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CELTIC SOUL

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.

Enrico Elisi, piano

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

 

 

THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT

From the royal palace in Pyongyang comes a story so bizarre it could only be true. Acclaimed filmmaker Shin Sang-ok and glamorous actress Choi Eun-hee were the hottest couple of ‘70s South Korea—but only after their romance was over did their collaborations receive unlimited resources. The catch? Both were kidnapped by their biggest fan: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il. Enduring torture and imprisonment, their love is rekindled and they realize escape is only possible through filmmaking.

The Art of Cartography

Sea monsters, invented islands, and uncharted lands - discover the unexpected beauty of maps and atlases from the 16th to the 19th century. The Art of Cartography features world maps, atlases, sea charts, celestial maps, city plans and other cartographic curiosities from Toronto Public Library's Special Collections.

FREE

Guided tours every Tuesday at 2 p.m. PLUS - Join us for fascinating talks on miniature maps and the art of map-making today. 

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