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Icon of the event Ways of Seeking: David Balzer & Margaux Williamson discuss Art & Curating
Tue May 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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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 MAP Family Saturdays - Black Creek Pioneer Village visits Black Creek
Sat May 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Black Creek

How does the wool on a sheep's back turn into a woollen shawl or sweater? Families will help to tease, card, and finger spin wool. We'll talk about natural dyes, spinning, and weaving. Everyone will take home their own woolle...

Icon of the event Anime Bash: Cosplay, Talk & Film Screening
Sat Apr 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us for an afternoon celebration of anime and cosplay, featuring a talk about cosplay photography followed by a screening of the acclaimed film, "Hal." Cosplay is encouraged and welcomed!...

Icon of the event 100 in 1 Day
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Creek

100 in 1 Day public workshop hosted by Evergreen at Black Creek Library to help people explore city-building ideas. In the workshop we would like to host conversations about what people would like to see happen in their neigh...

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Structures and Colours
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Toronto Reference Library

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 Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2015 - TCAF Day 1
Sat May 09, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Meet the greatest assembly of comics authors from around the world, including Scott McCloud, Jillian Tamaki, and Japanese duo Gurihiru. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of acclaimed comics publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Participa...

Icon of the event Treehouse Talks
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 09, 2015 - Fri Jun 12, 2015
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3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS...

Icon of the event On Stage: Jane Freeman on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Jane Freeman is a faculty member at the University of Toronto and author of numerous articles on Shakespeare and classical rhetoric. She is a regular lecturer at the Festival, a Senior Fellow of Massey College, a member ...

Icon of the event Brazil - Artscapes: Rhythm and Sound
Wed May 13, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Pan Am Games event of arts and culture at the library. An evening of insightful connection links spoken word, dance and music with three outstanding artists in the Brazilian community Ricardo Sternberg, Luanda Jones and Newto...

Icon of the event THE SECOND:  A Novel about Spirituality, Religion, and Politics by Alan J Cooper
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A half-century ago, when baby boomers reached their teens, there began a giant drop in traditional church attendance. At the same time, there came to grow a spiritual hunger as manifested in ecological awareness, human rights...