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Event Season 2010 - 2011

Event Season 2010 - 2011

Fall 2010

Mon, Sept 27, 2010
Outer Parking Lot Salsa Mania!
Experience everything to do with salsa - food and dance lessons! At the Farmer's Market in the Outer Parking Lot of UofT Scarborough from 3-7pm.

Mon, Sept 27, 2010
LLBT History on Film presents: Black Robe
Film screening of "Black Robe" with opening discussion by Professor Chris Berkowitz. Join us in the LLB Theatre from 5-7pm on Mon. September 27, 2010.

Wed, Sept 29, 2010
AA 303 MPLS presents: Vocal Recital
Enjoy watching as Brett Kingsbury plays the keys while Lenard Whiting sings in this Vocal Recital. Come to AA303 from 1-2pm on Wed. September 29, 2010.
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Thurs, Sept 30, 2010
SW 403 CIH presents: The Eye Altering, Alters All: The Mind-Forg'd Manacles of Modernity and the Dynamite of a Tenth of a Second
Garry Leonard

Thurs, Sept 30, 2010
Ralph Campbell Lounge Living Documents presents: Franca Iacovetta
Featuring Professor Franca Iacovetta of the UTSG Dept. of History as a 'living historical document', focusing on her achievements and a 'behind the scenes' glimpse at her scholarly career.
October 2010

Mon, Oct 4, 2010
AA 160 CPA presents: Anti-Racisim in Education: Missing in Action
Drop-in to meet the editor and authors at the book launch for Anti-Racism in Education: Missing in Action. Join us in AA160 from 3-9pm on Mon. Oct. 4, 2010.

Thu, October 7, 2010.
Campus Wide ASO presents: ArtSideOut
Interact during an all-day, campus wide arts extravaganza on Thursday, October 7, 2010.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010.
SW 319 MPLS presents: The Life and Work of an Indian Tabla Player
Enjoy sounds of the Indian percussion instrument, tabla, played by Probir Mittra at 5:45pm in SW319 on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

Wed, October 20, 2010.
AA 303 MPLS presents: Piano Recital
Enjoy the sounds of the keys as Brett Kingsbury delights your ears with a piano recital. Join us in AA 303 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 20, 2010.
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Monday, October 25, 2010.
AA 160 CPA presents: Tiff and the City
Join us for a Q&A period with Cameron Bailey, Co-Director of the Toronto International Film Festival. AA 160, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Monday, October 25, 2010.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010.
AA 303 MPLS presents: Egyptian-style Bellydance
Please join us for an Egyptian style belly dance performance by Yasmina Ramzy as part of the Music Performance Lecture Series.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
AA 160 GAS presents: Global Asia Studies OPEN HOUSE
Come meet the faculty, learn about the program and mingle with current students. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP on the intranet.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
LLBT History on Film presents: Last of the Mohicans
Film screening with opening discussion by Prof Chris Berkowitz.

Thursday, October 28, 2010.
AA 209 VPA presents: Guest Lecturer: Spy Dénommé-Welch
November 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010.
AA 112 TLKY presents: Planting Seeds: Growing Buddhist Bodies in a New Landscape
Lecture by TLKY Visiting Professor William Tuladhar-Douglas, of the University of Aberdeen.

Thursday, November 4, 2010.
AA 160 CIH presents: Life Writing in Women's and Gender Studies
Jeri English, Victoria Tahmasebi, Sarah King.

Friday, November 5, 2010.
Saturday, November 6, 2010.
Miller Lash House TLKY presents: How is This Place Buddhist?: Buddhist Approaches to Constructed Landscapes

Thursday, November 11, 2010.
Meeting Place VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents: Remembrance Day Service
Concert Choir/Concert Band.

Friday, November 12, 2010.
Meeting Place JHI presents: Spectacle and Impermanence: Six Images in Search of an Artist
Tanya Mars presents her performance art piece throughout the day, followed by a talk by Andy Payne (Architecture) and a reception.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
BV 340 MPLS presents: West Asian Classical Music
Join us for a music workshop by ethnomusicologist Dr. Rob Simms.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
AA 303 MPLS presents: Opera by Request
Opera by Request and UTSC Concert Choir present R. Schumann's opera "Genoveva" in concert.
January 2011

Winter 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011.
Meeting Place Winter Blues Festival:
Musical Lunch Break: String Ensemble
UTSC's String Ensemble will lighten the mood in the Meeting Place by playing selections during lunch hour.

Monday, January 31, 2011.
DMG Winter Blues Festival:
UMAP Songwriter's Circle
Original works will be performed by students, presented by the UTSC Music Ambassador's Program (UMAP).

Mon, January 31 - Thu, February 3, 2011.
Gallery 1265 (Meeting Place) Winter Blues Festival: What Is Your Positive Space?
Inpartnership with LGBTQ. Opening Reception on Feb 1st, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

Mon, January 31 - Fri, February 4, 2011.
Gallery 1265 Winter Blues Festival: VPA Studio Painting Installation
Students from the VPA Studio program will be showing paintings that were created as class assignments this year.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011.
Meeting Place Winter Blues Festival:
Musical Lunch Break: Jazz Orchestra
UTSC's Jazz Orchestra will add some toe-tapping rhythms to the Meeting Place by playing selections during lunch hour.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011.
Thursday, February 3, 2011.
LLBT Winter Blues Festival: TAPS Student Showcase
Theatre & Performance Studies (TAPS) presents 4 short student plays in the LLB Theatre, featuring class assignments from last semester.

Tue, Feb 1, 2011 - Fri, Feb 4, 2011.
DMG Winter Blues Festival: inbetween
inbetween presents works by noted Canadian artists examining the conversations of physical and psychological space, investigating the places and spaces in which our lives are played out.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011.
AA 303 Winter Blues Festival: Concert Choir Open Rehearsal
Drop by to listen to UTSC's Concert Choir preparing this semester's repertoire. Or even bring your instrument and play along!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011.
DMG Winter Blues Festival:
Lunchtime Curator's Talk by Ann MacDonald
Ann MacDonald, Director & Curator of the Doris McCarthy Gallery, will give an exhibition tour of the DMG's current show, inbetween.

Thursday, February 3, 2011.
Meeting Place Winter Blues Festival:
Musical Lunch Break: Vocomotive

Thursday, February 3, 2011.
DMG Winter Blues Festival: Poetry Idol
Aspiring lyricists can compete in UTSC's Poetry Idol, hosted by Creative Writing Professor Daniel Scott Tysdal in the DMG.

Thursday, February 3, 2011.
AA 303 Winter Blues Festival: Concert Band Open Rehearsal
Drop by to listen to UTSC's Concert Band preparing this semester's repertoire. Or even bring your instrument and play along!

Friday, February 4, 2011.
TBA World Rhythms Concerts presents:
Earthtones in Concert (with Crowns for Convoy)
Enjoy a concert performed by musical group Earthtones (feat. UTSC Jazz Orchestra's Director, Mark Laver). Opening band is Crowns for Convoy.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
AA 303 World Rhythms Performing Lecture Series presents:
Such Sweet Thunder: The Art & Craft of Duke Ellington
This performance lecture by Mark Laver (saxophone) and Peter Johnston (bass) celebrates the music of Duke Ellington.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011.
LLBT History on Film presents:
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
A film screening based on the life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolin, with opening discussion by Prof Katherine Blouin.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011.
LLBT History on Film presents: Atomic Cafe
A film screening based on the tragedies of the Great War, with opening discussion by Prof Chris Berkowitz.

Friday, February 18, 2011.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, AA 112 TLKY presents: Buddhism, Development, and New Documentary Filmmaking in Burma
An interactive event filled with screenings, workshops, lectures and discussions on Buddhism, development, and new documentary filmmaking in Burma.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
AA160 TLKY Perspectives in Buddhist Thought & Culturepresents: Decoding Early Chinese Buddhist Art
Art history scholars Prof Li Qingquan (Harvard) and Youn-mi Kim (Yale) will be featured guests in a panel discussion on Buddhist art.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
LLBT History on Film presents: Agora
Film screening with opening discussion by Prof Katherine Blouin.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011.
AA 303 World Rhythms: Performance Lecture presents:
Uncovering More Meaning in Music
Reflections on an eclectic selection of Western classical music for flute and piano performed by the Oriole Duo.
Kaili Maimets, flute, Jacqueline Leung, piano.

Monday, March 14, 2011.
SY 110 History on Film presents: Apocalypse Now
Film screening with opening discussion by Prof Chris Berkowitz.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
AA 303 World Rhythms Performance Lecture Series presents:
The Violin Works of Schubert, Brahms & Ravel
David Gillham (Violin) with Brett Kingsbury (Piano) present an exciting selection of works for violin and piano.

Monday, March 21, 2011.
AA 112 VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Solo & Ensemble Recital
UTSC's music performance students present their work as soloists or chamber groups. Free admission � all are welcome!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - Saturday, March 26, 2011.
LLBT VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
The Jewel in the Lotus
Enjoy a stage performance by Senior VPA Drama Students in their annual drama production, Directed by T. Lamie.
For tickets visit www.UofTtix.ca
or purchase in room AA313.

Thursday, March 24, 2011.
SW-403 CPA presents:
Values & Benefits Panel
Panel discussion of the results of a province-wide study examining audiences of culturally diverse performing arts organizations.

Saturday, March 26, 2011.
Meeting Place VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Antonin Dvorak's Stabat Mater
Performance featuring Hart House Singers, UTSC Concert Choir, & Ensemble TrypTych Chamber Choir with orchestra and soloists. Directed by David Arnot-Johnston
For tickets visit www.UofTtix.ca
or purchase in room AA313.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 - Sunday, March 27, 2011.
AA Building (3rd Floor), Gallery 1265 and Library VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents: Year End Show
VPA Studio students show their final pieces from the 2010-2011 academic year. Awards determined by an external jury.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
LLBT CPA presents:
Wind in the Leaves
Six dancers, a guitarist, and a poet invite the public to view the workshop process and discuss the development of a new multi-disciplinary piece. Moderated by Prof Charles Smith.

Thursday, March 31, 2011.
SW403 2nd Annual Student Research Conference in Humanities.
Students studying topics in the humanities compete for top prize, and to present their submissions during a day-long conference. This year's theme: Violence.

Thursday, March 31, 2011.
LLBT VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Spring Awakening I: Jazz Orchestra & Vocomotive
Enjoy the toe-tapping rhythms of the UTSC Jazz Orchestra's year-end concert, with repertoire from Duke Ellington. Free admission and all are welcome!

Saturday, April 2, 2011.
AC-223 (ARC) VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Spring Awakening II: Concert Band & String Ensemble
Fill your ears with music as the UTSC Concert Band & String Ensemble present their year-end concert. Free admission and all are welcome!

Fri, April 1, 2011 - Wed, April 6, 2011
(Closed: Sunday April 3, 2011)
AA Building (3rd Floor), Gallery 1265

Department of Humanities & Snider Visiting Artist KIM ADAMS presents: SPECIALS
Installation, sculpture and performance works made by students of VPSD55: Advanced Special Topics in Studio.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011.
Ralph Campbell Lounge VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Flute Choir & Musical Guests
UTSC's Flute Choir and special guests perform selections from their repertoire. Please RSVP your attendance.

April 12 - 13, 2011.
ALL DAY
LLBT UTSC & OBA Chamber Music Festival
In partnership with the Ontario Band Association, UTSC hosts a 2-day festival of chamber music, with small ensembles performing for an adjudication team. For more information and to register, see www.onband.ca/cmf.

Summer 2011

June 27, 2011
Roots & Routes 2011 Conference
UTSC Campus The Connaught Summer Institute and the Department of Humanities present:
Roots & Routes: Spatialities & Borderlands
The Roots and Routes Summer Institutes will explore the ways in which scholarly networks past and present were instrumental in the acquisition, translation, and dissemination of texts and technologies.

August 10, 2011
Chamber Music Recital
AA 303 VPA Performances & Exhibitions presents:
Chamber Music Recital
Featuring performances by the members of the VPMA/B69 Chamber Music Course along with special guests, the University of Toronto Scarborough's Alumni & Community Concert Band.