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Sunday, August 5, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 5, 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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, August 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, August 5, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Family Crafts

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

Create your own clothespin carnival characters and Afro-Caribbean inspired necklaces and accessories with artist Karen Bell-Higgins.

Event run: August 4–6,2018

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 5, 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 5, 2018
12:00pm–11:00pm

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

Event run: August 3–6,2018

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

Sunday, August 5, 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 5, 2018
1:00pm– 4:00pm

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 4–6,2018

Pan Fantasy

Sunday, August 5, 2018
1:30pm– 2:30pm

Enjoy family steel pan workshops from one of the leading pan bands in the country, and stay until their last set for a special performance!

Event run: August 5, 2018 13&18

Sunday Scene: Chelsea Rothman

Sunday, August 5, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Chelsea Rochman is an Assistant Professor in Ecology at the University of Toronto. Chelsea has been researching the sources, sinks and ecological implications of plastic debris in marine and freshwater habitats for the past decade. She has published dozens of scientific papers in respected journals and has led international working groups about plastic pollution. In addition to her research, Chelsea works to translate her science beyond academia. Rothman will discuss Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

Event run: August 5, 2018

Afiwi Groove Presents I AM with Sanaaj Mirrie

Sunday, August 5, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Come groove, affirm and express yourself through west African dance movements.

Event run: August 5, 2018

Calypso Stars

Sunday, August 5, 2018
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Calypso Stars, a community collaboration between Harbourfront Centre and the Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes (OCPA), is the premiere stage for original and innovative Canadian calypso and soca.

Event run: August 5, 2018

Power Kids: Family Features

Sunday, August 5, 2018
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Many of the works in Grada Kilomba’s exhibition, Secrets to Tell, explore language and its effect on how we see ourselves. In this FREE kids workshop, families are invited to choose three words or phrases that best describe their family and then illustrate them using paper, paint and markers to create triptychs.

Event run: August 5, 2018

Pan Fantasy

Sunday, August 5, 2018
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Enjoy family steel pan workshops from one of the leading pan bands in the country, and stay until their last set for a special performance!

Event run: August 5, 2018 13&18

Pan Fantasy

Sunday, August 5, 2018
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Enjoy family steel pan workshops from one of the leading pan bands in the country, and stay until their last set for a special performance!

Event run: August 5, 2018 13&18

The Recipee Band

Sunday, August 5, 2018
7:00pm– 8:30pm

With more than 20 years of professional experience among them, The Recipee Band continues to wow audiences with the “perfect recipee” of rock, soul, funk, country, jazz, reggae and blues sounds.

Event run: August 4–5,2018

After Mas

Sunday, August 5, 2018
8:45pm– 9:15pm

After Mas tells the story of a love that flourishes under the cover of darkness during the festival of J’ouvert on the streets of Port-of-Spain.

Event run: August 5, 2018

DJ Tasha Rozez

Sunday, August 5, 2018
9:00pm–10:30pm

Get ready to rocksteady as DJ Tasha Rozez gets you into the Island Soul weekend vibe!

Event run: August 5, 2018

Bazodee

Sunday, August 5, 2018
9:15pm–11:00pm

CaribbeanTales International Film Festival is proud to present Light It Up! Carnival Edition. Featuring steamy Trinidadian romance musical Bazodee with Machel Montano and a series of Carnival-themed shorts.

Event run: August 5, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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