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Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Lawrence Hill discusses, the book by his late sister, Karen Hill, Café Babanussa is a moving portrait of a young woman's experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s-era Berlin. Q&A to follow....

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 Scarborough Historical Society meeting with speaker
Tue Mar 22, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Nancy MacLeod presents: Victorian Medical Show.

Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Apr 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Kelly Wilkinson presents: History of Canadian Broadcasting.

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 Scarborough Historical Society meeting with speaker
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. Jason Ramsay-Brown presents: Toronto's Urban Ravines and Urban Forests: Their Natural Heritage and Local History.

Icon of the event Ann Y. K. Choi
Mon May 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents the debut novel by Ann Y. K. Choi. Set in Toronto's Korean community in the 1980s, Kay's Lucky Coin Variety is a bitter-sweet, coming-of-age story as a young Korean girl pursues her dreams t...

Icon of the event Rob Sawyer
Mon Apr 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents the Hugo and Nebula award winning author Rob Sawyer. His new sci-fi thriller, Quantum Night, explores the thin line between good and evil that every human being is capable of crossing....

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 ...