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Icon of the event MOVIE NIGHT: Dead Poets Society
Fri Apr 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe diem! Seize the day, boys! Make y...

Icon of the event The Monkey Queen: Journey to the East
Wed May 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Storyteller Diana Tso tells the story of "The Monkey Queen." In this twist on the legend of the Monkey King, Monkey Queen is born in the West and travels to the East in search of her ancestral roots....

Icon of the event Fulfill Your Travel Dreams
Fri May 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Award-winning travel writer Heather Greenwood Davis (globetrottingmama.com) talks about the incredible year that she and her husband spent travelling the world with their two kids, hitting 29 countries on six continents....

Icon of the event Day of Puppetry
Sat May 24, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The Ontario Puppetry Association joins the staff of the Lillian H. Smith branch for a Day of Puppetry celebrating all kinds of puppets and puppeteers.

Icon of the event Chinese Folktales with Diana Tso
Sat May 31, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Enjoy ancient Chinese Folktales about dragons, the transformative power of art and the magic of love to bring light in dark times, all told by Diana Tso....

Icon of the event Chinese Cooking with Shirley Lum
Sat May 31, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Join Shirley Lum for a Chinese Cooking demonstration and participate in some hands-on cooking yourself. Prepare traditional and contemporary zongzi, a.k.a. sticky rice dumplings, for the Dragon Boat Festival. Tastings to fol...

Icon of the event imagineNATIVE's indigiFLIX Presents: Festival Award Winning Shorts
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for a screening of imagineNATIVE's festival award winning shorts. Enjoy a handpicked selection of award winning drama, comedy and documentary works on themes of survival, stren...

Icon of the event First Nations Drumming and Dancing
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate Aboriginal History Month by joining us for traditional First Nations drumming and dancing.

Icon of the event Fashioning LGBTQ Identity: Visibility, Representation and Community
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Assistant Professor Joseph Medaglia explores the limits and possibilities of fashion, dress, and appearance in the construction and expression of LGBTQ individuals and communities. Referencing examples from popular culture, a...

Icon of the event LGBTQ Film: Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

Join us as we celebrate World Pride 2014 with a screening of the film Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) starring Hugo Weaving and Terence Stamp.