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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DJ Skate Nights Get Serious

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Riding on the success of a full-length album (Dim Sum), critically acclaimed singles and a Juno Award, DJ Serious has proven himself a force to be reckoned with in Canadian music.

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Grupo Corpo

Undoubtedly one of the world’s most celebrated dance companies, Brazil’s Grupo Corpo exudes a diverse character.

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Queens Quay Construction Update Feb. 4-8

Despite weather delays last week, crews continued preparatory work for the installation of new storm and sanitary infrastructure on Queens Quay. In addition to dewatering activities, crews are expected to begin the construction of a new storm line between Rees Street and The Beer Store. With the demolition of the top of the TTC tunnel complete, TTC crews were able …

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A little Soca Therapy (served with ice)

It’s almost impossible to talk about soca music in Toronto without mentioning the name Dr. Jay de Soca Prince! How could we nothave the soca music ambassador back for another DJ Skate Night?

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Children’s Own Media Museum: a pop-up gallery created by children and families

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Che Marville of The Children’s Own Media Museum recently spoke to our blog about the value of arts programming for children. The following is what she wanted to share with our readers: At the Children’s Own Media Museum (COMM) we believe the greatest generation is here today and growing up fast. Our mission is to give children the tools, inspiration …

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Toronto’s legendary Trane Studio: A lesson in history, art and tradition

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Over the years, dozens of musical icons have inspired and birthed new cultural movements, ideas and methodologies. We have seen their legacies furthered and preserved in the forms of countless tributes, reincarnations and even the occasional parody. Toronto’s Trane Studio did its part to remind us of the contributions made by saxophone prodigy and musical legend, John Coltrane, until it …

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