Category: Arts

TRU talent nominated for mayor’s awards

Thompson Rivers University will see two familiar names at the 2018 Mayor’s Gala for the Arts on Jan. 20. Visual Arts faculty member Donald Lawrence is nominated for the first time for Artist of the …

A look back at 2017’s best films

Cutting down my list this year has proven to be extremely difficult. From a selection pool of over 20 amazing films these ten films represent the cream of this year’s peak crop. The spoils of …

Music as the spice of life: Coco reviewed

Disney Pixar’s newest film is an ode to magic. From the grandiose spectacle of neon colours that explode on the screen to the tenderness of a family reunion, directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina created …

Two one-acts bring southern comedy to campus

TRU Actors Workshop Theatre brought comedy and nostalgia to the opening night of “Laundry and Bourbon” and “Lone Star.” The night featured the two one-act plays written by James McLure and directed by TRU theatre …

Justice League’s mix of styles doesn’t work

Justice League is a weird conglomeration of a movie. Assembled from two very different directors’ styles, it features actors who attempt hefty dramatic work within a cobbled and repeatedly shredded script. It is dumbfounding how …

Diversity explored through the art of fashion

The TRU Fashion Club opened Friday night with “Diversity,” their first fashion show at TRU. The team aimed to bring out the potential for diversity in TRU’s campus community. The show featured designers and models …

Artists compete in a fury of paint and brushes

Last week, the TRUSU Art and Culture Club opened their doors to welcome students and community members to a fast-paced demonstration of creativity and artistry. Art Faceoff was a battle of paintbrushes and quick thinking. …