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Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Giovanni
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, as he delves into Mozart?s Don Giovanni which will be presented by the Canadian Opera Company this winter. The COC?s new production is directed by one of opera?s most talke...

Icon of the event Blues Poetry
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Blues poetry is a fusion of the blues music genre and the African American oral tradition. Using the lbrary?s collection, award-winning blues artists Diana Braithwaite, Chris Whiteley, and musicologist, guitarist Mike Daley p...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Palmerston
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Explore one of Canada's national treasures with a docent from the Museum of Inuit Art, the only museum in Southern Canada exclusively dedicated to collecting, researching and exhibiting art made by Inuit....

Icon of the event PA Day Puppet Show
Fri Nov 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a puppet show....

Icon of the event  Memorial Day Workshop - Roses in My Carpets
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

In any war children are always the first victims and people sponsor refugee children but they don't often get a chance to meet them. In 1992 Rukhsana Khan not only met her Afghan refugee foster child she wrote an internationa...

Icon of the event Your Life as a Picture Book for Adults
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

You are the hero of your own story! Time to turn your life story into the poetic prose of a picture book narrative! Join award-winning author Rukhsana Khan in this unusual look at memoir writing.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Degas
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and things haven't been the same since. In today?s lecture art historian Suzanne Tevlin will consider the innovative work of Edgar Degas and ...

Icon of the event Public Speaking and Oral Skills
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Rukhsana Khan is a professional public speaker and has presented to audiences in Denmark, Italy, Mexico, Singapore, India, South Africa and all over Canada and the U.S. She?s been on T.V. and radio numerous times and has been...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event New Music 101: New Adventures in Sound Art, and Christina Petrowska Quilico
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A guest artist from NAISA?s SOUNDplay series, and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico will each present on the relationship between visual imagery and sound as realized in their own artistic collaborations and pursuits.

Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...