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Icon of the event Opera and Revolution
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Two of the Canadian Opera Company?s presentations this season were inspired by political upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic in the 19th century. Wagner?s epic Ring cycle was born of the composer?s own direct experience wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Icon of the event Cassava Latin Band
Tue Dec 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Clap, sing, move to the colourful rhythms of Latin America: samba, salsa, bossa nova, and more. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! Please register for this free program by calling (416) 395-5639.

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 Place au cinéma-Papa ou Maman
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Généralement dans le cas de divorce, les parents se battent pour avoir la garde des enfants. Pour Florence et Vincent, c'est l'inverse. C'est à qui reprendra sa liberté!...

Icon of the event Bad Singer: The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness and How We Hear Music
Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Author and journalist Tim Falconer - a self-confessed "bad singer" - is one of only 2.5 percent of the population that has been afflicted with amusia,ie: he is scientifically tone-deaf. Bad Singer chronicles his quest to unde...

Icon of the event Poetry Through Music
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Don?t miss a beat! Enjoy an evening of music and poetry with blues singer Diana Braithwaite, jazz trumpeter Chris Whitely, and lecturer Dr. Michael Johnstone, University of Toronto, Department of English. Please register fo...

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: 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...