Dancing on the Pier 2015: Mid-Season Recap

Can you believe how quickly the summer is moving? We can hear the back-to-school ads starting any day now (they always start too soon!) With summer reaching the halfway point, you need to make every moment count and there’s no way to enjoy it more than being active and outdoors among friends. Dancing on the Pier may be halfway through the …

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Saturdays at Harbourfront Centre with Lakeside Late Nights

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Harbourfront Centre has been your hub for cultural engagement and activity this summer and it’s only going to get better from here. Our mission was and continues to be providing Torontonians with all the fun at one of the best locations in Toronto. With our special Lakeside Late Nights on Saturdays, we encompass a wide range of intriguing events to …

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Inspiration and legacy at this year’s Island Soul

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Roots, culture and plenty of vibes take over Harbourfront Centre for Island Soul, running July 31 to August 3. We asked our programmers to share some highlights that visitors can expect from this year’s fest! Island Soul is one of the season’s most popular festivals. What are you excited about this year? This year’s festival has a lot of emerging …

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Seven reasons to visit Harbourfront Centre, one for every day of the week!

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Monday: The city is the Pan-Am Spirit, and so are we! Explore the massive structure that’s been set-up on our site; it’s beautiful during the day, and even more gorgeous when lit up at night! Visit Ontario’s Celebration Zone (open seven days a week, until August 16) for concerts, kid’s events, food, zip-lining and so much more. Tuesday: Cool off from the heat …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Island Soul

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Prepare for an epic celebration of all things Caribbean. While tapping your feet to contagious Caribbean rhythms at Island Soul, make your way through the Lakeview Market and World Café! Our vendors have all the products you need to celebrate Island Soul and remember it long after. Check out Guava Leaf Clothing for a selection of clothing with Caribbean-centric slogans. …

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SoundClash Winner – Above Top Secret

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Congratulations to Above Top Secret – the newly crowned SoundClash Music Awards champions. Their rap electro dub hop sound won the hearts and ears of Torontonians with their performance on July 11. Above Top Secret have been awarded the first place prize of $5000, and a share of industry perks from Moog Audio, MUSI Artist Development, Music Ontario, VocalCoach.ca and …

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Fashion becomes theatrical performance at the FLAUNT Fabrique Fashion Show

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Harbourfront Centre has a new summer festival and it wants to turn heads! FLAUNT is a three-day extravaganza that delves into the world of the elaborate and spectacular, showcasing bold artistic expression and individuality across disciplines. A queer, multiracial dance troupe? Check. A Ukrainian ‘ethno-chaos’ quartet with a musical sound unlike any other? Absolutely. A DJ party where participants whip …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for FLAUNT

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Immerse yourself in the spectacular, the extravagant, and the elaborate at FLAUNT, July 24-26. A celebration of all things bold, it’s worth stopping by the Lakeview Market and finding items to help you make your own statement! The World Café will also be open all weekend long, serving up delicious international dishes. At the Lakeview Market stop by Cre8cure’s booth. Gorgeous illustrations are …

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There are just two days left to vote for the SoundClash champion!

There just two more days left to help choose the winner of the 2015 SoundClash Music Award competition! Missed the show? No worries. See all five performances with never before seen interviews with some of the artists. Click here to vote for the SoundClash champion. Voting ends midnight on Friday, July 17. The winner will be announced Wednesday, July 22. Above …

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Toronto’s largest Pan Latin festival returns, July 17-19

Get ready for the 10th edition of Ritmo Y Color at Harbourfront Centre, July 17-19. This three-day festival showcases myriad artistic talents including dance, rhythm, craft, film, art, sport and music through the lens of traditional Latin American culture with contemporary aesthetics. Hustle on down to Harbourfront Centre for three days of non-stop exhilarating fun. Not to mention – it’s completely FREE! Some of …

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