Three cheers for Turkey Dump

Musical a hit despite weak moments

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

A scene from Turkey Dump

This year’s Theatre Western original musical â€" entirely produced by students â€" was titled The Turkey Dump & Other Tales of University Life. The play begins at a setting in Elgin Hall during O-Week, where a soph running icebreaker exercises introduces the audience to some of the main characters, including Creepy Reed (an unctuous engineering student), Willy (a workaholic Harvard Med aspirant), the party-crazy Billy Slackhard, Jenny (a science student who also loves music) and Richard Wagner (a music student who is trying to maintain a long distance relationship with his girlfriend of five years). (read more)

UWO Comedy Club brings act to Brescia tonight

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Members of the UWO Comedy Club

When most people think of a stand-up comedy venue, an all-girls Catholic school isn’t what usually comes to mind. That could all change this Thursday night when veteran members of the UWO Comedy Club perform stand-up acts at Brescia University College. (read more)

Grainger brings sexy back to CTO

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Sebastien Grainger

Saturday evening featured a sexually-charged show with artists Flash Lightnin’, The Harbour Coats and Sebastien Grainger and the Mountains rocking at Call The Office until early next morning.

To begin the evening, Toronto-based power trio Flash Lightnin’ began a creative set with its blues-based southern style rock and roll. (read more)

Hard work of cast pays off

Office Hours a hit at Conron Hall

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Kneeling down before him

As predicted, an almost full Conron Hall was present for Tuesday’s opening performance of Office Hours, put on by Arts and Humanities students.

The cast and crew achieved what they had set out to do when they began production last October. (read more)

A&E Shorts

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

UK university offers degree in Beatles
There is no better way to honour a renowned musical group then to create a masters program devoted entirely to them in their hometown.

Last Tuesday, Liverpool Hope University announced the launching of a new masters program. (read more)

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