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Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Festival
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for an evening celebrating and sharing dynamic and diverse artistic poetic creativity. For more information, call 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Japanese Appetizer Making with Chef Shoji
Mon Dec 05, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Just in time for the holidays, Chef Shoji leads a hand-on session where you will learn to make Japanese-style appetizers....

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Make Some Noise - Introduction to Sound Poetry
Tue Nov 29, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Sound poetry is a strange type of literary performance that your English teacher just can't handle. In this workshop, we will listen to and create sound poems that focus on the sound of language. Things may get weird so be pr...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #3 Wednesday Afternoons
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 23
Wed Nov 30
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: That?s So Absurd - Surrealist Writing  meets Twitter
Tue Nov 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Surrealists and Dadaists were avant-garde artists and poets interested in experimental writing and drawing moustaches on the Mona Lisa. In this workshop, we will learn their methods of madness to create contemporary surre...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry with Annie Wong - #3 Tuesday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join artist Annie Wong for experimental and hands-on poetry workshops. Learn, collaborate and have fun with different forms of expression. Call 416-395-5710 to register....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 22
Tue Nov 29
Tue Dec 06
Tue Dec 13
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Centre for Communication and Poetry Research
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Centre for Communication and Poetry Research is a pop-up research centre where participants are invited to read poems to strangers over the phone. Drop-in to participate. If you would like to receive a phone call from the...

Icon of the event Artists on the Edge: Creative Madness
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Creativity and madness have often been linked. We will have a look at the images created by some of the more unusual artists in the history of art. Bosch, van der Goes, Gericault, Ensor, Richard Dadd, Munch, Van Gogh, Gauguin...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Destroyer Poetics - Blackout Writing and Collage Poetry
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this workshop, we will get creative by ripping books apart, blacking-out pages with sharpies, and cutting out all our favourite animals in old National Geographic magazines. This is poetry. Please call 416-395-5710 to regi...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle #2 Thursday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the 'lyrical self' and dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 01