Morgan Spurlock to visit Algonquin

The Algonquin Students’ Association will host an American documentarist best known for his 2004 documentary, Super Size Me on Feb. 10. Morgan Spurlock is one of the best documentary film makers of his time said Bill Kitchen, events coordinator for the SA. He approached Spurlock...

Monsters on campus

Monsters of Schlock break Guinness World Record as they bring their show to The Ob   The Monsters of Schlock which consists of performing brothers, The Great Orbax and Sweet Pepper Klopek, brought their extreme circus sideshow comedy magic extravaganza to The Observatory the...

Documentary on climate change is just the tip of the iceberg

The fourth installment of a nine-part documentary series, Years of Living Dangerously, played in the AC Hub on Jan. 20 to promote awareness and educate students on the global issue of climate change. Years of Living Dangerously is a docu-series focusing on the effects of climate...

Algonquin students jam out to Cardiff

A singer-songwriter from Arnprior visited the Algonquin campus bar, The Observatory, to host a jam night and play the crowd’s favourite songs. On Jan. 13, Craig Cardiff, came to the college’s Woodroffe campus for a night of music, poetry and stand-up comedy. The night featured 21...

Having a laugh with Hickey and Hastings

John Hastings a U.K.-based Canadian comedian who is known for his observational storytelling style, returned to Algonquin to headline the first Yuk Yuk’s stand-up comedy event of 2015 at The Observatory. Hastings was full of energy, yelling and swearing throughout his entire set,...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015

Grad wins Emmy for Disney short film

Animation program alumnus Graham MacDonald is a credited winner of an Emmy at this year’s Creative Arts Awards. The award is for his work at Mercury Filmworks’ as animation director on ‘O Sole Minnie’, a Mickey Mouse short film. He, along with a group from the Walt Disney...

Bringing Joy to Commons Theatre

    Australian singer, songwriter, and the newest addition to Taylor Swift’s 2015 tour, Vance Joy engaged an eager sold out crowd at the Commons theatre on the evening of Nov. 3. The show began with a short five-song set from opener Jaymes Young, who hails from Los...
Posted On 20 Nov 2014

Pheonix Project Dance soars

New York-based dance company Phoenix Project Dance brought their choreography to Algonquin Commons Theatre Nov. 7.   “The show at Algonquin was the first stop on our 10th anniversary tour,” said Mikey Perkins, choreographer and executive director of the company. “In the past...

From Amsterdam with Love

    ZenSupremacy is an international, independent record label poised to do big things. Music featured on the label is what is referred to as ‘future beats’. “Old mixed with new. The future scene. Picture trap and hip-hop mixed with R&B and soul. We touch on...

Just like the Beatles

By Arielle Follett Despite a lack of students in the audience, the Caverners visit to the Commons Theatre on Oct. 24 drew a crowd. The Caverners, a Beatles cover band, have been performing for 20 years. Much like the Beatles, the band has a dedicated following made up largely of...
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