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Saturday, October 21

The Creative Genius of Tom Thomson

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Presentation: IFOA
Participants: Lewis DeSoto, David Silcox

David Silcox, art historian and cultural administrator, will present the story and work of Tom Thomson. He will explain how Thomson’s greatest legacy is The Group of Seven, what his innovations were, how his bipolar behaviour was described by friends, and how he was moving inexorably toward abstraction in the year before he died. Hosted by Lewis DeSoto.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th!


This event is part of Ontario Day.

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Ontario Day has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

Ode to Poetry

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Steven Beattie, Roo Borson, Lesley Fletcher, Anne Michaels, Stuart Ross

Lead Ontario poets, Roo Borson, Anne Michaels and Stuart Ross, discuss process, inspiration and the state of poetry today with Steven Beattie. Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read from their latest collections. Hosted by Lesley Fletcher.

Tickets go on sale September 16th.


This event is part of Ontario Day.

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Ontario Day has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

 

In Conversation: Chantel Acevedo & Amanda Earl

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Chantel Acevedo, Susan G. Cole, Amanda Earl, Alexandra Grigorescu

What does it take to change one’s life? What price is one willing to pay? Chantel Acevedo and Amanda Earl discuss the stories of resilient and free-spirited women with Susan G. Cole. Hosted by Alexandra Grigorescu.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of Europa Editions.

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Twists & Turns: The Art of Thriller Writing

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Mark Billingham, Chris Brookmyre, Joy Fielding, Canisia Lubrin

Mark Billingham and Chris Brookmyre, the UK’s leading crime and thriller writers, sit down with Joy Fielding to discuss the art of their trade. Join them as they present their murderous and evil recipes for writing a successful story: suspense, fear, plot twists and turns. Hosted by Canisia Lubrin.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of Hachette Book Group Canada.

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Poetic New Worlds

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading: IFOA
Participants: Roo Borson, Mireia Calafell, Amanda Earl, Michael Fraser, David B. Goldstein, Jennifer LoveGrove, John Nyman, Nicholas Power, Stuart Ross, Dane Swan… (1 other)

Spend an afternoon with poetry and discover new worlds. Enjoy readings by Roo Borson, Mireia Calafell, Amanda Earl, David Goldstein, Jennifer LoveGrove, John Nyman, Nicholas Power, Stuart Ross and Dane Swan. This event will feature 2016 CBC Poetry Prize winner Michael Fraser. Hosted by Phoebe Wang.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

Presented in partnership with CBC Books.

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This event is part of Ontario Day.

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Ontario Day has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

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