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Icon of the event Music Documentaries: 20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind som...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgina O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe
Thu May 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture offers an overview of the artist?s evolution, considering O?Keeffe?s key motifs and her significance to modern art. Presenter: Alison Syme, Associate Professor, Departments of Visual Studies and Art, University ...

Icon of the event Lawren Harris's Modernity
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Harris?s abstract paintings begun in the 1930s are often thought emotionally remote. In reality they are colourful, energetic and rich in feeling. They strive for spiritual revelation, and stylistically are deeply immersed in...

Icon of the event National Canadian Film Day: Polytechnique
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day, Bloor/Gladstone branch will host a screening of "Polytechnique"....

Icon of the event National Film Week: Things Arab Men Say
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This engaging documentary introduces us to Jay, Ghassan, Faisal, Adnan, Falah, Bashar and and Ramey, who spend an afternoon...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Some easy stress-relieving stretches, followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mats required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 15
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Lowdown Tracks ; a celebration of music and survival
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lowdown Tracks is a powerful documentary exploring the world of Toronto's homeless musicians. Toronto Reference Library is pleased to present a screening of the film with live performances by some of the film's musicians. A p...

Icon of the event Music Documentaries: Beats, Rhymes & Life (2011)
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Actor Michael Rapaport`s documentary about the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest charts their rise from a group of childhood friends in `80s-era Queens to global popularity to an acrimonious breakup. Placing t...

Icon of the event Tea and Entertainment
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Every Friday enjoy a wide variety of films followed by refreshments in the auditorium. For more information, call the Language, Literature and Fine Arts Department at 416-395-5639....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12