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Autumn 2017 Events

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View more alumni events below or visit alumni.utoronto.ca. For an exhaustive U of  T events listings, visit events.utoronto.ca.




September 26
Alumni and Friends Happy Hour
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

An evening of networking and refreshments with fellow grads and friends. Free. 6–8 p.m. Vinoteca, 23 ave Pasteur, Luxembourg. Register at alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/upcoming-events.

October 15
UTSC Alumni Association Afternoon Tea
U of T Scarborough

Enjoy conversation with fellow U of T Scarborough alumni. Free. 2–4 p.m. Ralph Campbell Lounge, BV380, 1265 Military Trail. More info: alumni@utsc.utoronto.ca.

October 24
U of T Scarborough
Meet fellow U of T Scarborough alumni and business partners at this annual young alumni networking event. Price TBA. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Location TBA. More info: alumni@utsc.utoronto.ca.

October 25
Alumni and Friends Axe Throwing
Come experience a real Canadian activity. $30. 6–8 p.m. Axe Throwing Calgary Ltd., 5923 3rd St. SE. Register at alumni.utoronto.ca/events-and-programs/upcoming-events.

November 10
Service of Remembrance
Soldiers’ Tower, St. George Campus
There will be a carillon prelude and postlude. Reception to follow in Hart House’s Great Hall. Free. 10:15–11 a.m. 7 Hart House Circle. More info: 416-978-3485 or soldiers.tower@utoronto.ca.

November 16
UTSC Alumni Connections
U of T Scarborough

An evening of speed networking between U of T Scarborough alumni and students. Spaces are limited. Free. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Instructional Centre Atrium, 1095 Military Trail. More info: alumni@utsc.utoronto.ca.

November 16
University College Alumni of Influence Awards
The Carlu, Toronto

Sixth annual awards gala in celebration of distinguished UC graduates. The Carlu, 444 Yonge St. $150. 6 p.m. More info: 416-978-7416 or uc.utoronto.ca/tickets.




To October 7
Making Models
Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Nine Toronto architecture studios and artist groups propose ideas and prototypes for constructing urban space. Free. Tues. to Sat., 12–5 p.m. Wed. to 8 p.m. U of T Art Centre, 15 King’s College Circle. More info: 416-978-1838.

To October 7
In Dialogue
Art Museum at the University of Toronto

In Dialogue looks at new ways of being Indigenous, and of understanding Indigenous Peoples, in today’s Canada. Free. Tues. to Sat., 12–5 p.m. Wed. to 8 p.m. U of T Art Centre, 15 King’s College Circle. More info: 416-978-1838.

To October 28
Far and Near: the Distance(s) between Us
Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Far and Near: the Distance(s) between Us brings together several generations of Chinese-Canadian artists, offering perspectives on the evolution of the Chinese community in Canada. Free. Tues. to Sat., 12–5 p.m. Wed. to 8 p.m. Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, 7 Hart House Circle. More info: 416-978-8398.

October 4 to December 20
Flickering of the Flame: Print and the Reformation
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Marking the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Reformation. Free. Mon. to Fri., 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Thurs. to 8 p.m. (during term). 120 St. George St. More info: 416-978-5285.


Lectures and Symposia


September 29 and 30
Transparencies: Mexican Cultural Production through the 21st Century.

Jackman Humanities Building
Organized by Latin American Studies. Free. Time TBA. Rm 100, 170 St. George St. RSVP at las.utoronto.ca. More info: las.admin@utoronto.ca.

September 29–30
Bank of Canada-U of T-IMI Conference on the Chinese Economy
U of T Mississauga
Researchers and policy-makers discuss China’s recent economic growth and its implications for the global economy. Free, but register at utm.utoronto.ca/imi/bank-canada-conference. UTM Innovation Complex, LL1220, 1833 Inner Circle.

October and November
The Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series for alumni and friends
Carlton Cinema, Toronto
Series of seven lectures, $75; single lectures, $15. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.–noon or Mondays beginning Oct. 16 from 1–3 p.m. 20 Carlton St. More info: senior.alumni@utoronto.ca or uoft.me/saacp.

October 16, 17 and 18
The Seven Grandmothers: Indigenous Law, Ethics and Canada’s Constitution
University College
Prof. John Borrows of Indigenous Law, University of Victoria. 4:30 p.m. Rm 140, 15 King’s College Circle. More info: 416-978-7416.

November 15
Margo Glantz in Conversation
Victoria College

The acclaimed Mexican writer talks about her long career as writer, translator and university professor. Free. 6–7:30 p.m. Alumni Hall (VC 112), 73 Queen’s Pk Cres. Please RSVP at las.utoronto.ca.




October 25
U of T 12tet 

Walter Hall
U of T 12tet student jazz ensemble. Free. 7:30 p.m. 80 Queen’s Pk. More info: music.utoronto.ca.

Nov 23–26
U of T Opera: Don Giovanni (Mozart)
MacMillan Theatre

$40 (seniors, $25; students, $10). Nov. 23, 24 and 25: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26: 2:30 p.m. 80 Queen’s Pk. Weston Family Box Office: 416-408-0208.


Special Events


October 5
Hart House Thanksgiving Feast

Hart House
Buffet dinner in the Great Hall. Tickets $25. 6 p.m. 7 Hart House Circle. More info: harthouse.ca/events/thanksgiving/.

October 20
U of T Mississauga 50th Anniversary Gala
Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

Celebrate UTM’s anniversary and welcome new V-P and principal Ulrich Krull. Black tie. Tickets $340. Table of eight: $2,700. 6–10 p.m. 60 Yorkville Ave. More info: 905-569-4924 or utm.utoronto.ca/50thgala.

October 21
Tech and the City
U of T Mississauga

This case competition for entrepreneurs focuses on the Internet of Things. Hosted by UTM, City of Mississauga, Sheridan College and SOTI. Free. 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Innovation Complex, 3359 Mississauga Rd. More info: techandthecity.ca.

October 27
Hart House Halloween Party
Hart House

House-wide social event with DJ, dancing, food and entertainment. Price and time TBA. 7 Hart House Circle. More info: harthouse.ca.




October 5
Football: Varsity Blues vs. McMaster Marauders
Varsity Centre

Thanksgiving game. 7 p.m. 299 Bloor St. W. Tickets for all sporting events: Advance are $10 (seniors and youth, $5). Game day are $14 (seniors and youth, $8). Free for U of T students with T-Card and children 8 and under. Available at each facility’s box office and at varsityblues.universitytickets.com.

For more info on this and other sporting events, visit varsityblues.ca




September 22 to October 7
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hart House Theatre

This musical transforms the theatre into a wild punk rock show. Rock superstar Hedwig shares the band’s story in a delightfully raunchy way. Warning: Coarse language and sexually explicit scenes. $28 (seniors, $17; students, $15). Week 1: Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. Week 2: Wed. to Sat. at 8 p.m. Week 3: Wed. to Sat. at 8 p.m. plus Sat. at 2 p.m. More info: harthouse.ca/hedwig-and-the-angry-inch. Box office: 416-978-8849.

November 10–25
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Hart House Theatre

This Tony Award winner looks at a small-town spelling bee – and highlights the truism that winning is not everything. $28 (seniors, $17; students, $15). Week 1: Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. Week 2: Wed. to Sat. at 8 p.m. Week 3: Wed. to Sat. at 8 p.m. plus Sat. at 2 p.m. More info: harthouse.ca/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee. Box office: 416-978-8849.


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