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Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library - Vocal Play!
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join jazz and improvising vocalist May Chook for a safe and FUN vocal improvisation workshop. Let's have fun singing, making funny sounds and speaking with style. ALL ages and levels, families are welcome!

Icon of the event Teen Talent Night
Fri Dec 19, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Do you sing, love to dance, do stand-up comedy, recite poetry or play an instrument? Do you have a unique talent? Showcase it at the Teen Talent Night. If you are between the ages of 12 and 19 and would like to perform, email...

Icon of the event Elections 101:  A Municipal Election Primer
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Get involved in the municipal election and exercise your vote. This session provides an overview of the election process including: how, when and where to vote; the accessibility plan; and a discussion of employment opportu...

Icon of the event Art from 1914 to 1919: Not Just Matisse and Picasso
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Artist, art historian and writer Suzanne Tevlin will discuss the remarkable variety of work that was created during the war years. We will consider works of art by Matisse, Picasso, Kandinsky, Nolde, Kollwitz, Stanley Spencer...

Icon of the event FYI Kids
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Evelyn Gregory

Following our 2014 theme “I CAN DO ANYTHING”, FYI KIDS will sing and dance to uplifting and empowering songs, from yesterday and today. FYI KIDS builds self-esteem, confidence and stage presence through music, sports and cult...

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 Great  Art:  Rembrandt and the Life of Christ
Fri Sep 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Regarded as the greatest artist of Holland's "Golden Age", Rembrandt van Rijn is also one of the greatest storytellers in the history of art. Art historian, Anne Thackray discusses his use of The Bible as the source of ins...

Icon of the event War Art in Canada and the Empire:  Artists in the Trenches
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Anyone who has ever visited a war museum will understand the remarkable task artists were set when sent into the trenches with nothing more than their paints, canvasses and easels. Art done by these sensitive individuals will...

Icon of the event Family Movies - Fall 2014
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us on your PA day for a new release family feature. Titles will be announced on a later date.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 14
Fri Dec 05
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.