The Consulate of Mexico celebrate the memory of Carlos Fuentes

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. During the holiday, friends and family come together to celebrate the memory of those who have passed away. One of the many traditions connected with the holiday involves building ofrendas (offerings) honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, the favorite foods/beverages of the …

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DanceWorks brings great dance to NextSteps

DanceWorks, which began as a collective of independent dance artists in 1977, has grown to become Toronto’s leading presenter of independent dance. DanceWorks has long been a staple whihin our NextSteps season, and this season is no different. They have a number of exciting 2012/13 Mainstage Performances including DanceWorks DW200 – Nova Dance and Louis Laberge-Côté, which is their 200th …

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Artist Caitlyn Chisamore

We sat down with artist Caitlyn Chisamore to chat about her art, thoughts on teaching and advice for first-time painters.

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Tracey-Mae Chambers

Tracey-Mae Chambers is an emerging Métis/Ojibway artist in Dunnville, Ontario. She is an abstract artist painting in acrylics and mixed media.

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Native Women in the Arts tackles Stereotypes

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) will be presenting I’m Not the Indian You Have in Mind next week as part of our NextSteps season. We thought we’d give readers an opportunity to learn a bit more about them, and what they do. Check out the interview below with Erika Iserhoff, Artistic Producer of NWIA. Can you tell us about …

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What does it mean to be Indigenous?

Next up in our NextSteps season is Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) with a piece that asks the question, What does it mean to be Indigenous? NWIA is a not-for-profit organization for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women from diverse artistic disciplines who share a common interest in culture, art, community and the advancement of Indigenous peoples. The piece, …

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Evalyn Parry’s SPIN comes to Harbourfront Centre

Evalyn Parry is an award-winning Canadian songwriter, spoken word and theatre artist. And just for HarbourKIDS: Folk, she has has created a brand new adaptation of her hit show SPIN.

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ProArteDanze bring 4 pieces to our NextSteps Stage

Nine year old ProArteDanza, is a Toronto based dance collaboration between artistic director, Roberto Campanella, artistic associate, Robert Glumbek, and artistic associate and administrator Joanna Ivey. As part of the NextSteps dance series they will be presenting Season 2012, consisting of 3 of their past works and one world premiere.

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Kids As Curators

Children’s Own Museum (COM) came to fruition 25 years ago with the goal of creating a Toronto based museum specifically for children, similar to those that exist in other prominent north american cities.

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Wise Daughters Craft Market

Wise Daughters Craft Market opened in the Junction in 2009, specializing in locally handmade goods and offering craft workshops for adults, teens and kids.  Owner Mary Breen took some time to answer a few questions for us to share more about Wise Daughters and what we have to look forward to at HarbourKIDS:Folk.

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