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Icon of the event Spirit of Africa
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Get ready to move! This two hour workshop will consist of a series of movements, songs and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a lesson of a popular African dance.

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library with Ensemble Topaz
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Ensemble Topaz is pleased to present their diverse music and dance arts from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus. An interactive one-hour session will include demonstrations of dance, music and rhythm. All are welcome. P...

Icon of the event A Glimpse into Classical Arabic Music
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come and join us for an entertaining evening of classical Arabic Music. George Sawa, who is a renowned world expert on traditional Arabic music, and who directed a few musical productions for the Toronto-based Arabesque Danc...

Icon of the event Local Stories with WordPlay Collective - Saturday Drop-in
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Explore your cultural, mythical and personal stories through theatre, music and digital arts with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie. During this 12-week program learn storytelling, interview techniq...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Teen Fun with WordPlay Collective - Series 1
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Get creative and have fun with Artists in the Library, Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie. During this 4-week series teens will explore storytelling, theatre, crafts and digital arts, culminating in a celebratory performanc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event Artists in the Library Open House
Sat Sep 16, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join WordPlay Collective artists Tijana Spasic and Anahita Dehbonehie to celebrate the opening of this fall?s Artists in the Library series of programs. The artists will be on hand to answer your questions about their unique ...

Icon of the event Streetdance Theatre Creation with Mix Mix Dance Collective
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for free open-level dance workshops in the styles of Waacking, House dance, African dance, Jazz Funk, Contemporary dance & yoga. You're also invited to witness Mix Mix Dance Collective's rehearsal process, ask questi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Wed Sep 06
Mon Sep 11
Tue Sep 12
Wed Sep 13
Icon of the event Ballet 101 with Canada's Ballet Jörgen
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program gives kids the opportunity to learn about ballet as a storytelling medium. Children learn basic ballet positions, discover their own ability to convey emotions through movement, see brief selections performed by ...

Icon of the event Make a Film in a Day with TIFF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop encourages students to experience the art of filmmaking first-hand. Working collaboratively under the guidance of TIFF's pros, they will write, pitch and shoot a short film....

Icon of the event Summer Family Film: Smurfs and The Lost Village
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in S...