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Icon of the event Black History Month: Gumboots Dance
Fri Feb 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Gumboots is a rhythmic, dynamic dance originating from South Africa, and requiring the use of rubber boots. It is a first influence of Stomp dance, a discipline where the body becomes the musical instrument, eyes the lyrics ...

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 The history of African music
Sat Feb 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairview

A workshop exhibiting different African instruments and how the sounds reflect in world music. Featuring instruments such as drums (dondo), xylophone, acoustics, & more! Participants can learn about the soundscape of Africa, ...

Icon of the event NFB film club featuring the film Shameless Propaganda
Tue Feb 03, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

This feature documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada's national art form. Released in the year of the NFB's 75th birthday, Shameless Propaganda is filmmaker Robert Lower's take on the boldest an...

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

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 Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Icon of the event TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

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 Jan 31
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Icon of the event Winter Craft
Fri Jan 30, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Woodside Square

Hey Kids! Join us at the library after school. Children 6-12 yrs will make a winter craft. Registration begins Dec. 19th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Die Walküre
Tue Jan 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, examines the different ways Wagner's matchless epic has been translated to the stage from its premiere in 1870 up to the present day. Special attention will be given to the wint...

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

Skate to Survive (48 min.)...

Icon of the event Un après-midi au cinéma
Sat Jan 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North York Central Library

Le film sera suivi d'une discussion avec Marcelle Lean, Directrice de Cinéfranco.