What's the Big Idea is a different kind of series...
Part presentation, part moderated salon discussion – and our diverse line-up of guest speakers and topics is meant to spark lively discussion, spirited debate and new ideas, in a comfortable, relaxed setting. Add a glass of wine from Henry of Pelham and the local lens of our eclectic moderators, and you have a provocative mix that offers an evening you won’t easily forget. Don’t miss the launch of the premiere series: and bring a friend, to continue the discussion on the way home!
7:00PM - 9:00PM
March 21st, 2019 - Peggy Baker C.M.
Join Peggy Baker for an intimate presentation in which she delves into photographs that capture the history of contemporary dance, to reveal intriguing parallels with major visual arts movements of the 20th century. Peggy Baker is acclaimed as one of the most outstanding and influential contemporary dancers of her generation.
April 25th, 2019 - Catherine Hernandez: Scarborough
Catherine Hernandez's debut novel Scarborough (Arsenal Pulp Press), is a moving multi-voiced story about a neighbourhood that refuses to fall apart in the face of poverty and crime. Weaving together the stories of three children growing up in difficult circumstances with the stories of three adults who are doing their best to help them out, Scarborough is a vibrant and emotional novel.
$15 / session for students. $30/session in advance. Price includes lights snacks and one glass of wine.