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Stones and Beer bike tour

Thu, 2006-10-12 16:00 - 20:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Exciting bike trip exploring local history, architecture, secret spots and building stones. Starts with ancient fossils at the Redpath Museum, travels west along Sherbrooke to the Sulpicians' reflecting pool at the Grand Séminaire, heads up the old Indian trail on Côte Ste. Antoine leading to Leonard Cohen's boyhood home, glides downhill through the Glen to McAuslan Brewery for a guided tasting of 5 different micro-brews and finishes with the ghosts of Griffintown.

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Beluga and Beer bike tour

Sun, 2006-08-27 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Exciting bike trip exploring building stones, architecture and Montreal's industrial heritage. Starts with the fossils in the walls of the Redpath Museum, heads south to check out the resplendent marbles in the Sun Life building, continues to the Black Rock monument at the foot of Victoria Bridge and the old fort at Île Ste-Hélène, then finishes with a beer tasting at Cheval Blanc. Adults only, bring helmet and bike lock.

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Young Alumni martini night

Fri, 2006-08-25 18:00
Enormous Room, 567 Mass Ave., Cambridge : Enormous Room, 567 Mass Ave., Cambridge

Join us as we toast the beginning of our '06-'07 season, filled with many events you won't want to miss. Add McGill friends old and new to the mix, as well as some door prizes, and you can't help but have a great time. We hope to see you there!

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Films That Transform - 'Flight From Death'

Tue, 2006-09-19 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

A comprehensive investigation of humankind's relationship with death and an examination of death anxiety and its effect on human behaviour. Followed by discussion with Drs. Tom Hutchinson and Balfour Mount.

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Films That Transform - 'Bonjour! Shalom!'

Tue, 2006-10-17 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Filmmaker Garry Beitel explores relationship between Hassidic Jews and their predominantly francophone Québécois neighbours in Outremont. The film illustrates the challenges encountered when cultures meet and the potential that exists to build either walls or bridges. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'To a Safer Place'

Tue, 2006-11-28 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Beverly Shaffer's film accompanies Shirley Turcotte, a survivor of incest, as she attempts to reconcile her past and present by returning to the people and places of her childhood. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'Gap Toothed Women'

Tue, 2006-12-12 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

A foray into the lives and thoughts of 40 women, including Lauren Hutton and Sandra Day O'Connor, who share one physical trait. They share their varied experiences with their "gap" and leave us richer for their reflections. Followed by a special performance by singer Lisa Walsh.

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Films That Transform - 'Doing Time, Doing Vipassana'

Tue, 2007-01-16 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

This documentary takes us into India's largest prison and shows the dramatic change brought about by Kiran Bedi and her introduction of Vipassana meditation into one of the world's most notorious prisons. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'Joseph Guinta: A Silent Triumph'

Tue, 2007-02-13 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Moving portrayal of 89-year-old Montreal artist Joseph Guinta as he prepares for his first major exhibition in 30 years and copes with his wife's worsening Alzheimer's disease. A story of how "art" embodies so much more than what we see hanging on the wall. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'This Beggar's Description'

Tue, 2007-03-06 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Philip Tetrault has been locked up in jails and psychiatric wards and has spent long periods living on the streets of Montreal - all due to the chaos surrounding the periods of darkness brought on by his schizophrenia. This film tells a tale of art, love and madness that captures the effects of mental illness on a gifted man and those who care for him. Followed by discussion.

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