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Other New Dispute Resolution Room Open House 2017-04-27 17:00:00
Description

Our old moot court room has been renovated! Please join us to celebrate the launch of the new Dispute Resolution Room with demonstrations and refreshments. Catch up with alumni and guests from the courts and Ministry of Justice. 

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Location FRASER BUILDING
150
Times 17:00:00 to 19:00:00
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Conference EnVision 2017 Conference 2017-04-27 All Day
Description

Decarbonizing Energy and the Environment - EnVision 2017 Conference

April 27-28, 2017 - University of Victoria

The challenge of climate change means we must end harmful emissions and reverse the damage done.

For this year’s conference we are following the lead of the recently signed Paris Agreement and will be exploring topics related to the goal of decarbonizing our energy system and the environment.  We have invited some of our leading thinkers, researchers and innovators to address topics such as the future of cities, electrification of transportation, the need for negative emissions technologies, social responses to climate change and even questions about the governance of climate geoengineering.

Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/iesvic/
Location WRIGHT CENTRE
A104
Times All Day
Pricing

Full conference registration fee: $365

Single day: $160

Student's full conference fee: $130

Sponsor Sue Walton
250-721-6295
swalton@uvic.ca
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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-04-27 10:00
Description

We know Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) was one of the first professional landscape artists to work in the Pacific Northwest. His few regional paintings that survive offer vivid windows into the world of 1880s Victoria and British Columbia. Yet, how did this African American artist succeed at a time when racial prejudice prevented most Blacks from entering any skilled profession? Guest curated by Dr. John Lutz (History, UVic) with Emerald Johnstone Bedell and Caroline Riedel. Created in partnership with UVIC Legacy Art Galleries and UVIC History Department. With conservation support from the Royal BC Museum.

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Related Website http://uvac.uvic.ca
Location UVIC Legacy Art Gallery Downtown
630 Yates Street
Times 10:00 to 16:00
Pricing Free and open to the public.
Sponsor UVIC Legacy Art Gallery
250-721-6562
legacy@uvic.ca
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Other SCHOOL DANCE SESSIONS 2017-04-27 09:00:00
Description

Multiple School Dance sessions run daily: 9am and 1pm

Please note that dance groups will be starting at different times within each session. This event is part of the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival. Festival information is available at www.gvpaf.org.



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Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2522.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 09:00:00 to 12:00:00
13:00:00 to 16:00:00
Pricing

Prices:

$5 Students/Seniors

$7 Adults

Parking can be purchased at any general lot meter, or in advance through: https://parking.uvic.ca

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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Film CALL OF THE FOREST 2017-04-27 19:00:00
Description

CALL OF THE FOREST: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

Director: Jeffrey McKay; Canada, 2016, 82 min.

“A PASSIONATE ECO-DOCUMENTARY….WILL MAKE YOU SEE TREES WITH NEW EYES.” –Winnipeg Free Press

You can almost smell the forest in this beautiful new advocacy documentary featuring the Irish/Canadian author, conservationist, and botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger.  –Pacific Cinematheque

The film follows Diana Beresford-Kroeger as she investigates our profound biological and spiritual connection to the woodlands and explores the most beautiful forests in the Northern Hemisphere.

From the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan to the great boreal forest of Canada, Beresford-Kroeger relates the amazing history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.

This beautifully photographed film also profiles the Engelmann Spruce and the Great Western Red Cedar from the remaining ancient coastal rainforest of Vancouver Island.

We meet some of the world’s foremost experts in reforestation and are introduced to the activism of the Anishinaabe people of Pimachiowin Aki in Manitoba and Ontario. While calling for massive, global action, the film at heart is a story of triumph, proposing that each of us can combat climate change by planting trees in our own yards and neighbourhoods.

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 19:00:00 to 20:25:00
21:00:00 to 22:25:00
Pricing

 

UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $4.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor CINECENTA
721-8365
office@cinecenta.com
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Film The Right to Remain 2017-04-27 15:00:00
Description

The Right to Remain: Film screening and Q&A with filmmaker Greg Masuda

27 April - 3:00pm
Cinecenta

Landscapes of Injustice is pleased to invite members of the general public and the Japanese-Canadian community to join us for a screening of Greg Masuda’s film “The Right to Remain,” followed by a Q & A session with the director. 

The Right To Remain, a CBC documentary, looks at Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside residents and the fight to save the community from development. Started as an idea five years ago, Greg Masuda accumulated over 300 hours of footage. He says “The Right to Remain is a culmination of my entire career as a filmmaker. As a Japanese Canadian, I could not resist participating in the advocacy for the Downtown Eastside community as it looked down the barrel of the real estate industry in the second most expensive city in the world.” 

Once known as ‘Japantown,’ this area was home to thousands of Japanese Canadians before World War II. 

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In addition to this screening, Landscapes of Injustice also invites you to their Spring Institute Public Day. This event is free and open to the public and all are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions on Friday, April 28, 2017. More information and the full itinerary is available on landscapesofinjustice.com 

Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/capi/events/calendar/2017/04/the-right-to-remain.php
Location Cinecenta
Times 15:00:00 to 16:30:00
Pricing

Free and Open to the public

Sponsor Mike Abe
250-721-7020
mabe@uvic.ca
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