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August 24-26,2018
Weekend of Week 34 of Year 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Friday, August 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24–26,2018

“Fête with the Philippines” – Concert by Maestro Ken Hsieh

Friday, August 24, 2018
8:00pm–10:00pm

Maestro Ken Hsieh returns with the Toronto TAIWANfest Orchestra in a feast for the eyes and ears, featuring Auba Children’s Choir and the talented 13-year-old cellist Jamie Chan. Presented by Mandarin Restaurants

Event run: August 24, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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

Let’s Savour Taiwan

Saturday, August 25, 2018
12:00pm– 7:00pm

How can an island nation support 23 million mouths with eco-friendly and sustainable agriculture? Discover the delicious tastes and rich stories that inspired us to cross oceans and continents!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Hop on Board! The Jeepney Experience

Saturday, August 25, 2018
12:00pm– 7:00pm

Hop on board! In the modern “civilized” world, personal space can lead to distances between people. Remind yourself of how close humans can be, and squeeze on in!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Forty-Four

Saturday, August 25, 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 25, 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 24–26,2018

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

Saturday, August 25, 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

Auba Children’s Choir

Saturday, August 25, 2018
12:30pm– 9:00pm

From Taiwan’s mountains and plains come the Indigenous Rukai tribe’s Auba Children’s Choir. Discover the art of the Rukai as these elementary students share song, dance, art and crafts!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational

Saturday, August 25, 2018
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Four chefs from Toronto and around the world meet and brave the flames of the kitchen in a showcase of culinary talent in the ever-evolving pan-Asian cuisine!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational

Saturday, August 25, 2018
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Four chefs from Toronto and around the world meet and brave the flames of the kitchen in a showcase of culinary talent in the ever-evolving pan-Asian cuisine!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational

Sunday, August 26, 2018
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Four chefs from Toronto and around the world meet and brave the flames of the kitchen in a showcase of culinary talent in the ever-evolving pan-Asian cuisine!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Let’s Savour Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

How can an island nation support 23 million mouths with eco-friendly and sustainable agriculture? Discover the delicious tastes and rich stories that inspired us to cross oceans and continents!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Hop on Board! The Jeepney Experience

Sunday, August 26, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Hop on board! In the modern “civilized” world, personal space can lead to distances between people. Remind yourself of how close humans can be, and squeeze on in!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 26, 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 26, 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 24–26,2018

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

Sunday, August 26, 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

Auba Children’s Choir

Sunday, August 26, 2018
12:30pm– 6:00pm

From Taiwan’s mountains and plains come the Indigenous Rukai tribe’s Auba Children’s Choir. Discover the art of the Rukai as these elementary students share song, dance, art and crafts!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Sunday Scene: Sandra Brewster

Sunday, August 26, 2018
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Sandra Brewster is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, engaging many themes that grapple with notions of identity, representation and memory. Sandra holds a BFA from York University and a Masters of Visual Studies degree from University of Toronto. She will discuss Ellen Gallagher’s exhibition Nu-Nile.

Event run: August 26, 2018

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational

Sunday, August 26, 2018
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Four chefs from Toronto and around the world meet and brave the flames of the kitchen in a showcase of culinary talent in the ever-evolving pan-Asian cuisine!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

Power Kids: DIY Zoetropes

Sunday, August 26, 2018
3:00pm– 5:00pm

In Nu-Nile, Ellen Gallagher uses both analogue and digital animation to activate images and create the feeling of being transported into new worlds. Inspired by Gallagher’s interest in moving pictures, kids will explore the history of film by creating zoetropes using wood, cardboard and paper in this FREE workshop.

Event run: August 26, 2018

Confluence: Baroque Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2018
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Confluence presents a delightful program of chamber music and dance from the French Baroque, featuring Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière and soprano Emma Hannan. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Event run: August 26, 2018

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational

Sunday, August 26, 2018
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Four chefs from Toronto and around the world meet and brave the flames of the kitchen in a showcase of culinary talent in the ever-evolving pan-Asian cuisine!

Event run: August 25–26,2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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