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Making Toronto Safe for Cyclists: Bikes vs. Cars - Screening & Panel

Join Globe and Mail staff writer Alex Bozikovic and special guests for this timely screening of the 2015 documentary Bikes vs. Cars, an urgent portrait of the bicycle as a tool for urban change. Travelling from São Paulo, Los Angeles and Toronto, where cyclists fight daily for their right to the road, to Copenhagen, where forty percent of the population commutes by bike, director Fredrik Gertten meets activists and thinkers who are working for revolutionary changes and more sustainable urban enviornments.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Join in for some family friendly theatre at the J! The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since 1969, selling more than 43 million copies worldwide. Now, the timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage! Joseph Patrick Presents: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, which opens on July 21 in the Al Green Theatre and runs on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer.  Closed September 30.

 

The Hottest Shorts of Hot Docs 2018 - Member Screening

One of our most perennially popular member events, join us for our annual screening featuring the best shorts from Hot Docs 2018. Short films are some of the finest docs we screen at the Festival each year and we've selected seven of our favourites for you in this special program featuring some unforgettable characters.

Post-screening Skype Q&A with Jamie Miller, director of A Prince's Tale, winner of the Best Canadian Short Film Award.

Estonian Music Week

Estonian Music Week in Toronto is a week long music festival, which celebrates the Republic of Estonia's 100th birthday. The festival is one of the official Estonia 100 national program events and has received support from the Estonian government. The festival will take place May 24-29, 2018.

Alter Ego Exhibit Launch and Panel Discussion

Toronto Public Library and Library and Archives Canada invite you to celebrate the launch of Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity on display at the Toronto Reference Library's TD Gallery from May 12 to July 29, 2018.

Join comic artists Chester Brown, Willow Dawson and Jay Odjick in conversation about autobiographical stories, challenging histories, and the future of superheroes in Canada.

Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall

 

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