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Lather lX: WE TAKE THE MOON! with Dayna and George February 16 2011

March 12, 2011 by

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This week our RAT Lather is hosted by Dayna and George, and they will be discussing the complex relation ship we have with the moon. The many myths, the affects on our bodies, the future of the moon, (to exploit or not exploit!) All this myrth making will prepare you to fully appreciate the full […]

Lather VIII: To the MAX! MSP with Matt Waddell February 2 2011

March 12, 2011 by

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Matt Waddell (aka Unkle Wonky) is an electro-acoustic-digi-maker involved in various projects around Montreal like Brainbow Limb and Corse. Those who braved the groundhog day snow storm saw several examples of Matt’s previous Max/MSP work and brainstormed of hypothetical applications for the program.

LATHER VII: Zombie Apocalypse with Morgan Sea. January 18 2011

January 30, 2011 by

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Starting off the 2011 LATHER season, the RAT’s very own, Morgan Sea did a special repeat presentation of “ZOMBIES: Everything you need to know for your own survival.”  Complete with candles and soundtrack. A concise history of Zombie lore through cinema and comic books was provided, as well as some handy survival tips, including but […]

LATHER VI: La métropole du XXIe siècle, le cas de Paris. December 1 2010

January 30, 2011 by

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Francois Seguin host’s a thought provoking discussion about city planning, the future of urbanization,  and our motions through the urban environment.  Paris was considered as a case study, and consideration also went into Montreal’s  streets and spaces.

LATHER V @ the RAT: Star Trek for Amateurs with Caitlin Thompson

November 8, 2010 by

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November 3rd 2010 The LATHER turns five! And to celebrate, we talk Star Trek.  The RAT;s very own Caitlin Thompson tells us all she knows on the subject and considers how the themes addressed in Star Trek commented on contemporary events and political climates.  The original series’ Utopic vision hosted a diverse and multicultural cast, […]

LATHER II: Fungi you Know and Love . Hosted by Amber Phelps Bondaroff.

November 3, 2010 by

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September 30th 2010 Well, first presentation @ the RAT got the ball rolling for a series of evening presentations called LATHERs. The second installment had  Mycological motivations and was hosted by the RAT;s own Amber Phelps Bondaroff. Amanita Virosa Pieds Bleue John Cage (Answers to, Most Deadly local Mushroom, deliciously sought after by french canadians, […]

LATHER I:Dance Dance Dance Party (How to throw one to be remembered) Hosted by visiting artist Brady Clark.

November 3, 2010 by

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Visiting NoDS artist in residence Mr. Brady Clark hosted an evening to remember @ the RAT on Thursday September 9th.  Brady is known, amongst other things, for his organization of festive spaces; Instigating hours of dancing, gyrating, moving and general merry making in un-conventional settings.  Hailing from Minneapolis Minnesota, Brady is a founding member of […]