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Lecture with Imant Raminsh

Lecture with Imant Raminsh, Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor In Music
Imant Raminsh reflects upon a lifetime of music-making as a composer, conductor, violinist and music educator. His many and varied lifetime's experiences have led him to explore places both geographic and of the mind. He offers some insights into the origins of works such as his Ave, Verum Corpus, The Great Sea, his violin concerto, and his arrangement of the Latvian folk song,"Put, Vejini".

Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park | Free Admission

Lecture by Newly Appointed Professor of the University of Toronto E. Tampõld Chair of Estonian Studies Dr. Andres Kasekamp

On Sunday, October 22nd at 2pm at Tartu College, the newly appointed professor of the University of Toronto E. Tampõld Chair of Estonian Studies Dr. Andres Kasekamp will be giving a lecture on the topic of How Estonia Leads Europe. The Opportunities and Challenges of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Reception to follow. In Estonian.
No admission fee. A small donation would be appreciated.

Info: piret.noorhani@vemu.ca, t. 416 925 9405

 

Spadina Synagogue Walk

With Suzanne Keppler
Take an outdoor stroll through old Jewish Spadina and visit sukkot at historic Kensington synagogues, stopping at the sites of shmatah stores, kosher butchers, the original Shopsy's, Yiddish theatre, and union headquarters along the way. Meet at the MNjcc and bring TTC fare. Free. Presented by the Downtown Jewish Community School Adult Education program with the MNjcc.
info: principal@djcs.org

Curious Minds: EATING ITALY: A DELICIOUS JOURNEY THROUGH ITALIAN CUISINE

Fridays, September 22–November 3, 10 a.m. to noon
*Please note there is no class on October 13

It is said that most people eat to live, while in Italy people live to eat. In this course, Hot Docs favourite Dr. Franco Gallippi returns to explore the history and cultural significance of some of the most famous dishes from his native land.

Curious Minds: LEARNING FROM PARIS: WHAT 1,000 YEARS OF PARISIAN ART, FOOD AND REVOLUTION HAVE GIVEN US.

Mondays, September 18–October 30, 10:00 a.m. to noon
*Please note there is no class October 9.

Governor General’s Award–nominated writer, journalist and host and co-writer of Discovery World’s travel show, Paris Next Stop, Lisa Pasold guides us through Paris’s incredible history.

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