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Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month Film Screening: Cricket...and the Meaning of Life
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Like most boys in his native city of Bombay, filmmaker Sanjay Talreja's childhood was filled with cricket. Once the domain of elite colonials, it became a way of life practically all throughout the British Commonwealth...exce...

Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event Sushi Making with Chef Shoji
Sat May 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to make sushi from expert Chef Shoji. You'll go home with samples of your creations. This program is for adults, older adults and teens. Registration begins Apr. 9th. Register in person or by phone 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance!...

Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: TABLIX
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Gurpreet Chana,?The Tabla Guy? presents a groundbreaking fusion of tabla, a classical Indian percussion instrument, technology, and electronic music. Join us in experiencing this new, captivating mode of artistic expression....

Icon of the event Dying for love in Rossini's Maometto II
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In one of his most ambitious works, Rossini summons a historical clash between Islam and Christianity to frame the story of a young girl who is forced to make the ultimate choice between love and duty. Join Opera Canada edito...

Icon of the event Shakespeare's Birthday Celebration:  Elizabethan Music
Wed Apr 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us for a session of beautiful Tudor era music by the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music, Early Music Ensemble. Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.

Icon of the event Doug Gibson: Across Canada by Story
Wed Apr 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Douglas Gibson, Alice Munro's editor, brings us new stories about the many famous authors he worked with during his long career as an editor and publisher....

Icon of the event Shakespeare 1600: The One Man Show
Tue Apr 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

What was Shakespeare?s world like? Author, actor, swordsman Chris Humphreys wondered exactly that so he created Shakespeare 1600 to learn how the playwright observed the late Elizabethan world. In pantaloons and ruff?and blad...