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Icon of the event Toronto Kenjutsu Classical Japanese Swordsmanship
Sat May 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Toronto Kenjutsu practices an ancient form of Japanese swordsmanship known as Katori Shinto Ryu. This art was the first martial art ever designated an Intangible Cultural Asset by the Japanese government.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

What if Jack wasn't the only one to climb the beanstalk? This story from author Raymond Briggs brings a new generation to an old tale with humour, math, and imagination. Ages 4+...

Icon of the event Film: Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada
Tue Mar 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This documentary focuses on important issues such as violence against women, access to abortion, and universal chil...

Icon of the event Mother - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 31, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A mother desperately tries to overturn her son's murder conviction,and find the killer who set him up in this ironic comedy-drama. Korean with English subtitles. Drop in. Rated 18A

Icon of the event Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Rabbit Magic Show
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

45 minutes of magic, mirth, and mayhem with magician Owen Anderson. Lots of audience participation, cool magic tricks, loads of laughs for the kids. ...

Icon of the event Film: The Carbon Rush
Tue Apr 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Incinerators burning garbage in India. Hundreds of hydroelectric dams in Panama. Biogas extracted from palm oil in Honduras. Eucalyptus forests harvested for charcoal in Brazil. What do these projects have in common? They are...

Icon of the event Creepy - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 17, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Ex-detective Koichi's old police buddies come calling for his help on a mysterious case, which may be related to the strange goings-on next door, in this insidiously constructed narrative that braids plot twists on top of pl...

Icon of the event Film: Loving
Tue May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Icon of the event Election - Asian Movie Month
Thu May 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A democratic election within an organized crime society is about to take place. It won 14 Golden Horse Awards in Hong Kong cinema. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Drop in. Rated 14A

Icon of the event Magician Owen Anderson: The Happy Rabbit Magic Show
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

45 minutes of magic, mirth, and mayhem with magician Owen Anderson. Lots of audience participation, cool magic tricks, loads of laughs for the kids. ...