Monthly Archives: January 2016

ROBO: Bilingual Tintamarre comedy looks at love, machines and what it means to be human

Mount Allison professor emeritus Alex Fancy began using theatre in the 1970s to help him teach French. “Language is a three-phase phenomenon,” Fancy said last night in the lobby outside the university’s Motyer-Fancy Theatre. “Language consists of word, music and gesture, … Continue reading

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Owens art exhibit mourns and celebrates vanishing family farms

“First and foremost, I think they’re objects of great beauty,” said Gemey Kelly Friday night during the opening of the latest exhibition at Mount Allison University’s Owens Art Gallery. Kelly, who is gallery director, was talking about the nine hand-dyed, … Continue reading

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Filmmaker chronicles her wilderness journeys on the Trans Canada Trail

Dianne Whelan is filming her adventures travelling the Trans Canada Trail partly to show it’s possible to escape the frenzy of life in the 21st century. “Almost everybody I know is suffering from anxiety or depression,” she says adding that … Continue reading

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