The Parliament of the Birds is a play based on the 12th century Sufi poem, The Conference of Birds, by poet Farid ud-Din Attar.
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The Dorothy Somerset Studio, a cozy black box theatre, was modestly set for the UBC Players Club’s SNL-ified rendition of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.
“Are [the Filipino people] stupid,” he asked us, looking around. “No, they’re being exploited.”
On Saturday afternoon UBC students, led by the 2SLGBTQ+ engineering club Gears & Queers, hosted a cairn-painting event to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR).
Gather around everyone for a pumpkin-flavoured fall treat with horror anthology Queer Little Nightmares.
Here’s a compilation of coffee prices (americano and latte) on campus and my personal experience in some of the popular coffee shops at UBC.
From brocade jackets to white lace capes, local fashion brand Chalanse’s second collection at Vancouver Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2023 shows highlighted femininity through confident textures and textiles.
This personal essay contains explicit discussion of sexual assault, police brutality, self-harm and child abuse.
It was the first electronic music concert where I’ve been offered hot chocolate with marshmallows, and it was delicious.
Language and Literacy Education Professor Guofang Li recently delivered a keynote presentation entitled “Multilingualism as a Gift: Changing Mindsets, Changing Worlds” at UBC’s Arts Multilingual Week.
If you’re looking to get some ink on your skin, you may not have to look far: there are some talented tattoo artists in the UBC student body.
Down West Mall from the white tents, booming sound system and costumed revelry of the Calendar’s Halloween party last weekend in the black box of the Dorothy Somerset Studio, a troupe of acting students donned a different type of costume: thick paper mache masks for their latest show, The (Un)usual suspects.
In my house, we celebrate the Day of the Dead on November 2 by making bread, which we call bread of the dead. We make ofrendas, of course, and even dress up as vampires and ghosts as if it were Halloween, but the bread was the main ritual.
Our bodies have always faced scrutiny and rigid societal expectations, and the Hatch's last exhibit which ran through mid-October, The Politics of the Body, showed a selection of artistic responses to reclaiming them through artistic practice.
The Ubyssey culture staff have compiled a short list of recommended events for the month, with an emphasis on low-key and community-oriented events that won't strain your energy or your wallets.