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To coffee or not to coffee!?

Thu, 2006-06-29 19:30
Second Cup, downtown Beirut : Second Cup, downtown Beirut

Coffee is just an excuse for us to get together as McGillians. In keeping with great Canadian traditions, what better place than Second Cup to remind us of the good old frosty days in Montreal (yeah right!). Come join us at the "First McGill Alumni Gathering - Lebanon Chapter."

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Contact: Charbel Aoun
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Fête nationale du Québec

Sat, 2006-06-24 18:00
Speak Bar-lounge, 28 East 23rd St., New York : Speak Bar-lounge, 28 East 23rd St., New York

Sponsored by the Délégation générale du Québec à New York, HEC Montréal, Université de Sherbrooke and Université Laval. Over 200 Quebecers and other French speakers in New York will celebrate the Fête nationale du Québec. Join them! Featuring Marc Boilard, stand-up comic, Lucien Roy and Grégoire Tanguay, folk singers.

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Canada Day party

Thu, 2006-06-29 18:30
Nikki Beach, 151 East 50th St., New York : Nikki Beach, 151 East 50th St., New York

Save the date for your Canada Day party at Nikki Beach. Molson Canadian and Nikki Beach are helping subsidize what promises to be a great Canada Day party and we hope to see you all there! Specials: 2 hours of open bar (everything excluding top shelf) and food included.

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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - If You Love This Planet

Sun, 2006-09-17 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Terri Nash, Canada: Film of 1981 lecture given to American students by Dr. Helen Caldicott, founding president, Physicians for Social Responsibility. She outlines the effects of detonating a single 20-megaton bomb and traces development of atomic weapons from devastating bombs of 1940s to even more dangerous, apocalyptic weapons of today.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Darwin's Nightmare

Sun, 2006-09-10 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2004, Hubert Sauper, France/Austria/Belgium: Documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Seedy Side of Plants

Sun, 2006-09-17 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

From PBS's Nature film series, this documentary rips the husk off the many remarkable ways plants make sure their offspring are spread far and wide.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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CANCELLED (power shutdown) - Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Andy Goldsworthy: Rivers & Tides/ Working with Time

Sun, 2006-09-24 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Thomas Riedelsheimer, UK/USA/France: Follows Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy as he uses natural materials to create site-specific pieces which he then leaves to be carried away - or destroyed altogether - by the elements. The artist explains as he creates that part of the beauty of his work is that it isn't lasting.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Cross and Bones

Sun, 2006-10-01 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2003, Paul Carrière, Canada: A romp through the Badlands of Alberta with paleontologists, Christian actors and partying bikers.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - The Gleaners/ Glaneurs et la glaneuse

Sun, 2006-10-22 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2000, Agnes Varda, France: Intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's director. The aesthetic, political and moral point of departure for Varda: gleaners, those individuals who pick at already-reaped fields for the odd potato, the leftover turnip.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Sunday Afternoon Science Documentaries - Grizzly Man

Sun, 2006-10-29 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2005, Werner Herzog, Germany/Canada: The film follows Timothy Treadwell, a wildlife enthusiast who camped out in grizzly territory and videotaped foxes and bears at close quarters for 13 summers until he was eaten.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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