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Icon of the event The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 with Philippa  Sheppard
Thu May 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Leading Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro has crafted a compelling account of the exciting events of 1606 in England. The year of the Gunpowder Plot and a terrible plague outbreak was also the year that London's foremost play...

Icon of the event Edward Riche
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

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
Beaches

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 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 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 Sally Christie
Thu Apr 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents Sally Christie and The Rivals of Versailles, the second installment of The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy. Filled with conniving politicians and hopeful beauties, the court of Louis XV co...

Icon of the event Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada
Thu Mar 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Drawing on their new book Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada, Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner explore the stories of refugees from around the world who made Canada their home, with a focus on the vulnerabilities an...

Icon of the event Journalists in War Zones with Dr. Anthony Feinstein
Tue Mar 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Dr. Anthony Feinstein will discuss how journalists cope psychologically with the dangers they confront in war zones. What motivates them to do such dangerous work? How do the challenges faced by journalists in Iran, Kenya an...

Icon of the event Sienese Art  of the Middle Ages: Duccio and Simone Martini
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Painting in Gothic Siena: From the end of the thirteenth century until the onset of the Black Death, Siena was an innovative centre of Gothic painting that rivalled Florence. During this hour Professor Cunningham will examine...

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General's Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel, Motorcyclist. Inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black as ...