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Icon of the event Subdivided: City-building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Co-editors Jay Pitter and John Lorinc ask, "How do we build cities where we aren't just living within the same urban space, but living together?"...

Icon of the event Senator Nick Sibbeston
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Senator Nick Sibbeston, a distinguished member of the Northwest Territories (NWT) Legislative Assembly and a former Premier. His memoire, You Will Wear a White Shirt, sheds light on his stru...

Icon of the event Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Kensington Market Historical Society presents "Bootleggers, Bookmakers and Brothels," a multimedia and performance event featuring:...

Icon of the event Joan Crate
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award winning poet Joan Crate and her new novel, Black Apple, a dramatic and lyrical coming-of-age story about a young Blackfoot girl who grows up in the residential school system on the Can...

Icon of the event Joseph Kertes
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Eh List Author Series presents award winning author Joseph Kertes discussing his latest novel, The Afterlife of Stars. A beautifully crafted story that burns with intensity and humor, brothers Robert and Attila Beck grabb...

Icon of the event Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
Mon Jun 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A Womb with a View: How Margaret Atwood's Uncanny Vision Anticipated Our Current Battles Over Women's Bodies....

Icon of the event Author Visit: Tania Howells
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Parkdale

Come hear local author Tania Howells read her book Starring Shapes, and join the author and staff for a craft in the library....

Icon of the event Davy the Punk: A Story of Bookies, Toronto the Good, the Mob and My Dad
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Bob Bossin, author of Davy the Punk: A Story of Bookies, Toronto the Good, the Mob and My Dad. Davy the Punk tells of cops and gamblers, grifters and grafters, fathers and sons. Indie music pioneer Bob Bossin?s hunt for ...

Icon of the event Tim Falconer: Bad Singer - The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Tim Falconer always wanted to make music, but he's part of the 2.5 percent of the population that is scientifically tone deaf. Many tone-deaf people are indifferent to music, or even actively dislike it, but for Falconer it i...

Icon of the event Orchardviewers - eh List Author - Senator Nick Sibbeston
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Senator Nick Sibbeston, a distinguished member of the Northwest Territories (NWT) Legislative Assembly and a former Premier. His memoire, You Will Wear a White Shirt, sheds light on his stru...