*Monday, November 23*
Tour of Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak’s public art installation.
* 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free!
* Fort York Blvd. (under the Gardiner Expressway W. of Bathurst)
Cultural Knowledge and the Healthy Society
Research and innovation summit on health, art, and design.
* To Nov. 25 Free!
* OCAD (100 McCaul St.)
Tuesday, November 24
Bicycling in Toronto
Speakers, movies, and discussion on where we are, where we came from, and where we’re going.
* 8:15 p.m. Free!
* Room 5-260, OISE
(252 Bloor St. W.)
Wednesday, November 25
University of Toronto Student Health Fair
Check out the health services available on campus. You can find interactive displays that provide lots of health-related information. Lots of door prizes and giveaways!
* 3-7 p.m. Free!
* Bahen Centre (40 St. George St.)
Charity Denim Sale
Designer jeans at 40-60 per cent off retail prices at boutique stores. Proceeds will support education for women and A Way Out: a locally founded charity that provides clothing and skills training for women in Namibia so that they can support themselves and their children.
* 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Free!
* Gamma Phi Beta Chapter House (26 Madison Ave.)
Thursday, November 26
Children as Commodities: Human Trafficking, Transnational Flows and Markets. Lecture by Antonela Arhin, PhD Candidate, Privredna Akademija (Serbia.)
Explore the concept of human trafficking and its different forms and causes, with an emphasis on child trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation within the context of supply and demand. Join us for a thought, provoking discussion. Refreshments served. Brought to you by the Diaspora and Transnational Studies Union.
* 2-3:30 p.m. Free!
* Room 318, Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George St.)
Down from the Hills and Into Politics: The Governance Crisis in Nepal
The South Asian Development Council welcomes visiting professor David M. Malone (President of the International Development Research Centre, Canada’s former High Commissioner to India, and former non-resident Ambassador to Bhutan and Nepal) to discuss the recent political transitions in Nepal.
* 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free!
* Room 208N, Munk Centre for International Studies
(1 Devonshire Pl.)
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Nepal-(your name)” in the subject line
Friday, November 27
Hart House Jazz Ensemble
The HH Jazz Ensemble brings their stellar group to centre stage! Blues infused, classical strains, big band sounds, and lots of rhythm characterize this group’s sound. Led by drummer Ernesto Cervini.
* 9 p.m. Free!
* Arbor Room, Hart House
(7 Hart House Circle)
Drag contest and dance party with DJ Dwayne Minard.
* 10:30 p.m. $5
* Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
(12 Alexander St.)
Saturday, November 28
Underground Craft Show: One-of-a-kind handcrafts.
* Noon-6 p.m. Free!
* 557 Queen St. W.
(through the Boba store)
Sunday, November 29
A look at the recent struggles in Iran
Independent journalist, blogger, and PEN International member Saeed Valadbeigi and activist, translator, journalist and student Arash Azizi discuss the recent events in Iran.
* 3:30-6:30 p.m. Free!
* OISE (252 Bloor St. W., fifth Floor)
Film: The Brain that Changes Itself
An award-winning documentary about the science of neuroplasticity based on the book by Dr. Norman Doidge, who will answer questions after the screening. Dr. Doidge is on the Faculty of the University of Toronto’s Department of Psychiatry. Chapter 2 of his book describes the work of Arrowsmith School in Toronto whose program for learning disabled students is based on neuroplasticity.
* 4 p.m. Free!
* OISE Auditorium,
(225 Bloor St. W.)