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US Lecture Series: “Dinosaurs, Diamonds, and Democracy” by Dr. Francis Wilson

US Lecture Series:  “Dinosaurs, Diamonds, and Democracy” by Dr. Francis Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Economics & President of the UCT Legacy Society Professor Wilson has taught many of you in his 30+ year tenure at UCT and we are excited to host him for a three-city US tour. He will dynamically compress 3.5 billion years of South […]

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Alumni Cocktail Networking Event in NYC

MANHATTAN, NY – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014 – We are looking forward to seeing you at our next alumni cocktail networking event in Manhattan on Tuesday, October 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Other Room, located at 143 Perry St.  Please RSVP to George Wilkinson, GSB 2010, at george.s.wilkinson@gmail.com or 917-608-3598 to confirm […]

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Emmy Award Winning Documentary “I Live to Sing” at Brown University for Film Screening

On Wednesday, October 15, the screening of the Emmy award-winning documentary Ndiphilela Ukucula: I Live To Sing will be at Brown University’s Sidney Frank Hall, Markuvitz Auditorium (185 Meeting Street, Providence RI) from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Julie Cohen, the filmmaker will be present to discuss the film with a performance by bass-baritone Thesele Kemane, […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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