The 33rd St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival to make a grand comeback in local theatres

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival kicked off its 33rd year with a Press Conference on Tuesday, September 20, at Emera Innovation Exchange (Signal Hill Campus). SJIWFF is Canada’s longest-running festival for women. For decades women have been disadvantaged…

‘Come From Away’: The Musical Opened in St. John’s on September 19th

A story of tragedy, hope and homecoming ‘Come From Away,’ the musical created by Michael Rubinoff, Irene Sankoff and David Hein in 2013, is returned for shows in St. John’s on the September 19th, 20th and 21st at the Mary…

“Back to the 90s” Concert at the Breezeway a Roaring Success

Memorial’s student-owned and operated bar, The Breezeway, is back and in full swing after a renovation period. On Friday, September 9th, MUNSU hosted “Back to the 90s” at the Breezeway—the first-weekend event since the bar’s reopening. The 90s-themed night was…

Rewinding Time: The St. John’s Vintage Market

Image Credit: St. John’s Farmer’s Market To every vintage lover, tune in and turn up! On the 21st of August, we had yet another Vintage Market at St. John’s Farmer’s Market. This event does not happen as much as many…

Gurdeep Pandher Brings His Happy Dance to NL

Photo Credit: Anasophie Vallée Gurdeep Pandher is an author, bhangra dance teacher, and performer based in Yukon. He became known on social media for posting videos inspiring others to learn the bhangra style of dancing in a joyful, positive atmosphere.…

The Revival of Memorial’s Philosophy Journal: Codgito, Journal of Philosophy & Theory

Photo Credit: Codgito: Student Journal of Philosophy & Theory Tucked away on the third floor of the Arts and Administration building, one may find the little corner of intellectual heaven: the Memorial University Philosophy department. Albeit small, it is packed…

A Night of Poetry at The Battery Café

On June 29th, a group of people gathered in the lower seating area of St. John’s own Battery Café, many artists, musicians, and writers. Others included supportive family members and poem enthusiasts. With two established poets on the evening’s lineup…

Saltwater Under the Stars: The Cozy Nightlife of St. John’s

On a drizzly Thursday in July, Newfoundland’s summer’s outdoor nighttime market, Saltwater Under the Stars, kicked off its first night. Saltwater Under the Stars was created last year to support Newfoundland and Labrador’s small businesses and provide the community with…

NL’s Oldest Professional Dance Company: Kittiwake Dance Theatre

Photo Credit: Kittiwake Dance Theatre (via kittiwakedancetheatre.ca) Kittiwake Dance Theatre is a Newfoundland-based dance company founded over 36 years ago by Linda Rimsay. As a non-profit dance company, Kittiwake is managed by a board of directors as well as artistic…

5 Must-Read Books Available at MUN

Book recommendations from a book lover. Very recently, I found my haven in the library at the MUN Education building. The library is filled with books suitable for all ages and contains diverse media ranging from short stories to graphic…