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Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Bata Shoe Museum visits Fairview
Sat Oct 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now is your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff and touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behin...

Icon of the event Kre-a-tiv U-turn Arts Camp
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mimico Centennial

An arts program for youth aged 10-15 years. Enjoy visual arts, storytelling, music, movement, improvisation and more! Work directly with emerging artists (aged 18-24 years). Discover your creativity and the love of making art...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 02
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Icon of the event Teen Medieval Mondays
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Who were the stars of the Middle Ages? What did it mean to live as a court musician or a wandering minstrel? Join Pneuma Ensemble in living the troubadour life! Express yourself through a combination of group and solo project...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Mon Oct 19
Icon of the event Medieval Performers
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This introductory talk by Pneuma Ensemble will introduce you to some of the major voices of the Middle Ages. Their art spoke of wonders and horrors, and preserved portraits of the times in a way that touches the spirit....

Icon of the event Trade Routes and Translation Schools
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 12th Century Renaissance was possible due to new access to information. In this talk by Pneuma Ensemble, learn about the musicians, scholars and tradespeople who travelled across Europe and beyond, carrying books and idea...

Icon of the event Medieval Celebration
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pneuma Ensemble hosts a seasonal medieval celebration, complete with traditional dances. Audience beware, you may be answerable to the King or Queen!...

Icon of the event Puppetry Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

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
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Icon of the event Dante and Music
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the poetic, literary and musical roots of Dante! This lecture by Pneuma Ensemble will examine the writers and troubadours who inspired Dante and earned places in his immortal Divine Comedy....

Icon of the event On Your Mark: A Pan Am Dramatic Arts Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

All the world’s a stage…...

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Icon of the event The World of Marie de France
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Very little is knowwn about the 12th century poet/minstrel Marie de France, but she may be the one of history's most influential authors, and her work the focus of increasing scholarly interest. This talk by Pneuma Ensemble w...