Saturday, August 30, 2014

DJ Socalled's Retro Dance Party

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:15 AM - 1:15AM

Socalled will dig deep into his massive collection of over 10,000 vinyl records to spin a DJ set of obscure classics that will keep the party going late into the night.

August 30-31, 2014

Canoe & Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 AM - 8:00PM

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

August 29 - October 13, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 PM

Learn about motivational ways of working with family pets.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:30PM

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs. The group offers a 30-minute, variety-type show, which is both educational and entertaining.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

Lake View Market

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 11:30PM

Located at the heart of Harbourfront Centre's festivals, the Lake View Market is a cosmos of the worldliness in Toronto. Visitors can browse and shop a wide range of interesting clothing, housewares, artifacts and products as part of the full Harbourfront Centre experience.

August 29 - September 1, 2014

World Café

Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 11:30PM

Hungry? The World Café is an extension of some of the busiest kitchens in the city.

August 29 - September 1, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:30 PM

Learn about motivational ways of working with family pets.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 1:30 PM - 2:00PM

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs. The group offers a 30-minute, variety-type show, which is both educational and entertaining.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 3:30 PM

Learn about motivational ways of working with family pets.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

WoofJocks

Saturday, August 30, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:00PM

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs. The group offers a 30-minute, variety-type show, which is both educational and entertaining.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

Fellowship of the Strings - Masterclass

Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00PM

Before wind and brass instruments began appearing in klezmer ensembles of the late 19th and early 20th century, klezmer music was performed almost exclusively by fidl kapelyes (string orchestras) that featured all members of the violin family, the tsimbl (similar to a hammer dulcimer), and the poyk (percussion). Aiming to recreate the sound of these classic European klezmer ensembles, the Festival Strings Masterclass is a unique group of professional and amateur musicians.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

Yosl Rakover Speaks to G-D

Saturday, August 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30PM

A powerful, one-man testament to the power of faith, set in the Warsaw ghetto.

August 30, 2014

Yiddish Dance with Festival All-Stars

Saturday, August 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Ashkenaz continues its popular tradition of participatory dancing, across the Harbourfront site and with various festival musicians accompanying. This year’s sessions are led by Steve Weintraub, one of the foremost performers, choreographers, and teachers of Jewish dance.

August 30, 2014

From Both Ends Of The Earth

Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Reunited supergroup presents their vibrant, contemporary take on traditional Yiddish and Eastern European music.

August 30, 2014

Geoff Berner's Victory Party Band

Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

A political, drunk mix of punk and klezmer.

August 30, 2014

Aaron Kula – Black Sabbath: Blues & Jews

Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Explore the musical relationship between black music and Jews between 1920-1960, with historical commentary, images and recordings, including Billie Holiday singing My Yiddishe Mame, Cab Calloway singing Ot Azoy and Johnny Mathis singing Kol Nidrei.

August 30, 2014

Seeing Each Other and Ourselves

Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00PM

A dual art exhibit featuring works by William Kurelek and Alexander Sherbakov, co-presented with the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter.

August 30 - September 1, 2014

David Buchbinder's Odessa/Havana

Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

JUNO-winning, Jewish-Cuban fusion.

August 30, 2014

El Gusto (2011)

Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:30 PM - 10:00PM

This stunning Algerian/Irish co-production depicts the fascinating history of Algerian Chaabi music and its original Jewish and Muslim practitioners.

August 30, 2014

Aviva

Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:00 PM - 10:15PM

Stunning contemporary world music from one of Toronto’s leading Jewish roots music innovators.

August 30, 2014

Havdallah

Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:15 PM - 9:45PM

The celebration of Havdallah at the Ashkenaz Festival is Canada’s largest outdoor Havdallah ceremony.

August 30, 2014

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Saturday, August 30, 2014 9:45 PM - 11:00PM

Toronto's only Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Party-Punk-Super-Band!

August 30, 2014

Catskill Cabaret

Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:30 PM - 1:15AM

August 30, 2014

Simja Dujov

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 PM - 12:15AM

Genre defying cross-cultural musician blending Latin Cumbia, Balkan and Jewish music with electric energy.

August 30, 2014

Shtiler Tants

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 PM - 1:15AM

Revive your spirit with music provided by violinist Steven Greenman and this Yiddish dance in its most elegant and graceful forms

August 30-31, 2014

Schund

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 PM - 12:00AM

This clever and heartfelt mockumentary unfolds like a detective story exploring the disappearance of a fictional Yiddish actor 25 years ago. The only clue: a mysterious inscription on the door of his house reading "schund".

August 30, 2014

Late Night Dance Parties

Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 PM - 1:15AM

The party rages late on consecutive nights in Ashkenaz’s popular late-night dance concerts in the Brigantine Room. Groove-heavy sets from klezmer-cumbia guru Simja Dujov and psychedelic Yiddish rockers Forshpil will be followed by DJ sets from Socalled.

August 30, 2014

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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