“One of the biggest challenges is trying to meet the university’s goal of 1000 beds in a relatively compact site,” explained Kai Hotson, principal of Hotson Architecture.
The comedy was portrayed through a situation that the entire audience had essentially put themselves into: doodling with a bunch of strangers and then yelling about it.
“You have veterans who have never opened up because of PTSD or simply because they didn’t want to talk about it,” Brunt said. “I’ve had people tell me that they’ve never even told their families these stories before.”
The sheer amount of fun the actors seemed to be having helps keep the audience engaged, especially for those who may not have been following the quick jokes veiled in old English.
“At a community radio station like CiTR, we’re super open to lots of different types of shows, and we want to promote people’s weird ideas ... that’s really different and maybe more marginalized in commercial radio.”
While intimidating at first, trading with others is why Hot One Inch Action thrives where traditional art shows stop short.
“All cultures have scare figures, but what is scary is rather culture-specific,” said Dr. Sabina Magliocco, the department of anthropology’s resident expert on all things spooky.
“Indigenous” Halloween costumes are offensive to many people and we hope that our voices can inspire others to think twice about about selling, buying or wearing these costumes.
“With globalization, local traditions become more attractive again,” he said. “… [Oktoberfest] became a little, compartmentalized marketing tool, which you could then export into other places.”
The event’s general message was that everyone can benefit from minimalism by choosing to practice mindfulness, self-value and purpose.
The intersections of performers was a wonderful sight to see. The Slovak dancers grooved to Mayer’s music, and Mayer performed with Rushton impromptu in a beautiful rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
Being in the presence of talented literary figures, you can feel the excitement of a shared collective adoration for literature, for the act of writing and for a community of storytellers.
For musicians wanting to get involved, “it’s kind of like a low-commitment band,” says the club’s VP of music, Matthew Cam. “It’s an alternative for people who want an introduction to jazz, or want to play something, but don’t have the time to join the full jazz orchestra.”
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As the star player for the Vancouver Grizzlies NBA team Reeves played from 1995 until 2001, taking an early retirement due to back injuries and weight-control problems. Local filmmaker Kat Jayme made up her mind to track down her reclusive childhood icon through her documentary Finding Big Country.
One of the highlights of the show came when an audience member chucked a head of romaine lettuce on the stage that the actors immediately began bird-feeding to each other as part of a scene.
For queer POC youth who are subject to various pressures in the process of exploring their identity, Ricecake intends to cultivate community and convey that “we can belong.”
The database features around 1.5 million documents with everything from newspaper clippings to personal letters, ACT UP photographs to bathhouse ticket stubs.
Listening to slippages was initially a challenge. However, after considering the context of the piece, a more interesting thought emerged: this piece isn’t supposed to be conventionally easy to listen to.