Events RSS feed

Opera News: Pretty Yende, Soprano, in Northeast Tour

Pretty Yende, PDip ’06, PGDip ’08, and celebrated soprano, is performing in three venues in New York City and Washington, DC this fall.  Accompanied by Professor Kamal Khan, Director of the UCT School of Opera, Ms. Yende will sing at Carnegie Hall on October 13 as part of the UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South […]

Continue Reading »

World Premiere The Shadow of the Hummingbird

NEW HAVEN, CT – SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 - World Premiere The Shadow of the Hummingbird - Written by & Starring Athol Fugard. Long Wharf Theatre 222 Sargent Drive New Haven, CT  06511 3:00 pm Performance Join us for a reception immediately following the performance. $75 per person Thirty seats have been reserved for our group until Friday, […]

Continue Reading »

Happy Birthday UCT!

NEW YORK CITY – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014 – Celebrate with your fellow Ikeys and friends of UCT around the world. Simultaneous celebrations will be held in Cape Town, London, Sydney, and Melbourne. 6:30-8:30pm Ten Degrees Bar 121 Saint Marks Place New York, NY  10009 Cocktail Reception Open bar + Passed hors d’oeuvres + Dessert $25 per person […]

Continue Reading »

US Premiere Baxter Theatre Production of Solomon & Marion

WASHINGTON, DC – FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 -  Solomon & Marion is the story of two injured souls searching for redemption in the fragile, post-apartheid South Africa.  Marion has watched her life drain away.  Children and husband gone, she ekes out an existence in a country utterly transformed.  But it’s the only home she has.  As […]

Continue Reading »

NYC Screening of UCT Opera School Documentary, ‘I Live to Sing’

PBS stations WNET & WLIW Invite you to a screening & live performance – a film about the University of Cape Town opera school Wednesday, December 18 Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center 129 West 67th Street (between Broadway & Amsterdam) 6:00 pm Reception with South African Wine courtesy of South African Airways 6:30 Film […]

Continue Reading »

Missing and Murdered in New York City with Professor Alan G. Morris on June 19th, 2013

Do you watch popular television shows like CSI or Bones with interest yet wonder what it’s really like to be a forensic anthropologist? Professor Alan G. Morris from the UCT Department of Human Biology will share news from the University and speak on the topic of “Crime, Evidence & Science: Developing Forensic Anthropology in South […]

Continue Reading »

A Conversation with Joan Metelerkamp – Poet and UCT Alumna – in Boston on June 11th, 2013

Join us for an evening with Joan Metelerkamp, one of South Africa’s leading poets. The program will include a conversation with Ms. Metelerkamp, readings of her poems, and a Q&A. Learn how her early years, which include her education at the University of Cape Town, influenced her life and work. Copies of Ms. Metelerkamp’s book […]

Continue Reading »

Faculty of Health Sciences Centenary Gala Dinner in NYC

March 30, 2013 Over 200 UCT alumni and friends from North America attended this celebration of the UCT medical school and department.  The event was hosted by Vice-Chancellor Dr. Max Price with musical performances by UCT alumni.  Guests speakers included:  Vice-Chancellor Emeritus and Former Head of Medicine, Dr. Stuart Saunders, MBChB 1953, MD 1965; Dr. […]

Continue Reading »

UCT Vice Chancellor Dr. Price Visit to East / West Coast, April 2012

In April 2012, UCT Fund hosted events in New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Stanford, and Los Angeles.  UCT’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Max Price visited and gave talks to alumni and friends of UCT at these locations.  Thanks to our generous alumni volunteers and corporate sponsors for their time, resources, and financial support to make these successful. Please contact UCT […]

Continue Reading »

Workshop at George Mason Univ VA with UCT

The UCT Research Office and its Project for the Enhancement of Research Capacity recently hosted a workshop by Assoc Prof Benedict Carton of George Mason University in Virginia, US. In his talk, titled Shaka’s Progeny: Historical reflections on global Zulu culture in the modern Atlantic world, Carton described how African-Americans enthusiastically embraced images of ritualised […]

Continue Reading »