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Event: "The Age of Enlightenment and Human Rights"

Amnesty International Toronto and the Windermere String Quartet present:
"The Age of Enlightenment and Human Rights" An afternoon of music and ideas to benefit Amnesty International Toronto
March 27, 2011 at 3:30 pm First Unitarian Congregation
175 St. Clair West, Toronto

Featuring Prof. Mark Kingwell,  philosopher and author of fifteen books including the national bestsellers Better Living (1998), The World We Want (2000), Concrete Reveries (2008), and Glenn Gould (2009), AndrĂ© Gombay, Descartes scholar and editor of Descartes Oeuvres Completes on CD-ROM,  Windermere String Quartet on period instruments, specializing in the music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and their contemporaries.  Host:  Alexa Petrenko of Classical 96.3 FM

A unique opportunity to celebrate the Age of the Enlightenment and its legacy with music, talks, and readings by actors of inspiring historical texts.  Become immersed in the time of Voltaire and the Philosophes, Beaumarchais’ witty satire of the ruling classes in his daring play “The Marriage of Figaro”, the genius of Mozart and Beethoven flowering as freelance composers less dependent upon the court; and the great surge toward values of individual freedoms and human rights. Enjoy talks by philosophers / authors Mark Kingwell and AndrĂ© Gombay and music from the Golden Age of the String Quartet performed by the Windermere String Quartet on period instruments.

$50 (or $100 with $50 tax receipt) , $30 for students/seniors
For tickets,  more information

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HAT meetings are free and open to members and the public. Call (416) 966-1361 for location information. ___________________________________________________
The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm.
The Monthly Meeting, is usually the second Saturday at 1:30pm; specifics should be found on this blog.
The Steering Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm.
The Book Group usually meets on the first Saturday afternoon of the month.