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Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Runnymede

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Tue May 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event Solo Travel: 6 Things You Absolutely Must Know
Wed May 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Don?t leave home without listening to seasoned world traveler and writer Janice Waugh.

Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Thu May 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event An evening in the Nepal Himalaya
Mon Jun 23, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

If you've ever dreamed of visiting the Himalaya, now is your chance to see what it's all about. Chris Beall will fascinate you with this presentation about the Annapurna Region of central Nepal. This is the most popular trekk...

Icon of the event Canadian Cinema since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Come and hear how an American became enthralled with our films and what they show of our Canadian identity....

Icon of the event Grand Houses: How The Other Half Lived
Wed May 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Forest Hill

Architectural historian Marta O'Brien will use photographs and architectural drawings to illustrate Toronto's mansions dating back to the early 1800's. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7706.

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Barbara Frum

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

Icon of the event Book  Talk: Suanne Kelman (KTR)
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Runnymede

Ryerson University professor and book lover Suanne Kelman offers an insightful discussion about The Cellist of Sarajevo....