February 2012

Joebell and America

Friday, February 3, 2012 6:30 PM

Celebrate Trinidad Tobago’s and Jamaica’s cinematography with a screening of this compelling film.

February 3, 2012

FILM / Cinenova: Opening Screening

Friday, February 3, 2012 7:00 PM

New York-based artist Emma Hedditch curates a screening from the Cinenova collection of women’s, feminist and queer film and video.

February 3, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Friday, February 3, 2012 8:00 PM

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

February 3- 5, 2012

Devotion

Friday, February 3, 2012 9:30 PM

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

February 3, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

Short Film Screenings

Saturday, February 4, 2012 1:30 PM

Celebrate the richness of Jamaican and Trinidadian cinema with an afternoon of short film screenings.

February 4, 2012

Fashion Blackout

Saturday, February 4, 2012 2:00 PM

A film, discussion and symposium that shines a spotlight on black and diverse designers, models, and taste-makers in the fashion industry. Strut your stuff in TV personality and supermodel Stacey McKenzie’s “Walk this Way” workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montreal’s Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

February 4, 2012

Lua Shayenne: Afro-Roots Dance Workshop and Performance

Saturday, February 4, 2012 3:00 PM

Instructor Lua Shayenne presents traditional African and Afro-contemporary dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a vehicle for spiritual and social progress.

February 4, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

Oware: The World's Oldest African Board Game

Saturday, February 4, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00PM

Learn to play the hugely popular traditional African board game Oware.

February 4- 5, 2012

Lying Lips

Saturday, February 4, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00PM

Celebrate black filmmakers with a screening of Oscar Micheaux's renowned film Lying Lips. In partnership with COMMFFEST.

February 4, 2012

Finder of Lost Children

Saturday, February 4, 2012 7:30 PM

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

February 4, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Saturday, February 4, 2012 8:00 PM

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

February 3- 5, 2012

Soca on Ice

Saturday, February 4, 2012 8:00 PM

Dr. Jay de Soca Prince returns to melt the ice with a hot blend of sizzling soca beats!

February 4, 2012

A Celebration of Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence Through Reggae with Clive Chin

Saturday, February 4, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30PM

To commemorate Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence, Clive Chin presents an exclusive DJ workshop on the history of Jamaican music as seen through his eyes. Moderated by CBC Radio 1 personality Garvia Bailey.

February 4, 2012

Rhythms of Guinea

Sunday, February 5, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Learn drum-playing techniques with Alpha Rhythm Roots.

February 5, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Sunday, February 5, 2012 3:00 PM

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

February 3- 5, 2012

P.E.A.C.E. Youth Workshop and Performance featuring Testament

Sunday, February 5, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00PM

A youth workshop and hip hop performance that centres on hip hop's healing properties and its capacity to connect with youth and people worldwide.

February 5, 2012

Oware: The World's Oldest African Board Game

Sunday, February 5, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00PM

Learn to play the hugely popular traditional African board game Oware.

February 4- 5, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Thursday, February 9, 2012 8:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Friday, February 10, 2012 8:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

Intact Insurance Day on Skates

Saturday, February 11, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:00PM

Learn more about speed skating and meet the sport's Olympic medalists at the Intact Insurance Day on Skates!

February 11-12, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012 2:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012 8:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

Intact Insurance Day on Skates

Sunday, February 12, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:00PM

Learn more about speed skating and meet the sport's Olympic medalists at the Intact Insurance Day on Skates!

February 11-12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012 2:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012 8:00 PM

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

February 9-12, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

February 18-23, 2012

Arts for Children and Youth

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

February 19-20, 2012

Skateboard-Making demos with Oasis Skateboard Factory

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Ever wonder how skateboards are made? Now you can find out, as students from Oasis Alternative Secondary School create a brand new skateboard from scratch, right before your eyes.

February 19-20, 2012

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

February 19-20, 2012

Hockey Masks

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

February 19-20, 2012

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

February 19-20, 2012

Design with the Drop

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

February 19-20, 2012

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

February 19-20, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Sunday, February 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

February 19-20, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Sunday, February 19, 2012 12:00 PM

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

February 19-20, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012 2:00 PM

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

February 18-23, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Sunday, February 19, 2012 3:00 PM

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

February 19-20, 2012

Arts for Children and Youth

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

February 19-20, 2012

Skateboard-Making demos with Oasis Skateboard Factory

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Ever wonder how skateboards are made? Now you can find out, as students from Oasis Alternative Secondary School create a brand new skateboard from scratch, right before your eyes.

February 19-20, 2012

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

February 19-20, 2012

Hockey Masks

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

February 19-20, 2012

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

February 19-20, 2012

Design with the Drop

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

February 19-20, 2012

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

February 19-20, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Monday, February 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

February 19-20, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Monday, February 20, 2012 12:00 PM

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

February 19-20, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012 2:00 PM

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

February 18-23, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Monday, February 20, 2012 3:00 PM

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

February 19-20, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012 7:00 PM

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

February 18-23, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Thursday, February 23, 2012 8:00 PM

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

February 23-25, 2012

Neighbourhood Arts Network: EMERGENCE - A Symposium on Community Arts Practice

Friday, February 24, 2012 8:00 AM - 5:30PM

The Emergence Symposium is an engaging, day-long conference that explores the direction and diversity of forms in the discipline of community arts.

February 24, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Friday, February 24, 2012 8:00 PM

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

February 23-25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

February 4-25, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Saturday, February 25, 2012 8:00 PM

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

February 23-25, 2012

POWER KIDS / Portraits

Sunday, February 26, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Inspired by the Malabar People, the dramatic portrait series by Stan Douglas currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will explore creative drawing and collage approaches to portraiture.

February 26, 2012

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance - Entity

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 8:00 PM

Ten dancers in a startling spectacle from one of the world's internationally renowned choreographers.

February 28 - March 3, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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