Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event Rencontres: une série en français sur Toronto
Sat Oct 06, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Genre: Série, Comédie, drame.

Icon of the event What is Banksy?
Thu Sep 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This lecture examines the unfolding relationship between graffiti and street art by using English artist Banksy as a case study. Not only has Banksy become one of the most popular artists in the world, but he has fundamentall...

Icon of the event Privacy and security on the 21st Century Internet: a big picture view
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Location: North York Central Library

The Internet: a place of great promise and wonder, or a dystopian nightmare of crass commercialism and mass surveillance? Or both? Or something else entirely? Whatever it is, the Internet has radically reshaped many aspects o...

Icon of the event Architecture Ancient and Modern:  The Vision of I.M. Pei
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Be inspired by the ideas and contemporary architecture of Ieoh Ming Pei, celebrated, award-winning designer best known for Le Grand Louvre, (Louvre Pyramid, Paris); John F. Kennedy Library (Boston); Museum of Islamic Art (Doh...

Icon of the event The Sistine Ceiling
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

After four years of physical hardship, technical setbacks, artistic rivalry, and conflicts with his patron (Pope Julius II), Michelangelo completed the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Vatican Palace in 1512. This talk traces the ceil...

Icon of the event Your Privacy and the Law in Canada
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Identity theft, online reputation management, social media profile ownership? None of these issues touched our lives a decade or more ago, in the way that they do today. The Internet has radically reshaped our notions of comm...

Icon of the event A Game of Thrones: George R.R. Martin's World
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This talk on George R.R. Martin's ...

Icon of the event Toronto's Architecture of Remembrance
Thu Nov 08, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The Soldiers? Tower at Hart House, the Cenotaphs at Old City Hall and York Cemetery will be set in context with examples of buildings of Remembrance of the Great War in other parts of the Commonwealth. Speaker: Daniel Gaito,...

Icon of the event Paint With Me
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Create your own masterpiece during this two-hour guided paint workshop using acrylic paint and canvas. Erin Reece guides participants step by step to recreate their own unique version of a pre-selected painting with music enh...

Icon of the event Young Voices Writing and Art Fest
Sat Sep 29, 2018 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Join us for a full day of writing and art featuring Alexandra Shimo, Randell Adjei, Kendra Yee, Rachel Guglielmelli, Alicia Nauta, Domenico Capilongo, Falen Johnson and JP Larocque. They will be hosting a variety of free work...