She Kills Monsters cast
January 15, 2018
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Events: Jan 15 to 21

This week, attend an event in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Plus, UBC Theatre presents She Kills Monsters, running for the next few weeks.

SAAM Keynote Speaker: Farrah Khan

Why you should go

If you’re looking for an engaging dialogue on the challenging topics of consent and sexual assault, then Farrah Khan’s talk “Pleasure Principles” is for you

DETAILS

January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC, which aims to raise awareness and understanding about sexual assault, and what we can do to prevent it. Khan is a nationally recognized counsellor, educator, and policy advisor who has has spent two decades working to raise awareness about sexual violence.

  • When: Mon, Jan 15 | 5:00 - 6:30 pm, with a catered reception to follow

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Isabel MacInness Ballroom, Walter Gage Residence

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Denim Patch Making for Denim Day

Why you should go

Wearing denim on Denim Day is a way to show your support for ending sexual assault on campus and worldwide.

DETAILS

Come out to the Nest this Wednesday to decorate your jeans and show your support for sexual assault survivors. Find more info on Sexual Assault Awareness Month at students.ubc.ca/saam.

  • When: Wed, Jan 17 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Lev Bukhman Lounge, AMS Student Nest

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Wednesday Noon Hours - Duo Concertante

Why you should go

This Wednesday, take an hour to enjoy some beautiful music, right here on campus.

DETAILS

Instead of hanging around Irving in the time between classes this Wednesday, branch out and attend a short and sweet concert within walking distance of your next class. The performance will feature Nancy Dahn on violin and Timothy Steeves on piano.

  • When: Wed, Jan 17 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm

  • Price: $5 at the door

  • Where: Roy Barnett Recital Hall

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She Kills Monsters - UBC Theatre Production

Why you should go

Live-action dungeons and dragons with kick-ass female protagonists. Need I say more?

DETAILS

Dragons, and fairies, and ogres, oh my! The UBC Theatre Department is back with a production directed by Masters student Keltie Forsyth, and featuring the amazing BFA acting students. Described as an “epic quest”, this magical production is for all you D&D fans out there. More info

  • When: Wed, Jan 17 - Sat, Feb 3 | 7:30 pm

  • Price: $7 for Jan 17, or $11.50 every other night

  • Where: Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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Beaty Nocturnal

Why you should go

Experience the Beaty Museum - at night!

DETAILS

The Beaty Museum is one of those places on campus that you pass by every day but may have never visited. If that describes you, take some time this Thursday after classes to visit the museum. It will be open late for a showing of the film “Raising Big Blue” (the famous blue whale skeleton that hangs in the museum), a guided tour, and lots of other fun activities.

  • When: Thurs, Jan 18 | 5:00 - 8:30 pm

  • Price: By donation

  • Where: Beaty Biodiversity Museum

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Winter Classic - Men’s Hockey

Why you should go

Come out with 5,000 of your closest friends to win prizes, enjoy live music, and cheer on your T-birds!

DETAILS

Last year’s Winter Classic sold out - and this year is expected to do the same. If you enjoy hockey, then this is a game you won’t wanna miss. If you’re not a huge hockey fan, there’s also a mechanical bull…  so there’s no excuse. More info.

  • When: Fri, Jan 19 | 7:00 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm)

  • Price: $5

  • Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

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