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Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 26, 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 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 Learn the Art of Capoeira for Teens
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This workshop will expose you to the basics of Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. Instructors from Axé Capoeira Toronto will provide a history as well as show you Capoeira...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto 2015
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto
Sat Jun 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
York Woods

What if hundreds of people put into place the projects and changes they want to see in their city all on one day? That is the goal of 100 in 1 Day, a festival of civic engagement where people create small-scale improvements i...

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 100 in 1 Day Toronto Community Workshop
Thu May 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

100 in 1 Day is a citizen-driven festival uniting people across the city to make Toronto a better place by creating acts of urban change. These acts, or interventions have the potential to raise awareness of urban and social...

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Rhythm and Sound
Wed May 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Pan Am Games event of arts and culture at the library. An evening of insightful connection links spoken word, dance and music with three outstanding artists in the Brazilian community Ricardo Sternberg, Luanda Jones and Newto...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival - TCAF Day 2
Sun May 10, 2015 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Meet the greatest assembly of comics authors from around the world, including Scott McCloud, Jillian Tamaki, and Japanese duo Gurihiru. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of acclaimed comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Participa...