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Review: Murderer

Murderer by Anthony Shaffer is a play that, to quote the director’s note, is “insufferable.” Now that is not to say that the KTS’s production of the play directed by Emma Graveson and Aaron Shenkman is anything close to insufferable. Their production balances the “insufferable” elements of the play’s script with production choices that highlight […]

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From dorm room to Wardroom

Chipped, dried body paint peeled from Ezra Tennen’s face as stage lights followed their descent onto his guitar. The lights fade from pink to a yellowish green as Ezra looks to his left at his bandmate Chris Oliver carving out a pulse with his cajon. They exchange a contagious smile before Ezra’s lips are back […]

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Infringement festival: Best of Fest

Another successful year of the Infringement Festival wrapped up on Saturday night. The top shows throughout the week were performed again for the Best of the Fest: “Men of Principle” by Connor Adsett, Cameron Van Buskirk, Dylan Jackson, Katie Lawrence, and Alex Retzer; “Jonah is a Shape-Shifting Alien” by Jacob Hermant; “Door Play” by Zach […]

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Infringement festival: Friday

KTS: Infringement Festival Day 5 As always, I love the King’s Theatrical Society and find that their passion for theatre is so obvious and inspiring. It makes me glad to see so many students come together to pull off an event like this with the degree of professionalism that they do. “Go Fish” by Susannah […]

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Infringement festival: Thursday

KTS: Infringement Festival – Day 4 My favourite KTS event is the Infringement Festival, where all plays are written by students and voted on for the chance to be featured in the Best of the Fest on Saturday. If you couldn’t make it to the first few events, worry not, because you can still catch […]

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IDOW: Saturday

Saturday (Good Robot) The final night of IDOW! I’m incredibly thankful to the organizers of this event and all the performers that delivered such great performances. Excited to check out next year’s lineup when the time comes. I have never been to Good Robot for a live performance, preferring to stick to their silent reading […]

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IDOW: Friday

(The Marquee Ballroom/The Seahorse Tavern) Hey all! Here are my reviews of the second night of IDOW. I stuck to The Marquee and The Seahorse so I could maximize all the great talent featured in both venues. The Marquee has a long history of featuring great acts from all over and is usually an excellent […]

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IDOW: Thursday

Hey all! Hope the first couple weeks of 2018 have been treating you kindly. I’m back again with some concert reviews, this time covering the In the Dead of Winter Music Festival (IDOW). This festival is in its 13th year and going strong with some incredible acts. Their mandate is to highlight songwriters from across […]

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Holiday eats for all

Find more from Maya Watson on Instagram: @celiacsunnysideup Gluten Free (GF) Gingerbread Muffins Full disclosure – I attempted to bake my grandmother’s Welsh Cakes for this section but could not manage to make them gluten-free. They began to melt, resembling the sad remains of many childhood snowmen. Luckily, these gingerbread muffins were easily and deliciously […]

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Five ways to decorate for $10 or less

Around this time of year, I always find my house looks sadder. It’s darker all the time, and artificial lighting makes me feel gloomy. This best antidote for this is, obviously, glitter. The following are five do-it-yourself projects to fill your house, apartment or dorm with holiday cheer– on a budget. Tea Light Holders These […]