World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Toronto Dance Theatre’s Everyday Anthems

“Sometimes you have to put your chips behind an artist . . . and spin the wheel,” says Tina Rasmussen. “And I put all of my chips there. I think [Strauss] is pretty exciting.”

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Street Dance Academy at Harbourfront Centre!

Street Dance Academy will be presenting here at Harbourfront Centre, showcasing their best performance routines as a part of our HarbourKIDS Skating Festival. The Street Dance Canada Showcase will not only be an integral part of the festivities but it is also the qualifier for the World Street Dance Championships, so you can expect to be captivated by moves that have been practiced day in and day out by dedicated youngsters with huge hopes.

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Remarkable Brazilian Dance Company Grupo Corpo heats up Toronto

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I first saw this company in 2000, and was blown away by the physical strength and grace of the company’s male and female dancers. Grupo Corpo takes classical dance to another level by incorporating Brazilian folkloric movement such as frevo, caboclinho, capoeira, samba, afro, and much more. The distinct choreography, a distinguishing facet of Grupo Corpo, carries the richness of Brazilian culture to the stage.

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Valentine’s Day jams with DJ Lissa Monét

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Stylus Female DJ Award winner DJ Lissa Monét has a simple motto: “Good music is good music, no matter what your genre preference is.” She’s spun everywhere from New York to Africa and now we’re lucky enough to have “the go-to girl” for all things new, innovative and exclusive here at Harbourfront Centre for a V-Day Dance party on The Natrel® Rink. To …

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Philip McKee’s LEAR

In 2011, a reimagined LEAR came to HATCH, and it was anything but your average take on Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Dachshund UN

Dozens of dachshund dogs and their owners will soon take over our Enwave Theatre for a staged meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in the North American premiere of Bennett Miller’s Dachshund UN.

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HATCH and the power of the improvisational moment

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HATCH has become an important place for thinking about how we create performance – a part of a conversation among artists as well as with our audiences.

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Come And Build With A Master

It was an intense ( yet fun) auditioning process, but LEGOLAND Discovery Centre named Graeme Dymond as the Brick Factor winner ! Graeme will become the attraction’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Master Model Builder.

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Special Construction Notice

Minor Change to Queens Quay TTC Stop at York Street Effective Friday, February 8 at 6am, the 509 Harbourfront TTC bus stop on Queens Quay at York Street will be relocated to the northeast side of the intersection (curbside). The bus stop is currently located in the centre travel lanes just west of the York Street intersection. The TTC stop …

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We were there: Kuumba, presented by TD Then & Now 2013

This past weekend, Harbourfront Centre hosted its 17th annual Kuumba Festival, presented by TD Then & Now. Those that attended the festival enjoyed three days of Black History Month events showcasing local and international artists from the African and Caribbean diaspora and celebrated milestones, anniversaries and the outstanding contributions of black Canadians.

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