September 10-16, 2012
Week 37 of Year 2012

La Hija Natural (Love Child)

Monday, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM

La Hija Natural (Love Child) is a vibrant story about the universal search for oneself through love, forgiveness and the realization of the mystery of life.

September 10, 2012

Orpailleur

Monday, September 10, 2012 9:15 PM

Rod decides to return to Guiana, his native country, accompanied by Gonz, his childhood friend. In Cayenne, they begin an investigation into Rod’s past. A quest that will lead them right into the heart of the virgin forest, into the camps of the illegal gold prospectors.

September 10, 2012

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:00 AM

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

September 5-26, 2012

Broken Stones

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:30 PM

A captivating documentary about the devastation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

September 12, 2012

Juan de Los Muertos (Juan of the Dead)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:30 PM

It's been 50 years since the famous Castro revolution in Cuba and a horde of zombies are causing chaos. Havana has never been so bloody.

September 12, 2012

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Thursday, September 13, 2012 5:30 PM

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

September 5-26, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

September 14-15, 2012

Stud Life

Friday, September 14, 2012 6:30 PM

Lust and homophobia put a strain on a relationship and forces a pair of friends to reevaluate their own stereotypes and beliefs on love and life.

September 14, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Friday, September 14, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Trini 2 De Bone featuring I'm Santana: The Movie

Friday, September 14, 2012 9:15 PM

The best short films from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Canadian premiere of puppet-web-sensation-turned-full-length-movie, I'm Santana: The Movie.

September 14, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

September 14-15, 2012

Paper Lantern-Making Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bring the whole family out for some arts and crafts fun!

September 15, 2012

Moon Cake Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

Come taste a sweet bite of tradition by sampling delicious moon cakes, and witness the making of soft moon cakes through a booth demonstration!

September 15, 2012

World Café

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 8:00PM

This year, take this chance to try new cultural foods by visiting our festival food vendors to taste delicious Vietnamese cuisine. You will be sure to be astounded by the unique, healthy, and colourful dishes we have to offer you at this festival!

September 15, 2012

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

September 15, 2012 13&17

Tea Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

Learn some interesting facts about a variety of different tea leaves, then sit down at our mini-café to enjoy a cup of tea while sampling mooncakes!

September 15, 2012

Community Organization Booths

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

This year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival will feature booths from community partner organizations. Get connected with resources in your community by visiting these organization booths to see what informational resources and services each of them has to offer!

September 15, 2012

TyTy Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:30 PM

TyTy is excited to take part in the Vietnamese Lantern Festival this year, singing two songs from her heart.

September 15, 2012

Stephanie Le-Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:45 PM

Performing in numerous Vietnamese festivals over the last two years, Stephanie is excited to be back for this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival!

September 15, 2012

Dance Crew Divas

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:50 PM

Returning this year to the Vietnamese Lantern Festival are the Dance Crew Divas, featuring members of many ages!

September 15, 2012 14&17

Thien Oanh

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:00 PM

As a VWAT Music Class participant, Thien Oanh will showcase what she has learned at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:00 PM

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

September 15, 2012 13&17

FrolicLassie

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:05 PM

FrolicLassie is a Toronto-based dance group covering a variety of J-pop and K-pop dances.

September 15, 2012

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:20 PM

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

September 15, 2012 15&17

Mitzi

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:25 PM

Mitzi is a Toronto dance group that specializes in dance covers by Korean pop artists.

September 15, 2012

Caribbean Web Series

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:30 PM

Exploring the dynamic and innovative web series genre from a Caribbean perspective.

September 15, 2012

Jessica Siew

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:40 PM

Jessica Siew loves to dance, whether it's for fun or in competition. Catch her performance at the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:45 PM

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

September 15, 2012 15&18

Across U-hub Music Group

Saturday, September 15, 2012 4:50 PM

Across U-hub will bring their not-to-miss musical performance to this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival stage!

September 15, 2012

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:00 PM

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

September 15, 2012 13&17

Tran Dinh Tu

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:05 PM

Tran Dinh Tu has sang in many venues around the world. Don't miss your chance to see him at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Dance Crew Divas

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:25 PM

Returning this year to the Vietnamese Lantern Festival are the Dance Crew Divas, featuring members of many ages!

September 15, 2012 14&17

Jacey Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:30 PM

Eleven-year-old Jacey Nguyen will be presenting her own cover of a song by Christine Perri called "Jar of Hearts" at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Christine Van

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:35 PM

Making her vocal performance debut at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival is Christine Van, a talented eight-year old singer with a mesmerizing voice you will love!

September 15, 2012

Alicia Nero

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:45 PM

This is Alicia's first year performing at the Vietnamese Lantern Festival!

September 15, 2012

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:55 PM

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

September 15, 2012 15&17

Canadian Caribbean Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:00 PM

Some of the best short films by Canadian filmmakers of Caribbean heritage, and featuring the world premiere of Melissa Gomez' powerful autobiographical feature documentary, Silent Music.

September 15, 2012

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:40 PM

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

September 15, 2012 15&18

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Saturday, September 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Movie Night at Fortune Cooking

Saturday, September 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Enjoy a cinematic kick-off to the Fortune Cooking Food Festival as we screen films that explore the intersection of Asian culture and food.

September 15, 2012

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Saturday, September 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

September 15-16, 2012

Back By Popular Demand

Saturday, September 15, 2012 9:30 PM

Screenings of all the films produced through the CaribbeanTales 48hr Film Challenge, and announcement of the winners. The audience's favourite feature film and short film from the CaribbeanTales Film Showcase will also be screened.

September 15, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Street Food Spotlight

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:00PM

Get your taste buds travelling as Fortune Cooking takes you on a journey to the world of Pan Asian street food.

September 16, 2012

World Café

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 7:00PM

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

September 16, 2012

Sampradaya Dance Creations

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 12:30PM

Sampradaya Dance Creations presents a suite of two folk dances from India.

September 16, 2012

Street Food Spotlight: Shirley Lum

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Join culinary historian Shirley Lum as she demonstrates a street food dish popular throughout Asia: Bean Curd Roll Stuffed with Cloud Ear, Silk Squash & Long Beans.

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

September 15-16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Host - Chris Trussell

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:00PM

Chris Trussell hosts the Street Food Spotlight series in Zone 6.

September 16, 2012

A Taste of Ontario Produce at Fortune Cooking

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Meet local Ontario growers and shop for a variety of fresh produce at this mini pop-up Farmers' Market as part of Fortune Cooking.

September 16, 2012

Kids’ Cooking Workshop with The Cookerydoo

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

In this fantastic family food workshop lead by The Cookerydoo, kids will learn to make a yummy coconut, ginger sticky rice pudding recipe!

September 16, 2012

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival with Chef Sanjiz Mathews

Sunday, September 16, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

The Toronto Garlic Festival presents The Spice Chef Sanjiz Mathews from Incredible Spice, preparing Chicken Manchurian.

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Host - Tricia Williams

Sunday, September 16, 2012 1:00 PM - 6:00PM

Tricia Williams hosts the Harvest Time Cooking Demonstrations in the Lakeside Terrace.

September 16, 2012

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 2:30PM

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

September 16, 2012 14&16

Street Food Spotlight: Sang Kim

Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Join kimchi connoisseur Sang Kim as he demonstrates a Korean street food delicacy: Duk Bok Gee - Stir-fried Rice Cakes with Kimchi.

September 16, 2012

Jeng Yi

Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:00PM

Enjoy the beauty and power of Korean drum and dance in this harvest-themed performance by Jeng Yi.

September 16, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Chef Ryo Ozawa of EDO

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Join Executive Chef of EDO, Ryo Ozawa, as he guides you through the tastes and flavours of harvest time Japanese cuisine.

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Street Food Edition

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00PM

Experience a one-day sampler of our ever-popular Fortune Cooking Iron Chef competition!

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Elizabeth Baird (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00PM

Elizabeth Baird joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Andrew Chase (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00PM

Andrew Chase joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Mary Ito (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00PM

Mary Ito joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

September 16, 2012

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Christian Pritchard (Host)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:30 PM - 5:00PM

Christian Pritchard hosts our Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition.

September 16, 2012

100 Years of Venice

Sunday, September 16, 2012 4:00 PM

Glorious music from Baroque Venice, performed by three brilliant young artists: Christopher Verrette (baroque violin), Kate Bennett Haynes (baroque cello) and Matthew Wadsworth (theorbo). Thanks to Margaret & Jim Fleck.

September 16, 2012

Little Pear Garden Collective

Sunday, September 16, 2012 4:00 PM - 4:30PM

A not-to-be-missed performance by Little Pear Garden Collective.

September 16, 2012

Street Food Spotlight: Rudy Boquila of Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

Sunday, September 16, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

Join Chef Rudy Boquila as he guides you through the creation of a delicious Filipino street food dish.

September 16, 2012

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012 4:30 PM - 5:00PM

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

September 16, 2012 14&16

Harvest Time Food Demonstration: Chef Frederick Oh

Sunday, September 16, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Join Chef Frederick Oh, founder of the Richmond Hill Culinary Arts Centre, as he demonstrates a dish from Thailand where harvest happens throughout the year: Rubies in Coconut Cream.

September 16, 2012

Raging Asian Women

Sunday, September 16, 2012 5:30 PM - 6:00PM

Raging Asian Women (RAW) continues to mesmerize audiences while pounding out the powerful sounds of social justice on the taiko. Keep your eyes and ears open for the sound of RAW's thunder!

September 16, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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