Fillum Circle Presents: “The Great Indian Kitchen” Screening and Discussion

University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Fillum Circle Presents a film screening and discussion of the 2021 Jeo Baby film “The Great Indian Kitchen" on Thursday, Nov 10, 4-6pm in Mackinnon 019 (Interdisciplinary Hub, University of Guelph). This event is free and all are welcome to attend! Watch the film trailer here. "A terrific, trenchant film, whose director Jeo Baby questions…

Thinking Spaces: Eric Lewis

The IICSI House - 9 University Ave 9 University Ave E, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Thinking Spaces: The Improvisation Reading Group and Speaker Series is pleased to present “Improvising the Archive: Medea Electronique's Archive of Digital Art,” a talk by Eric Lewis. This event will take place on Wednesday, November 16 at 1pm (ET) in person (The IICSI House, 9 University Avenue E., University of Guelph) as well as…

Thinking Spaces: “Improv for Scientists”

University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building 87 Trent Ln, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Improvisational exercises have been a key element of theatre training for decades. With minor modification, these same exercises can be used in training scientists (and future scientists) to be better communicators. I’ll discuss my use of improv with our physics majors at U of G and give some examples of the science-y twists we throw on the activities to suit our purposes.

Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium 2023

ImprovLab MacKinnon Room 108, 87 Trent Lane, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Amplifying this year’s 30th anniversary edition of The Guelph Jazz Festival (GJF), the improvisation community will gather to reflect on, share, and celebrate the significance and impact of this unique and award-winning world-class event. In this “third decade,” a nod to a 1984 recording by former GJF performers The Art Ensemble of Chicago—a group that has left its own indelible mark on the history of jazz—we pause to consider the vital role that this home-grown community-based event, the Guelph Jazz Festival, has played in shaping the Canadian (and, indeed, the international) musical landscape.

International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation
IICSI House, 9 University Avenue East, Guelph, ON, N1H 1M8
Tel: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53885 | [email protected]

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