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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 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
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
Icon of the event Artists in the Library: That?s So Absurd - Surrealist Writing  meets Twitter
Tue Nov 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The Surrealists and Dadaists were avant-garde artists and poets interested in experimental writing and drawing moustaches on the Mona Lisa. In this workshop, we will learn their methods of madness to create contemporary surre...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: The Toronto Zoo visits Gerrard/Ashdale branch
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Rock-a-bye Baby is a popular nursery song and this past year, with the arrival of many special Zoo babies, we?ve been singing a lot at the Toronto Zoo. Announcing ONE polar bear cub; TWO giant panda cubs, THREE baby desert g...

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...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Destroyer Poetics - Blackout Writing and Collage Poetry
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this workshop, we will get creative by ripping books apart, blacking-out pages with sharpies, and cutting out all our favourite animals in old National Geographic magazines. This is poetry. Please call 416-395-5710 to regi...

Icon of the event The Power of the Pen
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Come prepared to laugh and learn during Elaine's "Power of the Pen" presentation. You will discover how to communicate even more effectively with coworkers, family and friends through knowing what the strokes of handwriting m...

Icon of the event Artists in the Library: Poetry Life Writing Circle #2 Thursday Evenings
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

An ongoing writing workshop open to all emerging writers or curious people of any age interested in developing writing and poetry skills. Participants will explore poetic conventions of expressing the 'lyrical self' and dra...


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