Champs with Dr. Vivek Venkatesh of Grimposium!

Today on Champions of the Local Scene, host Andrew Weiler from Grade A Explosives will be interviewing scholar, metalhead, and the man behind Grimposium, Dr. Vivek Venkatesh. Tune in at 6pm TONIGHT (April 2).

Grimposium - Trve Kvlt Arts (TRUE CULT ARTS), Films, Sounds and Texts in Extreme Metal is organized by Dr. Vivek Venkatesh, Associate Dean at the School of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Education at Concordia University. Grimposium is an ode to the extreme metal scene - a ritual offering to the men and women who define, redefine and stretch the artistic boundaries of what this scene has become. It features key members of the global extreme metal scene including filmmakers, visual artists, authors, creative writers, musicologists and academics. The event will include film screenings, book launches, panel sessions, art exhibitions and road trips to watch metal shows.

Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
J. A. De Sève Cinema, J. W. McConnell Building, (1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.), Sir George Williams Campus

Check out Grimposium on Facebook for more information.