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Victoria Maxwell to perform one-woman play That’s Just Crazy Talk at Brandon University

Mental health speaker, actor and writer Victoria Maxwell will perform her play That’s Just Crazy Talk on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Maxwell wrote the play, which her website describes as a “funny and achingly truthful” story of coming to terms with mental illness and a look “at both the […]

BU students, faculty share music and art at Saturday events

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon will be alive with music and art on Saturday, and Brandon University (BU) students and faculty will be in the middle of it all. Band 101 begins on Saturday morning, showcasing 268 musicians from BU and the Brandon School Division. Grades 9–12 band students, under the direction of Anna Penno and […]

Research earns BU professor international award, invitations to visiting scholar and endowed chair roles

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) sociology professor Christopher J. Schneider has received some nice accolades for his research contributions. Schneider is this year’s recipient of the Early-in-Career Award, given by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) to “scholars who have made significant contributions within the first ten years since the completion […]

Professor Emerita Colleen Cutschall to speak at Brandon University

Colleen Cutschall, Professor Emeritus at Brandon University and the founder of its Department of Visual and Aboriginal Arts, will give a free public talk at BU on Monday, Oct. 3. The free talk begins at 7:30 p.m., in the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art. Cutschall will be the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art’s […]

Nick Fraser Quartet performs next concert in Pro Series

BRANDON, Man. — For one incredible evening of music, Toronto jazz drummer Nick Fraser brings his quartet, featuring New York City saxophonist Tony Malaby, to the Pro Series at Brandon University (BU). Cellist Andrew Downing and bassist Rob Clutton will join Fraser and Malaby on stage at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall on Tuesday, Oct. […]

Out of Bounds Lecture Series returns for discussion of related pop classics

BRANDON, Man. — The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s Out of Bounds Lecture Series returns for its fifth season with an examination of the relationship between lyrics and music that gives songs their meaning. On Thursday, Sept. 29, composer-theorist Evan Ware will look at the songs “Comme d’habitude” (As Usual) and “My Way” in […]

Sutherland Gallery at BU hosts Manitoba Craft Council exhibition

The Manitoba Craft Council exhibition Play, Precarity and Survival will open at Brandon University’s (BU’s) Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art on Thursday. The professional, travelling exhibition features the work of well-respected Canadian artists who use ceramic history, material properties and production processes to explore contemporary identities. Sigrid Dahle curated the exhibition, which features works […]

Patterson presents haunting and hopeful play, leads off Speaker Series in Brandon

A remounting of her acclaimed play Sargent & Victor & Me and a lecture for the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Arts Speaker Series are on the bill for Winnipeg playwright Debbie Patterson next week. Patterson will be the first lecturer of the season for the Speaker Series with her presentation of “Writing From the […]

Thin Air writer Van Camp lands in Brandon for reading and fiction workshop

Alberta writer and storyteller extraordinaire Richard Van Camp treats Brandon to a reading and fiction writing workshop on Monday, Sept. 26 as part of the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writers Festival at Brandon University. Van Camp, a member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Dene Nation who was born in Fort Smith, N.W.T., arrives in Brandon on […]

Poet and sound artist Paul Dutton visits BU

The Brandon University (BU) Hawkweed Literary Forum presents an exciting Literary and Sound Art Performance by world renowned Toronto poet and sound artist Paul Dutton on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Following his performance, Dutton will give a sound art masterclass. Dutton’s performance will take place from 1:40 to 2:30 p.m., in the John E. Robbins Library Gathering Space at […]

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