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Icon of the event The Conductor's Art
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The conductor's role has shifted over the centuries, from timekeeper to interpreter, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood aspects of music-making. What happens when the composer is on the podium? And what makes a grea...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Royal Ontario Museum visits Spadina Road
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Learn about the dinosaurs at the Royal Ontario Museum. Make a dinosaur craft to take home.

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays - Casa Loma visits Dufferin/St. Clair
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Casa Loma presents "Medieval Weapons and Armour". An interactive history of the Medieval period.

Icon of the event The Experience of Music
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

From once-rare live performances to now ubiquitous electronic recordings, the public experience of music has changed greatly. Kerry Stratton explains how a love of music and a bit of time will enhance musical enjoyment and u...

Icon of the event The Love of Music
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

In recordings and some live performances, Kerry Stratton, Toronto Concert Orchestra conductor and host of Classical 96.3 FM's "Conductor?s Choice," presents a series on the art and love of music....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 01
Sat Nov 15
Icon of the event Foreign Film Night: Il Sorpasso
Thu Oct 30, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

The ultimate Italian road comedy, Il sorpasso stars the unlikely pair of Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant as, respectively, a waggish, freewheeling bachelor and the straitlaced law student he takes on a madcap trip...

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library - Vocal Play!
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join jazz and improvising vocalist May Chook for a safe and FUN vocal improvisation workshop. Let's have fun singing, making funny sounds and speaking with style. ALL ages and levels, families are welcome!

Icon of the event Red Bear - Bear Tells a Story
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spadina Road

Join us in the library for Culture days with Native storyteller Red Bear,telling stories for all ages. Saturday September 27th 2-3. Culture Days @ the Library. Spadina Road Branch, Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Steelpan with Suzette
Fri Sep 26, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join Suzette Vidale as she speaks about the origins, evolution and current innovations of the steelpan. Have fun while learning the proper technique of holding the sticks and playing a simple song. No musical knowledge requir...

Icon of the event Eureka! Making & Shaking Magic Show
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Humberwood

Entertainer, Chris Van Krieken, will teach the children about some of the greatest makers and shakers the world has known. Do you think Mrs. Gates was sorry she told her son to play with his toys in the garage? What ever ha...