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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 Singing Out - Pride. Music. Belonging.
Thu May 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Celebrate World Pride 2014 with a special performance by Singing Out, Toronto's largest LGBTQ Community Chorus. Now in its 22nd year, Singing Out is a mixed-voice choir that welcomes singers of diverse backgrounds, sexual ori...

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...

Icon of the event Spring Afternoon at the Movies
Tue May 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Cycling with Moliere (Moliere a bicyclette) (2013) A friend tries to coax a retired actor out of retirement to take the lead role in a new stage production of The Misanthrope. Starring Fabrice Luchini and Lambert Wilson. 1...

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 Peter Oundjian
Mon Jun 02, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and internationally acclaimed and sought after conductor and violinist discusses his career with CBC Radio's Mary Ito....

Icon of the event Eureka!  Makers & Shakers Magic Show
Wed Jul 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Woodside Square

Learn about the greatest makers and shakers the world has known. It's lots of fun with so much to learn! Please register in person or by phone. Registration begins June 11th. Space is limited.

Icon of the event  First Nations Culture - The Way: A Rabbit and Bear  Paws Puppet Perforomance
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us in celebrating Canadian Aboriginal culture with an interactive puppet performance presented by author and illustrator Chad Solomon. Participants will help Chad retell the story, through the eyes of Rabbit and Bear Paw...

Icon of the event Senior Women's Afternoon at the Movies
Fri Jun 06, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The film title will be announced in April 2014. This film is shown in partnership with the Older Women's Network. All are welcome to attend this film screening.

Icon of the event Free Jazz & Avant-Garde Music
Fri Jul 11, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Element Choir is a Toronto based improvising choir, founded by Christine Duncan and Jean Martin (Barnyard Records) and directed by Christine. This is a group that works with both structured and non-structured elements, ba...