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Curious Minds Weekend // March 1 - 3, 2019

Meet the thinkers, trailblazers and creative shakers that are shaping the issues and ideas of the day at our annual speaker series.

Featuring enlightening talks, panels, book launches and more!

In partnership with The Globe and Mail


Passes + Tickets

On sale now!

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All-Access Pass
• One ticket to each event
• Priority seating 30 mins before start of show

$139

$159

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Single Tickets

$16-$24

$19-$29

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Lineup + Schedule


Friday, March 1 - 6:30 PM

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Donna Brazile & Leah Daughtry

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Laura Stone

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On the release of their timely new book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, the legendary Democratic strategists assess the current landscape in Washington and what it takes to make politics more accessible for all people—especially women of colour.


Friday, March 1 - 9:15 PM

Veronica Chambers

Veronica Chambers on The Power of Beyoncé

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Sherrill Sutherland

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Channel your inner diva and join New York Times editor and renowned “Beyologist” Veronica Chambers for a celebratory deep-dive into the meaning and impact of the Beyoncé phenomenon. With dazzling video highlights, trivia, and more.


Saturday, March 2 - 12:00 PM

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Rebecca Traister

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Denise Balkissoon

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Acclaimed writer/journalist Rebecca Traister (New York Magazine) joins us to discuss the galvanizing force of women’s collective anger and its role in changing history. 


Saturday, March 2 - 2:30 PM

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*SOLD OUT* Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's André Picard

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Writer, scientist and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn has brought the transformative power of mindfulness into our everyday lives. With the launch of his new book, Mindfulness for All, he reveals how each of us can change the world through the simple art of being present.


Saturday, March 2 - 5:00 PM

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Building Greener Cities with David Miller & Éric Piolle

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Marcus Gee

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At this meeting of two of the world’s most dynamic urban thinkers, France’s “Green Mayor” Éric Piolle and former Mayor of Toronto David Miller share their insights on how we can tackle the climate crisis, one city at a time.


Saturday, March 2 - 7:30 PM

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The Making and Meaning of The Handmaid's Tale

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Simon Houpt

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Meet the brilliant minds behind the topical television reimagining of Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel ahead of the show’s eagerly-awaited third season.


Sunday, March 3, 12:00 PM

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Frances Mayes

  • 90
  • STC

With Globe and Mail's Elizabeth Renzetti

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The beloved travel writer and bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun invites you to experience the romance of Italy firsthand at the Toronto debut of her latest works, Women in Sunlight and See You in the Piazza.



Sunday, March 3 - 2:30 PM

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Our Planet - Exclusive Sneak Peek Screening

  • 90
  • STC
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Be the first to experience Netflix’s original new wildlife series: a spectacular journey of discovery through the natural world narrated by the legendary Sir David Attenborough.


Sunday, March 3 - 5:00 PM

Marlon James

Marlon James

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Craig Offman

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Hear the prodigious Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings unveil how he created a new kind of mythology in Black Leopard, Red Wolf, one of the year’s most talked-about novels.


Sunday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

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Beyond the Story with The Globe and Mail's Mark MacKinnon

  • 90
  • STC

With The Globe and Mail's Angela Murphy

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Join The Globe and Mail’s multi-award-winning Senior International Correspondent for a behind-the-scenes look at his most recent stories, including his two-year investigation into the mysterious Toronto resident at the nexus of the Trump-Russia tangle. 

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