MAC in the City 2014

Mac in the City (graphic)

Macalester Alumni Connect in the City is Oct. 2, 2014

Macalester's 5th annual evening of worldwide alumni events is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. MAC in the City (Macalester Alumni Connect in the City) is an opportunity for alumni, whether new to a region or lifelong residents, to meet each other, reflect upon their shared experiences cultivated by their education at Macalester, and share insights about the resources of their city. Watch the website for updates regarding locations and start times for the events in various cities.

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  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    6:30 p.m.
    At the home of Alumni Board Member Carol Tveit
    (Near DeKalb School of the Arts)

    Host: Carol Tveit '60
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA
    6-8 p.m.
    Art Institute of Chicago
    111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603
    A gallery walk of the Art Institute of Chicago - free admission for Illinois residents
    Host: Adrian Moran '91
  • Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    6-8 p.m.
    Join fellow alumni for a wine and cheese reception at the home of Kim Cole ’96 and Jeff Brown
    Host: Kim Cole ’96
  • Dakar, Senegal
    7:30 p.m. (early dinner)
    To celebrate MAC in the City, join Cara Haberman '06 and Jed Fix '05 Thursday, October 2, for an early dinner at their apartment, in Liberté 6 Extension near the Citydia. Once near the Citydia supermarket, call Cara and Jed to be let in. RSVP to or with a brief email to let them know if you will attend and if you will be bringing a guest, so they can be sure to have enough food. Cara or Jed will reply to your email with their phone number and any other instructions.
    Hosts: Cara Haberman '06 and Jed Fix '05
  • Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Houston, Texas, USA
    6:30-8:30 p.m.
    At the Home of Sonia and Jostein Mykletun
    (Near Washington Avenue/Memorial Park)
    Hosts: Sonia '72 and Jostein '70 Mykletun
  • Johannesburg/Pretoria, South Africa
  • London, UK
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    7-9 p.m.
    Country Clare Irish Pub
    1234 N. Astor Street, Milwaukee, WI
    Host: Maren Hagman ’11
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    6-9 p.m.
    Nye's Polonaise Room
    112 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN
    In the private dining room of Nye's Polonaise Room
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • New York City, New York, USA
  • Nicosia, Cyprus
    Time TBA
    Site TBA in Nicosia
    Happy hour/light meal
    Host: George Mavroudis ’84
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Sacramento, California, USA
    6-9 p.m.
    Pangaea Two Brews Cafe
    2743 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento, CA
    Host: Rachel Gunsalus ’13
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • San Francisco, California, USA
  • Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Toronto, Canada
    7-9 p.m.
    Harbord House
    150 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON
    Come for good food, and interesting beer listing, and great conversation
    Host: Jonathan Barrentine '07
  • Triangle Area, North Carolina, USA
    6-9 p.m.
    Fullsteam Brewery
    726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC
    Hosts: MaryBeth Grewe ’10 and Alissa Ridenour ’07
  • Washington D.C., USA
    6-8:30 p.m.
    Local 16
    1602 U Street NW, Washington D.C. 20009
    Join fellow Macites at a venue that "serves the seasonal best from local growers with emphasis on organic meats and sustainable agriculture." Arrive early to sample the complimentary appetizers while they last.
    Hosts: D.C. Steering Committee
  • Zürich, Switzerland
    8 p.m. until closing
    Sihlstrasse 28, Zurich 8001, Switzerland

    A dinner gathering at the famous vegetarian restaurant
    Host: Sämi Ledermann '05