Culture, Arts & Entertainment

Icon of the event In the Night Café with Vincent van Gogh
Thu Jan 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In 1888, while in Arles, Vincent van Gogh painted the Night Café as a place where one can "ruin oneself, go mad, commit crimes," as the artist wrote to his brother Theo. Why did Van Gogh choose to represent such a place and h...

Icon of the event December Movie @ Palmerston: TBA
Thu Dec 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration r...

Icon of the event December PA Day Family Movie (Title TBD)
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a new family movie on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre on each PA day. ...

Icon of the event Place au cinéma avec Cinéfranco: La vache
Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Fatah, petit paysan Algérien n'a d'yeux que pour sa vache Jacqueline, qu'il rêve d'emmener à Paris, au salon de l'Agriculture. Lorsqu'il reçoit la précieuse invitation devant tout son village ébahi, lui qui n'a jamais quitté ...

Icon of the event Make Some Noise: Witch Prophet
Sat Nov 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Make Some Noise presents Witch Prophet live in the stacks!...

Icon of the event November Movie @ Palmerston: The Post
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a night at the movies! Join us for a free movie on the big screen in our accessible theatre. We screen movies once a month, always on a Thursday night. Start time is 6:00 pm. All are welcome. Drop in. No registration r...

Icon of the event Percussion Workshop:  the Magic of Afro-Latin Rhythms
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Salsa, Bolero, Cha-cha-cha! Bachata, Bembe, and more! Join our drum circle for this interactive activity and learn basic Afro-Latin rhythms and drum techniques. No musical background required. Instructor: Rodrigo Chavez, per...

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 Romance Writing 101
Sat Nov 03, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Ever think it'd be fun to write a romance? It is! But it's hard work, too. In this 2-hour workshop, romance author Vicki Essex, who also writes the young adult fantasy Western series The Devil's Revolver under the pen name V.

Icon of the event The Bauhaus: Design Education, Objects and New Ways of Living (1919-1933)
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Bauhaus was founded as an art and design school in 1919 by architect Walter Gropius. Acclaimed for its innovative approach to design education and avant-garde philosophies of making and living, the school attracted the disapp...