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co-presented by Stuart Jackson Gallery and The Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, with the Stuart Jackson Gallery, Toronto, is proud to co-present original 18th – 19th century woodblock print illustrations of theatrical performances of the story of Chushingura, and artistic depictions of the actual ronin (masterless samurai).
Princesses, fairies, giants and beasts. This enchanting exhibit celebrates best-loved fairy tales through books, toys, games and art from Toronto Public Library’s Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books.
From the original tales of Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm to Edward Gorey and Walt Disney, see how classic folk and fairy tales have been re-imagined over the last 300 years.
Admission is free.
PLUS: talks, tours and special events for the whole family. Find out more at www.tpl.ca/tdgallery
Tourists flocked to 17th-century Italy to devour the new “baroque” style, finding music that was fresh, exhilarating, and even shocking in its use of free form and improvisation.
This utterly enjoyable and globe-spanning jaunt follows Canadian actor and comedian Jay Baruchel (Knocked Up, How to Train Your Dragon) on an epic road trip through Canada, Ireland and Scotland with his new friend, well-known Irish soccer journalist Eoin O’Callaghan.
Thursdays at Noon features the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's Catherine Chen, bassoon, and Keith Atkinson, oboe, with piano accompaniment, presenting a French-themed program of chamber music classics including works by Jeanjean, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns.
Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park
This exhibition displays books, packaging and postcards designed and created by Takashi Hiraide for his《TH_AIRPOST》project, which delivers art and literature to readers worldwide.
The《AIRPOST POETRY》exhibit is the first time that an overview of this experiment 《FOR ONE FROM ONE》has been presented.
** As October 16 is the day before the Jewish Holiday of Sukkot, film screenings will take place at the special times of 11:30 am and 3:00 pm.
Guest Speakers: Screenwriters of A Fish in the Bathtub John Silverstein & David Chudnovsky
On October 3, new faculty member Enrico Elisi performs works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Berg, Debussy and Liszt. Born and raised in Bologna, Italy, Dr. Elisi has established himself as one of the most passionate Italian pianists on the concert scene today and has been hailed for his mastery of elegance, refinement and fantasy (La Nueva España). He regularly performs to acclaim throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Tickets: $40, $25 senior, $10 student | 416-408-0208
Lecture on the origins of France’s far right by Jack Veugelers, professor of sociology at the University of Toronto.
Lecture in English.