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Icon of the event Sushi Making for Teens
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and nutritious hands-on sushi-making class with master chef Sang Kim from "Sushi Making for the Soul"! Discover your inner sushi chef! Space is limited. Registration required - please...

Icon of the event March Break Movie
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event Disarming Conflict: Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that led to the war still unresolved...

Icon of the event Invisible City - Black History Month NFB Film Screening
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In Honour of Black History Month - please join us for this free film screening at Palmerston Library Theatre....

Icon of the event Macbeth: A Late Shakespeare and Early Verdi Masterpiece
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

When asked to compose a "super-natural" opera, Verdi was inspired by the witches and ghosts of ancient Scotland. Opera expert Iain Scott discusses Macbeth, perhaps Shakespeare's shortest and most compact play, ideal for one o...

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Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Can one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies be improved by the genius of Verdi's music? Many would say "yes" declaring "Otello" the greatest of all Italian operas. Hear Iain Scott, one of Canada's foremost opera experts and j...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The international success of Toronto hip hop artist Drake has brought global attention to the city?s music scene. However, a long line of Canadian artists and trailblazers have contributed in setting a platform to catapult up...

Icon of the event False Nostalgia?
Tue Feb 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
York Woods

Journalist, broadcaster, and cultural activist Desmond takes us on a historical walk highlighting the successes, challenges, and progress of Toronto?s black community.

Icon of the event Black History Month Kick Off Gala
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Enjoy a spectrum of performance art in celebration of Black History Month. Carnival Spice presents Ngoma, a dynamic performance that takes you on a journey through modern and traditional forms of dance. Toronto Monologue Slam...

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Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Shakil Choudhury in his book Deep Diversity explores this question an...