Arts

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...

Local musician helps others get on their feet and tour

Touring for an artist is a path to new audiences and greater opportunities. At a certain level, especially in the digital music age, it's the way...

Scooter Thomas’ small cast brings big emotion

Theatre St. Thomas will close out its 2019-20 season with its smallest cast of the year taking on a story about the changes that...

Heat $heets ‘breaks the rules of music’ with debut EP

Squeezing into a small basement like a ’70s game room, the four members of Fredericton rock band Heat $heets conduct a Wednesday evening rehearsal...