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The current Ryerson University student is one of 10 finalists chosen from more than 200 entries for Toronto’s Now Magazine fashion design competition where participants created a garment out of newsprint as part of Toronto Fashion Week.

The Pemberton youth was a recipient of a Whistler Arts Council scholarship this summer.

She submitted three original gowns for the Now competition. The winner will receive $1,000 as well as coverage in the Now November edition.

The public can vote for their favourite, including Lamontagne’s Komono-esque dress, by visiting www.nowtoronto.com/designerchallenge/ . Balloting closes Monday, Oct. 30 at 11 p.m.

The voting process only takes seconds, so log on to support our local talent.

Monster one-man show

From thrill rides to looks at the shadowy psychological pathway of violence lurking in the hearts of many, the one-man show Monster doesn’t forfeit its frightening grip for its Halloween showing Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Brackendale Art Gallery located north of Squamish.