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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...

Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Richard Wagamese
Thu Mar 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival (www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca), we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world. Acclaimed author Richard Wag...

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 Toronto Mendelssohn Choir at Toronto Reference Library
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
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Works from some of the great mystic composers of the Renaissance and 20th century will be featured, and over the space of 30-40 minutes, casual listeners and passersby will experience something unique....

Icon of the event DATE CHANGE - Italian Film Series
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Fiances (I fidanzati); directed by Ermanno Olmi....

Icon of the event An afternoon with three Chicago poets in Toronto
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Peter O'Leary, John Tipton and Michael Autrey are contemporary poets, all resident in Chicago. Not necessarily traditional, all are committed to the poetic tradition, notably to the example of the Modernists. Each poet will r...

Icon of the event Let's talk Early and Period Music
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Toronto audiences know Aisslinn Nosky, the fiery violinist with the red hair who plays so passionately in such groups as Tafelmusik, I Furiosi, the Kirby and the Eybler Quartets, and in many other solo, chamber and orchestral...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Morningside

East End Storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival.

Icon of the event On Stage: Vivian Rakoff on Love's Labour's Lost
Tue Mar 31, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dr. Vivian Rakoff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, former Chair of U of T?s Department of Psychiatry, and past Director of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry. Prof. Rakoff has lectured at hospitals and uni...

Icon of the event Israeli Film Series
Mon Mar 09, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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The Matchmaker (Pa'am Ha'iti); directed by Avi Nesher....