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Icon of the event  Portfolio Development for Artists: Workshop
Tue Feb 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

Maggie Doswell of Karma Creative Art Studio leads a workshop for artists on why a portfolio is important, and how to develop one that will show your work to its best advantage. With both MBA and MFA degrees, Maggie Doswell i...

Icon of the event 'Rembrandt by Rembrandt'
Fri Feb 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Art historian, Anne Thackray returns with a lecture on Rembrandt. Rembrandt made more portraits of himself than any other major artist of his times - or for centuries after. Was Rembrandt simply tracing the effects of pass...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Story-time and Craft
Sat Feb 14, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Jones

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the whole family!

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Afternoon Movie
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jones

Spend the afternoon with the ones you love and enjoy an afternoon movie. Title TBA. Call branch for more details (416-393-7715).

Icon of the event PA Day Family Fun Movie!
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Palmerston

Enjoy a movie on a big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on PA day....

Icon of the event Hue: A Matter of Colour - National Film Board Mini Film Fest
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palmerston

In Honour of Black History Month - please join us for this free film screening at Palmerston Library Theatre. The feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation i...

Icon of the event Film Essay
Thu Feb 12, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

20-22:ALPHA is a nonverbal documentary film produced and directed by local artist Thierry Loa. In his words, 20-22 is "a cinematic symphony of spectacular moving images and evocative music, describing the futuristic world of ...

Icon of the event Island in the Sun with Roger Gibbs: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Palmerston

"Island in the Sun: Stories, People and Music from the Caribbean" is a concert of folk songs, calypsos and stories of Barbados from 1800 to present. Immerse in the island's history and its people's hopes and aspirations, thei...

Icon of the event Arsenals ...100% Kick -Ass Ska
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Come and rap with The Arsenals, a 100% Kick- Ass SKA band. Tap, dance, sing to this style of popular music combinging calypso, jazz, rhythm and blues, a forerunner of reggae.

Icon of the event A Toronto Woman's Story - Holocaust Survivor Documentary
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A moving documentary about the artistry and struggle of Canadian figure skating coach and choreographer Ellen Burka. She recounts her life from pre-war Amsterdam, to Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, to Dutch...