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Icon of the event Ads on the Moon: Corporate and Cultural Cosmopolitanisms in Cloud Atlas
Thu May 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas explores community-building in conventional as well as innovative ways. The latter includes the ways in which corporations or the system of "corporacy" can influence everyday communications and sh...

Icon of the event Take Control of Your Life: Rescue Yourself and Live the Life You Deserve
Thu Jun 21, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

As a former police detective, hostage negotiator and international...

Icon of the event Scarborough: A Reading by Catherine Hernandez
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Shortlisted for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards, Scarborough portrays a low-income urban neighborhood where three kids struggle to rise above poverty, abuse, and a system that consistently fails them. The adults in their lives e...