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The Life & Work of Ernest Rutherford

Fri, 2014-05-09 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturers: Katherine Moore and Jean Barette

Time: May 9, 1:00 pm

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Sairey Gamp Meets Wackford Squeers

Fri, 2014-05-09 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Andrew Macdougall

Time: May 9, 10:00 am

Andrew Macdougall will yet again recreate a Charles Dickens reading, this time performing extracts from "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Martin Chuzzlewit". Cry at the cruelty of Squeers, laugh at the amorous intentions of his daughter Fanny, cheer as Nicholas gives Squeers a dose of his own medicine, and chuckle at the antics of Mrs. Gamp.

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A Visit to Petra (repeat)

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:16
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Timmy Cohen

Time: May 2, 1:00 pm

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Big Band

Fri, 2014-05-02 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: May 2, 1:00 pm

The rise and fall of Big Band Swing, and the emergence of the Vocalists

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Shostakovich, Stalin & Symphony No.5

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Morty Elllis

Time: May 2, 10:00 am

What happens when a young, up-and-coming composer runs afoul of the state's outlook for artistic creation? Excerpts from the opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" and a commented version of Symphony No. 5, both in DVD format, will be featured.

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Cézanne en Provence

Fri, 2014-04-25 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Timmy Cohen

Time: April 25, 1:00 pm

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Gershwin

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:09
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: April 25, 1:00 pm

George Gershwin, a new look into the life of this legendary composer, and the  influence of Paul Whiteman in writing "Rhapsody in Blue"

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World Population: Water & Food?!

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Hugues Mazhari

Time: April 25, 10:00 am

The world population is 7 billion, increasing at a rate of 80 million/yr. At the same time demand for fresh water is increasing by 70bi. M3/yr. In 2010 it was estimated that over one billion persons were underfed. No substantial increase in global food production is possible without an increase in water consumption. Have we enough water?

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The British Museum: Human History

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Ruth Allan Rigby

Time: April 25, 10:00 am

This lecture will trace the history of the Museum, its collections, as well as the new building developments at the Bloomsbury site. It will highlight some world-famous objects, some disputed objects, and future plans as a museum for the Global Citizen. Meet at:  Westmount City Hall at 10:00 am, 4333 Sherbrooke West, west of Greene Avenue.

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Geothermal Energy in Iceland

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Thordor Aegir Oskarsson, Ambassador of Iceland to Canada

Time: April 11, 1:00 pm

Renewable energy, whether geothermal, or hydro, has along with the fisheries laid the foundation for a successful society with a welfare ststem of the highest quality in Iceland. This has been a long and arduous road for Icelanders.  How did they get there, and what will the future bring? Is Iceland an energy powerhouse?

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