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Treasures of India and Nepal

Sun, 11/09/2014 (All day) - Mon, 11/24/2014 (All day)
The incomparable landscapes and fascinating culture of India ne ver cease to amaze. Neighboring Nepal is known for stunning mountain scene ry, elaborate architecture and centuries-old traditions. Begin your disco very of these magical lands in Delhi, India's capital, where grand mosqu es, monuments, lively markets and a performance of Sufi devotional musicawait you. In Jaipur, visit Galtaji, a Hindu pilgrimage site, marvel a t the imposing Amber Fort and enjoy dinner with a local family in their ho me. Set out on a safari at Ranthambore National Park, a celebrated tiger sanctuary.
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Great Classical Music in Vienna and Prague

Thu, 11/13/2014 (All day) - Sun, 11/23/2014 (All day)
Join Rick Phillips, for 14 years the host and producer of CBC' s Sound Advice, who will accompany alumni from McGill University and the University of Toronto on this connoisseur's trip to two great European mus ic cities. We'll enjoy splendid concerts of classical music in Vienna and in Prague, two of Europe's most beautiful cities, renowned for first-cla ss musical performances. Each day Rick Phillips will make a presentation o n the performance of the day or an essential piece of music, followed by an arranged visit to a single gallery or museum.
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The Real Galapagos-SOLD OUT New Dates March 22-31, 2015

Sun, 11/02/2014 (All day) - Tue, 11/11/2014 (All day)
Explore the Real Galapagos on our unique eight-night cruise on board the exclusively hartered deluxe 40-passenger yacht Isabella II, alo ng with stops in the Ecuadorean cities of Quito and Guayaquil. Discover th is living museum and remarkable showcase of evolution. Learn from Canadianhost naturalists and Galapagos National Park guides. Enjoy special visitsto the Darwin Centre and El Chato Reserve to meet researchers. Activitieswill include hikes, walks and explorations in small groups of 12 partici pants.
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Sicily and the Amalfi Coast

Fri, 10/17/2014 (All day) - Sun, 10/26/2014 (All day)
Sicily, a crossroads of the ancient world, abounds with natur al beauty and impressive man-made creations. Discover Greek temples, stat ely Roman ruins and ancient amphitheatres with nearperfect acoustics as yo u explore Taormina, Agrigento and Syracuse. Journey across the Strait of Messina to mainland Italy and the mountainous Amalfi Coast with its beauti ful pastel-painted houses. See why it is nicknamed the Divine Coast as youwitness the region's many treasures. Marvel at the spectacular, verticaltown of Positano.
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F: Religious Studies: Annual Birks Lecture Series 2014

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:30pm - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:30pm
The 2014 Birks Lectures feature Professor John J. Collins, Hol mes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divini ty School. He has published widely on the subjects of apocalypticism, wis dom, Hellenistic Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, including most rece ntly The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography. Title of lecture to be announced. Registration not required. Open to the public (limited seating) Tue sday, October 21, and Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
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Grand Danube Passage: Sofia and Prague

Sat, 10/04/2014 (All day) - Sun, 10/19/2014 (All day)
The Danube has played an integral role in centuries of Europeandevelopment. Experience the legacy of the traders, travellers, artists and others who helped create Eastern Europe's rich culture. Begin with twonights in Sofia, Bulgaria, a city filled with Roman, Byzantine and Ott oman monuments. Continue with a nine-night Danube cruise aboard MS AmadeusBrilliant, a stateof- the-art river cruiser. Venture into opulent palace s and elegant cathedrals. Marvel at the man-made splendour of Belgrade, B udapest, Bratislava and Vienna as well as the region's natural beauty.
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F: Music Schulich: The Golden Violin Competition

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Golden Violin is the most coveted prize at the Schulich Sch ool of Music and one of the most important of its kind in Canada. The priz e is worth $25,000 and comes with performance opportunities in Montreal a nd Toronto. The finalists will be current students at the School selected by the string faculty based on their exceptional talent and contribution t o musical and cultural life here at Schulich. The prize will be awarded atthe end of the evening by a special jury convened for the occasion.
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X: Science on Stage: Out of Her Mind

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
In collaboration with Playwrights Workshop and McGill Science O utreach, Redpath Museum Presents The Madwomen Monologues. Madcap. Zany. D emented. Delusional. Crazy. Twisted. Obsessed. A collection of monologues by Colleen Curran featuring women who have momentarily lost their minds fo r what they believe, at least, is a good reason or a good cause. They ar e all quite mad but in a very funny way. It's as much a scientific study o f spot the psychological disorder or chemical imbalance as it's a theatric al look at: so just how much or how little does it take to make someone to taly lose it?
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X: Guided Museum Tours

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
11 am: Egyptian Mummies 12 pm: Mesozoic Dinosaurs 1 pm: Biod iversity Exhibits Redpath Museum, meet in the entrance hall Free, ev eryone welcome, no reservation necessary Tours will be led by student guides from the Redpath Museum Club and conducted in English.
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A: Walking Tour - Golden Square Mile

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Meet at the Roddick Gates Tour the residential area surroun ding McGill that was once home to Canada's anglo elite. Named for the squa re mile it covered, the area retains a plethora of architectural masterpi eces, spanning the Medieval, Renaissance, Greek, Roman, Gothic and Ge rmanic styles
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