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July 16-22,2018
Week 29 of Year 2018

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Monday, July 16, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Monday, July 16, 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: July 13–29,2018

Sean Martindale

Monday, July 16, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Monday, July 16, 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

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Tuesday, July 17, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 17, 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, July 17, 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, July 17, 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

Sean Martindale

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

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

Tuesday, July 17, 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: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Tuesday, July 17, 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

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Wednesday, July 18, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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

Sean Martindale

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

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

Wednesday, July 18, 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: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Wednesday, July 18, 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

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Thursday, July 19, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Thursday, July 19, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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

Sean Martindale

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

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

Thursday, July 19, 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: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Thursday, July 19, 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

New Zealand String Quartet: From Russia With Love

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm– 8:00pm

The New Zealand String Quartet performs Beethoven's Quartet in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 and Stravinsky's cheeky Concertino for string quartet. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: July 19, 2018

Sock Hop 50s & 60s Flashback

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm–10:00pm

Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the Sock Hop, while Julie Epplett of West Coast Swing teaches accompanying steps and moves. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Event run: July 19, 2018

Film Screening: Wan Pipel

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00pm– 9:00pm

The Power Plant's summer exhibiting artist Ellen Gallagher suggested the film Wan Pipel as it explores themes similar to those she explores in her exhibition Nu-Nile. The film will be introduced by Vincent van Velsen, who will also give remarks afterwards about the themes of the film and how they overlap with Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

Event run: July 19, 2018

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Friday, July 20, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, July 20, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 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

Sean Martindale

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

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

Friday, July 20, 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: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Friday, July 20, 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

Bif Naked: How I Came to Love Myself Today

Friday, July 20, 2018
7:30pm

She’s survived sexual abuse, drug overdose and cancer. No wonder she blazes with life.

Event run: July 20, 2018

Tellin’ It Like It Is: Featuring Cathy Jones & Gina Yashere

Friday, July 20, 2018
7:30pm

Funny, intelligent women of sass and smarts lay it all out, with no holds barred. No topic is taboo!

Event run: July 20, 2018

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Saturday, July 21, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, July 21, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 21, 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, July 21, 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, July 21, 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

Sean Martindale

Saturday, July 21, 2018
10:00am–11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Saturday, July 21, 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

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

Saturday, July 21, 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: July 12–29,2018

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 21, 2018
3:00pm– 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Event run: July 14–29,2018

The Poet is Present

Saturday, July 21, 2018
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Share your stories with poet Ronna Bloom, who will write a personal poem just for you, to inspire bravery and overcome the fear of failure.

Event run: July 21–22,2018

Cody Coyote

Saturday, July 21, 2018
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Hip-Hop/Electronic artist and songwriter Cody Coyote grasps his listeners attention in various ways and delivers a mesmerizing performance.

Event run: July 21, 2018

The Poet is Present

Saturday, July 21, 2018
5:30pm– 7:00pm

Share your stories with poet Ronna Bloom, who will write a personal poem just for you, to inspire bravery and overcome the fear of failure.

Event run: July 21–22,2018

In Conversation with Gina Yashere

Saturday, July 21, 2018
6:00pm

Hilarious, spontaneous, outrageous, genius! Get all this and more from the incomparable, the vivacious British comedian Gina Yashere.

Event run: July 21, 2018

The Young’uns

Saturday, July 21, 2018
7:30pm

The Young’uns have fast become one of the must-see groups on the UK folk scene with their mix of music, humour, storytelling and social commentary.

Event run: July 21, 2018

We Ain't Terrorists featuring Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje

Saturday, July 21, 2018
9:30pm–11:00pm

Better tape your ribs for this one. Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje’s stand-up comedy show aims to maim.

Event run: July 21, 2018

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Sunday, July 22, 2018
12:00am–12:00am

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

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Power Kids: Sea Snail Studies

Sunday, July 22, 2018
3:00am– 5:00am

As part of an oceanography course, artist Ellen Gallagher spent a semester studying, collecting, and drawing small wing-footed snails called pteropods. Her time spent drawing these underwater creatures helped inform the work she makes today. In this kids workshop at The Power Plant, we will look at images of underwater creatures, abstract them, and then transform them into mixed-media paintings using canvas, paint and Plasticine.

Event run: July 22, 2018

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, July 22, 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: July 13–29,2018

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 22, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 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

Sean Martindale

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:00am– 9:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Event run: July 12–29,2018

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Sunday, July 22, 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

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

Sunday, July 22, 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: July 12–29,2018

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Event run: July 14–29,2018

The Poet is Present

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2:00pm– 3:30pm

Share your stories with poet Ronna Bloom, who will write a personal poem just for you, to inspire bravery and overcome the fear of failure.

Event run: July 21–22,2018

Indigenous New Wave

Sunday, July 22, 2018
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre and Folk Music Ontario have partnered to present the best of Indigenous folk artists. Featuring Dawn Pritchard, Tara Williamson and Erin Costelo.

Event run: July 22, 2018

Taktus: Mirrored Glass

Sunday, July 22, 2018
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Taktus marimba duo performs music by iconic minimalists Ann Southam and Philip Glass. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: July 22, 2018

The Poet is Present

Sunday, July 22, 2018
4:30pm– 6:00pm

Share your stories with poet Ronna Bloom, who will write a personal poem just for you, to inspire bravery and overcome the fear of failure.

Event run: July 21–22,2018

In Conversation with The Young’Uns

Sunday, July 22, 2018
5:00pm

Have your say at this talk-back event with one of the foremost groups in the UK folk scene.

Event run: July 22, 2018

Wāhine Toa - Warrior Women

Sunday, July 22, 2018
6:00pm

An exploration of contemporary Indigenous music and dance that invokes and expresses the strength and spiritual earthy power of the women of Aotearoa – the Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Maniapoto peoples.

Event run: July 22, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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