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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 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 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 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 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...

Icon of the event The Love of Music
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

In recordings and some live performances, Kerry Stratton, Toronto Concert Orchestra conductor and host of Classical 96.3 FM's "Conductor?s Choice," presents a series on the art and love of music....


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Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event Swallowing Clouds Performance Show
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston

Join the participants of the "Swallowing Clouds" arts library program in a live performance. This event will display and celebrate the performance and creativity skills gained by students in a condensed four-week period....

Icon of the event Great Artists of the Impressionist Period; Renoir
Mon Oct 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eatonville

Art historian Suzanne Tevlin considers the innovative work of the great artist during the impressionist period: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Lunchtime Lectures . Mozart in Love with Rick Phillips
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Deer Park

Although we often associate the word 'love' with happiness and joy, there are many aspects to real human love - from joy to jealousy, to longing,confusion and heartache. The genius of Mozart is clearly exhibited by how he sho...