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Icon of the event Canadian Cinema since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Come and hear how an American became enthralled with our films and what they show of our Canadian identity....

Icon of the event Solo Travel: 6 Things You Absolutely Must Know
Wed May 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Don?t leave home without listening to seasoned world traveler and writer Janice Waugh.

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Nicole Lundrigan - The Widow Tree
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

In the fall of 1953, three teenagers find a clutch of long-lost Roman coins, and they argue over what to do with them. Nevena insists they should be turned to the authorities. János wants to keep them. And Dorján walks the l...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Tue May 13, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Runnymede

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Ray Robertson - I Was There the Night He Died
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Taylor Memorial

Sam's dad has Alzheimer's, his mom died of stroke, his wife in a car crash. Samantha's a cutter. Eighteen. Living next door. Weed and loneliness spark an unlikely friendship-yet in this funny, off-color, philosophical novel f...

Icon of the event Branded by the Pink Triangle
Wed May 21, 2014 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parliament Street

When the Nazis took power in Europe, gay men, like Jews, were imprisoned in concentration camps and marked for extermination. The pink triangle they were forced to wear is now a symbol for gay rights. Author Ken Setterington ...