Final Performing Arts Series Concert take place in Brunton Auditorium The Mount Allison University Performing Arts Series brings a unique set of artists to campus annually. This year’s season started with an extraordinary fusion ensemble, Culturally INappropriate, who gave the performance of a lifetime to the Sackville community. In November, Polaris Prize-winner Jeremy Dutcher took […]

 Canadian art writer Amy Fung brings in knowledge of art critique and art writing The Pratt Visiting Artists Lecture Series at Mount Allison was created with the intention to bring in guests from the world of art to share their points of view on being an artist today. Every year, the series brings a guest […]

Sackville business owners start up new café as their next venture After selling their family’s popular Bridge Street restaurant Song’s Chopsticks, Mount Allison graduate David Kwon and his mother Aida Song have started a new project. For many weeks, Sackville’s inhabitants have wondered what would take over the space of the former Bridge Street Café […]

MAFA strike negatively affects music department On Friday, Jan. 24, the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) confirmed its collective vote in favour of a possible strike, to take place at the set strike deadline of Monday, Jan. 27. With no agreement reached by the deadline, MAFA went ahead with a part-time and full-time faculty strike […]

Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein provides music students with educational weekend Last weekend, the Mount Allison department of music welcomed its second annual Bragg artist-in-residence. Versatile and expressive pianist Kirill Gerstein travelled from his home base of Berlin to participate in an interactive teaching weekend with the department of music. Gerstein is one of the top […]

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 […]