Monday, February 22
Jewish Girl Power: Documentary Film and Talk by Dr. Nora Gold
Nora Gold followed 14 Jewish girls from age 10-14, conducting in-depth interviews with them once a year. In the final year of her study, Gold filmed five of the 14-year-old girls as they talk candidly, and sometimes humourously, about their everyday lives, their experiences of sexism and antisemitism, and their thoughts on intermarriage.
7-9 p.m. Free! Rm 2-212, OISE (252 Bloor St. W.) Contact: Jamie Ryckman, 416-978-2080
Tuesday, February 23
Edward Burtynsky: The Manufactured Landscapes photographer talks about his work.
7 p.m. Free! Toronto Reference Library. (789 Yonge St.)
Documentary screening and discussion on local food initiatives in Toronto.
7:30 p.m. By donation. Rm 2-213, OISE (252 Bloor St. W.) Contact: Adam@torontothebetter.net
Wednesday, February 24
Sounds of the Soul: Concert
An evening of multi-faith music with the Bhakti Yoga Club, First Nations House, Ismaili Youth Choir, Mutamba Rainos, Varsity Jews, and U of T Gospel Choir. Students $6, General Admission $15. Proceeds go toward malaria prevention through spreadthenet.org. Tickets at uofttix.ca or call 416-978-8849.
7:15 p.m., Great Hall, Hart House
Thursday, February 25
What to EAT during Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month by trying out foods from Africa, the Caribbean, and North America at locations across campus. Visit UeaT.utoronto.ca for locations, menus, and prices.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Various prices. St. George campus cafeterias and dining halls. 416-581-8182
Faculty of Music Presents—Music and Poetry: In Praise of the City
Canadian soprano Monica Whicher, pianist Che Anne Loewen and guest speaker Eric Domville present William Walton’s “A Song for the Lord Mayor’s Table.”
12-1 p.m. Free! Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building (80 Queen’s Park). Faculty of Music Box Office: 416-978-3744
Friday, February 26
This classical Indian dance exhibition will feature live performances by Chitralekha Odissi Dance Creations and Joanna De Souza. There will also be food! Presented by the South Asian Students Association.
6 p.m. Free! Robert Gill Theatre, Koffler Centre
Urbane Magazine Launch Gala
Check out the launch of Urbane Magazine, featuring a fashion show, live music, food and drink, and a copy of the magazine’s inaugural print issue.
7-10 p.m. $10 (cost includes two drink tickets). Debates Room, Hart House. Tickets can be purchased here or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Skule Stage Band
Offering a wide variety of tunes including swing, latin, ballads, and funk, the Engineering Faculty’s stage band never fails to bring a crowd to its feet.
9 p.m. Free! Arbor Room, Hart House. Skulemusic.ca
Saturday, February 27
Toronto Roller Derby All-Star Travel Team
CN Power takes on Rideau Valley Vixens in this derby extravaganza.
7:30 p.m. $18 door, $12 advance. Under 9 years old: free. Hangar at Downsview Park (75 Carl Hall). Torontorollerderby.com
In Body Cartography, artists Cara Spooner and Alicia Grant use psycho-geographical concepts, urban cartographic methodology, and the concept of “city as score” as a springboard for creation and performance, asking “How do we experience a place through memory/history and through our bodies?” Part dance, part installation, and part Q&A session.
8 p.m. $12 regular, $10 students/seniors/arts workers. York Quay Centre (235 Queens Quay West). Harbourfrontcentre.com
Sunday, February 28
Caroline Leonardelli and Julie Nesrallah
Harpist Caroline Leonardelli and mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah perform a mixed program of voice and harp works by Reynaldo Hahn, Debussy, Bizet, Tournier, and Chaminade, as well as solo harp pieces from Caroline’s latest CD,
3 p.m. Free! Great Hall, Hart House. Harthousemusic.com