Since the program’s inception in late 2016, the Hatch Art Gallery has rented out artwork from the permanent collection at a going rate of about one per cent of a piece’s insurance value per month — for some pieces, this means over $20,000 a year.
On Saturday, March 18 volunteers exceeded their goal to create 24 new Wikipedia pages for female artists featured in the Belkin Art Gallery and edit countless more under the auspices of the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon movement.
This year, CAP is restructuring, alternating between those and guest speaker sessions in order to better fulfill students’ stated desires and needs.
Sin-Birds is UBC’s premier Afrobeats dance troupe. Watching a performance is mesmerizing. The duo takes an obvious delight in dance and perfect synchronization, and they top it all off (literally) with snazzy hats.
In the age of the Resist and #MeToo movements, the adage of the pen proving mightier than the sword rings truer than ever, especially for women-focused narratives.
Directed by the award-winning Nancy Hermiston, La Cenerentola tells its familiar yet fresh story through virtuosic acting, singing, orchestral music, costume and set design.
The PuSh Festival’s presentation of King Arthur’s Night premiered to a sold-out audience on January 31 at the Frederic Wood Theatre. The play is the second from the duo of Niall McNeil and Marcus Youssef.
The 11th Coastal First Nations Dance Festival — presented with the Museum of Anthropology from February 28 to March 3 — is as beautiful as it is necessary.
“Congrats,” Sara says, smiling hard. Mack doesn’t respond, is still dancing dancing dancing. Sara thinks: “I should have buttered up the judges,” and makes a noise that sounds but does not feel like a laugh.
“I really want the African Friendship Society to be a platform where we can empower, educate and entertain,” she said. “We do not deny that there are certain areas where [Africa is] struggling, but we cannot take a small experience of Africa and make it the reality of the entire continent.”
The lost and found is in the UBC Bookstore — and being a discouraging distance away, it makes the old expression “finders keepers, losers weepers” dangerously attractive.
Set small goals — try raising your hand once in each class for a week, to answer opinion or overview questions where you don’t have to worry much about the answer.
Hodge said she hopes the exhibit will “ignite a sense of amazement and curiosity in visitors as they imagine this majestic sea creature swimming through a Cretaceous sea.”
Many students braved the risk of hypothermia and got a sweet, sweet dose of adrenaline. Here’s an account of what happened from the brave souls who took the plunge.