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Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Roma Dance Heritage Celebration
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Palmerston

Jois us for this free showcase that celebrates the variety of Roma dances, and their connections with local folkloric dances of featured regions. The program features performances and workshops by Iana Komarnytska and Paromit...

Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...

Icon of the event Elections 101:  A Municipal Election Primer
Mon Sep 15, 2014 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Get involved in the municipal election and exercise your vote. This session provides an overview of the election process including: how, when and where to vote; the accessibility plan; and a discussion of employment opportu...

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 12, 2014 - Fri Dec 12, 2014
Toronto Reference Library

3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS...

Icon of the event New Music 101: Toy Piano Composers and the Bicycle Opera Project
Mon Sep 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Explore contemporary opera and the everyday as these two exciting groups combine to share some of the best in DIY Opera in Toronto.

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 Academy of Lifelong Learning:  Sampler Sessions
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Academy of Lifelong Learning programs are based on member's presentations on topics related to the workshop they are attending. Join this sampling of three diverse presentations from the 40 available workshops. Proposed...

Icon of the event Great  Art:  Rembrandt and the Life of Christ
Fri Sep 12, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Regarded as the greatest artist of Holland's "Golden Age", Rembrandt van Rijn is also one of the greatest storytellers in the history of art. Art historian, Anne Thackray discusses his use of The Bible as the source of ins...

Icon of the event The Trouble with Brunch
Fri Oct 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Shawn Micallef, TRL's former Writer in Residence, & 3 panelists will discuss his new book "The Trouble with Brunch".

Icon of the event New Music 101: Arraymusic with Martha Baillie, and Music in the Barns
Mon Oct 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Arraymusic and author Martha Baillie demonstrate the complementary nature of musical and literary narratives, performing compositions by Nic Gotham written for Baillie's The Search For Heinrich Schlogel. Music in the Barns de...