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The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw

Friday February 22, 2019, 7 pm

Dir. Shelley Niro, 2018

Join us for the world premiere of award-winning visual artist and filmmaker Shelley Niro’s new feature film, The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw.

The film tells the story of  Mitzi Bearclaw’s shift from life in an urban area to her return to…

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Food & Drink

Curated Dinner: Modern French Cuisine

Friday, February 22. Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7 pm.

Join us for an evening inspired by the Impressionism in the Age of Industry exhibition, where we pay tribute to the cuisine of Chef Eugènie “La Mère” Brazier, the mother of modern French cooking.

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Inuit Art Quarterly Profiles Edit-a-Thon

Saturday, February 23, 1-4 pm

Join the Inuit Art Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario on Saturday, February 23, 2019 for an Inuit Art Quarterly Profiles Edit-a-Thon from 1-4 pm.

The Inuit Art Quarterly Profiles is the definitive online resource for artists, collectors, curators, gallerists and others to learn…

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An Afternoon with Angie Thomas Presented with Indigo

Sunday February 24, 2PM

Presented with Indigo Books & Music

Angie Thomas is one of the leading voices exploring black girlhood. Author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning novel The Hate U Give, she is a former teen rapper. Join us for the Toronto launch of…

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