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“My girlfriend and I spend $4000 - $5000 on the music fest circuit each summer.”
A critical look at how fests in Canada are preparing for overdoses during the opioid crisis.
The only act better than her on the Montreal fest's lineup is Muse.
When festival organizers and bystanders are poorly educated on how to handle or prevent sexual assaults, it implicitly says this behaviour is acceptable.
Research shows 25 percent of new sex assault patients at hospitals have attended mass gatherings.
The Montreal festival will also have performances from Skepta, Todd Terje, and Kaytranada.
As other Canadian festivals flounder, IleSoniq is gracefully finding its feet.
Fitting, considering “O she ha ga” is a actually a Mohawk phrase for “people of shaking hands.”
“We’ll never get rid of the darkness and inner turmoil, but I think we’ve sort of turned that notion on its head.”
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