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Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Bon Cop, Bad Cop.
Thu Mar 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Eight years after first working together, two mismatched Canadian cops team up once again to investigate an auto-theft ring. However, they soon discover that the robberies point to a much-larger conspiracy. Directed by Alain ...

Icon of the event Vikings: The Real Story
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Fierce raiders with horned helmets has always been an accepted popular view of the Vikings. But what do we really know about Viking history and culture? Join us as we discover how recent scientific and archaeological evidence...

Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN! All are welcome, drop-in....

Icon of the event Hoza! Interactive Djembe Drumming
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Port Union

This is an astounding music program of interactive songs and rhythms performed on the West African Djembe Drums. Children get to play a drum and feel the beat! The program will be held in the gymnasium of the Port Union Commu...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Gabrielle
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A young woman who has Williams syndrome possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence. Directed by Louise Archambault. 104 minutes. 2014. Risa Shuman, film historian and Senior Producer ...

Icon of the event Contemporary Canadian Cinema with Risa Shuman: Maudie
Thu Feb 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) falls in love with a fishmonger (Ethan Hawke) while working for him as a live-in housekeeper. Directed by Aisling Walsh. 115 mins. 2017. Risa Shuman, film historian and Senior P...

Icon of the event Before the 6ix
Mon Feb 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Conversations on Toronto's historical hip-hop scene and classic rap albums. Moderated by Polaris Music Prize juror Del Cowie....

Icon of the event Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop with OCAD University
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Design thinking is a problem-solving process that focuses on empathy, listening, collaboration, observation, critical analysis, and experimentation to drive innovation. Design thinking can be applied to a wide range of fields...

Icon of the event Policing Black Lives
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A candid discussion on the complicated relationship between Canada's Black Community and the police. With Civil Rights Lawyer Anthony Morgan and author of Policing Black Lives, Robyn Maynard. Moderated by Toronto Star's Shree...

Icon of the event Documentary film
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Awarded the 2016 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by the Toronto Film Critics Association, filmmaker Hugh Gibson offers a compassionate honest look at habitual drug use in Regent Park. In their own words over five years, thre...