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The Surprising Side of Ballet: Part 3

With Katherine Barber, Canada’s Word Lady
Did you know that some ballets were inspired by popular music like ragtime, The Andrews Sisters or The Rolling Stones? Or that some ballets have comedic moments? Ballet is not always what we think.
Part 3: June 19: The Joy of Dance: The most joyful moments in the ballet repertoire, which will make you feel as elated as the performers.
Drop-in: $16
Info: lisar@mnjcc.org (416) 924-6211 x155

The Surprising Side of Ballet: Part 2

With Katherine Barber, Canada’s Word Lady
Did you know that some ballets were inspired by popular music like ragtime, The Andrews Sisters or The Rolling Stones? Or that some ballets have comedic moments? Ballet is not always what we think.
Mondays: June 12 & 19
Part 2: June 12: Ballet Goes Pop: Ballet isn't always performed to classical music. From ragtime to the Rolling Stones, from the Andrews Sisters to Sinatra, some of ballet's most enjoyable repertoire has been inspired by popular music.

The Surprising Side of Ballet: Part 1

With Katherine Barber, Canada’s Word Lady
Did you know that some ballets were inspired by popular music like ragtime, The Andrews Sisters or The Rolling Stones? Or that some ballets have comedic moments? Ballet is not always what we think.
Mondays: June 5, 12 & 19
Part I: June 5: Ballet Laughs: Romance, escapism, beauty, athleticism -- those are ballet's acknowledged fortes. But comedy? Surprisingly, there are more hilarious moments in ballet than you might expect.
Series: $40, Drop-in: $16
To register call (416) 924-6211 x0

Lecture by Prof. Jüri Kivimäe: "The Meaning of the Lutheran Reformation in Estonian Culture"

On Wednesday, May 10th at 7pm at Tartu College, Professor Jüri Kivimäe from the University of Toronto will be giving a lecture on the topic of The Meaning of the Lutheran Reformation in Estonian Culture.

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

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

Curious Minds: BY DESIGN: DESIGN MOVEMENTS IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES

Experience the wonders of Modern Architecture and Design in this globe-trotting journey through the 19th and 20th centuries. Beginning in the mid-1800s, we'll study how brilliant artists, architects and designers responded to the technological innovations of the Machine Age, forging bold new aesthetics and influential cultural movements.

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