New friends and free food at TAIWANfest


TAIWANfest is coming to Harbourfront Centre from August 28-30, bringing the best of contemporary Taiwanese arts and culture to Toronto. The festival is packed with a range of events that represent Taiwan’s cultural diversity — from delectable cuisine to virtuosic orchestral productions. TAIWANfest is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the culturally rich island, and this year the festival has …

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The winner of Free Flicks Audience Choice is …


Free Flicks’ final film has been chosen by over 1500 people. The Princess Bride, an enchanting adventure and comedy film for families, won by a landslide over The Guilt Trip and Much Ado About Nothing.

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for TAIWANfest


TAIWANfest is a weekend festival (August 28-30) at Harbourfront Centre celebrating all things Taiwanese! Featuring everything from food demos to live music, this festival is the perfect time to experience a slice of this diverse region of the world. Joining the festivities is the Lakeview Market! Here is a sneak peek at just a few of our vendors: Gotamago: The perfect …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Tirgan


The world’s largest celebration of Iranian art and culture is taking place right here at Harbourfront Centre! Tirgan runs August 20 to 23, and the Lakeview Market will be filled with amazing vendors selling a variety of Iranian goods, and the World Café will be dishing out mouthwatering Persian fare. The Artaquo booth will be filled with gorgeous household goods. …

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Celebrate Urban Fridays at Harbourfront Centre

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Friday’s at Harbourfront Centre encompass a combination of three events: Magnetic Beats, DJ Deep Fried Fridays, and WestJet Stage concerts. All of which make an exceptional toast to the beginning of the weekend and end of a work week. These events focus on urban and electronic music, dance and snack-y, deep fried food, all while expanding the urban arts and …

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Habari Africa’s feature film: Timbuktu

By: Alexander Bordokas The upcoming Habari Africa festival (August 14-16) is full of incredible music, dance classes and lots of other fun programming fit for a beautiful Toronto summer. While the incredible live music shows, like Awa Sangho, Rocky Dawuni and Magma Sounds, usually get the most attention, one of the little gems of programming that I personally can’t wait for is …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Habari Africa


Imagine being able to explore a little bit of the immensely vast and diverse continent of Africa, from right here on the waterfront? Well, thanks to Habari Africa you can! Join us in a celebration of art, food, film, music, and more this weekend, July 14 to 16. The Lakeview Market will be open throughout the weekend with an amazing selection of …

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Day of Dance at Planet IndigenUS


Every three years Harbourfront Centre co-hosts the largest Indigenous festival in Canada to bring you a diverse range of First Nations music, dance and art by over 300 artists. We are pleased to reintroduce you to Planet IndigenUS, a celebration designed to raise public awareness and break stereotypes in an entertaining and informative atmosphere. If you are looking for a …

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Notes on Summer Music in the Garden


What a July we’ve had at the Music Garden! From the shamanic power of Barbara Croall’s new solo for pipigwan (cedar flute) that opened the season, to Margaret Glaspy’s spine-tingling singing of the traditional song “Shenandoah” (part of Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project), via Elinor Frey’s thrilling performance of Bach’s Sixth Suite for 5-string cello, and countertenor Michael Taylor’s breathtakingly sweet …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Planet IndigenUS


Join us this weekend at the Harbourfront Centre for the grande finale of the Planet IndigenUS festival, August 7-9! Stop by the Lakeview Market where you can score nifty finds and the World Café for some great eats. This weekend only, check out the Aboriginal Artisan Market in the garage bays. This market will showcase a wide variety of original fine arts, crafts, …

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