City of Fredericton Artist in Residence Exhibition

When: October 8 – 30, regular gallery hours

Where: Gallery 78

Over a dozen artists all in one place? Check out the products of Fredericton’s summer artist in residence program by visiting Gallery 78 this month. Featuring breathtaking fibre art, embroidery, paintings, and some fascinating woven acorns by Ralph Simpson, this exhibit is worth the walk downtown. However, if going to the gallery isn’t possible, all of the pieces are available for viewing online on the Gallery 78 website.

Theatre New Brunswick: Fall Festival of New Plays

When: October 15 – November 26

Where: TNB venues, online

With conversations, readings, and interviews running through October and into November, this event promises an interesting and fresh start to the autumn season at TNB. Events include Jean-Michel Cliche and Hinter, Ryan Griffith and We Might Never Speak Again, and Alain Roux on The Kelpie. Having a fall festival of theatre is difficult during a pandemic, so although the festival will hold live events, it is also available to stream live online! And to make matters even more appealing, the events are all free (with donations appreciated)! Dates and a live link are available on the Theatre New Brunswick website.

Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium 

When: October 23, 10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Where: Microsoft Teams

Guest speaker Ross Leadbetter, CEO of the not-for-profit research organization iHub Learning Inc., will be discussing research in a practical setting and how it can be applied to learning and teaching. This guest lecture will be available online via Microsoft Teams, and the link is posted on the My UNB Student News Blog.

The Fiddlehead Free Online Poetry Reading

When: October 28, 6 p.m.

Where: Zoom

Celebrating their 75th anniversary issue, The Fiddlehead will be presenting an online reading by the authors appearing in the new edition. These are brand new poems being presented and celebrated by authors from across the country. The Fiddlehead is one of Canada’s premier poetry publications, and is quite often a stepping stone to CBC literary prizes and even the Governor General’s Medal. There will be an ASL interpreter translating the events in real time so the event will be accessible. The link for the Zoom call is available via registration on The Fiddlehead’s Website.