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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 Toronto Take Three: Film Locations in Toronto
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Michael Dowse?s award-winning The F Word (2013), starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, celebrates Toronto both as a container of plots and as a city of the imagination. Join Dr Tom Ue (Department of English, University Col...

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 Toronto Take Three:  Tour of Film Locations
Thu Sep 10, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
North York Central Library

Follow the footsteps of some of your favourite characters from TV and films including NBC?s Hannibal (2013?) and Atom Egoyan?s Chloe (2009)! We will explore Toronto?s own Royal Ontario Museum and different parts of the TELUS ...

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 Toronto Take Three: Film Screening of
Thu Sep 03, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

This screening of Michael Dowse?s The F Word (2013) will be introduced by a mystery guest. A romantic comedy set in Toronto, and featuring a whimsical Genie Award-winning screenplay by Elan Mastai, the film centers around the...

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 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.