Brad Ackerson
Brad Ackerson
Brad is a third-year student from Fredericton who is majoring in film production and history. This is his second year with The Bruns and first as Features Editor. He is passionate about storytelling in all its forms and hopes to use his new position to share a wide variety of the most compelling stories from campus and around the city. In his spare time you can often find him hanging out at The Cellar, checking out local bands downtown or binge-watching Black Mirror for the millionth time.
April 3, 2019

Things to do (March 20 – April 20)

Photo of fourth annual Pow-wow | Photo by Maria Nazareth Araújo

Red ‘n Black Revue

When: March 22, 7:30 pm

Where: Student Union Building

New Brunswick’s longest running annual show is back for its 70th year! One of UNB’s oldest traditions, the Red ‘n Black Revue combines local cuisine, music, dance and poetry for an unforgettable night with fellow students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Tickets are $15 for students and $30 for faculty, staff and alumni, and attendees will enjoy a three-course New Brunswick-inspired dinner. The show and dinner will start at 7:30 while cocktail hour begins at 6:30.

We Are One Multicultural Fair

When: March 23, 5:30 pm

Where: Kinsella Auditorium, St. Thomas University

Celebrate the diversity in our community with an evening of food and performances, presented by the St. Thomas University International Students' Association. Attendees will have the opportunity to try over 20 different dishes from around the world in addition to watching international students perform songs, recite poetry and model traditional clothing from their home country.

Tickets are $10 for students or children and $15 for the general public. They can be purchased by emailing stuisa@stu.ca.

UNB MWC Pow-Wow

When: Apr. 4, 10:30 am - 3 pm

Where: Currie Center

The Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre is hosting its fifth annual celebration of Indigenous culture, music, dancing and drumming in early April. There will also be a number of vendors set up selling a range of First ​Nation, ​Inuit ​and/or ​Metis ​handicrafts. The event is free, kid-friendly and open to the general public.

Tokyo Police Club Concert

When: Apr. 11, 8 pm

Where: Boyce Farmer’s Market

UNBSU Campus Events has partnered with The Capital Complex to bring multiple-time Juno award-nominated indie rock quartet Tokyo Police Club to the cozy confines of the Boyce Farmer’s Market. The show will be opened by Prince Edward Island-based pop group Sorrey.

Doors open at 7 and the concert is scheduled to begin at 8. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online through etixnow or at the etixnow kiosks located at Grimross Brewing, Graystone Brewing and Backstreet Records.


Feast of Thrones

When: Apr. 14, 7:30 pm

Where: Delta Hotel

Game of Thrones fans rejoice! With the show’s final season about to begin, the Delta Fredericton is hosting a celebratory feast followed by a big-screen viewing of the season’s premiere episode. The multi-course feast will be prepared by Executive Chef Greg Godfrey and will include themed dishes such as “boar ribs of Bravos” and “Gendry’s bowls of brown.”

Tickets for the event are a bit on the pricey side at $39 per person or $234 for a table of 6. They can be purchased through eventbrite.ca. Doors open at 7:30, the feast begins at 8 and the viewing party starts at 10.

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