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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Harbourfront Centre strictly adheres to Ontario Public Health guidelines, ensuring a safe return for our audiences and artists.

Stories We Tell: Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our five fall exhibitions help celebrate the 37th International Festival of Authors and Nuit Blanche at Harbourfront Centre. The lineup includes Five Ways, which explores the graphic novel and is guest curated by Canadian cartoonist, writer and artist Seth.

Ofrendas

Saturday, November 5, 2016
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Ofrendas are altars to the departed and display items and facetes of a beloved one's life and legacy.

Arts and Crafts with Casa Cultural Mexicana

Saturday, November 5, 2016
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Get creative with Casa Cultural Mexicana and turn paper into tributes to Day of the Dead.

Decorate a Calavera!

Saturday, November 5, 2016
12:00pm – 4:30pm

Decorate pre-made calaveras (sugar skulls) with royal icing in different colours and decorative materials.

Grupo Folklorico Tonatiuh

Saturday, November 5, 2016
12:45pm – 1:30pm

In a show dedicated to children, Grupo Folklorico Tonatiuh's young cast celebrate their loved ones through historical Mexican dances.

Aztec Dance

Saturday, November 5, 2016
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Explore pre-Hispanic Mexico with Aztec Dance Group, who interpret connecting with the dead through drumming and dance.

Post mortem

Saturday, November 5, 2016
1:30pm – 2:15pm

Direct from Mexico, Colectivo Cuerda Floja interprets death using puppetry in a western gothic style show with a dose of black humour.

Las Catrinas

Saturday, November 5, 2016
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Join Las Catrinas from Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico as they parade around our Day of the Dead festivities showcasing dresses and costumes from all over Mexico.

Verses and Tributes

Saturday, November 5, 2016
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Louwop, emcee from Los Poetas, recites verses in English and in Spanish in homage to the departed who are paid tribute in the ofrendas. Accompanied by live music.

Day of the Dead Face Painting

Saturday, November 5, 2016
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Get into the spirit of the Day of the Dead with free face painting and giveaways courtesy of Scotiabank!

Las Catrinas

Saturday, November 5, 2016
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Join Las Catrinas from Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico as they parade around our Day of the Dead festivities showcasing dresses and costumes from all over Mexico.

Pan de Muerto Explained

Saturday, November 5, 2016
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Panchos Bakery teaches us about the history of pan de muerto, and how it is made in both traditionally and using the technology of today.

Palo Dado

Saturday, November 5, 2016
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Celebrate traditional Mexican music with Mexican roots quartet, Palo Dado.

Post mortem

Saturday, November 5, 2016
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Direct from Mexico, Colectivo Cuerda Floja interprets death using puppetry in a western gothic style show with a dose of black humour.

The Mexicans Folk Ballet

Saturday, November 5, 2016
3:30pm – 4:30pm

The Mexicans Folk Ballet and the Academy of Mexican Music & Dance of Chicago join forces to create a show full of surprises, featuring dance, poetry, and song.

Las Catrinas

Saturday, November 5, 2016
3:30pm – 4:00pm

Join Las Catrinas from Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico as they parade around our Day of the Dead festivities showcasing dresses and costumes from all over Mexico.

Viva Mexico Mariachi

Saturday, November 5, 2016
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Viva Mexico Mariachi delivers an explosive show of Mexico’s venerable traditional music, featuring the powerful vocals of Cecilia Guerrero.

Amor Eterno: A Tribute to Juan Gabriel

Saturday, November 5, 2016
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Cascabel and special guests pay tribute to the great Mexican singer Juan Gabriel. Featuring performances by Yuri Pedraza, Julian Marz, Evaristo Machado and Myriam Suarez.

Art of Time Ensemble: That's Not Funny

Saturday, November 5, 2016
8:00pm

The Art of Time Ensemble presents a program that eschews the serious in favour of the funny.

Toronto Dance Theatre – Animated

Saturday, November 5, 2016
8:00pm

Toronto Dance Theatre presents twelve fabulous dancers in a program of short works including Martingales and Animated Shorts, set to the rollicking music of Michael J. Baker.

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