Indigenous artist Jeremy Dutcher reignites his ancestral language through international tour On Nov. 30, the Mount Allison University Performing Arts Series presented its second concert of the season, and the performances just keep getting better and better. This neo-operatic performance brought the Indigenous artist Jeremy Dutcher, recipient of the 2018 Polaris Prize, to the Brunton […]

Motyer-Fancy puts on religious folk-rock musical Mother-Fancy’s latest production, Godspell, is a far cry from Kumbaya or Jesus Loves Me. Director Paul Del Motte’s relevant and topical interpretation connects some of the best-known teachings of the Bible with timeless problems. Although light-hearted and noticeably silly, the production addressed some more serious topics that people often […]

Cast and crew at Motyer-Fancy ramp up to show week for their production of the quirky and serendipitous musical ‘Godspell’ You know the rules: no discussing religion at the dinner table. You can however discuss religion at the Motyer-Fancy Theatre this weekend with the cast of Godspell. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. from Oct. […]

Performing Arts Series presents CulturallyINappropriate, a world music fusion band with musicians from all over the world The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series prides itself on bringing distinguished and diverse artists to Mount Allison’s campus every year, and this year is no exception. The series began with a bang by welcoming world fusion ensemble CulturallyINappropriate […]

Speeches, talks and panels educate students and community members on Indigenous issues in a journey toward truth and reconciliation. In December of 2016, the United Nations declared 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages as a next step toward truth and reconciliation globally. Throughout the school year, Mount Allison has been planning and partaking in events […]

Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik music, early Catholic music and soundscapes ignite desire to learn more about Indigenous history Through an emotional project intended to represent the voices of Indigenous children who experienced residential schools, performers swept up their Sackville audience in a truly captivating concert in Brunton Auditorium on Friday evening. The project, titled How Do […]

Favourite indie folk band returns to Sackville for sold-out show Every corner of Thunder and Lightning Ltd. (T&L) was packed with people on Sunday as Sackville welcomed back a familiar town favourite. Great Lake Swimmers, a Toronto-based indie folk band, occupied the stage in an unforgettable, and very warm, Sunday Session. The dimly lit bar, […]

Student outlines Indigenous radio show project for the upcoming academic year The CHMA lineup, a diverse and ever-changing rotation of Mount Allison students’ culture and musical taste, is seeing a few new additions to its roster this year. Bryenton Innes hopes to start a radio show through CHMA 106.9 FM centred around Canadian and American […]

According to these musicians and psychologists, women may be more likely to be self-critical and perfectionistic Creativity is something essential to our lives. We, as humans, need it to produce novel ideas. The ideas that we come up with change the world around us. We use creativity to share our passions with the world, and […]

Music society organizes mental health week during the busiest month of the year As March continues and April approaches, stress levels continue to rise in the music conservatory. Student recitals, jury season, final paper due dates and final exams are looming in the near future and the environment seems to get more frantic and chaotic […]