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Fri May 17, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A stylish Yakuza tale from Seijun Suzuki. Reformed killer Tetsu wanders around Japan, awaiting his gangland execution, until he is called back to Tokyo to help battle a rival gang. Drop-in. Rated R

Fri May 17, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: York Woods

M├ętis siblings Alyssa, Conlin, Danton, and Nicholas Delbaere-Sawchuk, were born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and have nurtured a passion for music from an early age. Building on their foundations in classical music studies, they men...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Professor Sudharshan Duraiyapph, Royal Ontario Museum, Education, explains the context and meaning of various arts created for Rajasthai Royal Kingdoms: jewelry, exquisite textiles, ornate furniture, miniature paintings, and ...

Tue May 14, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month by coming out to make an Origami craft. Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is a traditional art that?s has been practiced since ancient times.

Tue May 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Now a posh neighbourhood and shopping district, Yorkville was once a self-governed village north of Toronto. Later it became "The Village" base of 1960s counter-culture. With this illustrated talk, architectural historian Mar...

Sat May 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Please join Ojibway Traditional Grandmother Kim Wheatley and learn how to make your very own dreamcatcher. Dreamcatchers are a First Nations traditional practice of capturing bad dreams and letting them burn off in mornings f...

Thu May 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

An exploration of key works by major Surrealist artists reveals different political representations within the utopian poetics of Surrrealism: Salvador Dali?s Myth of Narcissus; Picasso?s Guernica; and Max Ernst?s Europe Afte...

Thu May 09, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend₂s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick₂s family, Rache...

Tue May 07, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join henna artist, Fia, and learn about the rich culture and history of henna in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. Get your own henna design done and leave with a loot bag! For teens aged 12-19.

Tue May 07, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

On the 100th anniversary of L.Frank Baum's death, let's explore the many variations of his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. From the iconic film starring Judy Garland, the musical Wicked, and other adaptations in literature,...