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Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Giovanni
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, as he delves into Mozart?s Don Giovanni which will be presented by the Canadian Opera Company this winter. The COC?s new production is directed by one of opera?s most talke...

Icon of the event Blues Poetry
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Blues poetry is a fusion of the blues music genre and the African American oral tradition. Using the lbrary?s collection, award-winning blues artists Diana Braithwaite, Chris Whiteley, and musicologist, guitarist Mike Daley p...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Museum of Inuit Art visits Palmerston
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Explore one of Canada's national treasures with a docent from the Museum of Inuit Art, the only museum in Southern Canada exclusively dedicated to collecting, researching and exhibiting art made by Inuit....

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.

Icon of the event War Art in Canada and the Empire:  Artists in the Trenches
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Anyone who has ever visited a war museum will understand the remarkable task artists were set when sent into the trenches with nothing more than their paints, canvasses and easels. Art done by these sensitive individuals will...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston

Join the participants of the "Swallowing Clouds" arts library program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed four-week period....

Icon of the event Discover the Galapagos Islands
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for a travel talk on the legendary Galapagos Islands. The islands are a nature lover's paradise. FInd out when and how to experience them for yourself!...

Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Monet
Fri Oct 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

The Impressionists opened the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation and art hasn't been the same since. Art historian Suzanne Tevlin will discuss Claude Monet?s remarkable water lily paintings.

Icon of the event Sustainability, Mainstream!
Wed Oct 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

This talk will showcase a variety of sustainable and energy efficient projects that succeed in pushing high quality design. The projects chosen will be presented with many images to bring the audience closer to understanding ...