DECEMBER 2016

Here are our top picks for what you need to hear, see, and do in Montreal this month | Voici nos évènements choisis: ce dont vous avez besoin d’écouter, voir et faire à Montréal ce mois-ci

SACOMSS Annual December 6th Memorial – Birks Chapel, McGill University

On December 6th, 1989, a man entered L’École Polytechnique of Montreal with the intention to “fight feminism” by killing women engineers.

SACOMSS (the Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society) will be hosting an annual memorial service tomorrow in commemoration of the 14 women who lost their lives in the École Polytechnique massacre. SACOMSS invites the Montreal community to remember the incredible lives that were lost and take a stand against gender-based violence and oppression. The service will include speeches from anti-violence activists, artistic performances, and a candlelight vigil. 06.12.2016

The Clap Back – 1 Year Anniversary! @ Never Apart

The Clap Back is a space to informally discuss everything from pop culture phenomena to divisive political issues while sipping tea and stuffing your face with pastries. Celebrate its first anniversary  with an afternoon inspired by Solange’s new album A Seat at the Table, with hosts Kosisochukwu Nnebe and Keesha Chng and sounds curated by Colin MusoNi.

The event will unpack the sounds and visuals of the album, look back on a year of the Clap Back, and look forward to the shapes it may take in the future. 10.12.2016

Claudia Chan Tak: Moi, Petite Malgache-Chinoise @ MAI

Director and performer Claudia Chan Tak is known for work based in dance, performance, documentary, film, and multi-media that explores bonds and sources of confrontation, reconciliation, and liberation. Her hybrid documentary/contemporary dance performance Moi, petite Malgache-Chinoise will present a subjective retelling of her pilgrimage to Madagascar and the childhood memories that followed her there. 09.12.2016 + 10.12.2016

Miss Teri: Rococorrosive @ Artgang

Miss Teri is a Montreal graffiti artist whose work is influenced by Baroque and Rococo themes and styles. Her exhibition, on display now at Artgang, features her printmaking and ceramics work as well as the painting she’s known for. On display through 30.12.2016

 

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