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Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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The Bienal de São Paulo was founded in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world. It has made contemporary art known in Brazil, and further established São Paulo as an international art centre. The international...

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.

Icon of the event Ways of Seeking: David Balzer & Margaux Williamson discuss Art & Curating
Tue May 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The acclaimed Canadian art critic and the acclaimed Canadian painter will talk and drawing from their experience and their books: David's Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, and Margaux's I ...

Icon of the event Puppet Show:  Little Red Riding Hood
Fri Jun 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Annette Street

Help Little Red Riding Hood get to her Grandma's house, but beware of the Big Bad Wolf!...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: People of the Ice
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Annette Street

People of the Ice by Carlos Ferrand & Jean Lemire (2003, 52 min)...

Icon of the event National Aboriginal Day: We Keep The Stories
Sun Jun 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take part in a traditional round dance led by the Smoke Trail Singers and several members of the powwow community in full regalia. With library Aboriginal writer in residence...

Icon of the event Exploring Inuit Culture
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Museum of Inuit Art presents a fun, hands-on program that explores both traditional and modern Inuit culture. Participants will also make their own iggaaks (snow goggles) to take home!

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives
Ongoing event running from Sat Feb 21, 2015 - Sat Aug 29, 2015

The Pan Am Poetry Slam Initiative a.k.a. Poetry Saved Our Lives (PSOL) is a major poetry slam competition for youth 13-19. The workshop series and open mics provide mentorship and artistic development opportunities and will r...

Icon of the event Spotlight on Films from Turtle Island: Vanishing Point
Tue Jun 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Annette Street

Vanishing Point by Stephen A. Smith & Julia Szucs (2012, 82 min)...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Music Program - Chamber Music
Fri Jul 24, 2015 | 12:10 pm - 12:55 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Ton Beau String Quartet presents a diverse mix of Canadian and classical works from the string quartet repertoire....