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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-05-04 10:00

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
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Alumni UVic Alumni Spring Social Gathering 2017-05-04 17:30:00

Join fellow UVic alumni for a fun and tasty after-work gathering. Catch up with old friends, make new acquaintances or accept our networking challenge to get to know your fellow alumni and win a prize!

Related Website https://extrweb.uvic.ca/2017---may-04-vancouver-spring-event---registration
Location Tap & Barrel Convention Center, The Barrel Room (76-1055 Canada Place, Vancouver BC)
Times 17:30:00 to 21:00:00

$15 per person. Registration includes appetizers and a drink ticket. Please register online by May 1.

Sponsor Marlene Davie
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Lecture/Seminar Astbury Public Lecture: From Einstein to Gravitational Waves and Beyond 2017-05-04 19:30:00

Alan Astbury Public Lecture Series

"From Einstein to Gravitational Waves and Beyond" by Dr. Barry Barish, Linde Professor of Physics, emeritus, Caltech

Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves one hundred years ago. They have been recently observed from pairs of merging Black Holes by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). The physics of gravitational waves, the detection technique, the observations, including latest results, and implications will all be discussed.

Related Website http://www.uvic.ca/science/physics/outreach_alumni/outreach_alumni/astbury-lectures/index.php
Times 19:30:00 to 20:30:00

This free event has limited seating.

To reserve your seats: https://uvic-phys-barish.eventbrite.ca

Sponsor Megan Nell
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Film FRANTZ 2017-05-04 19:00:00


Director: François Ozon; France/Germany, 2016,114 min; French/German with subtitles; PG

Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, ‘Frantz’ recalls the mourning period as seen through the eyes of the war's "lost generation": Anna (Paula Beer), a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien (Pierre Niney), a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz's grave.

Adrien's presence is met with resistance by the small community, yet Anna gradually gets closer to the handsome and melancholy young man….

It's a rare beauty, this odd-duck of a period piece from the great French director François Ozon.”Rolling Stone


Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Times 19:00:00 to 20:55:00
21:15:00 to 23:10:00


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






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