CUAG hosts Spring Art Showcase

Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) hosted its Annual Spring Art Showcase and Art Party on March 30. The event was organized in partnership with the Carleton Art History Undergraduate Society and the Campus Activity Board. The showcase included art-making activities with special guest artist Ojo Agi. Agi led a workshop with portraits of Black feminine figures, chalk and charcoal. “I’m here running the arts table, so people can come and chill out here before the show starts. We’re doing colouring pages of Beyoncé, Lupita, and Solange,” Agi said. CUAG also hosted The Other NFB: The National Film Board’s Still Photography Division, which displayed photos of Canadian culture from the 40s through 50s. Yannick Anton and David Ofori Zapparoli created Outside […]

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Groups struggle with rehearsal spaces

Carleton is home to more than 50 different arts and culture clubs, spanning a wide range of interests, according to the Carleton University Students’ Association’s (CUSA) online hub online. Such groups can often be seen across campus, practicing to prepare for competitions or performances. But some say getting the space needed for their practices can be difficult. For a club to book a classroom or other space on campus to use for meetings, Jen Sugar, the director of student affairs at Carleton, said all requests must be made with them online. On the Student Affairs website, the office provides students wishing to reserve space with a link to a booking page, which must be filled out 10 days in advance […]

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CUDC host annual showcase

The Carleton University Dance Crew (CUDC) hosted their second annual showcase on March 12 at Southam Hall. The amateur dance crew said they strive to plan and perfect their routines for the annual event throughout the school year leading up to it. “When the new executive team meets up for the first time, we talk [about the] showcase. Everything that we do is about this one show that we have going on,” Shianne Bailey, CUDC president, said. The show consisted of three hours of dance numbers, spanning a variety of styles and musical genres. The show’s theme—time—tied together all the performances. Their representations of the different eras of dance started out with the 1950s and visited different innovations and fads […]

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