Shye Ben Tzur at Ashkenaz Fest

Shye Ben Tzur, a student of Indian classical music, composer, producer and performer will be bringing his special flavor of music to Ashkenaz Fest this year!

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Ashkenaz Comes to Harbourfront Centre

Ashkenaz, our Jewish and Yiddish culture festival begins today! We’ve got an overabundance of great activities that everybody can enjoy ranging from musical performances to story-telling to even Jewish Theatre!

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The Corpse Bride comes to life as part of Ashkenaz

A young groom on the way to his bride’s village accidentally weds himself to a Corpse Bride. This is the main idea behind the Jewish folk tale “The Finger“, which hails from a cycle of stories about Rabbi Isaac Luria, a foremost rabbi and Jewish mystic in the community of Safed in the Galilee region of Ottoman Palestine, and father of contemporary Kabbalah.

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Telus TAIWANfest Interviews: Chef Tim Teng

Chef Tim Teng, the King of Stewing, will be sharing the secrets of the Taiwanese staple this weekend at TAIWANfest. Teng grew up in British Columbia, went to school in Michigan and started his culinary career in his native Taiwan. This fusion of backgrounds has influenced his cooking and has led to him being one of the top young chefs …

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The Lost Rhapsody of Leo Spellman at Ashkenaz

The Ashkenaz Festival, North America’s number one festival for Jewish culture will be coming to Harbourfront Centre. With it will come one of the most amazing pieces of music to be rediscovered.

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Uncharted Waters: Diane Davis Interview

The Uncharted Waters exhibition is open until June, 2013, giving visitors to Harbourfront Centre the chance to see fantastic photography as they walk along the lake. At the opening, the artists were gracious enough to brave the stormy weather and tell us about their work. In today’s interview, Diane Davis tells us about the process behind her photography, her prior …

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Taiwanfest – Tijimur Dance Theatre

Tijimur Dance Theatre is coming back to Harbourfront Centre for Taiwanfest this weekend. The dance group put on a fantastic show at Planet IndigenUS. Check out the clip Tijimur Dance Theatre draws on the indigenous Paiwan culture of Taiwan as their inspiration. The group aims to promote Paiwan culture around the World, as said on the Taipei Economic and Cultural …

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TBW Storms Toronto

I’m in the room with The Breaking Wind (TBW) band. We’re at their stylist’s house in Milton, ON. Darko Dan, a Billy Bob Thornton look-alike and the band’s photographer, and Sarah Smith, stylist, are having a debate over plaid.

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Get in the Room with APAC

Former Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine and Cherie Brant, environmental lawyer, spoke at a recent Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada (APAC) event where professionals like Kenn Ross (Pan Am Games Toronto 2015), Veronica Johnny (musician), and Jason Wilson (Indigenous Development Inc.

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UPDATED: Francisco Alejandri of Agave Y Aguacate at Harbourfront Centre

With the end summer comes a plethora of changes. Children prepare for school, young adults gear up for college, the weather forces us to bring our sweaters and jackets out and beaches gradually become more and more deserted.

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