A taste of Kevin Brauch, host of Hot & Spicy Food Festival’s Iron Chef Competition

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We had a chance to sit down with food pro Kevin Brauch, host of Iron Chef Americaand our upcoming International Iron Chef Competition. Kevin explains how he became a pro as well shares some hot tips for our chefs.

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In the presence of genius

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Creative Genius is an inspired collection of home and personal accessories created by some of the most talented emerging makers we know. Some of them are busy creating in our Craft & Design Studios and others hail from across Canada. All of them have designed items that tickle our imaginations in limited-run

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The common language of music: an interview with Joe & Sekou

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“We’ve been raised in very different cultures in so many ways, but we share a lot of the same interests musically.” – Joe Driscoll This weekend, our annual Hot & Spicy Food Festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. This concept can definitely be seen – or rather heard – in the music of Joe …

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No matter your taste, Hot & Spicy Food Festival has you covered

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Taste buds rejoice! Harbourfront Centre’s Hot & Spicy Food Festival makes its triumphant return August 15–17. This years Hot & Spicy Food Festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. With this idea in mind, the festival showcases a range of culinary delicacies as well as exciting hot rhythms and spicy grooves from …

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Vendors to visit during the Expressions of Brazil festival

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Join us at Harbourfront Centre this weekend as we honour all things Brazil at our Expressions of Brazil festival! Brazil is a country of huge proportions and contrasts, and exercises a mysterious attraction over many people. As a multicultural and multiethnic society, each of its 5 regions represents its own influences and identities, all rich and diverse in their unique ways. Expressions of Brazil will explore these different regions, showcasing local, national and international artists that are part of the Brazilian diaspora. As the largest country in South America, it is a kaleidoscope of fascination.

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10 Reasons to love, like and attend Yogapalooza

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Curious about Yoga? Now’s your chance. We know it can be a little intimidating to walk into a Yoga Studio when you’ve never tried it before.  Yogapalooza is the perfect way to sample a wide variety of classes in a fun setting.  Join us for Yogapalooza – Movement, Music and Meditation at Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto on August 16 and 17. Bring your family and friends to enjoy this special weekend of free events.

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Your Brazilian adventure awaits at Expressions of Brazil

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It didn’t matter what country you were rooting for when Brazil hosted the World Cup, the event united families and friends throughout Toronto as they watched the beautiful game. Hints of Brazil’s vibrant culture were teased throughout the broadcasts but never truly explored. Luckily Harbourfront Centre will give you a chance to delve deep into the diverse culture of this Latin American country during the Expressions of Brazil festival, which runs August 8 to 10.

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Come explore the world of film at Expressions of Brazil

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This weekend at Expressions of Brazil, we are hosting six internationally acclaimed films from the Brazilian Festival of Film & TV (BRAFFTV)  the largest Brazilian film festival, outside of Brazil. These award-winning films are co-produced by Brazilian and Canadian filmmakers, highlighting national and international talent.

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Vendors to look out for during Island Soul festival

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Join us at Harbourfront Centre this long weekend as we honour all things Caribbean at our Island Soul festival! Island Soul explores Caribbean identities through a vibrant celebration of music, dance, language, food, film, workshops and more. During these festivities, be sure to take your taste buds on a delicious adventure at the World Cafe where we have some tasty treats & dishes from Caribbean Catering Services, Nate’s Palate, V’s Place, La Perlle Des Antilles, Authentic Taste of India Cuisine and New Bilan. After some flavourful exploration come and see some of the amazing vendors being showcased at the Lake View Market! This weekend we are happy to feature Liwi 68, Artaquo, Enca Designs, Curls with Care, Knowledge Bookstore and African Drums & Art Crafts, offering an array of unique and attractive goods for all ages.

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Book your all-inclusive Caribbean getaway with Harbourfront Centre this long weekend

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Harbourfront Centre is pulling out all the stops for our much-anticipated summer festival Island Soul and ensuring you get a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive Caribbean package, minus the travel time and passport. It’s a four-day celebration on the shoreline of Lake Ontario that includes free music, free dance, free games and so much more. Only available August 1–4!
Upgraded packages are available ($).

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