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Montreal Infringement Festival seeks collaborators and artists for November! Le festival Infringement cherche des collaborateurs et artistes pour novembre!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

[Français ci-dessous] The Montreal Infringement is seeking collaborators and artists for a rare November festival! Running from November 15 – 20, 2016, this is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact by demanding protections for artists and spectators from some of the most influential arts administrators on the planet. In Canada, a CBC analysis recently revealed […]

World Infringement Congress to welcome delegates to Montreal on November 19, 2016!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

  The first-ever World Infringement Congress is being held in Montreal on Saturday, November 19, 2016 as part of the 13th annual Montreal Infringement Festival! Set on the heels of the controversial and exclusive third World Fringe Congress, the Infringement Congress was created to tackle important issues in the arts that tend to get glossed over at […]

CJAD Radio. “Dan Delmar Interviews Donovan King”. August 5, 2016.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Listen to CJAD Radio’s Dan Delmar interview Donovan King about Haunted Montreal. August 5, 2016.  

Montreal Infringement Festival moves to November to coincide with World Fringe Congress

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Exactly 16 years ago on this day (June 19), the St. Ambroise Fringe booted the innovative show “Car Stories” from the festival, allegedly on orders of a corporate sponsor. When artists didn’t receive their ticket sales after paying hefty fees to participate in the now-trademarked “Fringe” Festival, they were outraged. This sparked off the creation […]

Montréal Hanté annonce sa saison de Visites hantées – maintenant disponibles en anglais et en français!

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Montréal Hanté, une compagnie qui donne des Visites hantées et qui enquête sur l’activité paranormale à Montréal est ravie d’annoncer qu’elles sont offertes maintenant en anglais et en français ! Pour la saison Grand Public 2016, les Visites hantées seront en alternance au Mont-Royal et au Griffintown, les vendredis soirs du 3 juin au 7 […]

Haunted Montreal announces season of Ghost Walks – now available in both English and French!

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Haunted Montreal, a company that conducts Ghost Walks and carries out research into Montreal hauntings, is pleased to announce that it now offers tours in both English and French! For its 2016 public season, Ghost Walks will alternate between Griffintown and Mount Royal every Friday night, from June 3rd to October 7th. “Haunted Montreal is expanding,” said […]

Montreal Irish Walking Tour is Back to Complement Annual Walk to the Stone!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

The Montreal Irish Walking Tour is back, just in time to complement this year’s annual “Walk to the Stone”! For over 150 years, the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) has been leading this pilgrimage to the Irish Stone at the foot of the Victoria Bridge, the site of Montreal’s Irish Famine Cemetery where approximately 6,000 typhus […]

WTF?! (What the Fr*nge?!) coming to Buffalo Infringement Festival

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

WTF?! (What the Fr*nge?!) is a new performance being developed by Donovan King for the 2016 Buffalo Infringement Festival and beyond. WTF?! (What the Fr*nge?!) is a probing, theatrical lecture that exposes how corporate pressure co-opts and harms grassroots culture. Highlighting the infringement philosophy within the increasingly corporate world, where even the word “Fringe” is trademarked, it […]

CBC Radio: Donovan King discusses refugees and education in Quebec

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Listen to Donovan King discuss refugees and education in Quebec on CBC Radio (recorded on November 30th, 2015):  

Car Stories gunning its engine for 2015 Buffalo Infringement Festival!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Car Stories is coming once again to the Buffalo Infringement Festival! Created in Montreal in 2001 and promptly kicked out of the so-called St. Ambroise Fringe Festival after a corporate sponsor was offended, Car Stories had to quit the corporate Fringe and redesign the game. As such, the infringement festival was born in 2004 to […]