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Icon of the event Paint Party with a DJ
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Express yourself on canvas with the feelings you channel from the rhythm of music. Listen to a live DJ and learn the techniques of painting with a professional artist....

Icon of the event A Sampling of  Israeli Life ...
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

We love to hear your stories! Come and join Carrie of Toronto as she shares her travel adventures in a mini documentary. You will relive her real life experiences and view touching and humorous anecdotes from her travelog - h...

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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French film series

Icon of the event French film series
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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French film series

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Jul 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Leviathan (2014). Nikolai lives in a small town next to the Barents Sea with his wife and son. His home and auto repair business are threatened with takeover by the town's corrupt mayor. Nikolai enlists the aid of an old f...

Icon of the event Capoeira
Mon Jul 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come celebrate the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games with us! Have a blast in this introductory workshop to the art of Capoeira and its fundamentals in movement and self defense. Ages 12-18. Register in person or by calli...

Icon of the event Brazilian film series: Vocação do Poder (documentary)
Tue Aug 04, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Subtitled in English. Duration: 110 min....

Icon of the event Chinese film:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Join us for a special screening of the 2005 Chinese/Japanese film, directed by Zhang Yimon, starring Ken Takakura. In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles.

Icon of the event Rembrandt:  The Night Watch
Fri Oct 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Rembrandt's 1642 group portrait has inspired painters, sculptors, authors, filmmakers - and even a FlashMob. This lecture will explore The Night Watch: the painting itself, its place in the history of Dutch militia portraits...

Icon of the event Summer Afternoon at the Movies
Tue Jul 28, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Selma (2014). The story of the epic 1965 march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in pursuit of voting and civil rights for all Americans. A powerful performance by David Oyelowo as Dr. Kin...