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Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Innovative Urban Design Aspects of Revell's Design Part 3
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

George Baird, former Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at University of Toronto, and noted architect and partner, Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, talks about urban design aspects of Revell's winning design...

Icon of the event Mark Sakamoto
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mimico Centennial

Mark Sakamoto discusses his new book, "Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents" at the Mimico Centennial Branch, Tuesday, September 22, 7 p.m....

Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Shaping Canadian Modernity, Part 1
Thu Sep 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

George Kapelos, architect, planner and professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, speaks on the City Hall international competition that drew over 500 entries in 1958. He was chair of Ryerson's Department of Architectural Sc...

Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event How to get published workshop
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come find out what it takes to get published! Writer, M.H. Callway, will share her knowledge and experience in her inspiring journey to traditional publication. Her thriller, Windigo Fire (Seraphim Editions), received great r...

Icon of the event Elizabeth J. Duncan
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mimico Centennial

Join us for an afternoon of Tea and Murder with mystery writer Elizabeth J. Duncan. Elizabeth is the award-winning author of two mystery series: the well-established Penny Brannigan series set in Wales, and Shakepeare in the ...

Icon of the event Giles Blunt
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents master crime novelist Giles Blunt for a reading and discussion on his latest work. The Hesitation Cut, a standalone novel of penetrating psychological suspense, delivers an intricately plott...

Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Civic Symbol, Part 2
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

Christopher Armstrong, Emeritus Professor History at York University, speaks on the background and history of the construction of Viljo Revell's winning design for the Toronto City Hall. Having long taught courses on the urba...

Icon of the event Europe and Islamic Art
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Artifacts from Islamic lands have fascinated and inspired artists, artisans and their patrons in Europe since the times of Harun al‑Rashid and Charlemagne. Join us for an informative lecture with Karin Ruehrdanz-Univers...

Icon of the event Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents Leacock Prize winner Terry Fallis for a reading and discussion of his latet novel, Poles Apart. Fallis dishes on Eve of Equality, a new feminist blog that becomes a sensation when a wildly p...