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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ falls flat

Shock value has always been a specialty of American Horror Story (AHS) creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Continuously pushing the limits of cable television censorship, FX’s AHS has been a cult favourite for six seasons. Structured as an anthology, the series takes a different horror premise with each iteration, casting the same actors in… Keep Reading

Bringing the McGill Drama Festival to life

The McGill Drama Festival (MDF) is an annual event that takes place at Players’ Theatre on the third floor of SSMU. MDF prides itself on its six plays being entirely written, acted, and produced by students, and aims to promote inclusiveness in the McGill theatre community. 2017 co-coordinators Jordan Devon, U3 Arts, and Kaleigh Bourk,… Keep Reading

Album review: Khalid – ‘American Dream’

Khalid released his debut single“Location” weeks before his senior prom in hopes that the song could earn him the title of Prom King. The song earned him the crown, in addition to over 50 million Spotify plays. Less than a year later, the artist has released his first album, American Teen. The record is inspired… Keep Reading

“Superior Donuts” brings Broadway to Players’ Theatre

Written by Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts, Superior Donuts refuses to shy away from challenging topics such as addiction, divorce, and estrangement, while retaining light-hearted humour and relatability. Now brought to the Players’ Theatre stage, the student rendition of the Broadway drama successfully captures the emotional exhaustion of its characters. Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, and other corporate… Keep Reading

Sun Astronauts, Emmett McCleary perform at Le Cagibi

Far beyond the McGill bubble and deep in the Mile End on Boul. St-Laurent, musicians and fans escaped the bitter January cold this past Saturday at Le Cagibi. Tucked away in the back room, three musical acts—two of which are McGill students—joined together for a night of indie folk, classic rock, and pop.  Playing after… Keep Reading

Play Review: 39 Steps at Player’s Theatre

[URIS id=47608] Originally published as a novel in 1915, the literary classic 39 Steps has been adapted for both theatre and film. In 1935, Alfred Hitchcock directed his film adaption of the novel, The 39 Steps, telling the story of a bored British man named Richard Hannay who is attempting to clear his name after… Keep Reading

Sketching on pins and needles

Walking into The Whole and its Parts (in French, Le Tout et la Partie) is entering Michèle Lemieux’s grayscale dream world of sketches and animations. Earlier this year, her film, Here and The Great Elsewhere (2012), was shown at the Canadian Culture Centre in Paris. Her exhibit, now at the Université de Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) Centre de Design, allows… Keep Reading

Into the Deep: Honduran scuba divers brush with ‘mermaids’ in Liwa Mairin photography exhibit

The Liwa Mairin photography exhibit, taking place at the Maison du Développement Durable, showcases an unfamiliar terrain, the depths of the sea. The exhibit is being presented by documentary photographer Valérian Mazataud in collaboration with Handicap International, which is a non-profit organization that uses donations to support more than 2 million people across 59 countries.… Keep Reading

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