For the last two years, the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery has been working on a conservation project to inventory and assess the 9,000-plus works on paper in the collection. In addition, over 100 works from the collection have received specialized conservation treatment. Recent funding from a Museums Assistance Program grant will allow the gallery to continue this project.
By AMANDA BERG
Wildly entertaining and delightfully quirky, TheatreXtra’s season opens with the debut performance of Muse Control, by University of Lethbridge student James Wade. Muse Control won the 2010 U of L Play Right Prize, and is the first play from the competition to be produced.
Choose your own seat and save 25 per cent when you get a season ticket for the mainstage theatre season or the Faculty Artists and Friends Series.
Season tickets are currently on sale and are available until the first show of each series. Be sure to reserve your season ticket early and guarantee your choice of seats all season long.
Culture, community and creativity abound at the annual Artwalk event, to be held throughout the city, Sept. 17 to 18. And, no art festival in southern Alberta is complete without the participation of the University of Lethbridge.
For the first time on the University Theatre stage, each individual student music
ensemble comes together in one performance – to celebrate the installation of President Michael Mahon.
Ensemble Extravaganza, on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. in the University Theatre, includes performances by the U of L Singers, Vox Musica Choir, Women’s Chorus, Wind Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Global Drums, Trumpet Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and a staged operatic excerpt by the Opera Workshop.
Four decades of artwork by London, Ont. artist Jamelie Hassan is featured in the installation, At the Far Edge of Words, at the U of L Main Gallery from Sept. 16 to Oct. 29.
The exhibition, which is comprised of key pieces that intertwine her work as an artist with an enduring interest in text, language, memory, personal history and identity, is on a national tour circulated by Museum London.
By ABBY GROENENBOOM
University of Lethbridge Students’ Union Executive Council enhanced its painting skills last month, all the while working on team building, learning a bit about each other and even themselves – through volunteering for Project Paintbrush.
Sept. 25 | Canada West Soccer
Women – Regina vs. Horns, noon
Men – Trinity Western vs. Horns, 2 p.m.
Community Sports Stadium
Sept. 26 | Canada West Soccer
Women – Manitoba vs. Horns, noon
Men – UBC vs. Horns, 2 p.m.
Community Sports Stadium
Oct. 2 | Canada West Soccer
Calgary vs. Horns | Women at noon, men at 2 p.m. | Community Sports Stadium
The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA), the provincial organization representing academic staff associations at the University of Alberta, the University of Lethbridge, and Athabasca University, recently announced the recipients of the CAFA Distinguished Academic Awards for 2010.
By DIANE BRITTON
Diets high in B vitamins, vitamin C, monounsaturated and omega 3 fats may help boost your brainpower. Enjoy these smart foods and reap the benefits later!
Avocados have healthy monounsaturated fats, the kind of fat that’s good for both your heart and your brain. Monounsaturated fats are also found in nuts, olive and canola oil, fish and flax. As with any fat, you still have to watch your portions.