2.0-//67.231.21.20//NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.26.9//GREGORIANPUBLISHhttp://scarborougharts.comAmerica/TorontoAmerica/TorontoAmerica/Toronto2019-11-03T02:00:002020-11-01T02:00:00EST-04:00-05:002019-03-10T02:00:002020-03-08T02:00:002021-03-14T02:00:00EDT-05:00-04:00ai1ec-11412@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZJAYU’s iAM Gallery<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-300x200.jpg" width="300" height="200" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-09-292016-10-10en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/jayus-iam-gallery/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-300x200.jpg;300;200;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o-1024x683.jpg;1024;683;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/14468494_1246244822063006_5131365103584954796_o.jpg;1620;1080;ai1ec-11479@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZDolled!<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-10-202016-10-29en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/dolled/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11731@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZYearbook (at 401 Richmond)<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2016-12-192017-03-02en-USCommunity EventMyseum of Toronto; 416-583-2030; http://www.myseumoftoronto.com/+43.647814-79.394557Myseum Hub at 401 Richmond @ 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1X3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/yearbook-at-401-richmond/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11690@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZSpectacular Celebrations: 31st Annual Juried Exhibition and BIG ART BOOK<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Web_640_SC-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-01-262017-02-06en-USScarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; big@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/spectacular-celebrations-2017/+43.686401-79.360293Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills @ 67 Pottery Rd, Toronto, ON M4K 2B9, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/spectacular-celebrations-31st-annual-juried-exhibition-and-big-art-book/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Web_640_SC-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Web_640_SC-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Web_640_SC.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-12156@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZAT THE BLUFFS GALLERY: EAST Animating Democracy Exhibit<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EAST-FI-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-07-182017-08-27en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/east-animating-democracy-photography-exhibition-2017/+43.695507-79.258867ScarboroughArts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/at-the-bluffs-gallery-east-animating-democracy-exhibit/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EAST-FI-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EAST-FI-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EAST-FI.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-12158@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZCall for Vendor Applications: Alive with Art 2017<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-07-182017-08-02en-USScarborough Arts EventScarborough; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/alivewithart2017/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/call-for-vendor-applications-alive-with-art-2017/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-12168@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:00ZCANVAS CLASH (Part of Alive with Art Festival 2017)<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CC-MS-300x124.jpg" width="300" height="124" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-07-192017-08-12en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/canvasclash2017/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/canvas-clash-part-of-alive-with-art-festival-2017/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CC-MS-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CC-MS-300x124.jpg;300;124;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CC-MS.jpg;940;390;ai1ec-12174@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZSA Suite of Programs for Fall-Spring 2017-18<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Call-for-SA-Suite-Facilitators-FS1718-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2017-07-192017-08-01en-USScarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/call-for-artist-facilitators-sasuite-2017-18/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-suite-of-programs-for-fall-spring-2017-18/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Call-for-SA-Suite-Facilitators-FS1718-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Call-for-SA-Suite-Facilitators-FS1718-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Call-for-SA-Suite-Facilitators-FS1718.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-12171@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZSA Together Residency Program for Art Groups and Collectives 2017<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SA-Together-640-1-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! 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The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-03-012018-04-01en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community Partner EventMural Routes; 416-698-7995; info@muralroutes.ca; https://muralroutes.ca/+43.695543-79.258926The Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/toronto-mural-archive-exhibit/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13120@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZHealthy Art for Seniors Photography Exhibit<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-04-052018-04-28en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts Event+43.695543-79.258926The Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/healthy-art-for-seniors-photography-exhibit/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683FREEai1ec-13481@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZCamila Wong’s The Evolution of Self-Identity at the Bluffs Gallery<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-05-032018-06-29en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/on-view-at-the-bluffs-gallery-camila-wongs-the-evolution-of-self-identity/+43.69535-79.258911The Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/camila-wongs-the-evolution-of-self-identity-at-the-bluffs-gallery/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13490@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZThe Scarborough Sign Project at the University of Toronto Scarborough<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-06-182018-07-12en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.783153-79.187036UTSC Student Union Centre @ Humanities Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-sign-project-at-the-university-of-toronto-scarborough/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13503@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZSSP Activation Event at the University of Toronto Scarborough<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-06-202018-06-21en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.783153-79.187036UTSC Student Union Centre @ Humanities Wing, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/ssp-activation-event-at-the-university-of-toronto-scarborough/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13482@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZGallery City presents the Crosstown Art Crawl!<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-06-302018-09-04en-USCommunity Event,Community Partner EventGallery City ; http://www.gallerycity.ca/#AboutFrom Mount Dennis to Kennedy Road0http://scarborougharts.com/event/gallery-city-presents-the-crosstown-art-crawl/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13492@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZThe Scarborough Sign Project at Bridlewood Mall<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-07-122018-08-02en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.798608-79.318442Bridlewood Mall @ 2900 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1W 2S8, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-scarborough-sign-project-at/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13504@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZSSP Activation Event at Bridlewood Mall<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-07-142018-07-15en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.798608-79.318442Bridlewood Mall @ 2900 Warden Ave, Scarborough, ON M1W 2S8, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/ssp-activation-event-at-bridlewood-mall/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13494@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZThe Scarborough Sign Project at Thompson Memorial Park<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-08-062018-08-23en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.758211-79.252676Thompson Memorial Park @ 1005 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 3E8, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-scarborough-sign-project-at-thompson-memorial-park/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13497@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZThe Scarborough Sign Project at Burrows Hall<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-08-242018-09-25en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.793949-79.234222Burrows Hall @ 1081 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON M1B 5Z6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-scarborough-sign-project-at-burrows-hall/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13507@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:01ZSSP Activation Event at Burrows Hall<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-08-272018-08-28en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.793949-79.234222Burrows Hall @ 1081 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON M1B 5Z6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/ssp-activation-event-at-burrows-hall/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13500@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZNuit Blanche – The Scarborough Sign Project at the Scarborough Civic Centre<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-09-292018-09-30en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.772898-79.25768Scarborough Civic Centre @ 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/nuit-blanche-the-scarborough-sign-project-at-the-scarborough-civic-centre/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13477@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZScarborough Arts at Nuit Blanche<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-09-292018-09-30en-USCommunity Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; https://nbto.com/+43.772898-79.25768Scarborough Civic Centre @ 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N6, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-at-nuit-blanch-toronto-scarborough/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13502@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZThe Scarborough Sign Project at the Chinese Cultural Centre<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-10-052018-11-01en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.794546-79.234107Chinese Cultural Centre @ 5183 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1B 5Z5, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-scarborough-sign-project-at-the-chinese-cultural-centre/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-13509@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSSP Activation Event at the Chinese Cultural Centre<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-10-282018-10-29en-USCommunity Partner Event,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/+43.794546-79.234107Chinese Cultural Centre @ 5183 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1B 5Z5, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/ssp-activation-event-at-the-chinese-cultural-centre/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-14507@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZBeyond the Waters (UTSC)<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2018-12-052019-02-08en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 4166987322; hello@scarborougharts.com; http://bit.ly/2BGoTL3Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd.0http://scarborougharts.com/event/exhibition-beyond-the-waters-utsc/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-14703@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZThe Awakening (Ashante Blackwood)<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>2019-02-122019-05-01en-USBluffs Gallery ExhibitScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; hello@scarborougharts.com; http://bit.ly/2HDkP3wBluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Road0http://scarborougharts.com/event/the-awakening-ashante-blackwood/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11374@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSA Kidz: Drop-In Creative Workshops for Kids<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-09-24T11:00:00America/Toronto2016-09-24T14:00:00America/Toronto2016-09-24T11:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-29T11:00:00America/Toronto2016-11-26T11:00:00en-USSA Kidz,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-kidz-drop-in-creative-workshops-for-kids/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-11378@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSA Talks: Connecting Suburban and Urban Communities<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-09-29T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-09-29T20:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,SA Talks,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-talks-connecting-suburban-and-urban-communities/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;ai1ec-11382@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSA Walks: Inspired Walk – Storytelling through Creative Media<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-storytelling-creative-media">https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-storytelling-creative-media</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-09-30T16:00:00America/Toronto2016-09-30T18:00:00en-USSA Walks,Scarborough Arts Event+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-walks-inspired-walk-storytelling-through-creative-media/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-storytelling-creative-mediaai1ec-11383@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSA Creates: Social Uniforms: (Un)Common Threads Embroidery Workshop<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element 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srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! 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The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-songwriting-to-performing">https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-songwriting-to-performing</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-10-12T14:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-12T16:00:00en-USSA Writes,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-writes-from-songwriting-to-performing/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-songwriting-to-performingai1ec-11387@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZSA Moves: Improvised Comedy Workshop<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed 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http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-improv-comedy">https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-improv-comedy</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-10-18T12:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-18T14:00:00en-USSA Moves,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-moves-improvised-comedy-workshop/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-improv-comedyai1ec-11482@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:02ZDolled! Exhibit Opening Reception<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-10-20T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-20T20:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Community EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery at Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/dolled-exhibit-opening-reception/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11514@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZScarborough Arts at Fairmount P.S. Fall Fair<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2016-10-22T11:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-22T15:00:00en-USCommunity EventFairmount Public School; 416-396-6240; fairmountfallfair@gmail.com; http://schoolweb.tdsb.on.ca/fairmount/Home.aspx+43.719622-79.230907Fairmount Public School @ 31 Sloley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1M 1C7, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/scarborough-arts-at-fairmount-p-s-fall-fair/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683ai1ec-11388@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Talks: The Gatekeepers are Dead: Your Creative Business in the Internet Age<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-art-business-digital-age">https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-art-business-digital-age</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-10-27T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-27T20:00:00en-USSA Talks,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-talks-the-gatekeepers-are-dead-your-creative-business-in-the-internet-age/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-art-business-digital-ageai1ec-11390@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Walks: Escape into the Forest<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-escape-into-the-forest">https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-escape-into-the-forest</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-10-28T16:00:00America/Toronto2016-10-28T18:00:00en-USSA Walks,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com ; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-walks-escape-into-the-forest/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-walks-fall2016-escape-into-the-forestai1ec-11392@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Creates: Character Creation/Mask Building<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed 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http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element 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elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! 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elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-calligraphy">https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-calligraphy</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-11-09T17:00:00America/Toronto2016-11-09T19:00:00en-USSA Writes,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-writes-calligraphy-for-teens-and-young-adults/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-calligraphyai1ec-11396@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Moves: Introducing Physical Literacy<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-physical-literacy">https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-physical-literacy</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-11-15T17:00:00America/Toronto2016-11-15T19:00:00en-USSA Moves,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-moves-introducing-physical-literacy/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-moves-fall2016-physical-literacyai1ec-11397@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Talks: Performance and Poetry Night<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed 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http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-performance-poetry-night">https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-performance-poetry-night</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-11-24T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-11-24T20:00:00en-USSA Talks,Scarborough Arts Event+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-talks-performance-and-poetry-night/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016.jpg;640;470;https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-performance-poetry-nightai1ec-11398@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Creates: Character Creation — You, Society, and the Mask<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-creates-fall2016-mask-building-2">https://www.universe.com/sa-creates-fall2016-mask-building-2</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-12-02T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-12-02T20:00:00en-USSA Creates,Scarborough Arts Event+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-creates-character-creation-you-society-and-the-mask/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-creates-fall2016-mask-building-2ai1ec-11400@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Writes: Dub and Slam Poetry Workshop<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-dub-slam-poetry">https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-dub-slam-poetry</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-12-14T14:00:00America/Toronto2016-12-14T16:00:00en-USSA Writes,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-dub-slam-poetry+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-writes-dub-and-slam-poetry-workshop/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016.jpg;640;470;$5.00https://www.universe.com/sa-writes-fall2016-dub-slam-poetryai1ec-11402@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZSA Talks: A Conversation about Cultural Start-Ups<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-cultural-startups">https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-cultural-startups</a>.</p>America/Toronto2016-12-16T18:00:00America/Toronto2016-12-16T20:00:00en-USSA Talks,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/fall-programs-2016/+43.695507-79.258867Bluffs Gallery @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/sa-talks-a-conversation-about-cultural-start-ups/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Programs_2016_REV.jpg;640;470;https://www.universe.com/sa-talks-fall2016-cultural-startupsai1ec-11711@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZToronto Arts Council’s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship Grant Information Session<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TAC_NAN_Banner_Web-version-300x136.jpg" width="300" height="136" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! 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class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.universe.com/events/no-vacancy-exhibition-opening-reception-tickets-NGL78T">https://www.universe.com/events/no-vacancy-exhibition-opening-reception-tickets-NGL78T</a>.</p>America/Toronto2017-03-10T18:00:00America/Toronto2017-03-10T20:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/no-vacancy/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/no-vacancy-opening-reception/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KINTOR_43521-1954-1973_001-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KINTOR_43521-1954-1973_001-300x218.jpg;300;218;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KINTOR_43521-1954-1973_001-1024x743.jpg;1024;743;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KINTOR_43521-1954-1973_001.jpg;1903;1381;https://www.universe.com/events/no-vacancy-exhibition-opening-reception-tickets-NGL78Tai1ec-11821@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:03ZNO VACANCY Guided Walks<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Halfway-house-front-300x240.jpg" width="300" height="240" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="http://bit.ly/2lTTDhq">http://bit.ly/2lTTDhq</a>.</p>America/Toronto2017-03-18T13:00:00America/Toronto2017-03-18T16:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/no-vacancy/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/no-vacancy-guided-walks/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Halfway-house-front-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Halfway-house-front-300x240.jpg;300;240;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Halfway-house-front-1024x819.jpg;1024;819;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Halfway-house-front.jpg;4000;3200;http://bit.ly/2lTTDhqai1ec-11829@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZEAT MY ART Podcast Launch<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465">https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465</a>.</p>America/Toronto2017-03-22T19:00:00America/Toronto2017-03-22T21:00:00en-USCommunity Event+43.650206-79.359219Ernest Balmer Studio @ 9 Trinity St #316, Toronto, ON M5A 1G3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/eat-my-art-podcast-launch/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$10-$14https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/podcast-launch-tickets-32398058465ai1ec-11825@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZWALS: Painting Utility Boxes (Mural Routes)<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/WALS-Utility-Box-Murals-Flyer-1-300x231.jpg" width="300" height="231" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! 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src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tickets: <a class="ai1ec-ticket-url-exported" href="http://bit.ly/2mXDAjF">http://bit.ly/2mXDAjF</a>.</p>America/Toronto2017-03-30T19:00:00America/Toronto2017-03-30T21:00:00en-USBluffs Gallery Exhibit,Scarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com; http://scarborougharts.com/no-vacancy/+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/11823/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/WHITECASTLE_2121X_1973-1984_RESTAURANT1952_003-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/WHITECASTLE_2121X_1973-1984_RESTAURANT1952_003-300x207.jpg;300;207;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/WHITECASTLE_2121X_1973-1984_RESTAURANT1952_003-1024x707.jpg;1024;707;1,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/WHITECASTLE_2121X_1973-1984_RESTAURANT1952_003.jpg;1890;1305;http://bit.ly/2mXDAjFai1ec-11849@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZGreat Explorations: A Series of Academic Discussions to Inspire Our Community<div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-03T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-03T12:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-10T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-24T10:00:00America/Toronto2017-05-01T10:00:00en-USCommunity Event+43.78679-79.18993University of Toronto Scarborough — Environmental Science & Chemistry Building, Catalyst Centre @ 1095 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON M1C, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/great-explorations-a-series-of-academic-discussions-to-inspire-our-community/externalthumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683,full;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg;1024;683$12-$40ai1ec-11902@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZTea and Storytelling with EastEnd Storytellers<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-300x200.jpg" width="300" height="200" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-19T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-04-19T20:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-19T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-05-17T18:30:00America/Toronto2017-06-21T18:30:00en-USCommunity Event,SA Member EventMorningside Library; 416-396-8881+43.769355-79.177255Toronto Public Library - Morningside Branch @ 4279 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1E 2S8, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/tea-and-storytelling-with-eastend-storytellers/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n-300x200.jpg;300;200;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1148868_741617302525763_7374473337090512765_n.jpg;960;639;ai1ec-11911@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZCleanup Toronto at Scarborough Arts<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/SA-CLEAN-TO-web-300x220.jpg" width="300" height="220" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction films. The building also makes several appearances in the music video “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM');" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXDU9um19HM"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Secrets</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">” by Toronto-born rap artist, The Weekend.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">2. Take a quick break in nature by walking through the Highland Creek Valley. </span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)');" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Creek_(Toronto)"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Highland Creek Valley</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the perfect place to escape the business of the university. The UTSC trail down into the Valley has </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/');" href="https://www.blogto.com/city/2019/09/valley-land-trail-toronto/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">just reopened</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> allowing all members of the Scarborough community access to the beautiful Highland Creek. Bring a guide book or someone from the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts');" href="https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/major-program-environmental-studies-arts"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Environmental Science</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> program at UTSC and see how many trees, plants, and birds you can identify!</span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">3. Tend a garden, make friends with bees, and support local businesses.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Speaking of the environment, want to explore more nature at UTSC? Spend your time at the UTSC </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/farmers-market"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! If you plan your trip right, you can also help tend the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/community-garden-0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">campus community garden</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, view the beehives in the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sustainability/pollinator-habitats"><span style="font-weight: 400;">pollinator habitat</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or take a leisurely stroll down the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/rock-walk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">rock walk</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The Farmers Market sometimes sells honey that the UTSC bees make. How cute is that?   </span></p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">4. Experience some of the best events in Scarborough. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With over </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.aboutus/files/docs/2015_2016_ByNumbers_AnnualReport.pdf"><span style="font-weight: 400;">200 clubs</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, there is never a dull moment on this campus. Visit some of the major events that occur such as </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/artsideout.ca/');" href="http://artsideout.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ARTSIDEOUT</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the one-day multidisciplinary arts festival held on October 3rd, 2019 this year and </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TedxUTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the campus’ yearly Ted Talk community gathering. On any given day you can find the campus live with fashion shows, dance performances, and film screenings.</span></p><p><b> </b></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">5. Take a photo with The Scarborough Sign and win a shopping spree at <a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/scarboroughtowncentre.com/');" href="https://scarboroughtowncentre.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Scarborough Town Centre</a> and prize packages valued at over $400!</span></h3><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><a href="http://scarborougharts.com/the-scarborough-sign/">The Scarborough Sign</a> is a mobile public art installation, developed by <a href="http://scarborougharts.com/">Scarborough Arts</a> in collaboration with the UTSC and Scarborough communities, that ha<span style="font-weight: 400;">s been traveling all across Scarborough for the past two years. Take part in The Scarborough Sign Photo Contest! From now until the extended date of September 27th, instagram a creative photo with The Scarborough Sign and enter for the chance to win a </span><a style="font-weight: 400;" href="http://scarborougharts.com/photo-contest-2019/">ton of great prizes</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Make sure your instagram account is public and you tag us with #ScarboroughSign!   </span></p><p style="font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; font-size: 13px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">6. Sink your teeth into the best hot dogs in the city. </span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A not-so-hidden secret on campus is the highly popular hot dog stand run by </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam');" href="https://storiesofutsc.ca/story/nasir-alhuttam"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir Alhuttam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Running for almost 15 years, </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/nasirhotdog/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nasir’s Hot Dog stand at UTSC</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> has become a staple go-to for student lunches. There is often a line, but the food is well worth your wait. Nasir usually has a riddle posted on a sandwich board to entertain the line. Head down and see if you can solve the mystery!</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">7. Learn to rock climb and deep dive all in one place.</span></h3><p><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.tpasc.ca/');" href="https://www.tpasc.ca/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre </span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">is an expansive recreation centre just a short walk away from UTSC . Purchase a day pass and gain access to several pools, a rock climbing wall, yoga studios, and a large, fully equipped gym. Hungry after? No worries, the sports centre has a variety of food options including that tempting post-workout slice of pizza.  </span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">8. View art from local, national, and international contemporary artists.</span> </h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Doris McCarthy Gallery</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is a professional public art gallery on campus that exhibits works by Canadian and international contemporary artists . If you’re looking for more local content, visit the student-run gallery, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/gallery1265.com/');" href="https://gallery1265.com/">Gallery 1265</a> which features all UTSC student artists</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">9. Visual arts not your thing? Visit the theatre or join Ukulele Jam!</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC loves music and the performing arts. The campus has their own radio station, choir, bands, and theatre! Attend a play at the </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/');" href="https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/aboutus/leigha-lee-browne-theatre%20http://artsideout.ca/,%20http://www.tedxutsc.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leigha Lee Browne Theatre</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, or join the campus </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/');" href="https://www.facebook.com/utscukuleles/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ukulele jam</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> held every Wednesday afternoon.</span> </p><p> </p><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">10. The UTSC geese, of course.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Yes, the UTSC geese have to make this list. There is much debate over our animal friends. Some campus-goers </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets');" href="https://utsc.utoronto.ca/news-events/archived/utsc-geese-have-quadruplets"><span style="font-weight: 400;">love them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, some hate them, but we can all agree that we cannot stop </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/');" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEzP90XOquC/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">talking about them</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">! Visit the campus today and see if you can gain a new friend with the local UTSC geese.</span></p><p><br />And there you have it, 10 reasons to visit the University of Toronto Scarborough right now! Did we miss anything?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> </div> </div> </div>America/Toronto2017-04-22T09:00:00America/Toronto2017-04-22T11:00:00en-USScarborough Arts EventScarborough Arts; 416-698-7322; info@scarborougharts.com+43.695507-79.258867Scarborough Arts @ 1859 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, Canada0http://scarborougharts.com/event/cleanup-toronto/freethumbnail;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/SA-CLEAN-TO-web-150x150.jpg;150;150;1,medium;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/SA-CLEAN-TO-web-300x220.jpg;300;220;1,large;http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/SA-CLEAN-TO-web.jpg;641;470;ai1ec-11909@scarborougharts.com2019-09-22T08:19:04ZCatherine Hernandez’ ‘Scarborough’ Book Launch<div class="ai1ec-event-avatar alignleft timely"><img src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/scarborough-catherine-hernandez-199x300.jpg" width="199" height="300" /></div> <div data-elementor-type="post" data-elementor-id="15708" class="elementor elementor-15708" data-elementor-settings="[]"> <div class="elementor-inner"> <div class="elementor-section-wrap"> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-d97e34e elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="d97e34e" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-444a8c6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="444a8c6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e74048f elementor-widget elementor-widget-image" data-id="e74048f" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="image.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-image"> <img width="1024" height="683" src="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large" alt="" srcset="http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-1024x683.jpg 1024w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-300x200.jpg 300w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-768x512.jpg 768w, http://scarborougharts.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ScarbSign-480x320.jpg 480w" sizes="(max-width: 1024px) 100vw, 1024px" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-438c017 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="438c017" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-362436d elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="362436d" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-e7abf92 elementor-widget elementor-widget-heading" data-id="e7abf92" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="heading.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <h2 class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-xl">10 Reasons to Visit the University of Toronto Scarborough Right Now </h2> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <section class="elementor-element elementor-element-b355402 elementor-section-boxed elementor-section-height-default elementor-section-height-default elementor-section elementor-top-section" data-id="b355402" data-element_type="section"> <div class="elementor-container elementor-column-gap-default"> <div class="elementor-row"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-460d2d6 elementor-column elementor-col-100 elementor-top-column" data-id="460d2d6" data-element_type="column"> <div class="elementor-column-wrap elementor-element-populated"> <div class="elementor-widget-wrap"> <div class="elementor-element elementor-element-02b573e elementor-widget elementor-widget-text-editor" data-id="02b573e" data-element_type="widget" data-widget_type="text-editor.default"> <div class="elementor-widget-container"> <div class="elementor-text-editor elementor-clearfix"><h3><span style="font-weight: normal;">The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is a fascinating place to explore, from the beautiful architecture and landscapes to the lively cultural events, there is no shortage of excitement on this university’s grounds. The campus is well worth a trip out even if you’re not a  student!</span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></h3><h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here are 10 reasons to explore the University of Toronto Scarborough right now. </span></h3><p> </p><h3> <span style="font-weight: normal;">1. Explore the beautiful and famous architecture.</span></h3><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">UTSC has some of the most beautiful and photogenic architecture. The Science and Humanities wings were designed by Australian architect </span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews');" href="https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/john-hamilton-andrews"><span style="font-weight: 400;">John Hamilton Andrews</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> in a popular style of the 1960s called “</span><a onclick="javascript:pageTracker._trackPageview('/outgoing/www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/');" href="https://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/toronto/article-a-brutal-trek-through-torontos-brutalist-architecture/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Brutalism</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">”. The grey colour and rigid angular shapes that can be found in campus spots like The Meeting Place are sought out by the film industry, especially for science fiction f