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Icon of the event Pat Feheley, Inuit art expert
Thu Jun 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An illustrated presentation by Pat Feheley....

Icon of the event Diana Gabaldon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The bestselling author of the Outlander saga returns with the latest installment, Written in My Own Heart?s Blood....

Icon of the event Gamers MeetUp
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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A Toronto-based video game developer (speaker TBA) discusses lessons learned in game development. Presented with The Hand Eye Society....

Icon of the event The Treehouse Talks : 3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Discover new ideas, ways of thinking, and styles of presentation. While our speakers, at first glance, appear to have nothing in common, Treehousers know that where three ideas collide, countless more emerge. For the speake...

Icon of the event Jan Wong: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Sat May 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Jan Wong discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. At 19, Jan Wong was one of the first Westerners to study in China. Her book "Red China Blues" -- one of Time's top 10 books of 1996 -- recounts her stor...

Icon of the event Mike Holmes
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The home improvement guru and host of HGTV's Holmes on Homes on his new book The Holmes Manual. With host of The Morning Show on Global, Liza Fromer....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Lisa Moore - Caught
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and seas, love, undercover agents, the collusion of governments, unbridled ambition, innocence and the loss thereof, and many, many bales of marijuana. Here, too, is the seeming invi...

Icon of the event Iran at the Crossroads?
Tue May 13, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The negotiations between world powers and Iran in November of 2013 leading to the signed tentative agreement concerning the nuclear issue is of importance at the national, regional and international level. In so far as it cou...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 2
Sun May 11, 2014 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 10, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...