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Icon of the event The Reality and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join Professor Allan Weiss, York University, author of mainstream/literary, science fiction and fantasy short stories, for a discussion on the meaning of the phrase The Apocalypse....

Icon of the event Book Launch: If I Had a Gryphon with author Vikki VanSickle
Sat Feb 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for the launch of "If I Had a Gryphon," a laugh-out-loud picture book about the pleasures and perils of magical pet care by best-selling author Vikki VanSickle. Featuring activities, prizes, and fun for all ages! Book...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women in the Sky
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear stories of how Canadian women broke through the sky-blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewardesses and pilots, and finally as astronauts....

Icon of the event Kathleen Grissom
Tue Apr 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents the author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favourite The Kitchen House. Set in 1830, her new novel, Glory Over Everything, continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of bo...

Icon of the event Sienese Art  of the Middle Ages: Duccio and Simone Martini
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Painting in Gothic Siena: From the end of the thirteenth century until the onset of the Black Death, Siena was an innovative centre of Gothic painting that rivalled Florence. During this hour Professor Cunningham will examine...

Icon of the event Who Would Do That? Lecture and Book Reading
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come meet fellow book lovers and join author Bette Logan, in her lecture about women who write, visit, and even marry infamous serial killers such as Paul Bernardo and Ted Bundy. Author Bette Logan speaks first hand about her...

Icon of the event Skin:  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers
Fri Apr 08, 2016 | All Day
Lillian H. Smith

YYZ artists outlet with Sensorium Symposium 2016 offers:...

Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Marlon James
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The celebrated Jamaican novelist and 2015 Man Booker Prize winner, Marlon James, on A Brief History of Seven Killings, John Crow's Devil and The Book of Night Women. With Toronto International Film Festival?s Artistic Directo...

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General's Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel, Motorcyclist. Inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black as ...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
City Hall

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins' new book