Ella & Pitr: Giants Among Us

03/07/2023 Colin McGregor 0

The roof of Café Graffiti’s new building, as seen from the air By Colin McGregor “Sleeping giants on a large surface that bring humans back to their small state of things.” This is how artists Ella & Pitr describe their colossal works. Ella & Pitr […] See more

Where LazyLegz Will Be in the Coming Weeks

02/22/2023 Colin McGregor 0

A full schedule for appearances in the coming weeks by Luca Patuelli, aka Lazylegz, internationally renowned breakdancer and advocate of rights for the disabled: 24-25 February – WDSF Breakin for Gold, Kitakyushu, Japan 23 March – Conference in Rouyn-Nouranda 28 March – 9 April – On […] See more

20 Poets and Authors Celebrate Poetry

02/21/2023 Colin McGregor 0

Jean-Paul Daoust, Sylvain Turner, Jean-Simon Brisebois, Raymond Viger and their guests will mount the stage at the Bistro le Ste-Cath on Saturday February 25th, starting at 6 p.m. with their Nuit Blanche Hochelaga-Maisonneuve event. Jean-Paul Daoust and Raymond Viger will kick off the event. Our dean […] See more

Café Graffiti : 25 Years of Involvement

01/19/2023 Raymond Viger 1

A year of celebration and change. The Café Graffiti celebrates its quarter century while the Journal de la Rue celebrates its 30th birthday. The adventure began with the Journal de la Rue, the first French-speaking street newspaper in the world. It was followed in 1993 […] See more

Bout du Monde: Defying Stereotypes

12/30/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By the Bout du Monde collective The Bout du Monde (edge of the world) collective was formed in 2014. Its five members, Nicholas, Max, Melvin, Sasha and Evans, today 16 to 19 years of age, have been accompanied by their mentor Ricardo Lamour as they’ve journeyed to places […] See more

In Extremis at the Librarie Bertrand

11/17/2022 Colin McGregor 1

By Colin McGregor At the Librairie Bertrand on rue Saint-Pierre in Old Montreal, Montreal poet Sylvain Turner (right), author of the best-selling French-language poetry book In Extremis, and his English translator, Colin McGregor of Éditions TNT, made an appearance as part of the Salon du […] See more

The Impatients are 30 Years Old

10/05/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Alexandra Grenier For 30 years, people with mental health issues have been able to put some balm on their wounds thanks to Les Impatients. This non-profit organization uses art activities to help the mentally ill by providing them with a non-judgmental space to create. Founded […] See more

Autumn Samurai Mural in HoMa

09/06/2022 Colin McGregor 1

By Colin McGregor In the alleyway adjoining the Bistro Le Ste-Cath, a new look for fall. Monk.E and Korb and their friends have painted a mural on the theme of “Autumn Samurai.” Done in stark metallic colors over Labor Day weekend, it certainly puts an […] See more