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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Later Life and Last Works of Verdi and Strauss
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In "Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten", Linda and Michael Hutcheon examine the composers' later works and consider their individual responses to the challenges of aging. Can later...

Icon of the event Building a Portfolio and Sharing Your Work
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Learn how to build an illustration portfolio, put your work into the world, and attract the kind of work you want to create. We?ll look at what makes a good website, how to build an audience, and what it?s like to develop as ...

Icon of the event Malton Built Avro Lancaster
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Aviation historian Keith Hyde, will speak on the building of the Avro Lancaster Heavy Bomber at Malton during WW11. A huge undertaking for Ontario aerospace workers at the time and one that employed thousands of men and women...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event The Business of End of Art: Portfolio Development for Artists
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative art studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. Maggie Doswell, MBA, MFA, is a professional sel...

Icon of the event Hallowe'en Puppet Play
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
S. Walter Stewart

Join us for scary fun!

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

French film series

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Todmorden Mills Heritage Site visits Beaches
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beaches

Toys of the Past!...

Icon of the event Creating an Illustration from Sketch to Final Art
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

See how an illustration evolves from the initial ideas and sketches to the final artwork. Watch a demonstration of digital illustration techniques, and learn how to combine digital tools with traditional media. Plus: The ?und...

Icon of the event Bohemians In Brooklyn: Beaches Reads 2015
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Read a great book - The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, by Carson McCullers - and join us for a lively book discussion led by local personality and musician Michelle Mayers.