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Alchemy Festival turns student creativity into gold

By Nikayla Goddard, March 23 2018 — Coming up on its fifth anniversary, the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) continually strives to proudly showcase student works in all its encompassed disciplines — music, dance and drama. Traditionally, the annual Taking Flight Festival has been a way to showcase drama performances….

U of C compositions debut at the Forms of Sound festival

By Brent Matterson, February 8 2018 — Focusing on innovation and questioning the meaning of not only music, but sound itself, the final concert of the Forms of Sound Festival takes place Thursday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Forms of Sound presents works that explore diverse areas in music and the…

SCPA’s The Double Hook is an opera with a cause

By Sidrah Anees, October 26 2017 — Sheila Watson’s 1959 novel The Double Hook stands out as a masterpiece of drama and prose in Canadian literature. Set in a small B.C. town in the 1930s, it tackles themes of family, redemption and Canadian tradition in the aftermath of a murder. Fifty-eight years after its initial…

Student work soars at annual Taking Flight festival

By Rachel Woodward, March 27 2017 — From March 27 to April 8, music, dance and drama produced by University of Calgary students will showcase at various theatres across campus for the 2017 Taking Flight Festival of Student Work. U of C drama chair April Viczko says the festival is an important aspect of students’…

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