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Events and important dates
Curated by the University of Victoria's Special Collections and Archives staff
2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats. This exhibit explores Yeats’ work as a poet and playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from the Legacy Gallery and Special Collections and University Archives. The exhibition also features unique items documenting the artistry of his family, including father John Butler Yeats, brother Jack Butler Yeats, and sisters Susan Mary Yeats (Lily) and Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (Lollie), all of whom were noted artists.
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- Legacy Maltwood
Free & open to the public
2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). This exhibition explores Yeats' work as a poet and a playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from UVic's Legacy Gallery and UVic Library's Special Collections and University Archives.
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- A023
Free and open to the public.
unlimited editionattempts to construct an art historical framework that looks at how prints by Aboriginal and Inuit artists represented in the Kamloops Art Gallery's permanent collection,
supplemented by works on loan from the Carleton University Art Gallery and Legacy Art Galleries, represent a drive to preserve, portray and popularize oral histories and address social inequities
in the medium of printmaking. Featuring prints from Northwest Coast, Woodlands and Inuit artists with a focus on an early period of printmaking in the 50s through to the 70s,
unlimited editionshowcases prints that relate to ideas of cultural story, politics of land, and the beauty of Indigenous aesthetics.
CURATOR'S TALK /// Saturday, September 26, 2pm | Legacy Art Gallery Downtown | 630 Yates Street /// Free & open to the public
Location:Legacy Art Gallery, 630 Yates Street -
Times:10:00 - 16:00
Die Strandloper: Coastal Souvenirs from the Event Horizon
Location: VISUAL ARTS BUILDING- Audain Gallery
Times:10:00 - 17:00
Free and open to the public
It is our great pleasure to invite member of the Vikes rowing community to join the Vikes rowing crew at the Captain's BBQ on Friday, September 4 at the Elk Lake boathouse. We are excited to welcome and celebrate our returning crew and introduce the 2015-16 incoming freshmen and their families.
2:00 p.m.CARSA tour
4:00 p.m.Alumni and family row, boathouse tours
5:30 p.m.Captain's welcome
6:00 p.m.BBQ pig roast dinner (non-pork options also available)
7:30 p.m.Four Mile Pub for alumni/parent pints
Location:CARSA and Elk Lake Boathouse -
Times:14:00 - 20:00
There is no cost to attend, but we would appreciate registrations onlineso we have an idea of numbers for tours, food, etcetera.
Who: Alumni, players, family, friends and supporters (everyone welcome!)
What: Meet & greet, silent auction, door prizes, introductions, cash bar, snacks
Why: To introduce the 2015 Vikes Women's Soccer team and meet supporters!
Location:Gorge Soccer Clubhouse - 258 Hampton Road, Victoria
Times:18:30 - 23:00
Director: Ken Loach UK/Ireland, 2014, 109 minutes
Ken Loach has taken a despicable episode of modern Irish history — the 1933 deportation without trial of one of its own citizens, James Gralton (Barry Ward) — and made a surprisingly lovely, heartfelt film from it. A thematic sequel of sorts to his “The Wind That Shakes the Barley,” Loach’s 24th fiction feature finds the activist-minded director trafficking in familiar themes of individual liberties, institutional oppression and the power of collective organizing, here infused with a gentle romanticism that buoys the film without cheapening the gravity of its subject. All told, it’s a minor-key but eminently enjoyable work by a master craftsman. -- Variety
“A SUMPTUOUS PERIOD PIECE!” – London Evening Standard
Location:Student Union - production
Times:19:00 - 20:50
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
MATINEES all seats: $4.75
Our vision is to be a university of choice for outstanding students, faculty and staff from British Columbia, Canada and the world. We aspire to be the Canadian university that best integrates outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and real-life involvement.
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