Tonight is the very first event of City WIDEN, the speaking series curated by The Toronto Review of Books in affiliation with www.widentoronto.com. All are welcome! Details are as follows:
Presented by The Toronto Review of Books in affiliation with www.widentoronto.com, City WIDEN (Workshops for Interest, Discussion, Exchange, & Novelty) gathers three people with different backgrounds to give short, ten- to fifteen-minute presentations on a common theme. The first event in the series, City WIDEN: Social Fabric, is a co-production with The Textile Museum of Canada:
Featuring the following presentations:
“The Knitters are Coming!”
by Megan Ingman
Founder and Owner of Toronto’s Lettuce Knit in Kensington Market
“Moving the Museum: Social Fabric to Textile City”
by Shauna McCabe
Executive Director of The Textile Museum of Canada
“Knots in the Social Fabric”
by Lorne Tepperman
University of Toronto Professor of Sociology and author of The Sense of Sociability (2011)
After the talks, CBC Radio’s David Michael Lamb will host a panel discussion, and a cash-bar reception will conclude the evening.
Please join us!