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Meet Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor is an Ojibway from the Curve Lake First Nations in Ontario. Self-described as a contemporary story teller, his exploration of the storytelling tradition has explored many boundaries. Drew has worn many hats in his literary career, from performing stand-up comedy at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., to Artistic Director of Canada’s premiere Native theatre company, Native Earth Performing Arts.

October 23rd, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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An Evening with Anna Yin

Conversation l Reading l Q&A

In English and Mandarin

Co-facilitated by journalist and poet, Yafang Shi

Award-winning poet, Anna Yin, was born in China and immigrated to Canada in 1999. She served as Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate and was Ontario’s representative to the League of Canadian Poets. Her poems/translations have appeared in the New York Times, China Daily and CBC Radio. Mirrors and Windows is her 6th book of poetry (her second book of poetry translations).

September 30th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Biodiversity: a tale of four bees

Join the executive research team from the Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation on World Bee Day as they discuss the most important pollinators on the planet.

Discover the diverse range of behaviours and ecologies of these experts’ favorite bees and what they are doing to better understand their evolution and health.

Presentation with Q&A

Register at bit.ly/3sMsQW6

 

 

May 20th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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COVIDIO: Speculations on the future of live performance

In March 2020, live events across Canada and around the world stopped almost overnight. In the wake of COVID-19, the performing arts and their audiences moved online. It’s been a year, so what happened and what comes next?

This talk looks at the effect of the pandemic on the performing arts in Canada and internationally, how we adapted, and speculations on the future of performance in a post-pandemic world. Talk and Q&A.

May 5th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Feminist Book Club

An online gathering for people who want to explore the issue of feminism in relation to monthly book titles and as a broader subject. 

This club will be offered through Zoom; meeting link will be sent 2 days before the event. 

email info@aurorapl.ca to receive your copy of the book.

August 10th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Feminist Book Club

An online gathering for people who want to explore the issue of feminism in relation to monthly book titles and as a broader subject. 

This club will be offered through Zoom; meeting link will be sent 2 days before the event. 

email info@aurorapl.ca to receive your copy of the book.

July 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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