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