Interview with Dalglish Winner Shane Weaver

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Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre has recently announced this year’s winners of the Dalglish Family Foundation Venture Award. The award, the only one of its kind in Canada, aims to support entrepreneurship in craft and design. This year’s winners are Anouk Desloges and Shane Weaver. Weaver is a ceramicist who works with digital imagery and has been part of Harbourfront Centre’s Craft …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Hot and Spicy Food Festival

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Toronto is heating up this summer and so is Harbourfront Centre! Between August 19-21 find the Deep South up north as our Hot and Spicy Food Festival returns for another year. Dance to the hot sounds and savour the spicy cuisine from the mighty Lower Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, with exciting musical performances and mouth-watering barbecue – Southern Style. Visit …

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Get a crash course on all things hip-hop at Beats, Breaks & Culture

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Curious about hip hop music and culture but don’t know where to start? Have you always wanted to try your hand (and feet) at break dancing?  Our upcoming festival, Beats, Breaks, and Culture: The Bridge, has you covered on all things hip-hop. From musical performances to shows and workshops, we’ve got something for breakdance beginners and hip-hop experts alike. 1. You can’t …

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DJ legend Stretch Armstrong comes to Harbourfront Centre

DJ Stretch Armstrong was recently the subject of hip-hop music documentary Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives which follows Stretch and partner Bobbito Garcia as their weekly radio show changed the face of music forever by introducing the world to Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang, Jay Z, Eminem, and the Fugees. Check out the trailer for the film below. Stretch and …

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Interview with Dalglish Winner Anouk Desloges

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Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre has recently announced this year’s winners of the Dalglish Family Foundation Venture Award. The award, the only one of its kind in Canada, aims to support entrepreneurship in craft and design. This year’s winners are Anouk Desloges and Shane Weaver. Anouk has just finished her three-year term as an Artist-in-Residence at Harbourfront Centre, working in sculpture and …

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Island sounds at Island Soul

The sounds of the islands come back to Toronto’s central waterfront with the highly anticipated return of Island Soul. This year’s festival explores the theme of revivalism in the Caribbean. Jam-packed with musical performances, the weekend showcases some of the Caribbean’s most talented artistic voices. One look at our musical highlights is reason enough to know that Island Soul is …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Beats, Breaks & Culture

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Beats, Breaks & Culture returns August 5–7 with a mix of live music, DJs and dance, celebrating all that’s hip-hop and electronic music! Exploring the bridge between these two genres, Beats, Breaks & Culture acknowledges the foundations of soul, jazz, disco and funk that helped create them. Like long lost siblings, the festival brings together these two worlds to explore …

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Take a trip out east this weekend – without leaving YYZ

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Our Shield to Shore Festival kicks off this weekend! Experience the best of an east-coast road trip without leaving the city –making stops along the St. Lawrence River with performances from Quebec, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and more. East Coast Comedy Revue July 22, Brigantine Room, 8:30pm Featuring the award-winning Nikki Payne (Last Comic Standing, Video on Trial, Comedy Inc.), Tim Steeves (Rick Mercer Report, This Hour Has …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Island Soul

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With the weather heating up, it’s the perfect time to come down to the waterfront and have some fun in the sun. Between July 29 – August 1, Harbourfront Centre will become a fusion of Caribbean countries, as we celebrate all things Caribbean, from the food to the people. A Lakeview Market vendor that will have your mouth watering is Alphonsa’s. …

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Boxcar Social takes over Harbourfront Centre

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Toronto! Have you heard? Our friends at Boxcar Social have moved in and we couldn’t be more excited! Swing by the site and visit their new seasonal patio, The Slip and third Boxcar Social location. With a curated, rotating list of coffees from the best roasters in North America, as well as a careful selection of some of the world’s …

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