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Memory and Illusion in the Court House

  Posted on: November 15, 2005

A number of TRU faculty will join an international group of artists and scholars in a public event at Kamloops’ former Court House (Hostel) next week. The artists’ projects, together with a series of associated presentations and discussions, constitute a hybrid mix of artistic and academic cultures entitled, simply, Court House. Participating artists Panya Clark…

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TRU student to intern in Hanoi

  Posted on: November 15, 2005

TRU Social Work student Maija Lewis has been selected for a World University Service of Canada (WUSC) three-month internship to Hanoi, Vietnam starting January 2006. Lewiss internship, which comes with a $5,000 contribution from WUSC, will centre around the development of a university field school. During the internship Lewis will assist the WUSC Director in…

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Lotus Blossom Special

  Posted on: November 15, 2005

TRU Writer-in-Residence David Bateman will explore the complex intersection between race and gender in his presentation Lotus Blossom Special at Arnica Gallery next week. Comic and at times poignant, Bateman’s 45-minute monologue explores gender and racial issues through the use of autobiographical storytelling, country music, and poetic drama. A 45-minute comical monologue broken into three…

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TRU Chorus Fall Concert

  Posted on: November 15, 2005

TRU Chorus fall concert The city’s first snow has fallen, and the TRU Chorus is hoping to help people get into the holiday spirit with a winter-themed fall production. Entitled “L’hiver Francais – music of winter from early France,” the TRU Chorus’s fall concert offers an evening of French music from the Renaissance and Baroque…

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Carrying the Ball for the Pack

  Posted on: November 8, 2005

In a couple of weeks, a group of dedicated ‘Pack-backers will take off their TRU WolfPack sweat-shirts and put on the dry-cleanables for the annual TRU Sports Task Force Gala Dinner and Dance. An annual fundraiser, the Gala is a project of the TRU Sports Task Force, a group of sports-minded Kamloops business and community…

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Service Learning "Out on the Town"

  Posted on: November 3, 2005

Jen Jones, a TRU Canadian Studies Service Learning student, is busy assisting in the organizing of the On the Town arts celebration to be held November 4th at TRU’s Campus Activity Centre. She got the job as a result of contacts made in her first stint in Service Learning in Winter, 2005, which found her…

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TRU Students Hold Rock Fundraiser

  Posted on: November 3, 2005

The Cariboo Student Society in conjunction with students from the Events and Conventions Management Program at Thompson Rivers University is putting on an alcohol-free, all-ages rock show at TRU next week. The evening will feature four rock bands from the Kamloops area: Blinded, Hezzakya, A Thousand Year Plan and Dear Daedalus. The event will also…

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Whose show is it, anyway?

  Posted on: November 2, 2005

TRU’s new Centre for the Study of Canada will present a panel discussion on the role of the small city in performance. The panel will include members of TRU and Kamloops arts community Barbara Berger of the City of Kamloops, James Hoffman and Ginny Ratsoy (moderator) of TRU, Derek Rein from Project X Theatre, David…

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More Than Just Colour

  Posted on: October 31, 2005

TRU’s third Canada Research Chair has only been on campus since summer, but he’s already created the Centre for Innovation in Culture and the Arts, which is already mounting its first event: More than just colour: a panel on South Asian critical and cultural production. The panel will feature Ashok Mathur, TRU’s Canada Research Chair…

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