Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

Popular Power: “Fuck the Elections,” Montreal, Night 101 (re: Night 100)

Everything about night demo 100 in Montreal felt enormous. There were the numbers of people — so many that when we were on long hilly streets, all you could see … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 6 Comments

100 Red Nights / 100 Victories, Montreal, Night 100

This is a gift. A collaborative one, between myself (words) and Thien V Qn (photos). A gift of 1 love letter per night, for each of the 100 nights that … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Revving up for August, Montreal, Night 94

It’s a bit after midnight, and I just got home from a perfectly curated musical fund-raiser in the Mile-End neighborhood of Montreal titled carré rouge sonore (“red square sound”) organized … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pieces from Orchestrole 4, Montreal, Night 93

Thanks to the orchestrole, the past four Wednesday nights in Mile-End have been more than magical, which itself would be enough — in this neighborhood famous for its magical Montreal … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

A Small Red-Square Story, Montreal, Night 87

I’ve been doing dual-purpose with my pot to bang on during the weekly (now in week three) Mile-End Orchestrole by using it to hand out free red squares too as … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exile & Austerity, Montreal, Night 86

A [Paul] Klee painting named Angelus Novus shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixedly contemplating. His eyes are staring, his … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lost (& Found) in Translation: Social Solidarity, Montreal, Night 82

la grève est étudiante, la lutte est populaire / the strike is the students’, the struggle is everyone’s * * * I took the above photo shortly after I got … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · 1 Comment