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Icon of the event Aging and Creativity: The Later Life and Last Works of Verdi and Strauss
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In "Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen and Britten", Linda and Michael Hutcheon examine the composers' later works and consider their individual responses to the challenges of aging. Can later...

Icon of the event Tea and Books @ Barbara Frum
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

A stimulating one hour presentation of new and/or interesting books with discussion and conversation. All are welcome. No registration is required. Location: Room A (3rd floor)...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 26
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 22
Mon Jan 18
Icon of the event Tom Thomson Reconsidered  with  Andrew Hunter
Mon Nov 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Andrew Hunter, the Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, talks about a new exhibition that re-examines two classic Tom Thomson paintings: The West Wind and The Jack Pine.

Icon of the event Toronto Public Library Comics Jam
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

Write, draw, and make your very own comics with artist Rebecca Roher. Learn how to develop your visual storytelling skills in this 4 week session....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event All the Libraries Toronto
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Daniel Rotsztain, a.k.a. the Urban Geographer, is a freelance artist, writer, and cartographer. Throughout 2015, Rotsztain visited every public library in Toronto and illustrated their exteriors, releasing the collection onli...

Icon of the event Looking for funding?  Explore Grant Connect
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Need funding for your community group, arts organization, school, camp, or church group? Grant Connect is an online source of grants and fund information from 3,000+ Canadian foundations, 400+ corporations and government pro...

Icon of the event Celebrating 125 Years of William Morris's News from Nowhere
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

William Whitla of York University illustrates the origins and challenges of Morris's famous pastoral utopia that had such an impact on late Victorian culture, craftmanship, and the environment. Jointly sponsored by the Toront...

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Open to children ages 9-12, this free workshop offers an introduction into the enriching world of art and creativity. Working with professional dancers, musicians and authors, workshop participants will be guided through an i...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 02
Thu Nov 05
Mon Nov 09
Thu Nov 12
Mon Nov 16
Icon of the event NEW DATE: Suzy Lake
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Suzy Lake's retrospective at the Art Gallery of Ontario was one of the highlights of this year. Hear the groundbreaking artist, performer and photographer discuss her career spanning five decades of work with writer and criti...

Icon of the event Sing-a-long with Paul O' Connor
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Paul O'Connor, popular guitarist and singer, loved by seniors, will bring his favourite songs from the 40's to the 60's. Romantic love songs and theme songs from classic movies will bring you back to the thrills of your youth...