Arts

Home: COVID-19 from the eyes of an Ecuadorian

On March 17, I booked an emergency flight back home to Ecuador. The government was closing the borders before midnight the next day and...

Art student encaptures the homeless through painting

St. Thomas University third-year student Jamie LeBlanc uses her art to tell stories of the overlooked people in society. She’s known for an art series...

Indigenous film maker creates short film under COVID-19 restrictions

Kennlin Barlow, from Indian Island First Nation in Kent County, New Brunswick, finished filming his upcoming short-film, Summertime, as part of an anthology series called The Lemon...

Commentary: Marvel-Us

“In my culture, death is not the end, it’s more of a stepping off point.” These were the words of the first Black-led Marvel Cinematic Universe...

Memory in music: Remembering Harry Rigby

The former St. Thomas University Dean of Men, the namesake of Rigby Hall and the founder of the Thomists, Harry Rigby, passed away on...

Review: Tenet, ‘delightfully confusing’

It’s been two months since Cineplex re-opened their doors in New Brunswick due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s an eerie experience. I sat and gazed...

‘A year like no other’: STU’s theatre community adapts to COVID-19 protocols

As a fine arts professor at St. Thomas University, Lisa Anne Ross feels the 2020-21 academic year will be “a year like no other.”  A...

Commentary: Six films to watch while self-isolating

Doing our part to practice physical distancing and self-isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19 means there are a lot of empty hours each...

Fredericton music scene remains optimistic through COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has affected many job sectors including the music industry. Gatherings in New Brunswick are limited to 10 people and as a...

Review: Ria Mae lights up stage, hearts in Fredericton

One of Atlantic Canada’s musical gems stopped by to pay Fredericton locals an awaited visit. Halifax-born Ria Mae took to the stage at the...

‘It’s A Girl!’ sparks conversation and controversy

Theatre New Brunswick Young Company is touring the show It's A Girl!, a true story about trans artist Michelle Raine, to middle and high...

Naomi McGowan: an essential piece to STU theatre

Naomi McGowan waited with a welcoming smile as her blonde hair brushed her cheeks. The fourth-year English with a concentration in drama and fine...