Fine arts students showcase their artwork at the Art Show and Sale This year’s first Art Show and Sale took place last week in the foyer of the Purdy Crawford Centre. At the event, which is open to all, fine arts students promote and sell their work. Hosted by the Fine Arts Society, the sale […]

The annual cult classic ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ took over the Vogue Theatre on Friday night, and transformed it into “transsexual Transylvania” On a blustery Friday night, the eager Transylvanians of Sackville ventured out to see the infamous cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Vogue Theatre. The theatre-goers were decked out in red […]

Hart Hall played host to a spooky haunted house put on by members of the faculty of arts The spookiest building on campus took a break from its usual role as faculty offices and classrooms on Sunday. Instead, it acted as the setting for the first Haunted Hart Hall, put on by the Dean of […]

Touching base with some cast members following the closing of Assassins last weekend The curtain closed for the Assassins cast and crew last Saturday night at the last showing of this dark comedic musical, but the powerful performances will resonate with the audiences and performers long after the Motyer-Fancy Theatre doors close. Assassins was written […]

Thunder and Lightning’s third stand-up show sheds new light on the nature of the form By the time I arrive at Thunder and Lightning (T&L), it’s already pretty full. The crowd is eclectic. The community around T&L has always been varied, and it seems like they’ve all turned out to laugh at some jokes. I […]

Guest speakers from the University of Guelph give talk on alternative form of learning Melissa McAfee, a special collections librarian, and Kristyn Paccione, a clerk in archival and special collections, visited the Owens Art Gallery from the University of Guelph last week to lecture on their experience of experiential learning as well as its importance […]

Amy Hillis and Katherine Dowling impress Mount Allison with a thrilling violin recital This past Friday, Oct. 26, Mount Allison was lucky enough to host Amy Hillis, winner of the 41st Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition. Hillis is quite an accomplished young violinist, whose talent is clear from her very first notes. Among her many achievements, […]

Exploring the effects of writer’s block on Mount Allison’s creative writers With the rigid guidelines and rubrics of academic writing, it can be easy to lose passion and inspiration. Because of this, creative writing is the perfect escape for many Mount Allison students. But when a writer’s mind goes into mental overload with all the […]

Motyer-Fancy’s sustainable production about climate change sheds light on heavy issues The recent news regarding climate change has undoubtedly shed a new light about environmental issues and how we can collaborate to improve the state of the environment. The UN recently issued a report warning irregular rising temperatures within the next decade or so, introducing […]