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Due to construction in the area, please allow extra travel time when visiting Harbourfront Centre. Details here.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Friday, July 28, 2017
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant presents Ydessa Hendeles' first retrospective exhibition at a public institution.

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Our summer exhibitions include Legacies 150, co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, a collection of stories from Canadians of all walks of life reflecting on legacy and inheritance through photography.

June 24 – September 17, 2017

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Friday, July 28, 2017
3:30pm– 8:00pm

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

July 20 – September 4, 2017

Azar Nafisi: How Cultures Influence and Change One Another

Friday, July 28, 2017
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Azar Nafisi – best known as the author of the national bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran – is a Visiting Professor and the executive director of Cultural Conversations at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

July 28, 2017

Lakeview Market

Friday, July 28, 2017
6:00pm–11:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more.

July 28–30,2017

Food Vendors

Friday, July 28, 2017
6:00pm–11:00pm

Grab some food and take in the view. Our food vendors are an extension of some of the busiest kitchens in the GTA, and an important complement to the summer festival season at Harbourfront Centre.

July 28–30,2017

Kiosk

Friday, July 28, 2017
7:00pm

Experience Tehran's Kiosk, a rock band known for its blend of musical styles and wry lyrics confronting Iranian cultural angst.

July 28–29,2017

Tehran Teahouse and Café Cinema

Friday, July 28, 2017
7:00pm–11:00pm

Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the way to Iran! This authentic Teahouse is the place to go to relax with a cup of perfect Persian steeped tea!

July 28–30,2017

Razor’s Edge – A film by Bahman Maghsoudloo

Friday, July 28, 2017
7:00pm– 9:30pm

Through interviews with many leading actresses of the time and unprecedented access to rare film clips of their work, filmmaker Bahman Maghsoudlou sheds a light on the important and controversial role women played in the development of Iranian cinema.

July 28, 2017

Talk by Abbas Milani

Friday, July 28, 2017
8:00pm– 9:30pm

Join Professor Abbas Milani as he discusses the Iranian Revolution and Fall of the Shah through recently declassified American documents. Conversation in Persian on July 28 and English on July 29.

July 28–29,2017

Arash

Friday, July 28, 2017
8:00pm– 9:30pm

Arash is a Persian myth dating back over one thousand years. In the 1970s, the myth was adapted by the prominent Iranian playwright and film director Bahram Beyzaie, who updated the myth with strong humanist, anti-war and anti-hero themes.

July 28–30,2017

Photography Contest Exhibition

Friday, July 28, 2017
8:00pm–11:00pm

View the winning photos of Tirgan 2017 photography contest, whose theme was ‘Benevolence’.

July 28–30,2017

Mojgan Shajarian and Ensemble

Friday, July 28, 2017
8:30pm–10:00pm

The first act deals with amorous and mystical themes inspired by the ghazals of classical giants, as well as contemporary poets. The second act takes on social issues and makes use of contemporary poetry.

July 28–29,2017

Varashan Percussion Ensemble

Friday, July 28, 2017
8:45pm– 9:15pm

Varashan, named after an old Iranian rhythm, is a Persian percussion ensemble based in Toronto, directed by Pedram Khavarzamini.

July 28–29,2017

From the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf

Friday, July 28, 2017
9:30pm–10:30pm

The repertoire, originally arranged by Mohsenipour brothers, is conceived and adapted for the impressive steps of Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, the dancer that will accompany us throughout the journey, to remember and give insight into the now distant Iran.

July 28–29,2017

Under the Shadow – A film by Babak Anvari

Friday, July 28, 2017
10:00pm–11:30pm

Under the Shadow is a 2016 internationally co-produced horror film written and directed by Iranian-born Babak Anvari as his directorial debut. A mother and daughter are haunted by a mysterious evil in 1980s Tehran, during the War of the Cities.

July 28, 2017

Bazaar Project

Friday, July 28, 2017
10:30pm–11:30pm

Bazaar is an experimental World Music project based on folk and regional melodies and motifs from the Middle East arranged for a World Music/Jazz/Atmospheric feel and soundscape.

July 28–29,2017

ASADI

Friday, July 28, 2017
11:00pm–12:00am

ASADI, the young artist brings to the table an authentic style of trap that combines the alluring Persian sound with an ancillary electronic beat, creating a sound that satisfies all avid millennials.

July 28–29,2017

Late Night DJ Mohsen

Friday, July 28, 2017
11:59pm– 1:59am

Radio Javan's DJ Mohsen will sweep audiences off their feet with Tirgan’s late-night show.

July 28–29,2017

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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