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August 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Pottery (6 Weeks)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
6:30pm– 9:30pm

In this 6-week course, participants learn to make cups, vases and bowls on the pottery wheel and with hand-building techniques.

August 2 – October 25, 2017

Free Flicks: My Internship in Canada (Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
9:00pm–11:00pm

When parliamentary deadlock leaves an independent MP holding the swing vote on whether Canada will commit to a war overseas, he finds himself courted by both hawks and doves – both politically and in his own family – in this jaunty political satire. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Heartbreak.

August 2, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Thursday, August 3, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Intermediate Jewellery (8 Weeks)

Thursday, August 3, 2017
6:30pm– 9:30pm

In this 8-week course, participants will learn techniques such as simple stone settings, etching, chain making, simple clasps and more. Class content varies with instructor and skill level of participants. Previous metalsmithing experience required.

August 3, 2017

Book Discussion: Son of a Smaller Hero by Mordecai Richler

Thursday, August 3, 2017
6:30pm– 8:00pm

In partnership with the Toronto Public Library, The Power Plant will present a book discussion of Mordecai Richler's Son of a Smaller Hero. Before the discussion begins, The Power Plant will present a brief overview of Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter to contextualize the discussion, before delving into the cultural topics covered in the book with participants.

August 3, 2017

An Evening with Calum Graham

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00pm

A Music Garden favourite, the young guitar phenomenon Calum Graham performs his original songs and virtuosic instrumentals.

August 3, 2017

Dancing on the Pier: The Recipee Band

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00pm–10:00pm

Listen and dance along to your favourite soul and funk tracks from the 70s, 80s and 90s.

August 3, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Friday, August 4, 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, August 4, 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

Lakeview Market

Friday, August 4, 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.

August 4–7,2017

Food Vendors

Friday, August 4, 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.

August 4–7,2017

Dominica Culture Show

Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00pm– 7:30pm

The Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association present a cultural cabaret with traditional quadrille heal and toe dances, bélé dancing, drumming, traditional songs and a Creole fashion show.

August 4, 2017

Super L & Levitasyon

Friday, August 4, 2017
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Specializing in French-Creole Caribbean Zouk & Kompa rhythms, Levitasyon puts on a high energy show that guarantees you'll get you up, dance and celebrate the pulse of the Caribbean.

August 4, 2017

Caribbean Star

Friday, August 4, 2017
8:30pm– 9:00pm

Caribbean Star is back for another exciting performance at Island Soul. Don't miss an extravagant fire and limbo dance performance.

August 4, 2017

KI & The Band

Friday, August 4, 2017
9:00pm–10:30pm

One of the most influential and successful Chutney Soca bands – and three-time International Chutney Soca Monarch Band – KI & The Band – brings its signature sound to the waterfront.

August 4, 2017

CaribbeanTales Outdoor Screenings

Friday, August 4, 2017
9:00pm–11:00pm

Enjoy several short films outdoors curated by CaribbeanTales.

August 4–6,2017

J’ouvert Rhythms

Friday, August 4, 2017
10:30pm–11:00pm

Join Jayson Perez and his crew for some traditional style j’ouvert rhythms to start up your Island Soul weekend.

August 4, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Saturday, August 5, 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

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Lakeview Market

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 4–7,2017

Food Vendors

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 4–7,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

August 5–7,2017

Reelworld VR: A History of Cuban Dance

Saturday, August 5, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

This live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Television Cubana.

August 5–7,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

August 5–7,2017

Riddim & Jazz Crew

Saturday, August 5, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

The Riddim & Jazz Crew grace the Stage in the Round for their Harbourfront Centre debut.

August 5, 2017

Oware Games

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

August 5–7,2017

Stories of Coming to Canada

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

As part of our exploration of oral histories Sandra Whiting and guests present their uniquely Caribbean stories of coming to Canada.

August 5, 2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

August 5–6,2017

Groove with Sanaaj! West African Dance

Saturday, August 5, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Groove with Sanaaj, dancer and founder of Afiwi Groove school, as she takes us through West African dance steps in the Lakeside Terrace.

August 5, 2017

Afro Soca dancing with Sanaaj & Alivia Comrie

Saturday, August 5, 2017
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Groove with Sanaaj, dancer and founder of Afiwi Groove School, and Alivia Comrie as they bring Afro soca dance to the Lakeside Terrace.

August 5, 2017

Pan Fantasy Steelband

Saturday, August 5, 2017
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Pan Fantasy Steelband brings together Toronto’s Caribbean communities to an impressive collective of vibrant musicians.

August 5, 2017

CaribbeanTales: Films by Nicole Brooks

Saturday, August 5, 2017
4:30pm– 6:30pm

Join director Nicole Brooks for a talk back after the screening of her films, The Orisha Suite and The Sistah Concert.

August 5, 2017

Drew Gonsalves

Saturday, August 5, 2017
5:30pm– 6:00pm

Drew Gonsalves, the lead singer and songwriter from Kobotown, takes us on a journey of calypso song writing.

August 5, 2017

Canadian Caribbean Artist Talkshow: Michael Williams with Eric Mercury and Jay Douglas

Saturday, August 5, 2017
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Canadian broadcaster Micheal Williams talks with West Indian musicians Eric Mercury and Jay Douglas about music making in the US and Canada past present and future.

August 5, 2017

Hummingbird Tassa Drummers

Saturday, August 5, 2017
6:15pm– 7:00pm

Toronto’s premier tassa drumming group brings their sharp rhythms to Harbourfront Centre.

August 5, 2017

The Arsenals featuring Sonia Collymore

Saturday, August 5, 2017
7:00pm– 8:00pm

The Arsenals, featuring Sonia Collymore, take us on a journey through the history of Jamaican music, from its beginnings to its influence in the world of pop music today.

August 5, 2017

Moko Jumbie SwizzleStick Theatre

Saturday, August 5, 2017
7:00pm– 8:00pm

SwizzleStick Theatre animates the site with Moko Jumbie stilt dancers.

August 5–6,2017

Exco Levi

Saturday, August 5, 2017
8:00pm– 9:15pm

Exco Levi, backed by High Priest, returns to Harbourfront Centre's Concert Stage as the winner of the 2017 Juno Award for Reggae Recording of the Year.

August 5, 2017

Johnny Osbourne & Sister Nancy

Saturday, August 5, 2017
9:30pm–11:00pm

Johnny Osbourne, one of the greatest reggae singers of all time, takes the stage alongside Sister Nancy, the original dancehall muma, to bring us early dancehall sounds in their Island Soul debut.

August 5, 2017

Island Soul Late Night Reggae

Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:30pm– 3:00am

Tun up at the city's hottest roots-reggae afterparty!

August 5, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Sunday, August 6, 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

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Lakeview Market

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 4–7,2017

Food Vendors

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 4–7,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

August 5–7,2017

Reelworld VR: A History of Cuban Dance

Sunday, August 6, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

This live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Television Cubana.

August 5–7,2017

Games, Games, Games!

Sunday, August 6, 2017
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

August 5–7,2017

Sunday Scene: Rui Amaral

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Rui Mateus Amaral is Director and Curator at Scrap Metal in Toronto, Canada. In this role, Amaral has produced We are safe and all is well in our world in 2017, The Sophie La Rosiere Project in 2016 and Autocontusion, also in 2016. He holds an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Studies at OCAD University. Mateus Amaral will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

August 6, 2017

Oware Games

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

August 5–7,2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:30pm– 5:30pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

August 5–6,2017

Afro-Fusion Workshop with Percy Anane-Dwumfour

Sunday, August 6, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Get ready for some afro-fusion dance movement in the Lakeside Terrace!

August 6, 2017 15&16

Pass The Torch

Sunday, August 6, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

The children and youth of Pass The Torch keep traditions alive with a little calypso magic.

August 6, 2017

Afro-Fusion Workshop with Percy Anane-Dwumfour

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Get ready for some afro-fusion dance movement in the Lakeside Terrace!

August 6, 2017 15&16

Drumming Workshop with Hudson Forde

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Hudson Forde, of Kommotion, takes the public through the percussion and rhythms of Trinidad and Tobago.

August 6, 2017

Jay Douglas & The All Stars

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Fresh off a new musical release, Jay Douglas graces the Concert Stage with his golden voice.

August 6, 2017

CaribbeanTales: A Winter Tale & Talk-Back with Frances-Anne Solomon

Sunday, August 6, 2017
4:30pm– 6:30pm

Caribbean Tales Film Festival screens Frances-Anne Solomon’s elegiac A Winter Tale with a talk-back with director post-film.

August 6, 2017

Bahamas Junkanoo Legends

Sunday, August 6, 2017
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Dressed in stunning crepe paper, felt, sequinned and feathered costumes, the Bahamas Junkanoo Legends bring their carnival rhythm and playfulness to Harbourfront Centre.

August 6, 2017

Canadian Caribbean Artist Talkshow: Danae Peart with Jayson Perez and Roger Gibbs

Sunday, August 6, 2017
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Danae Peart talks with Toronto calypsonians John Jayson Perez and Roger Gibbs about the past, present and future of music making in Caribbean genres.

August 6, 2017

Guaracha y Son

Sunday, August 6, 2017
6:30pm– 7:30pm

This all-Cuban, Toronto-based quartet performs classic son montuno, guaracha, bolero, changüí and guajira from the 30s to 60s as well original compositions.

August 6, 2017

Moko Jumbie SwizzleStick Theatre

Sunday, August 6, 2017
6:30pm– 7:30pm

SwizzleStick Theatre animates the site with Moko Jumbie stilt dancers.

August 5–6,2017

Connector: Joel Davis

Sunday, August 6, 2017
7:30pm– 8:00pm

Don't miss a special performance by Connector aka Joel Davis, a passionate performer of calypso music.

August 6, 2017

Kommotion

Sunday, August 6, 2017
8:00pm– 9:00pm

An amazing new group of Afro-Caribbean drummers and dancers makes its Harbourfront Centre debut.

August 6, 2017

CaribbeanTales Outdoor Screenings

Sunday, August 6, 2017
9:00pm–11:00pm

Enjoy several short films outdoors curated by CaribbeanTales.

August 4–6,2017

David Rudder

Sunday, August 6, 2017
9:30pm–11:00pm

A crown prince of Calypso, David Rudder brings his sweet island sounds to the Concert Stage for a grand performance.

August 6, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Lakeview Market

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

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.

August 4–7,2017

Food Vendors

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 7:00pm

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.

August 4–7,2017

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

August 5–7,2017

Reelworld VR: A History of Cuban Dance

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

This live-action VR documentary was filmed on location in Cuba and features Ballet de la Television Cubana.

August 5–7,2017

Limbo workshop with Caribbean Star

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Caribbean Star, the famous fire performer, gives a lesson in nimbleness and style while showing you how to limbo.

August 7, 2017

Games, Games, Games!

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games – checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

August 5–7,2017

Limbo Workshop with Caribbean Star

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Caribbean Star teaches the playful challenge of the limbo dance!

August 7, 2017

Melorize

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:30pm– 2:00pm

Melorize bring the flavour of the French Caribbean world to life through a dance workshop. All are invited to participate!

August 7, 2017 13&15

Oware Games

Monday, August 7, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join the excitement as Oware, one Africa's popular board games played in the many Caribbean Islands and around the world, comes to Island Soul.

August 5–7,2017

Unik

Monday, August 7, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Unik, direct from Montreal, brings its uplifting Hatian sounds to the Stage in the Round on a breezy holiday Monday.

August 7, 2017

Calypso Stars

Monday, August 7, 2017
3:00pm– 6:00pm

A three-hour Caribbean music extravaganza of Toronto's best calypso and soca singers accompanied by a seven-piece house band led by Ossie Gurley.

August 7, 2017

Cuban Percussion with Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo

Monday, August 7, 2017
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo creates a landscape of percussive sounds in this hands-on percussion workshop.

August 7, 2017

DJ Tric Key

Monday, August 7, 2017
3:30pm– 6:00pm

DJ Tric Key brings the kompa zouk sound to keep the carnival feeling alive through the evening on the Ann Tindal Lawn.

August 7, 2017

Melorize

Monday, August 7, 2017
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Melorize bring the flavour of the French Caribbean world to life through a dance workshop. All are invited to participate!

August 7, 2017 13&15

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Book Discussion: Son of a Smaller Hero by Mordecai Richler

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
2:00pm– 3:30pm

In partnership with the Toronto Public Library, The Power Plant will present a book discussion of Mordecai Richler's Son of a Smaller Hero. Before the discussion begins, The Power Plant will present a brief overview of Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter to contextualize the discussion, before delving into the cultural topics covered in the book with participants.

August 8, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Free Flicks: Belle

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9:00pm–11:00pm

Dido Elizabeth Belle was the daughter of a British naval captain and an African slave who grew up to become a prominent abolitionist in late 18th century London – breaking barriers of race, class and gender. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: Better Than Garbage.

August 9, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Thursday, August 10, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

June 27 – September 4, 2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Local Food Market

Thursday, August 10, 2017
2:00pm– 8:00pm

This summer, stop by Harbourfront Centre on Thursdays to eat delicious food and buy quality, local goods directly from the people who produce them.

August 10 – October 5, 2017

Fiddling for the 21st Century – Eh?!

Thursday, August 10, 2017
7:00pm

The three ace fiddlers of Eh?! play the hell out of Canadian and World traditions.

August 10, 2017

Dancing on the Pier: Afro-Cuban

Thursday, August 10, 2017
7:00pm–10:00pm

Join Organiko Band, Ritmo Caliente and C. U. Dance for a hot night of Latin dancing by the lake!

August 10, 2017

Panel Discussion: Remembrance and Difference

Thursday, August 10, 2017
7:00pm– 8:30pm

To explore the themes in The Milliner's Daughter, The Power Plant will host a panel discussion led by Dr. Shelley Hornstein, professor of Architectural History and Visual Culture at York University, and author of and contributor to multiple books and anthologies related to memory in visual art, especially following the atrocities of the Second World War. Panelists will include Toronto-based artist Jessica Karuhanga; Dr. Carson Phillips, Managing Director, Neuberger Holocaust Centre; and more.

August 10, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Friday, August 11, 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, August 11, 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

Lakeview Market

Friday, August 11, 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.

August 11–13,2017

Food Vendors

Friday, August 11, 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.

August 11–13,2017

DJ Moussa featuring dancer Fumu Jahmez

Friday, August 11, 2017
7:15pm– 8:00pm

DJ Moussa delivers an intoxicating mix of different musical genres that includes zouglou, coupe decale, makossa, mbalax, ndombolo, hi-life, naija, zouk, kizomba, salsa, hip hop and R&B. One of Toronto's popular dancers and choreographer Fumu Jahmez, will join DJ Moussa to heat up the stage with his dance moves.

August 11–12,2017

Daniel Nebiat and Tiruedel Zenebe

Friday, August 11, 2017
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Eritrean krar player and vocalist Daniel Nebiat, member of the 2017 JUNO award winning group, Okavango African Orchestra performs on the Concert Stage with vocalist Tiruedel Zenebe, a popular performer of traditional and contemporary Ethiopian music.

August 11, 2017

Rhythm Umurisho

Friday, August 11, 2017
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Burundian drumming group Rhythm Umurisho captivates with their intoxicating rhythms and intricate stick-handling techniques.

August 11, 2017

Noumoucounda Cissoko

Friday, August 11, 2017
9:30pm–11:00pm

Noumoucounda Cissoko explores the explosive possibilities of the kora, as he cleverly moves between genres, from blues and jazz to hip-hop and rock, fused with his griot traditions, Senegalese pop and mbalax.

August 11, 2017

Silkscreen Printing (1 Day)

Saturday, August 12, 2017
10:00am– 6:00pm

Students learn how to make screen positives, coat and shoot silkscreens. Students take home their own original screen prints at the end of the day.

August 12 – September 23, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Saturday, August 12, 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

Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Lakeview Market

Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 11–13,2017

Food Vendors

Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00pm–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.

August 11–13,2017

Mandé Foli Kan (Mandingo Music Groove)

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Mandé Foli Kan brings to life the musical traditions of the ancient Mandingo Empire of West Africa in a rich polyrhythmic conversation between the djembe and balafon in the hands of master drummer and griot Amadou Kienou of Burkina Faso and master balafon player Adama Daou of Mali.

August 12, 2017

Shekere - African Rhythm Shakers Crafts

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Join in the fun and learn to make your own African rhythm shekere!

August 12–13,2017

African Blues with “The Professor” Adam Solomon

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00pm– 2:45pm

Juno award winner "Professor" Adam Solomon is a master guitarist and composer. He sings in English, Swahili, and Mijikenda (the Nine Tribes from Mombasa on the Kenyan coast). The "Professor" creates a unique sound that combines acoustic African blues and jazz, spiced with traditional coastal East African rhythms.

August 12, 2017

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00pm– 5:00pm

An elementary stilt dance workshop for children of all ages and an introduction to Moko Jumbie.

August 12–13,2017

Sebseb Belu Ethiopian Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:30pm– 3:00pm

Rebecca Omer and Samuel