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Icon of the event  Chrysalide:  poésie-performance avec musique et vidéo
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Spectacle réalisé par Joël Guzman et Mallory Patte-Serrano....

Icon of the event Samosa Workshop
Sat May 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Samosas are an Indian pastries served at celebrations. They are sold by street vendors and served as appetizers here in Canada....

Icon of the event Playdough Craft - Family Literacy Month Celebration
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Celebrate Family Literacy Month at Evelyn Gregory Library! Create your own scene with playdough, in the same style as Barbara Reid's picture books. Spaces limited. Call 416-394-1006 to register.

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Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Deep in the Sahara desert, as they try to get to Europe, Léonard, from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. Dans un monde hostile où chacun doit rester avec les siens, ils vont tenter d'avancer ensemble, et de s'aimer. H...

Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...

Icon of the event Historical Gardens of Tuscany
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Starting in Florence, Donna Fenice takes us on a journey to some of the most beautiful public and private gardens of this endlessly enchanting region, providing insights along the way into the historical forces that inspired ...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series :The Middle of the World
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Romao, illiterate and unemployed, feels destiny drawing him on an odyssey to Rio de Janeiro in pursuit of a job and a decent life. Based on a true story, The Middle of the World follows a family of seven on a journey 2,000 mi...

Icon of the event Arts Film Series : Difret
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be hu...

Icon of the event The Girly Show: Burlesque Onscreen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Set in a burlesque house, the virtuous Judy (Maureen O'Hara) and the brazen Bubbles (Lucille Ball) strike up an intense rivalry after realizing they're after the same man in DANCE, GIRL, DANCE (1940), Dorothy Arzner's hilario...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...