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Icon of the event A Defining Moment for Gay and Lesbian Activism: Toronto in the 1970s
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

As Toronto welcomes the world to our Pride celebrations this June, join us as Tom Hooper and Mathieu Brule, historians from York University, explore the human rights activism by gay and lesbian liberationists in Toronto durin...

Icon of the event Chinese and Japanese Export Porcelain: Looking at a Long Tradition
Wed May 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Since the late Middle Ages, Chinese porcelain has fascinated Europeans. By the 1600s, significant quantities of porcelain were being imported from China and Japan, when politics made production there difficult. This trade has...

Icon of the event Norval Morrisseau and Anishinabek
Wed Jun 04, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In the 1960s, First Nations artist Norval Morriseau established a style of art that became known as the Woodland School. Determined to tell the stories of the Anishinabek people, Morriseau created a unique pictorial vocabular...

Icon of the event Sidewalk Book Sale
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for the Sidewalk Book Sale in front of the Danforth/Coxwell Library. Materials for people of all ages will be available for sale. All sale proceeds support literacy programs at the Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event World Pride Week Celebration: A Night with Sky
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Enjoy an evening of poetry with author, Associate Professor, University of Guelph and drag queen extraordinaire, Sky Gilbert. In addition, learn about where Sky's drag originated and the political ideas behind it. Please cal...

Icon of the event Film Thursdays @ Danforth/Coxwell
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

April 24- Mud (PG13)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 29
Thu Jun 26
Icon of the event Dulcimer Musical Performance with Pingxin Xu
Tue May 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Agincourt

Pingxin Xu is an internationally acclaimed master of the Yangqin (Chinese hammer dulcimer). Join us for a free breathtaking musical performance suitable for all age groups and cultural backgrounds! Call 416-396-8943 to regist...

Icon of the event East Spoken Word & Poetry Collective
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Teens, looking for an opportunity to express yourself through poetry, meet other youth interested in poetry and spoken word and have a chance to showcase your work?...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 13
Icon of the event World Pride Week Celebration: Stilettos on the Move, a Fashion Show
Mon Jun 16, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Have you ever wondered what makes drag performers tick? Watch them strut their stuff and reveal the mystery behind their dazzling personas. Join us for an evening of fashion, fun, and flamboyance. FREE tickets available start...

Icon of the event Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Quichotte
Tue May 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, balances opera history and guided listening with images and production insights in this exploration of Massenet's affectionate portrayal of literature's ultimate dreamer, Don Qu...