Siafu.ca - Arts &amp; Culture http://www.siafu.ca/taxonomy/term/3/0 en Street Sketches http://www.siafu.ca/story/56 <p>By Jessica de Gruchy</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/56">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Wed, 18 Jul 2007 18:56:25 -0500 Tim McSorley 56 at http://www.siafu.ca Return of the Radical Rhythms http://www.siafu.ca/story/53 <p>By Tim McSorley</p> <p>Old activists die hard, and old musicians die harder. So it may have only been a matter of time before rock ‘n’ roll cabaret and rebel orchestra Rhythm Activism got back together. Started in the mid-1980s by Norman Nawrocki and Sylvain Côté, the band returned for a two night engagement at this year’s <a href="http://casadelpopolo.pastlifeaggression.com/suoni/about.htm">Suoni Per Il Popolo</a> music festival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/53">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:35:29 -0500 Tim McSorley 53 at http://www.siafu.ca Film Review: American Blackout http://www.siafu.ca/story/52 <p>By Lorenzo Fiorito</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/52">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Thu, 05 Jul 2007 10:12:05 -0500 Tim McSorley 52 at http://www.siafu.ca Five Million Ways to Kill a Montreal Show http://www.siafu.ca/story/50 <p>By: Brendan K. Edwards</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/50">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Sun, 01 Jul 2007 01:37:38 -0500 b_kinged 50 at http://www.siafu.ca LAL: Asking audiences to figure out deportation struggles for themselves http://www.siafu.ca/story/11 <p>By Tim McSorley</p> <p>Frustration, confusion, disorientation – it’s never easy making your way through a maze. Being lost can be the most frightening event of your life. But finding your way out can also help to create a greater understanding of yourself and the society around you. </p> <p>On April 9th, a collective of artists based around Toronto electronic band Lal will be challenging visitors to the Montreal MAI to go through a new multi-media maze, and see what they feel like on the other side.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/11">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Thu, 01 Mar 2007 13:17:04 -0600 Tim McSorley 11 at http://www.siafu.ca Real Bad Hollywood http://www.siafu.ca/story/14 <p><em>Aladin. Back to the Future. True Lies.</em> It isn’t everyday that you hear these three movies mentioned the same breath, but for Dr. Jack Shaheen the link is clear. For thirty years, Shaheen, professor emeritus of mass communication at Southern Illinois University, has been studying the misrepresentation of Arabs and Muslims in film, particularly movies coming out of Hollywood. His conclusion: that Arabs and Muslims are the single most maligned and attacked group in the history of film. “If the case went before a jury, they’ll be out for 30 seconds and they will agree,” he says.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/14">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Thu, 01 Mar 2007 10:08:38 -0600 Tim McSorley 14 at http://www.siafu.ca Hip-Hop Cubano http://www.siafu.ca/story/59 <p>By Brendan K. Edwards</p> <p>On the 40th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, Alexey Rodriguez shook hands with Fidel Castro. “I haven’t bathed since that day,” jokes Rodriguez, a member of the rap duo Obsesion, along with his wife Magia Lopez, who performed during the celebrations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.siafu.ca/story/59">read more</a></p> Arts &amp; Culture Fri, 12 Jan 2007 10:57:04 -0600 b_kinged 59 at http://www.siafu.ca