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Icon of the event Introduction to Aboriginal Music
Thu Jun 25, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Find out more than you ever knew possible about the scope of Native music. Come hear and see the eclectic sights and sounds of the music of the First Nations. Speaker: Brian Wright-McLeod, Native music journalist, radio host,...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival: Tara Davidson Trio
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North York Central Library

Juno-nominated Tara Davidson has performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall, the North Sea Jazz Festival, notable jazz clubs around this city and more. Join us for an evening of inspiring jazz and be part of this fa...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Jun 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event Seniors' Month Movie Special:
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

To celebrate Seniors' Month in June, please join us to see the winner of the 2010 Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival. "Poetry", a Korean drama, is considered to be an "achingly exquisite portrait" (Philadelphia...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Native American Footwear: Functional Works of Art
Thu Jun 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Andrea Field, Education Coordinator of the Bata Shoe Museum, as she explores the beauty of traditional decorative techniques on Native North American footwear....

Icon of the event Architecture of Iran
Sat May 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Rafooneh M. Sani, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus presents an overview from ancient Persepolis to modern and contemporary Iranian architecture, including symbolism, design theory and construction. (English and ...

Icon of the event The Music of China, Brilliant and Accessible
Thu May 21, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an inspiring evening with Pingxin Xu, dulcimer player extraordinaire accompanied by Xiaoyun Miao, educator and pipa virtuoso. They will demonstrate traditional music as well as a variety of styles from China?'s varied ...

Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed May 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "Pride" Featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West. Rated R, 120 minutes.