Box Office What's On Calendar
Festivals & Series Programme Disciplines Subscribe

August 2018

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
3:00pm– 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

The Peacock’s Tale

Thursday, August 2, 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

Thursday, August 2, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 2, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 2, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 2, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Thursday, August 2, 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

Forty-Four

Thursday, August 2, 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

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

Thursday, August 2, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Thursday, August 2, 2018
3:00pm– 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

Nagata Shachu: Kakki (Spirit)

Thursday, August 2, 2018
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Inspired performances on thunderous Japanese taiko drums, bamboo flutes, and shamisen by Toronto's Nagata Shachu. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 2, 2018

Latin Fusion

Thursday, August 2, 2018
7:00pm–10:00pm

Celebrate the rhythms of Latin America with twelve-piece Cuban group Changui Havana and dance instructor Meagan Hesham! Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Event run: August 2, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Friday, August 3, 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

Friday, August 3, 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

Friday, August 3, 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

Friday, August 3, 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

Friday, August 3, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Friday, August 3, 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

Forty-Four

Friday, August 3, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

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

Friday, August 3, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Friday, August 3, 2018
3:00pm– 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

Lakeview Market

Friday, August 3, 2018
6:00pm–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

Black Reaction

Friday, August 3, 2018
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Black Reaction is an award winning soundcrew from Toronto known for their original speeches and on-point mixing.

Event run: August 3, 2018 19&21

Nana McLean

Friday, August 3, 2018
8:00pm– 9:00pm

With such hits as “Nana’s Medley,” “Let Me Cover You” and “I Will Follow You,” JUNO Award-winning artist Nana McLean is Canada’s Queen of Reggae.

Event run: August 3, 2018

Black Reaction

Friday, August 3, 2018
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Black Reaction is an award winning soundcrew from Toronto known for their original speeches and on-point mixing.

Event run: August 3, 2018 19&21

Gyptian & Friends

Friday, August 3, 2018
9:30pm–11:00pm

This event has been cancelled.

Event run: August 3, 2018

Willi Williams

Friday, August 3, 2018
9:30pm–11:00pm

Enjoy a high-impact, international flavour performance featuring music from an original foundation member of the reggae genre!

Event run: August 3, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 4, 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 Natural Dye (Weekend)

Saturday, August 4, 2018
10:00am– 6:00pm

learn about all stages of the dyeing process including mordanting, dye-bath preparation and dyeing natural fibres, and complete a hand-dyed tote bag.

Event run: August 4, 2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, August 4, 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

Saturday, August 4, 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

Saturday, August 4, 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

Saturday, August 4, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Saturday, August 4, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Saturday, August 4, 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

Family Crafts

Saturday, August 4, 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

Saturday, August 4, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Saturday, August 4, 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

Saturday, August 4, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Afiwi Groove Presents WE ARE with Sanaaj Mirrie

Saturday, August 4, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Come groove, with live drumming and dance as you affirm and express yourself through West African movements.

Event run: August 4, 2018 14&16

The Recipee Band

Saturday, August 4, 2018
3:00pm– 4:30pm

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

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 4, 2018
3:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Afiwi Groove Presents WE ARE with Sanaaj Mirrie

Saturday, August 4, 2018
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Come groove, with live drumming and dance as you affirm and express yourself through West African movements.

Event run: August 4, 2018 14&16

Kirk Diamond

Saturday, August 4, 2018
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Kirk Diamond, winner of Reggae Recording of the Year for Greater at the 2018 JUNO Awards, performs on the Concert Stage.

Event run: August 4, 2018

Caribbean Star

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Enjoy one of the finest fire shows in Canada! Originating from St. Lucia and set to lively soca music, this show begins with the Master of Fire blowing dragon shaped swirls of fire while dancing and fire baton twirling.

Event run: August 4, 2018

Lady G & Leroy Gibbon

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:30pm–11:00pm

Witness history in the making as Lady G and Leroy Gibbon – two living legends who embody decades of hard work in the dancehall reggae arena – take the stage together for the very first time!

Event run: August 4, 2018

Island Soul Late Night

Saturday, August 4, 2018
11:00pm– 2:00am

“Tun up” at the city's hottest roots-reggae after-party with the DJ talents of Noble Works Entertainment! 19+ licensed event.

Event run: August 4, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Sunday, August 5, 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

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

The Peacock’s Tale

Monday, August 6, 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

Our Desires Fail Us

Monday, August 6, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Monday, August 6, 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

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

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

Event run: August 4–6,2018

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Monday, August 6, 2018
12:00pm– 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 4–6,2018

Forty-Four

Monday, August 6, 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

Monday, August 6, 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 3–6,2018

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

Monday, August 6, 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

Gospel Explosion

Monday, August 6, 2018
1:00pm– 5:00pm

Experience music that is life changing, with a variety of dynamic artists that will take you to the heavens and back.

Event run: August 6, 2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Monday, August 6, 2018
3:00pm– 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

The Peacock’s Tale

Tuesday, August 7, 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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Tuesday, August 7, 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

Forty-Four

Tuesday, August 7, 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

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

Tuesday, August 7, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
3:00pm– 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

The Peacock’s Tale

Wednesday, August 8, 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

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

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

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Wednesday, August 8, 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

Forty-Four

Wednesday, August 8, 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

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

Wednesday, August 8, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
3:00pm– 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

Book Discussion: Dew Breaker

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
7:00pm– 8:30pm

To complement Ellen Gallagher's Summer 2018 exhibition Nu-Nile, The Power Plant will hold a book discussion at the Fort York branch of the Toronto Public Library. The program will begin with an overview of our summer exhibitions, to be followed by a brief review of the book's plot before discussing the overlap between the book and the exhibition's themes.

Event run: August 8, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Thursday, August 9, 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

Thursday, August 9, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 9, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 9, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

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

Thursday, August 9, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Thursday, August 9, 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

Forty-Four

Thursday, August 9, 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

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

Thursday, August 9, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Thursday, August 9, 2018
3:00pm– 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

Bageshree Vaze, Vineet Vyas and Rajib Karmakar: Satyam (Truth)

Thursday, August 9, 2018
7:00pm– 8:00pm

The story of Savitri, a young woman who fights the Lord of Death to save her beloved, is brought to life in this original piece featuring Bageshree Vaze, Vineet Vyas and Rajib Karmakar. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 9, 2018

The Rat Pack

Thursday, August 9, 2018
7:00pm–10:00pm

Inspired by the 60s Rat Pack – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford – Toronto All-Star Big Band revives rhythmic jazz and bossa nova beats, while Swing Toronto teaches the accompanying moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Event run: August 9, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Friday, August 10, 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

Friday, August 10, 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

Friday, August 10, 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

Friday, August 10, 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

Friday, August 10, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Friday, August 10, 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

Forty-Four

Friday, August 10, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

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

Friday, August 10, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Friday, August 10, 2018
3:00pm– 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

Lakeview Market

Friday, August 10, 2018
6:00pm–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 10–12,2018

DJ Marvin B

Friday, August 10, 2018
7:15pm– 8:00pm

DJ Marvin B spins an intoxicating mix of sounds from across the African continent.

Event run: August 10, 2018

Songs of the Azmari

Friday, August 10, 2018
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Azmaris (Ethiopian singer-musicians) Abebe Fikade and Mimi Zenebe share their talents and the musical traditions of Ethiopia.

Event run: August 10, 2018

Fatoumata Kouyate & Mabinty Sylla – Guinè

Friday, August 10, 2018
9:00pm

This talented balafonist, singer, percussionist, and founder of Groupe Djéliguinet et ses Enfants is descended from a live of griots, and member of the National Theatre Troupe of Guinea and Amazones Women Drummers.

Event run: August 10, 2018

Sona Jobarteh

Friday, August 10, 2018
9:30pm

The first female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious West African Griot family breaks away from tradition as a modern-day pioneer in an ancient, male-dominated hereditary tradition.

Event run: August 10, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 11, 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

Saturday, August 11, 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

Saturday, August 11, 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

Saturday, August 11, 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

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Saturday, August 11, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Saturday, August 11, 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

Saturday, August 11, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Saturday, August 11, 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 10–12,2018

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Afro Dance MozAfro Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
1:30pm– 2:00pm

Pulga Muchochoma will share his unique Mozafro (Mozambique-Afro) style of movement, which combines traditional dance with Afro-Fusion styles and popular dances of Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Indian Ocean Roots

Saturday, August 11, 2018
1:30pm– 2:00pm

Indian Ocean Roots is a group of women who have come together to represent regions of Africa, including the Comoros Islands, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Madagascar and Seychelles.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00pm– 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 11–12,2018

Slimflex

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Born Felix Appiah Korang, Ghanaian singer/songwriter Slimflex is one of Toronto's most promising urban artists.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Siraba: Djembe Workshop with Master Drummer Amadou Kienou

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Join master drummer and griot Amadou Kienou at the Siraba ("the meeting place on the road" in Malinke) as he shares the universal language of the djembe drum.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Sangele Headwrap Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Learn the creative art and cultural traditions of the "sangele," or African headwraps, in this workshop with Sani Abu Mohammed.

Event run: August 11, 2018

South Sudan Acholi Cultural Dance Group

Saturday, August 11, 2018
3:30pm– 4:15pm

Enjoy exciting performances of traditional dances like the Larakaraka, Bwola and Dingi-Dingi, which have been passed down through generations.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Film: Burkinabè Rising

Saturday, August 11, 2018
4:00pm– 5:15pm

A small landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists, musicians and engaged citizens who carry on the revolutionary spirit of former president Thomas Sankara.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Saturday, August 11, 2018
4:30pm– 6:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–12,2018

Haiba & Hassan el Hadi

Saturday, August 11, 2018
5:00pm– 5:30pm

Two oud masters bring to life the desert sounds of North Africa, crossing cultural borders from Marrakech to El Obeid and weaving a tapestry of sounds that celebrate their rich musical heritages.

Event run: August 11, 2018

DJ Moussa with Fumu Jahmez

Saturday, August 11, 2018
6:00pm– 6:30pm

DJ Moussa delivers an intoxicating mix of different musical genres as dancer and choreographer Fumu Jahmez performs.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Barnes/Woldemichael Ethio-jazz Quartet

Saturday, August 11, 2018
6:30pm– 7:15pm

Canadian Drummer Daniel Barnes and Ethiopian saxophonist Girma Woldemichael perform original music of diverse cultural origins alongside Ethio-jazz classics.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Félicité

Saturday, August 11, 2018
7:00pm– 9:05pm

Félicité is a proud, free-willed woman working as a singer in a bar in Kinshasa. Her life is thrown into turmoil when her son falls victim to an accident, and she’s left to pay for life-saving treatment.

Event run: August 11, 2018

Africa All-Stars

Saturday, August 11, 2018
8:00pm

This star-studded collective unites the talents of JUNO award-winning musicians, each an expert in their individual style and together promising to keep attendees dancing non-stop.

Event run: August 11, 2018

The Black Stars

Saturday, August 11, 2018
9:00pm

The Black Stars is a coalition of afro-influenced dancers, combing styles such as Azonto, Kuduro and Ndom, under the visionary direction of Esie Mensah, one of the top dancers and choreographers in Canada.

Event run: August 11, 2018

The Ace of Africa

Saturday, August 11, 2018
9:40pm–11:00pm

The Ace of Africa features a talented line-up of musicians that deliver an exhilarating mix of Congolese and popular dance music. Singer/songwriter Blandine joins the group for this special performance.

Event run: August 11, 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

The Peacock’s Tale

Monday, August 13, 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

Our Desires Fail Us

Monday, August 13, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

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

Monday, August 13, 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

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Monday, August 13, 2018
3:00pm– 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

The Peacock’s Tale

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
12:01am–12:01am