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Icon of the event World War I Propaganda Art: A Look at Both Sides
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Deer Park

War propaganda art saw the creation of some bizarre and terrifying images aimed at whipping up war sentiment and demonizing the enemy. Artist and art historian Suzanne Tevlin discusses a selection of such images, from both si...

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 - Museum of Inuit Art visits Palmerston
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

Explore one of Canada's national treasures with a docent from the Museum of Inuit Art, the only museum in Southern Canada exclusively dedicated to collecting, researching and exhibiting art made by Inuit....

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 Great Artists of The Impressionist Period: Degas
Tue Nov 04, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Impressionists opened 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 innovative work of Edgar Degas and ...

Icon of the event New Music 101: New Adventures in Sound Art, and Christina Petrowska Quilico
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A guest artist from NAISA?s SOUNDplay series, and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico will each present on the relationship between visual imagery and sound as realized in their own artistic collaborations and pursuits.

Icon of the event Mark Twain's
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Coming to the Toronto Public Library is Keir Cutler's hit solo show, "Is Shakespeare Dead?" adapted from Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare. Cutler's w...

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...