Ryerson University

Book Launch

At Odds in the World: Essays on Jewish Canadian Women Writers by Ruth Panofsky

October 28, 2008
Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre
111 Gerrard Street East, 3rd floor
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Book Launch

 

Looking for Anne: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic

May 1, 2008
Spadina Historic House and Garden
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Anne of Green Gables Events and Readings

 

Book Launch

 

The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery

June 8, 2005
Oakham House, Thomas Lounge
Ryerson University, Toronto
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Dada Live

 

Readings by Irene Gammel and Rene Steinke
Performance by Annie Grier
Dada Baroness Costume design by Alex Snelgrove

May 18, 2005
Hard Rock Café
279 Yonge Street, Toronto
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Book Launch

 

Mein Mund ist lüstern / I Got Lusting Palate: Dada Verse von Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

March 29, 2005
Literaturhaus Berlin
Fasanenstrasse 23 (off Kurfürstendamm)
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Book Launch and Fashion Show

 

Dada Baroness: Das wilde Leben der Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
Vivienne Westwood's graduating class presents fashion design inspired by Baroness Elsa and her era

December 1, 2003
Grüner Salon, Volksbühne
Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz 2, Berlin
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Book Launch

 

Baroness Elsa, A Cultural Biography - The Art of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
The first retrospective exhibition of the work of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

April 25, 2002
Francis Naumann Fine Arts LLC
22 East 80 Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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