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Icon of the event Poetry - developing your spoken word skill and style
Sat Apr 18, 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Join the members of the Ashdale Writers Group and spoken word poet Andrea Thompson in a poetry workshop followed by a spoken word performance. Weather permitting we'll perform on the outdoor patio in the heart of the Gerrard ...

Icon of the event Toronto in Never-Never Land
Fri Apr 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Any city's street culture is shaped by forces specific to the city itself. The Toronto we have - was shaped by the transformative mid-'60s when barriers between high-and-pop cultures were lowered; when U.of T. meant pop fest...

Icon of the event Brussels Expo 58: The Cold War Fair. By Professor Peter Harris.
Thu Apr 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Brussels Expo 58: the Cold War Fair. By Peter Harris....

Icon of the event Let's talk Early and Period Music
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto audiences know Aisslinn Nosky, the fiery violinist with the red hair who plays so passionately in such groups as Tafelmusik, I Furiosi, the Kirby and the Eybler Quartets, and in many other solo, chamber and orchestral...

Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

Join us for storytelling adventures. Explore the world of magic, witches, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in the some of the greatest stories ever told!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Sat Apr 18
Icon of the event World's Great Cities - Rome.Professor  Anne Urbancic
Tue Apr 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

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Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Apr 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Respiro; directed by Emanuele Crialese....

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day Toronto Community Workshops
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to workshops to discuss our dreams and hopes for our city, and to devise ideas and plans on how to execute an urban intervention in your neighbourhood on June 6, 2015.

Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

Icon of the event Italian Film Series
Sat Mar 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A Special Day (Un giornata particolare); directed by Ettore Scola....