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University Players Kicks Off 65th Season With Announcement of Next Year’s Shows

The University Players, UWindsor’s main theatre company, has just announced their selection of shows for next year’s season, and as the company’s 65th season, it’s coming in with a bang. Kristen Siapas, the company’s Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator is excited to let audiences know what’s in store. “There’s going to be lots of classic works with a modern twist. We have comedies like The Play That Goes Wrong, family titles like Little Women, as well as some more classical titles like The Glass Menagerie and Macbeth.” Siapas says that audiences can certainly expect a range of genres that everybody

By |Wed, Mar 29th, 2023, 3:06PM|Arts + Culture|

Windsor Symphony Orchestra hosts World Premier

Image credit: Capitol Theatre | Windsor Symphony OrchestraEducation & Community Partners (capitoltheatrewindsor.ca) The University of Windsor-based choir will perform with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO) at the Capitol Theatre, downtown this weekend.  The concert is titled ‘World connections through Music’ and features the work of two noted performers. The first is the work by Iranian-British composer Farhad Poupel, titled ‘The Legend of Bijan and Manijeh’, drawn from a 10th century Persian epic poem titled Shahnameh.   This weekend’s performance is its world premier. According to the WSO website, Farhad Poupel describes the structure as ‘the battle between dark and light’’

By |Fri, Nov 18th, 2022, 11:10AM|News|

Are You a STEM Student at UWindsor? You Need to Take These Arts Electives

As part of their degree requirements, most STEM students at UWindsor need to take at least two arts electives. Most of them tend to opt for an introductory philosophy or psychology course, overlooking equally interesting courses in other arts fields. To help rectify this situation, we’ve compiled a short, non-comprehensive list of underrated arts electives we would recommend to science students at UWindsor. On the flipside, if you’d like to hear about underrated science electives for arts students, click here.  ENGL-2520: Frankenstein and its Afterlife You’ve surely encountered Frankenstein in TV or film—that green, hulking creature with bolts in his

By |Tue, Mar 1st, 2022, 9:24AM|Arts + Culture, News|
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