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Author Talks & Lectures

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....

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 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 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 articl...

Icon of the event Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten.
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Linda Hutcheon, University of Toronto, Comparative Literature, and her husband Michael Hutcheon, doctor and author as they discuss their new book Four Last Songs detailing the creative obstacles faced by artists as they ...