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Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Trick or Treaty?
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albion

This feature documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin (Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance) profiles Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. ...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island:
Thu Jun 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Palmerston

Join us for a free screening of "Trick or Treaty?" (2014, 85min.) in celebration of National Aboriginal History Month. In addition we will also show the short film "How to Build an Igloo" (11 mins., 1949). Palmerston Library ...

Icon of the event Let's talk Early and Period Music
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto audiences know Aisslinn Nosky, the fiery violinist with the red hair who plays so passionately in such groups as Tafelmusik, I Furiosi, the Kirby and the Eybler Quartets, and in many other solo, chamber and orchestral...

Icon of the event Toronto Poetry Map Launch
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us for the official launch of our online Toronto Poetry Map in collaboration with Toronto's fourth Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke....

Icon of the event Poetry Night with Lilly Barnes: Journey of a Life Lived in Turbulent Times
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and music at Palmerston Library Theatre with Canadian poet and author Lilly Barnes who will read from her new book "Journey" (Inanna Publications, 2014). With musical ...

Icon of the event Anime Bash: Cosplay, Talk & Film Screening
Sat Apr 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us for an afternoon celebration of anime and cosplay, featuring a talk about cosplay photography followed by a screening of the acclaimed film, "Hal." Cosplay is encouraged and welcomed!...

Icon of the event Soundstreams Salon 21: The Pulse of Latin Percussion
Tue May 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

From Samba to Rumba, Tango and Mambo, the music of Latin America has found its way to listeners and dance floors around the world. Hear some of the finest percussionists explore these richly varied styles and traditions and l...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto Community Workshops
Thu Apr 30, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Albion

People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to workshops to discuss our dreams and hopes for our city, and to devise ideas and plans on how to execute an urban intervention in your neighbourhood on June 6, 2015.

Icon of the event Ways of Seeking: David Balzer & Margaux Williamson discuss Art & Curating
Tue May 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The acclaimed Canadian art critic and the acclaimed Canadian painter will talk and drawing from their experience and their books: David's Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, and Margaux's I ...

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....