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Icon of the event Theme Parks in France
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Theme parks are places where you can learn while having fun. In France there are the classics but also others that offer activities around history, science and technology. What about going back to the middle age and experienc...

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...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgina O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings begun in the 1930s are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, and stylistically are deeply immersed in...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds: A Physical Arts Workshop (age 9-12)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join professional artists in a fun and exciting community based arts program! Open to youth ages 9 - 12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity through Movement, Poetry, Music...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event National Film Week: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and and Ramey, who spend an afternoon...

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 Opera and Revolution - CANCELLED
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Two of the Canadian Opera Company?s presentations this season were inspired by political upheaval on both sides of the Atlantic in the 19th century. Wagner?s epic Ring cycle was born of the composer?s own direct experience wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...