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Icon of the event Border Theatre and Security Spectacles:
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Surveillance, Mobility and Reality-based Television...

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Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents bestselling author Craig Davidson?s new book, Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving Kids on the School Bus 3077. Based on the author?s year driving a special needs school bus, this memoir is a ...

Icon of the event Anne and Nicholas Giardini
Thu May 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents journalist Anne Giardini and son, Nicholas, on Startle and Illuminate: Carol Shields on Writing. This essential work, drawn by Shield?s daughter and grandson, Anne and Nicholas Giardini, fro...

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Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents award winning author, producer, and film maker Edward Riche. His latest bitingly brilliant comic novel, Today I Learned It Was You, highlights the drama and dysfunction of local politics, ov...

Icon of the event Douglas Gibson: Across Canada By Story
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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After more than 40 years in Canadian publishing, Douglas Gibson wrote his first book, Stories About Storytellers, and turned it into a one-man stage show about his experiences with Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacL...

Icon of the event The Reality and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join Professor Allan Weiss, York University, author of mainstream/literary, science fiction and fantasy short stories, for a discussion on the meaning of the phrase The Apocalypse....

Icon of the event Alissa York
Wed May 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents the award-winning author of novels Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, Alissa York, on her new novel, The Naturalist; a spellbinding tale of loss, discovery and love set in an epoch when Darwin was res...

Icon of the event Rupi Kaur
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Meet the Canadian writers everyone's reading! In celebration of National Poetry Month, The eh List Author Series presents feminist, multi-faceted artist, and poet, Rupi Kaur, discussing Milk and Honey- a collection of poetry ...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women In The Sky
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join author Elizabeth Muir as she discusses her book Canadian Women In The Sky: 100 Years Of Flight, which tells the story of how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewa...

Icon of the event PEN Ideas in Dialogue: Mind the Gap: Crossing Imaginary Lines
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This is How You Lose Her) with Sunil Yapa (Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist) on diaspora, globalization, writing as a form of economic, georgraphic and personal ou...