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Icon of the event LGBTQ Film: Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us as we celebrate World Pride 2014 with a screening of the film Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) starring Hugo Weaving and Terence Stamp.

Icon of the event Fashioning LGBTQ Identity: Visibility, Representation and Community
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Assistant Professor Joseph Medaglia explores the limits and possibilities of fashion, dress, and appearance in the construction and expression of LGBTQ individuals and communities. Referencing examples from popular culture, a...

Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Jun 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Join students of the Swallowing Clouds program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed three week period....

Icon of the event Travels On The Roof Of The World
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Don Mills

Join Chris Beall, a freelance photographer, writer, lecturer and Himalayan mountain guide with more than 20 years of experience, for a slide presentation about Tibet, largely closed to foreign visitors until the mid-1980's. M...

Icon of the event First Nations Drumming and Dancing
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for traditional First Nations drumming and dancing.

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month -
Thu Jun 19, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Downsview

Hybrid identities that result from the merging of multiple cultures are becoming the norm in many contemporary pluralistic societies....

Icon of the event imagineNATIVE's indigiFLIX Presents: Festival Award Winning Shorts
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for a screening of imagineNATIVE's festival award winning shorts. Enjoy a handpicked selection of award winning drama, comedy and documentary works on themes of survival, stren...

Icon of the event The Wisdom Box interactive
Mon Jun 09, 2014 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Palmerston

In celebration of National Aboriginal History Month - please join us for these lively teachings for all ages in the Palmerston Library Theatre. The "Wisdom Box" contains many items representing First Nations teachings, cultur...

Icon of the event Celebrating Italian Heritage Month - Family Time in Italian!
Sat Jun 07, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

Join Happie Testa, co-owner of the multilingual children's bookstore Rainbow Caterpillar, as she reads delightful books to young children in both Italian and English. Happie will also be sharing some insights on how to get ki...

Icon of the event Kamishibai: The Art of Japanese Storytelling
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downsview

'Kamishibai' which means "paper drama" is a form of storytelling accompanied by a sequence of story cards which are presented in a portable wooden 'theatre'. Originated in Japan in the 12th century, this became a popular meth...