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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Meet Elizabeth Muir, author of: Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of Flight
Mon Dec 14, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

Icon of the event Using Handwriting Analysis to Understand Personality
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Think handwriting is obsolete? According to Clinical Social Worker Annette Poizner, your handwriting is richly expressive of who you are. In this fascinating presentation, you will analyze celebrity signatures and find out fo...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Dec 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Hoa Nguyen and Stuart Ross read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.

Icon of the event Author Visit:  Mireille Messier
Thu Dec 10, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join franco-ontarienne author Mireille Messier as she talks about her writing and publications. Mireille is an author, freelance writer, and voice-over artist. She has published over a dozen children's books, several articles...

Icon of the event Writing Workshop for Teens
Mon Dec 21, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Punch Like a Girl, Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath."...

Icon of the event Boost Your Willpower, Change Your Life
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Do you know the boundaries of your comfort zone and why they exist? Do you want to break through these boundaries? Curious about how the latest neuroscience and behavioural science research can explain why we do what we do, a...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dalton Higgins is an international Performing Arts & Music Concert presenter, National Magazine Award-winning journalist, author, boutique PR consultant, blogger and TV/radio broadcaster....