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Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Civic Symbol, Part 2
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

Christopher Armstrong, Emeritus Professor History at York University, speaks on the background and history of the construction of Viljo Revell's winning design for the Toronto City Hall. Having long taught courses on the urba...

Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Shaping Canadian Modernity, Part 1
Thu Sep 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

George Kapelos, architect, planner and professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, speaks on the City Hall international competition that drew over 500 entries in 1958. He was chair of Ryerson's Department of Architectural Sc...

Icon of the event City Hall 50th Series: Innovative Urban Design Aspects of Revell's Design Part 3
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Hall

George Baird, former Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at University of Toronto, and noted architect and partner, Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, talks about urban design aspects of Revell's winning design...

Icon of the event Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents Leacock Prize winner Terry Fallis for a reading and discussion of his latet novel, Poles Apart. Fallis dishes on Eve of Equality, a new feminist blog that becomes a sensation when a wildly p...

Icon of the event  Relocation with joy;  A Series of Travel Memoirs by Jennylynd James
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Runnymede

Join us for an exciting session of book readings, photographs, and videos as Jennylynd James takes us through some of her life?s adventures. Her three engaging memoirs: "Red Car Long Legs", ?Escape from Ireland" and "Goodbye ...

Icon of the event An evening with Crime Writers of Canada
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Do love a good crime novel?...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines: A Journey with Author Jason Ramsay-Brown
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Author Jason Ramsay? Brown shares his research and experience of over 100 of the ravines that cut through Toronto. His book, Toronto's Ravines: their natural heritage and local history, will interest anyone with a love for th...

Icon of the event Ian Brown
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

From the author of the award-winning The Boy in the Moon comes a wickedly honest and brutally funny account of the year in which bestselling author Ian Brown truly realized that the man in the mirror was actually…sixty. Book ...

Icon of the event Author reading - Ken Newton, Ann Ball, William New: Junction Book
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The novel, set in West Toronto in 1951, is the tale of three private eyes working on the murder case of the Junction's bookmaker's youngest son. The trio will venture to the shadiest part of Toronto's Junction,and experience ...

Icon of the event Lynn Johnston
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The eh List Author Series presents beloved cartoonist Lynn Johnston. Her new memoire, For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston reflects on thirty years of chronicling the daily lives of the middle-class suburba...