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Icon of the event The Trouble with Brunch
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join moderator Shawn Micallef, our former Writer-in-Residence, Food Writer, Karon Liu, Chef Joshna Maharaj and Farha Ternikar, author of Brunch:A History, as they talk about the class and food issues raised in Micallef's new ...

Icon of the event Recollections of a Neighbourhood : Huron-Sussex from UTS to Stop Spadina
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Discover Toronto's Huron-Sussex area through the eyes of publisher John Parry, Anne Vellone, designer/photographer and U. of T. archivist, Harold Averill. Recollections of a Neighbourhood is a tribute to a downtown neighbourh...

Icon of the event  The Dark Side of the Brain - Understanding Dreaming Sleep
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
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Dr. John Peever, a Professor in the Department of Cell and Systems Biology and Director of the Centre for Brain Sciences at the University of Toronto, will discuss how and why we sleep....

Icon of the event The Built Universe of Islam with Dr. Golombek
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The great architectural monuments of the Islamic world, the Alhambra, the Dome of the Rock, Shalimar Gardens, and the Taj Mahal, served different purposes in Muslim society: civil, royal, religious, and monumental. Our presen...

Icon of the event Election Coverage
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
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Professor Paul Knox, Ryerson University, will talk about election coverage over the years.

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Michael Harris - Party of One
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Bob McDonald - Canadian Spacewalkers...
Wed Oct 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Martha Baillie - The Search for Heinrich Schlögel
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Martha Baillie is the author of five remarkable novels. In The Search for Heinrich Schlögel, Baillie takes us on a brief tour of the inexplicable. Schlögel returns to remote Pangnirtung from a hike in Baffin Island's interior...

Icon of the event Focus on Cinema Verité
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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View clips from classic cinema verité films - such as The Salesman, Gimme Shelter and EMPZ For Life. Then join Sarah Goodman for a discussion on the difference between verité and interview-based styles of documentary filmmaki...

Icon of the event Ann-Marie MacDonald - SOLD OUT
Wed Oct 01, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Bestselling and award-winning author on her first novel in 11 years,...