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Icon of the event The Complete Works: A Film Screening and Celebration of bpNichol
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A tribute to the one of 4 horsemen, bpNichol. A screening of the 40 minute film (the first screening in the world, following its premiere at TIFF), a visual display (bpNichol books, prints of his poems, pictures of bp himself...

Icon of the event Meet Pneuma Ensemble
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Get to know Pneuma Ensemble with an introduction to our instruments and repertoire: 12th and 13th centrury music. Hear the music of the era played on period instruments: dances, student's songs in Latin, troubadour songs in O...

Icon of the event Puppetry Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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Join the renowned Puppetmongers and discover how to make and bring to life all kinds of puppets from readily available materials. Try your hand with rod puppets, marionettes, toy-theatre, shadow puppets and table-top puppetry...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Icon of the event Dante and Music
Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Explore the poetic, literary and musical roots of Dante. We will examine his fellow writers, and troubadours whose inspiration earned them a place in his immortal Divine Comedy.

Icon of the event Medieval Mondays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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This program will introduce kids to the Middle Ages through the performing arts. How did people become musicians back then? How did they learn the skills of playing their music, making or repairing instruments, and passing on...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Icon of the event Trade Routes and Translation Schools
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The "Twelfth Century Renaissance" was possible due to new access to information. We will discuss the musicians, scholars and tradespeople who travelled across Europe and beyond, carrying books and ideas.

Icon of the event Toronto City Hall 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New City Hall in the Council Chamber of the building itself with this 3-part lecture series in September:...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 24
Icon of the event Medieval Performers
Tue Sep 01, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Their art spoke of the wonders and horrors that they witnessed the conditions in which they worked, and preserved a portrait of their world in a way that touches the spirit. Meet some of the major voices of the middle ages.

Icon of the event Brazilian film series:  Grupo Corpo (documentary)
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Subtitled in English. Duration: 77 min....

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Aug 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Beat the heat by watching a film! Films will be shown every Tuesday afternoon in July and August. Film titles being shown will be published in early June.