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Sunday, August 12, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:01am–12:01am

Kazakhstan-Canadian illustrator Ola Volo deep-dives into the subtleties of human nature, celebrating life’s little surprises along the way.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Intro To Sewing: Market Bag (1 Day)

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Learn the basics of sewing to create a traditional Japanese market bag, also called an Azuma bag.

Event run: August 12–19,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

Encompassing paintings, drawings and films, The Power Plant presents Ellen Gallagher’s first exhibition in Canada.

Event run: June 23 – September 3, 2018

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant presents Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibtion in North America.

Event run: June 23 – September 3, 2018

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

For the fourth iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, The Power Plant has invited Abbas Akhavan to develop a new work for this specific site.

Event run: June 23 – September 2, 2018

Our Desires Fail Us

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 9:00pm

In a series confronting our disconnected relationship with the vast amount of waste generated by consumer culture, JP King and Sean Martindale share large-format photographs shot within waste management facilities across the GTA.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am– 9:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Sunday, August 12, 2018
11:00am– 8:00pm

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

Event run: June 26 – September 3, 2018

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore the 44 year connection between the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre and the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College at this group exhibition.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Lakeview Market

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm– 7:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs.

Event run: August 10–12,2018

Exchanges: Dialogue, Hesitation & Creation – An exhibition of work from the Feminist Photography Network’s Online Residency

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

This showcase of work by woman-identified photographers underlines how the mess of daily life can both inspire and crush the spirit of art.

Event run: August 2 – September 16, 2018

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2018
1:00pm– 3:00pm

With specially designed short training stilts sized for children, this hands-on workshop is an elementary introduction to the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing spirit of the forest.

Event run: August 11–12,2018

Alpha Yaya Diallo

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:00pm– 2:30pm

Triple JUNO Award winner Alpha Yaya Diallo has earned a matchless reputation internationally for musical excellence and the excitement of his live shows, whether playing solo or with his band, Bafing.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Afrohouse Dance with Albena de Assis

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:00pm– 2:30pm

Learn some of the basic steps for Afrohouse, a dance style popular in a number of African countries!

Event run: August 12, 2018

Neema Children's Choir

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:30pm

This choir of children from across Africa, who have been orphaned due to civil war, AIDS and under-developed social systems, raises their voices in songs of love, gratitude and praise.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Film: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:00pm– 4:30pm

This film serves as a powerful introduction to a new generation to Miriam Makeba: South African singer, anti-apartheid activist and the voice and hope of Africa.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Sebseb Belu Ethiopian Dance Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Rebecca Omer and Samuel Bekele will be giving you a tour around Ethiopia as they teach you the dances of the Tigray, Amhara, Gurage, Oromo and Wolayta.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:30pm– 5:00pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone.

Event run: August 11–12,2018

Élage Mbaye

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Senegalese master drummer Élage is a descendant of a griot family, and music, dance and percussion are all part of his life.

Event run: August 12, 2018

The Bombadils: Fiddles and Banjos and Guitars, Oh My!

Sunday, August 12, 2018
4:00pm– 5:00pm

The Bombadils bring their irresistible mix of Celtic and Appalachian music and original songwriting. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Tich Maredza Band with Ruth Mathiang & Elvis Bokosha

Sunday, August 12, 2018
4:30pm– 5:30pm

JUNO Award-winner Tich Maredza creates music that is an acoustic guitar-based fusion of Zimbabwean rhythms with Afrojazz, powered by messages of hope, inspiration, love and awareness on issues affecting mankind.

Event run: August 12, 2018

AfroFusion Dance Workshop with Esie Mensah

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:00pm– 5:45pm

AfroFusion is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary African styles fused with hip hop, dancehall, soca, contemporary, house and more.

Event run: August 12, 2018

Mukanya: Conversations with our Fathers

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:00pm– 5:27pm

From a past marred by drunkenness and violence, the village menace, Mukanya, embarks on a journey to redeem himself by saving his son. This is the journey of two men transforming into fathers. Followed by a Q&A with film-maker Siza Mukwedini.

Event run: August 12, 2018

West African Dance workshop with Mabinty Sylla & Fatoumata Kouyaté

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:30pm– 6:00pm

Join dancer Mabinty Sylla and musician Fatoumata Kouyaté for a fun and challenging workshop on West African dance!

Event run: August 12, 2018

Sadakah featuring ijo vudu Dance Company

Sunday, August 12, 2018
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Join the ijo vudu Dance International parade to the centre of Habari Africa Festival! Everybody is welcome to join, drum, dance, clap and sing along.

Event run: August 12, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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