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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event What Makes Toronto a Multicultural City?
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Almost all cities have people of diverse ethnicities living in them. Yet diversity of population alone does not make a multicultural city. The latter comes about with the civil rights and equality of all citizens. In Canada, ...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event Murder and Mystery with Mesdames of Mayhem
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Panel Discussion led by a collective of female published authors. Publishing their first anthology, Thirteen, in 2013, it was followed by Thirteen O'Clock in 2015 and Thirteen Claws will be released this coming September. Joi...

Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In his 45-year career as what The Globe and Mail called "a publishing icon" Doug Gibson knew them all. He worked with Alice Munro and with authors named MacLennan, Davies, Mitchell - and politicians named Trudeau, Mulroney an...

Icon of the event How Hoarding Inspired My Murder Mystery Novel
Fri Oct 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Author Susan Calder is a Calgary writer who has published two murder mystery novels. In "Ten Days in Summer," an insurance adjuster sleuth Paula Savard investigates a suspicious building fire that caused the death of a hoarde...