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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Cap grads showcase talents

It’s April, and that means it’s time to showcase the work of the 2017 graduates from Capilano University’s Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts...
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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Ben Parker: Inspiring the next generation of musicians

Ben Parker has come a long way since tapping on pots and pans in his room in Red Deer, Alberta...
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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Sustainability

Taking Styrofoam out of the equation

In 2004, Orith Fogel was a third year Jazz Studies student when she landed a job as the University’s environmental issues coordinator...
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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: April 11-17

You’re in the home stretch! Good luck to everyone who is writing exams this week. Take a break from your...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Mar 29-Apr 3

The spring term is winding down, but there’s still lots to do on campus—from International Bear Day celebrations and supersized...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: Mar 21-27

It’s a short week, but there’s no shortage of things to do on campus leading up to the long weekend!...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

5 awesome experiences you can only get at Capilano University

Thousands of students choose to study at Capilano University each year due, in part, to its innovative hands-on programs. The...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Dec 7-13

The holidays are almost here, and the fresh scent of pine needles and baking is in the air! Good luck...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Nov 30-Dec 6

Almost there! The end of term is in sight with the last day of fall classes on December 4. Take...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap Nov 23-29

If you’re thinking of applying to Cap, this is a great week to visit Capilano U! Don’t miss tonight’s Explore...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Nov 16-22

Batten down the hatches! The pirates are coming as Cap’s resident theatre company, Exit 22, brings the classic story of...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Nov 9-15

It’s a short week as the University closes to honour our soldiers and veterans on Remembrance Day; however, we’ve got lots...

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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

November is Fine & Applied Arts Month

It’s November—you know, that month when the skies get ominous and you pull out your umbrella, boots and sweaters as...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap Nov 2-8

If you’ve ever wanted to go to join the circus or just watch it, this is the week to do...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap Oct 26-Nov 1

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a pumpkin carving extravaganza led by our international student...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap Oct 12-18

Lots of action this week! Get ready to shake out with the province-wide earthquake drill. Watch a fun flash mob...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: June 22-28

Expand both your mind and your spirit this week with events found on and off campus. Learn to manage your...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Cat Toren’s jazz has deep Cap roots

Catherine (Cat) Toren returns to Vancouver this month to play the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival—a homecoming she says she’s...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

April is grad show month!

It’s all been leading up to this moment! We’re super excited to showcase the work of the 2015 graduates from...

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This week at Cap: Apr 7-12

It’s an exciting week for music fans! Free concerts by our talented Jazz Studies grads and faculty members are sure...

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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Kofi Gbolonyo brings more than music to Capilano U

It’s always a treat to have an artist in residence here at Capilano U, and we’ve hosted some amazing people...

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Fine & Applied Arts

Practice first, advises Mayor’s Art Award winner Brad Turner

Brad Turner playing with guitar virtuoso and Capilano U artist-in-residence, Bill Frisell When he started out, Brad Turner never imagined...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Guitarist Bill Frisell is Cap’s artist-in-residence

Students in Capilano University’s Jazz Studies program are in for a treat this week when guitar virtuoso, Bill Frisell joins...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Nov 17-21

A quick summary of what’s happening this week at Cap, including a list of upcoming open houses such as the...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: Nov 10-14

From the IDEA School of Design’s Open Studio Day to creative writing workshops and live concerts and theatre, there is...

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Community Life, Student Life

This week at Cap: Oct 14-17

There’s so much going on at Capilano U these days that we’re introducing a new weekly feature called Things You...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Look who’s on the cover of JazzTimes this month

“I’m a trumpalist! I play vocalet!” says Bria Skonberg in a recent article in the September issue of JazzTimes magazine, where...

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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts, Fun Stuff

A concert for Cap

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What do you get when you put a dancer, a butcher, a composer and a YouTube sensation together on an...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Jazz grad commemorates Komagata Maru

image In his latest musical project, Komagata Maru, Jazz Studies grad Neelamjit Dhillon explores B.C.'s history of xenophobia and social injustice through the lenses of jazz, Indian classical music and his Sikh faith. The show premieres at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival on June 21 at Performance Works on Granville Island.
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Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

North Shore Jazz heats up

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Are you a music fan looking to fill your calendar with some amazing concerts this month? Well, look no further....

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