In 1952, painter Alexandra Luke organized the first Canadian exhibition of abstract painting to be assembled on a national scale in Canada. In the brochure for the show, titled Canadian Abstract Exhibition, she wrote, “Painting should not stop with the already discovered beauty but continue searching.”
Instead of spending the summer wishing you had something fun and exciting for your children to do, why not give them the opportunity to create a sculpture, paint a picture, make up a play, or act on stage? The U of L Faculty of Fine Arts Drama and Art Camps are the perfect outlet for their summer fun. There are seven weeklong camps to choose from, which run weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drama for ages 7 to 10
The University of Lethbridge continues to be a hub of activity throughout the summer months thanks to a variety of summer camp options available on campus:
Life, You, Mathematics and Computer Science (LUMACS)
The University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Fine Arts and its Department of Theatre and Dramatic Arts have released the theatre schedule for 2011-2012 and it’s a season catering to all dramatic tastes. From the classic drama of Shakespeare to the fantastical work of Canadian Michel Marc Bouchard, the Theatre and Dramatic Arts Season is set to captivate audiences of all ages.
Following is a snapshot look at each of the scheduled productions:
By BOB COONEY
A team of Geography students recently received a high-profile lesson in public affairs by presenting their research to Lethbridge City Council.
As part of an Applied Studies project, five students from Gary Weikum’s Geography 2535 Introduction to Planning and Geography 4500 Sustainability Issues in Planning classes spent the academic year conducting research on the sources and quantity of greenhouse gases produced by the corporate operations of the City of Lethbridge.
By KYLE DODGSON
The spring winds bring an annual changing of the guard at the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU). As another successful year at the Students’ Union comes to an end, a new Executive Council is poised to usher in new, and what it expects will be prosperous, student initiatives.
June 14 | Wellness Lunch and Learn: Edible and Sustainable Gardening and Landscaping | Jason Baranec and Julia Mitchell (Southern Alberta Permaculture) present tips on positive solutions for a sustainable future. | Noon to 1 p.m., Andy’s Place (AH100)
By DIANE BRITTON
Are you confused about whether or not to eat fish?
Eating fish regularly is part of a healthy diet. In fact, Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating recommends at least two servings of fish per week.
Current research shows more benefits of fish consumption than drawbacks. However, it is now clear that consumption should consist mainly of fish lower in Methylmercury (MeHg) concentrations and higher in omega-3 concentrations (the healthy fats found in fish).
By BOB COONEY
The recent fire in Slave Lake, Alta. has left many people wondering how the community will rebuild and, most importantly, cope with the aftermath of a devastating event that destroyed approximately one third of the community, including homes, the library, town government offices, businesses and much more.
By SUZANNE MCINTOSH
The 7th Annual Bee Heart Smart Challenge has concluded for the year and what a successful year we had!
A total of 18 teams (consisting of 165 people plus a number of individual participants) took part and the competition was fierce. Although I tried to get my name on the top-10 stepper list, other, more ambitious steppers quickly bumped me.