Will E. Skandalz ain’t slowing down

Courtesy Satehoronies McComber Satehoronies McComber, AKA Will E. Skandalz, or just Boopie, has not let the pandemic stop him from doing his thing. The hip-hop artist and event MC has continued to put out new songs and music videos throughout our near two-year battle with COVID-19, on top of weekly podcasts

Brendt Thomas Diabo reaches pinnacle again

Courtesy Brendt Thomas Diabo Kahnawa’kehró:non Brendt Thomas Diabo has topped the charts of the Indigenous Music Countdown for the second time in his musical career. His song “Foolish Heart” first debuted on the countdown in mid-November, gradually climbing its way up until it hit #1 on February 12. “It’s had a

First People’s Fest draws to a close

The 30th edition of the First People’s Festival recorded all three online concerts at Cabaret le Lion d’Or in mid-September (COURTESY IXION COMMUNICATIONS) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print

“He was everything to the choir”

(Courtesy Gabriel Berberian) [apss_share] Bernardin Houle, choir director and organist for the St. Francis Xavier Mission Catholic Church, and a prominent figure in Kahnawake, passed away last Wednesday, June 3. He was 96. Houle was a member of the choir since he was 29 years old, for over 60 years. Even though he was

Punk in the rearview, mega show starts today

On a hot day at a punk show, nothing is more delightful than a sprinkler spraying down the circle of skankers or moshers. Bring on the water this weekend at Osheaga. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Somewhere between the time I ruined a white Five Iron Frenzy band tee sweating