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Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY John Irving
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The beloved author of...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell and John Geiger
Thu Dec 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents John Geiger with award-winning, Canadian science journalist Alanna Mitchell. The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845?1848 Franklin Expedition. Geiger, CEO of the R...

Icon of the event Bill- C51: what does it mean for you and Canada?
Fri Feb 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Veteran Investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, discusses Canada controversial so-called "anti-terror" legislation, Bill- C51....

Icon of the event  Media coverage of the federal election: The good, the bad, but the mostly ugly
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Media critique and award-winning investigative reporter, Andrew Mitrovica, explores the MSM's coverage of the federal election that not only changed the face of politics, but the media landscape, too....

Icon of the event Author Reading
Thu Jan 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Marilyn Churley, author of Shameless, The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son. Both a personal and political story, Shameless is a powerful memoir about a mother's struggle with loss, love, secrets, a...

Icon of the event NEW DATE Carrie Brownstein
Thu Dec 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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This event has been rescheduled for December 17. All customers with November 17 tickets have been given priority and offered tickets for this new date. If you are interested in attending please add your name to the waitlist...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Strout
Sun Jan 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge on mother-daughter relationships and her new novel, My Name is Lucy Barton. With The Globe and Mail's Sarah Hampson....

Icon of the event RBC Taylor Prize - Atrium
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Toronto Public Library and Harbourfront Centre's International Festival of Authors present an evening with the five finalists of the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction....

Icon of the event Micah White
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Named by Esquire as one of the most influential young thinkers alive today, the American activist and co-creator of Occupy Wall Street on The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution....

Icon of the event Before the 6ix
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The international success of Toronto hip hop artist Drake has brought global attention to the city?s music scene. However, a long line of Canadian artists and trailblazers have contributed in setting a platform to catapult up...