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Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Le Grand Voyage
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The last movie in the fall series. A French Moroccan teenager is obligated to accompany his father on a long road trip by car from France all the way to Mecca. Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi. French with English subtitles. 2006...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma : « L'Orchestre de minuit »
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Place au cinéma » nous vous proposons la projection d'un film « L'Orchestre de minuit » de Jérôme Cohen-Olivar avec Gad Elmaleh et Avishay Benazra....

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Incha'Allah Dimanche
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The 3rd movie in the series. An Algerian woman leaves her mother and her Algerian community behind and moves to France with her 3 children to join her husband and her mother-in-law. Directed by Yamina Benguigui. Arabic with ...

Icon of the event The Songs of Those Who Healed
Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Recounting the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers, and wives through dramatic readings and song....

Icon of the event A Candle for Leonard
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the remarkable work of the late Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter, Leonard Cohen. With Canada?s Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke, journalist Denise Donlon, poets Max Layton and J...

Icon of the event William Morris Society Presents
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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Icon of the event Mile Mile i gCein: The Irish Language in Canada
Sat Nov 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Danny Doyle explores the fate of Irish Gaelic immigrants in Canada focusing specifically on the Irish language. Bringing together census data and historic accounts, the prevalence of the language in Canada is shown, spoken at...

Icon of the event Illustrator as Entrepreneur
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Take a tour of the many hats an illustrator must wear to keep afloat in their creative career. Ashley Barron, the 2017 Joanne Fitzgerald Illustrator in Residence, will lead this program. Main Floor Program Room. Drop in. No r...

Icon of the event The Middle East in Film Series: Yacoubian Building-Part II
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The screening of the 2nd part of Yacoubian Building, a film based on a bestselling novel of the same name. The film unravels the stories of the residents of an old downtown condo building in Cairo. As the stories unfold, yo...

Icon of the event Eating Words
Mon Oct 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet'suwet'en Nation on modern native cuisine, and choosing local, fresh, natural and organic foods. Presented in partnership with The Stratford Chefs School.