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Get your culture on at Homecoming

September 29, 2015 — 

While Homecoming is often associated with football games and tailgate parties (who doesn’t love a tailgate party?) this annual celebration is also a terrific opportunity to tap into the music, theatre, art and culture vibe that makes our campus a vibrant, exciting place to be.

Arts and culture events include:

  • The annual Homecoming Concert which will showcase a mix of performances from the Desautels Faculty of Music, ranging from classics by Rachmaninoff to the virtuosity of Paganini, the ever-popular Piazzolla, and jazz and opera favourites.
    • Where: Eva Clare Hall
    • When: Thursday, October 1 at 7 pm
    • Admission is free but tickets are required and seating is limited
    • To reserve tickets visit umanitoba.ca/homecoming (select the “Desautels Faculty of Music Concert”)
  • The University of Manitoba Black Hole Theatre’s production of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata. The production is in celebration of 100 years of student theatre at the university, and also serves as a fundraiser for the new Conklin Theatre in the Taché Arts Project.
    • Where: Black Hole Theatre
    • When: September 28 to October 2 at 8 pm nightly and October 3 at 8:30 pm
    • Tickets are $50 with a tax receipt may be issued for part of this amount. Purchase tickets here.
  • School of Art exhibition and book launch. Curated by Dr. Mary Ann Steggles, Professor and Associate Director of the School of Art, the exhibition is a journey through the evolution of ceramics since the 1960’s.
    • Where: School of Art Gallery, ARTLab
    • When: October 2 at 5 pm
    • Tickets are not required

For more information and to register for any of these events, visit umanitoba.ca/homecoming.

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