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Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Wed May 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Thu May 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event Eurovision: Europe's Favourite TV Show
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Parkdale

It's been around since 1956. It gave us ABBA, and launched Céline Dion's international career. It's one of the most watched annual television events in the world. And yet, most North Americans know next to nothing about the E...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Kathy Page - Paradise and Elsewhere
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

In these mythical, magical stories Kathy Page parts company with traditional wisdom to blaze a new trail through the wild, lush, half-fantastic and half-real terrain of origin stories. Page is the author of seven previous nov...

Icon of the event Canada's Shock Doc? Lewis R Yealland and His Shell-Shocked WWI Patients
Tue Jul 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Professor Dennis Duffy discusses the military career of Dr. Lewis Ralph Yealland, lauded psychiatrist who practiced at the Queen's Square hospital in London during the Great War, where severely disturbed soldiers were sent fo...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Priscila Uppal - Projection - Encounters...
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother...

Icon of the event Writing the Coming of Age Narrative
Thu May 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Aspiring writers and others are invited to join Carrianne Leung, author of The Wondrous Woo, to explore the transitional time in life when the child confronts adulthood. Participants will be asked to bring in photos of them...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson Online Chat
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for an online chat with Ray Robertson....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Wed Apr 30, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Sam's dad has Alzheimer's, his mom died of stroke, his wife in a car crash. Samantha's a cutter. Eighteen. Living next door. Weed and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship-yet in this funny, off-color, philosophical novel f...

Icon of the event The History of Parkdale
Wed May 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Join special guest Bart Poesiat, a decades-long community organizer, for an engaging and illuminating journey through one of Toronto's most notorious neighborhoods. Mr Poesiat is a former resident of Parkdale village and curr...