The ancient Greek tragedy is being directed by third-year student and filmmaker Tessa Hill.
Listen as student Cameron Barrett plays his bagpipes. Barrett will be back playing every Friday while the weather stays good.
Little Death, directed by Daniel Halpern and written by Daniel Sarah Karasik, opens with a conversation at a bar. The awkward conversation is realistic, eyes drift from hands to smiles. Tension builds for several minutes as the conversation between Ali, played by Hilary Allister, and Dallas, played by Simone Reid, dips its toe into the […]
Sex finds itself in the spotlight of The Pit. Will You Taste Our Blood, written by Katie Clarke and directed by Clarke and Adrianna Vanos, is a bubbling concoction. The play combines elements of the Greek tragedy The Bacchae with contemporary issues of sex, consent, and social anxiety. It stars Alex Retzer as Mae (a […]
The cast of All My Sons starts their rehearsal with vocal warm ups, buzzing air through their lips and reciting tongue twisters of increasing difficulty. Then, they launch into a scene. It is only their second rehearsal, and the energy is high. Set in the early 1940’s, All My Sons tells the true story of […]
Indigenous issues and representation were tackled in many films at this year’s Atlantic International Film Festival and Michael Trombetta had the chance to review three of them.
Your local tattoo shop might not be using a pen and ink to give tattoos, but someone on your campus might be. They’re called stick-and-poke tattoos: instead of using a gun, you only need something sharp and some ink. It’s usually a small tattoo, and most believe it to be temporary. Stick-and-poke kits are available […]
Packed into the familiar setting of the King’s Wardroom, Bad Ideas Theatre Collective aimed to transport its audience from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Laramie, Wyoming. They were presenting not only the facts, but also the people affected by the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard. The Wardroom was an interesting choice by the directors, providing […]
Graduating students in the Master of Fine Art in Creative Nonfiction have the opportunity to win $2500 by submitting a piece of their creative non-fiction. Run by Penguin Random House Canada through the University of King’s College, the winner will be represented by an agent at Westwood Creative Artists, another partner in the competition. […]
In the Dead of Winter is a unique festival experience that prioritizes songwriters. This doesn’t only manifest in the feel of the festival, but also in the physical presentation of the artists on stage. Some were used to performing alone, while others admitted openly into the microphone that they felt bare onstage without others behind […]