Culture & Conversation

  • Under Pressure

    #ListMTL July 28 to Aug 4

    First Nations celebrations, urban graffiti and breakdance battles, Big Gay parties, and more: this Rover's #ListMTL for July 28 to Aug 4, a curated guide to culture in MTL.

  • Morne Mountain in Mauritius

    Travelling without travelling

    From Calcutta-born Amitav Ghosh to South Africa's Nobel-winning J.M. Coetzee, and with a brief excursion through Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul... Can't travel this summer? But you can.

  • Photo care of Véhicule Press

    New tab, old story

    Flitting from parties to jobs they dislike and on to potential art happenings, New Tab's 20-something Montreal creative class ends up with more beer than poetry.

    Mole Song - Edited

    Miike strikes again

    Psychedelic and Absurdist, The Mole Song takes the classic gangster film and turns it on its head, showing again why Takashi Miike is one of the world’s greatest directors.


    Sinking Gaza’s Ark

    Gaza’s Ark was an unarmed ship built to bring relief to besieged Gazans and challenge the Israeli blockade from the inside out. It was targeted by Israeli forces on July 11th.

    Lew Terman demonstrating the theremin

    Theremin and pheromones

    Romance, cold war espionage, New York in the Roaring Twenties and even French Montreal all linger in the background of Sean Michaels’ debut novel about Russian inventor Lev Termen.