Pedaling with Bombay Bicycle Club

By Samantha Long   British-indie band Bombay Bicycle Club blasted the Commons Theatre on Oct. 17 with an intense performance that included engaging backdrops and eclectic rhythm to an enthusiastic and spirited crowd. The line-up included the pairing of three diverse groups...

In Game of Bones you laugh and you dine

By Miranda Abraham When was the last time you enjoyed a great meal, a few drinks, and some live bloodshed? Algonquin theatre graduates, who are part of Eddie May Mysteries, are making this happen for audiences at Scarlett’s Dinner Theatre in the Market with the show Game of...

Visual artist gets international acclaim

By Daniel Katz After travelling the world making a name for himself in the realms of filmmaking and photography, a local visual artist has made his way back to Algonquin to finish his studies in the marketing program. Luaiy A., whose given name is Luaiy Agial, is a visual artist...

Lights illuminates Commons Theatre

By Emma Hyde When Juno award-winning artist Lights left the stage after her single Up We Go, the Algonquin Commons Theatre erupted with the sounds of fans stomping, cheering, chanting, screaming, and banging on the walls until she returned to the stage. The Canadian artist...

Rapping for Jesus

By Elizabeth Mabie   The Common’s theatre was alive with the sounds of rap, traditional black gospel, and inspiring Christian messages on the evening of Sept. 20. This was the second year One Desire-Glory Pursuit was held and presented by the youth of the Church of...

Lil Jon turns the crowd up

By Nicholas Hodge   Rocking his iconic shades, grills and dreadlocks, the King of Crunk himself looked over a rowdy crowd of Algonquin students packed in front of his stage and decided that they were not turned up enough. “We can turn it up more than that,” he growle...

Students got game, yes they do

By Matthew Houston The Student Commons building was filled with the sound of automatic machine guns, Lady Gaga and exploding Pikachus on Sept. 30 for the We Got Game event held by the Algonquin Student’s Association. Gamers gathered around televisions to watch others...

Yuk Yuk’s brings two Montreal comedians to the Ob

By Daniel Katz   College comedy shows are either reviled or revered by fans for being raunchy, nasty, and dirty. But on Sept. 17 a capacity crowd at the Ob was treated to comedians who didn’t hold back. The show, presented by Yuk Yuk’s, brought two Montreal comedians...

Graduate Film in the Spotlight at SAW.

By Dan Taccone Club SAW’s comfortably dim lights and three-dollar Stella Artois greeted the attendees at the Sept. 13 premiere of the North American screening of a short film produced by one of Algonquin’s very own alumni. A Clean Slate, which was funded in part by...

Arkells get 5-score encore

By Erich Engert Bright lights pierced through a thin layer of fog in the Commons Theatre Sept. 4 as an impatient audience stood by the stage, waiting for the main event to begin. Before long, two-time award winning Hamilton band, the Arkells, composed of lead singer Max Kerman,...