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Icon of the event Corporate Art  in the offices of Canada. Fine Art Advisor Natalie Ribkoff
Tue Sep 16, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Fine Art Advisor, Natalie Ribkoff will present a behind the scenes look at Corporate Art Collecting. Serving as the Curator of the TD Bank Canadian Contemporary and Inuit Art Collections for over two decades, Natalie will sha...

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 1914, Air War Western Front
Tue Oct 07, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

Aviation Historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, where used primary to observe troop movements and for aerial reconnaissance. Both sides flew fragile biplanes, lacking realible engines and any form...

Icon of the event Mozart's Most Faithful
Sat Nov 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific composer of works of great beauty. He also wrote hundreds of richly detailed and colourful letters, in the process unwittingly writing his own autobiography. Delve into the mind of a gen...

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 The Trouble with Brunch
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Shawn Micallef, TRL's former Writer in Residence, & 3 panelists will discuss his new book "The Trouble with Brunch".

Icon of the event African Dance Fusion for Teens
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Malvern

Participants will be engaged in the rhythms and movements of traditional dance and experience how it extends and transforms to popular culture today. This African dance workshop will be a fusion of both traditional African D...

Icon of the event The Munich Art Trove with German Consul General Walter Stechel
Tue Oct 21, 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 Long Branch Open House
Sat Dec 06, 2014 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Long Branch

Enjoy a seasonal cup of hot chocolate at the end of the Etobicoke Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade.

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 12, 2014 - Fri Dec 12, 2014
Toronto Reference Library

3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS...