries from around the world, all followed by emotive, hard-hitting panel discussions on key topics on mental illness. Through the lens of film, ACFF…

Soulfly Does Nailbomb: Performing “Point Blank”

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Formed in 1997 and using Phoenix, Arizona as its home base, Soulfly is a metal band that frequently uses spirituality, war, violence, religion, slavery, and aggression as themes for their songs. Their sound has been described as nu metal, thrash metal, groove metal, and death metal.  Obviously it is not…

Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre returns to Centaur Theatre’s Brave New Looks with a new adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus

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The Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre is celebrating its 10th anniversary by bringing a play to the fourth edition of Brave New Looks. This is a company that has plenty of familiarity with Greek tragedies having already presented Medea and The Bacchae onstage in Montreal. Oedipus was written by Sophcles in 5th…

Interview: Mario Van Peebles – Superstition – Part 3

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This is the third part and last part of a recent interview about the series and Van Peebles career. Q: I like actually some of your (unintelligible) stuff that you did like Full Eclipse and Solo and such. Now that you’re doing this show …when you’re writing a show like this and such,…