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Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Dr.Philippa Sheppard on Goodnight Desdemona....
Tue Nov 18, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Deer Park

Come and explore Toronto playwright and novelist (Fall on Your Knees) Ann Marie MacDonald’s humorous and gender-bending take on two of Shakespeare’s most accomplished tragedies of love -- Romeo and Juliet and Othello with Pro...

Icon of the event The Conductor's Art
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The conductor's role has shifted over the centuries, from timekeeper to interpreter, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood aspects of music-making. What happens when the composer is on the podium? And what makes a grea...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Casa Loma visits Goldhawk Park
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goldhawk Park

Casa Loma presents "Medieval Weapons and Armour". An interactive history of the Medieval period....

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Spadina Road
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Learn about the dinosaurs at the Royal Ontario Museum. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures. Two Shakespeare Marriages:The Taming of the Shrew & Macbeth
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deer Park

Join Alexander Leggatt Professor Emeritus,English, University College, U of T as he anylises two Shakespearean marriages. The Taming of the Shrew shows marriages being negotiated,in ways that are both conventional and unco...

Icon of the event The Experience of Music
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

From once-rare live performances to now ubiquitous electronic recordings, the public experience of music has changed greatly. Kerry Stratton explains how a love of music and a bit of time will enhance musical enjoyment and u...

Icon of the event The Love of Music
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

In recordings and some live performances, Kerry Stratton, Toronto Concert Orchestra conductor and host of Classical 96.3 FM's "Conductor’s Choice," presents a series on the art and love of music....


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Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

The Impressionists openedd the floodgates of artistic innovation and experimentation, and things haven't been the same since. In today's lecture art historian Suzanne Tevlin will consider the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir wi...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...

Icon of the event Family Night Halloween Puppet Show
Tue Oct 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Long Branch

The Tailypo: A strange creature haunts an old man who stole its tail. Free tickets available in person, 30 minutes before the performance. For children 4 years and up.