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June 2016

Tim Falconer at TPL Beaches

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TPL Beaches, 2161 Queen Street East
Toronto,
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Tim Falconer: Bad Singer - The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 60 mins Beaches Program Room Tim Falconer always wanted to make music, but he's part of the 2.5 percent of the population that is scientifically tone deaf. Many tone-deaf people are indifferent to music, or even actively dislike it, but for Falconer it is a life-long passion. Join him for a presentation about what we're really hearing when we when…

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The Festival at Ochre Pit Cove feat. Ed Riche and Lisa Moore

June 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Church at Ochre Pit Cove Ochre Pit Cove, Newfoundland Canada + Google Map

  We are thrilled to announce our lineup for this year’s Festival at Ochre Pit Cove June 17-18, 2016. Reading from their new books are Lisa Moore, Paul Rowe, Edward Riche, Chad Pelley, Catherine Hogan Safer and Joan Sullivan. Fabulous music provided by Ilia Nicoll and What Odds. Join us for an intimate Summer Solstice weekend of Newfoundland and Labrador Books, Music and Art at the beautiful Church at Ochre Pit Cove in Conception Bay.

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Saleema Nawaz at Keshen Goodman Public Library

June 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Keshen Goodman Public Library, 330 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, NS Canada
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Adult Events » Author's Stage Author Saleema Nawaz Bone & Bread Heralded across Canada for the power and promise of her debut collection, Mother Superior, Nawaz proves with Bone & Bread that she is one of our most talented and unique storytellers. Bone & Bread was short-listed for Canada Reads 2016. Presented in partnership with Scotiabank & Canada Council       Tuesday, June 21 | 7 p.m. Keshen Goodman

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Tim Falconer at TPL Leaside

June 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TPL Leaside Branch, 165 McRae Drive
Toronto,
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Tim Falconer: Bad Singer - The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 60 mins Tim Falconer always wanted to make music, but he's part of the 2.5 percent of the population that is scientifically tone deaf. Many tone-deaf people are indifferent to music, or even actively dislike it, but for Falconer it is a life-long passion. Join him for a presentation about what we're really hearing when we when we listen to…

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July 2016

Ideas at Stratford: The Challenge of Science feat. Neil Turok

July 23, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

  IDEAS AT STRATFORD: THE CHALLENGE OF SCIENCE Studio Theatre Saturday, July 23 10:30 am to 12 pm Massey lecturer Neil Turok, Director of Perimeter Institute, headlines a discussion about the future of scientific research: what are the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns, and how will we find and solve them?

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August 2016

Ideas at Stratford: The Challenge of History featuring Margaret MacMillan

August 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

IDEAS AT STRATFORD: THE CHALLENGE OF HISTORY Tom Patterson Theatre Saturday, August 6 10:30 am to 12 pm Margaret MacMillan, Massey lecturer, award-winning historian and author of the acclaimed book Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, headlines a discussion with veteran politician Bob Rae and journalist Brian Stewart about the ways in which our ever-changing understanding of history shapes our future. Moderated by Ideas host Paul Kennedy. Relocated to the Tom Patterson Theatre due to audience demand!

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Winterset in Summer Literary Festival: Giller Voices

August 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Beaches Arts & Heritage Centre Eastport, NL, + Google Map

3:00 p.m. - "Giller Voices"Readers/Writers Lynn Coady Will Ferguson Elizabeth Hay Host: Anthony Germain Giller award winners Lynn Coady (Hellgoing), Will Ferguson (419) and Elizabeth Hay (Late Nights on Air) chat with host Anthony Germain about their writing lives, their passion for the written word, the impact of winning big literary awards and the pressures of writing in the spotlight.

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Ideas at Stratford: The Challenge of Peace feat. Jennifer Welsh

August 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forum Speaker IDEAS AT STRATFORD: THE CHALLENGE OF PEACE Studio Theatre Saturday, August 13 10:30 am to 12 pm   Massey lecturer Jennifer Welsh, UN Special Envoy on the Responsibility to Protect, headlines a discussion with celebrated humanitarian Roméo Dallaire on the future of international relations: How do we make it a world for everyone? Moderated by Ideas host Paul Kennedy.

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Winterset in Summer Literary Festival: “War & Peace Voices”

August 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Readers/Writers Margaret MacMillan Host: Richard Gwyn Internationally renowned historian Professor Margaret MacMillan and acclaimed author Richard Gwyn join in a one-on-one conversation about every aspect of the war - except who started it!

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Ideas at Stratford: The Challenge of Words feat. Monia Mazigh, Jane Urquhart, Shani Mootoo

August 20, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forum Speaker IDEAS AT STRATFORD: THE CHALLENGE OF WORDS Studio Theatre Saturday, August 20 10:30 am to 12 pm Award-winning novelist, poet and short-story writer Jane Urquhart headlines a discussion with author Monia Mazigh, wife of Maher Arar, and writer and visual artist Shani Mootoo on literature and language: How do words shape who we are, and the societies we create? How do the ideas they contain shape our future? Moderated by Ideas host Paul Kennedy. Massey lecturer Alberto Manguel,…

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