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Exhibit The Mystery of Grafton Tyler Brown: Race, Art, and Landscape in 19th Century British Columbia 2017-05-21 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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Music BCCF CHORFEST 2017 UNITED IN SONG 2017-05-21 14:30:00
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BCCF Chorfest 2017 Gala Concert:

United in Song - Celebrating Canada’s 150th!

Sunday, May 21, 2017: 2:30pm

University Centre Farquhar Auditorium

The British Columbia Choral Federation (BCCF) hosts an annual gathering of choralists from across the province working with inspired leaders of the choral world. This year, Victoria welcomes ‘United in Song - Celebrating Canada’s 150th’ with a stellar cast of conductors and over 300 singers performing in four different choirs.

BCCF Chorfest 2017 singers, under the direction of conductor Jon Washburn - artistic director of the Vancouver Chamber Choir, will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams’ beautiful Serenade to Music in the full choral/orchestral version, as well as works by Stephen Chatman and Ian McDougall.

Three other choirs will perform an eclectic and wide-ranging selection of choral works with accomplished conductors from across Canada: Scott Leithead of Kokopelli Choirs in Edmonton will lead the brand new Young Adult Chorfest Choir; Madeleine Humer of the Victoria Childrens’ Choir will lead the Chorfest Children’s Choir; and, Kathleen Allan hailing from Newfoundland and now part of Vancouver’s choral scene, will lead the auditioned BC Youth Choir. This afternoon’s performance is a once in a lifetime event for choralists and audience alike, as our very own Victoria Symphony joins these singers on stage.

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Victoria Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

For more information about Chorfest: https://bcchoralfed.com/news/chorfest2017/

Phone: 250-882-5668

Email: singyourjoy@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BCCFChorfest2017/

Tickets available from UVic Ticket Centre, 250-721-8480 tickets.uvic.ca

Related Website https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2549.html
Location UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Farquhar Auditorium
Times 14:30:00 to 16:30:00
Pricing

Tickets: free but reserved (+ service fee)

Sponsor UVic Ticket Centre
250-721-8480
ticket@uvic.ca
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Film A UNITED KINGDOM 2017-05-21 16:30:00
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A UNITED KINGDOM

Director: Amma Asante; UK, 2016, 111 min; rated PG

The true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa. It was a decision that altered the course of African history. –Vancouver International Film Festival

“ENORMOUSLY SATISFYING!” –NPR

“FRESH AND FASCINATING” –Seattle Times

“THE ACTING IS SUPERB.” –Washington Post

“A DEFIANT CRY FROM THE HEART.” –Rolling Stone

 

 

Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location STUDENT UNION BUILDING
production
Times 16:30:00 to 18:25:00
19:00:00 to 20:55:00
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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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