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Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...

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Sat Apr 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Respiro; directed by Emanuele Crialese....

Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

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Sat Mar 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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A Special Day (Un giornata particolare); directed by Ettore Scola....

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Leigh-Anne Kehler
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Woodside Square

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. From Manitoba, storyteller L...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Richard Wagamese
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Acclaimed author Richard Wag...

Icon of the event An afternoon with three Chicago poets in Toronto
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Peter O'Leary, John Tipton and Michael Autrey are contemporary poets, all resident in Chicago. Not necessarily traditional, all are committed to the poetic tradition, notably to the example of the Modernists. Each poet will r...

Icon of the event On Stage: Philippa Sheppard on Pericles
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Philippa Sheppard teaches Shakespeare with the Department of English at the University of Toronto and has published articles and reviews on Shakespeare?s work. A lecturer at the Stratford Festival for the past three years, s...

Icon of the event Israeli Film Series
Mon Mar 23, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Jellyfish (Meduzot); directed by Shira Geffen and Etgar Kerret....

Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Fiances (I fidanzati); directed by Ermanno Olmi....