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Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Dr.Philippa Sheppard on Goodnight Desdemona....
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Deer Park

Come and explore Toronto playwright and novelist (Fall on Your Knees) Ann Marie MacDonald?s humorous and gender-bending take on two of Shakespeare?s most accomplished tragedies of love -- Romeo and Juliet and Othello with Pro...

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 Lunchtime Lectures. Two Shakespeare Marriages:The Taming of the Shrew & Macbeth
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Alexander Leggatt Professor Emeritus,English, University College, U of T as he anylises two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston

Join the participants of the "Swallowing Clouds" arts library program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed four-week period....

Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...

Icon of the event Family Night Halloween Puppet Show
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

The Tailypo: A strange creature haunts an old man who stole its tail. Free tickets available in person, 30 minutes before the performance. For children 4 years and up.

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

In 2010, 1400 art works were discovered in the apartment of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. These works by well known artists like Picasso, Kokoschka, Klee, Munch, Chagall were considered " degenerate" by the Nazis and were loo...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures.Great Shakespeare Scenes in Opera With Iain Scott
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Prospero's Epilogue from the Tempest. Learn from Iain Scott, much sought out opera educator,how an opera librettist adapts Shakespere's lines for the lyric stage and how a composer sets these lines to music. How Shakespears'...

Icon of the event New Music 101 - Music in the Barns, Array Music and Author Martha Baillie
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

New Music 101 explores new directions in contemporary music. Arraymusic and author Martha Baillie demonstrate the complementary nature of musical and literary narratives, performing compositions by Nic Gotham written for Bai...