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July 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance With Me, Canada: Iroquois Social Dances with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Gadaihongwas will lead audiences through a workshop of various Iroquois dances.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day Shorts: Inuit Film Spotlights

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A family-friendly film series that explores our festival theme of Crossroads and places a spotlight on Inuit artists and culture.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Interactive Dance Activities

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 5:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Global Passports

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Families and children of all ages can create global passports and begin their journey around the world!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Spectrum: Global Bollywood - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Global Bollywood, a part of the Spectrum collaborative, hosts a Bollywood dance workshop in Lakeside Terrace.

Event run: July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

The CALL OUT

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:00pm– 4:30pm

The CALL OUT is reaching out to all b-boy/b-girl crews across the globe to meet in one destination to create an urban cultural collision amongst the dance community. Spread the word! Hosted by Benzo from Bag of Trix.

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Spectrum: Global Bollywood Music

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Spectrum is an exciting new initiative in programming, highlighting the global influences of Toronto’s dance and musical landscape.

Event run: July 2, 2012

Arabesque Bellydancing Workshop with Yasmina Ramzy

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Arabesque artistic director Yasmina Ramzy, accompanied by Arabesque percussion director Suleiman Warwar, lead a workshop that explores a fascinating journey of experiencing a new way of connecting with one's body and the rich ancient culture of the Middle East.

Event run: July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Free Flicks - Office Space

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
9:00pm

A team of unlikely rebels decide to take on their company and receive their due in this cult-classic comedy.

Event run: July 4, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: July 5–26,2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Listening the River: A Sound Sculpture by Cildo Meireles

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm

This film follows the work of Cildo Meireles, an artist, while he searches for the sound of the main Brazilian hydro banks and "processed" waters.

Event run: July 6, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

Axe Capoeira

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial art created mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences in the beginning of the 16th century.

Event run: July 6, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: The Oyster and the Wind

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A fantasy/mystery film about the disappearance of a lighthouse owner and his daughter.

Event run: July 6, 2012

Shake it Up with DJ Fabio Lima and DJ V

Friday, July 6, 2012
11:00pm– 2:00am

Shake it up as DJ Fabio Lima and DJ Vilton spin the hottest rhythms from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo!

Event run: July 6, 2012

Toys Made with Recyclables Workshop with Baby Steinberg

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Learn how to make toys using recyclable material with Baby Steinberg.

Event run: July 7, 2012

Samba de Gafieira Workshop with Brazil Dance World

Saturday, July 7, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Learn all about Samba de Gafieira, an elegant partner ballroom dance based on the samba musical rhythm. Facilitated by Brazil Dance World.

Event run: July 7, 2012

Betty Santos and Friends

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Join Betty Santos and her friends - including Digue Braga, Geovanni Cordeiro and the Group Sambalanco (Carlinhos Pernambuco, Andre Cabral, Mike Silva, Geovane Lopes and Mauro Pandeiro) - for traditional Brazillian music and more!

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Estamira

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm– 7:00pm

Estamira follows the life of a schizophrenic woman in search of the truth.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm–11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

Maria Bonita and The Band

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm– 9:30pm

Maria Bonita and The Band bring the playful rhythms of Forró Pe de Serra from Brazil straight to your backyard.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Foolish Heart

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm–11:00pm

Foolish Heart documents one man's journey to reconnect with his past.

Event run: July 7, 2012

Brazilian Carnaval Ball

Saturday, July 7, 2012
11:00pm– 2:00am

You can't help but have a great time at this carnaval ball featuring samba, traditional marchinhas, frevos, and much more! The Banda Bracatum and singers Cibele Iglesias and Salviano Pessoa promise an unforgettable party. Sponsored by Brazil Remittance.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Short Films

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Sit back and enjoy an afternoon of short films.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Chat with Casa Grande Foundation

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

The representatives from Casa Grande Foundation will be talking to the audience about their work with youth and kids.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

BRAFFTV Film Series

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Gina Badger

Sunday, July 8, 2012
2:00pm

Gina Badger is an artist and writer working in the expanded field of sculpture and installation, and she will respond to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:30pm– 5:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

BRAFFTV Film Series: Tonic Dominant

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm– 5:30pm

A film for music lovers that documents three days in the life of a young clarinetist who is in love with a violinist.

Event run: July 8, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / Vera Frenkel & Ihor Holubizky

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
7:00pm

Vera Frenkel is one of Canada’s most influential artists whose work was included in The Power Plant’s inaugural exhibition Toronto: A Play of History (1987), and she will engage in a conversation with Ihor Holubizky, a former Curator at The Power Plant from 1987–88.

Event run: July 11, 2012

Free Flicks - Zoolander

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
9:00pm

A funny satire on the modelling industry, Zoolander strikes all the right poses and is perfectly positioned to bring the laughs!

Event run: July 11, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, July 12, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: July 12 – August 23, 2012

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Beginner)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Learn the basic salsa steps that'll have you ready to move at the La Maquina de la Salsa performance immediately following this workshop!

Event run: July 14, 2012

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Intermediate)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Calling all salsa lovers! Join us for an exciting lesson in intermediate salsa moves. Beginners are welcome to show off and improve upon the skills they learned at the first workshop.

Event run: July 14, 2012

Film Screening: Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and Big Daddy Kane

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm

Emmy Award-winning producer/director P. Frank Williams will screen Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and never-before-seen clips from the Big Daddy Kane documentary. Q&A to follow.

Event run: July 14, 2012

Videos in the Orchard

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:30pm–10:30pm

Music videos on a loop!

Event run: July 14, 2012

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:27am

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&17

Arts Funding: Grant Applications Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Attend our panel discussion featuring various arts funding organizations and learn what grant applications are available to the dance/music community.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Event run: July 15, 2012 13&15

Anke Djé, Anke Bé: Diasporic African Drumming

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Along with a dynamic ensemble of musicians, Toronto-based drummer, instructor and facilitator Barry Hibbert will present an energetic programme infusing traditional drumming and dance from Guinea.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm– 3:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&17

SUNDAY SCENE / The Power Plant Animateurs

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm

The Power Plant’s trained Animateurs lead a tour of the current exhibition Tools for Conviviality.

Event run: July 15, 2012

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Event run: July 15, 2012 13&15

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&17

Assembly of First Nations: Welcome Concert

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

The Assembly of First Nations 33rd Annual General Assembly Host Committee is pleased to invite all to a musical feast!

Event run: July 17, 2012

Free Flicks - When We Were Kings

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
9:00pm

A riveting look at history, music and of course boxing, When We Were Kings is a must-see!

Event run: July 18, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Afro Caribbean and Zouk

Thursday, July 19, 2012
7:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: July 19, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 20, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm– 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Event run: July 20–22,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 21, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm– 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Event run: July 20–22,2012

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Event run: July 21, 2012 15&17

Savoury Cinema: El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm– 6:30pm

Three-star chef Ferran Adrià is widely considered the best, most innovative and craziest chef in the world. Each year his restaurant El Bulli closes for six months – time for Adrià and his team to retire to his Barcelona cooking laboratory to create the new menu for the coming season. Anything goes – except copying oneself.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:30pm– 6:00pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Event run: July 21, 2012 15&17

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Event run: July 21–22,2012

Savoury Cinema: A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

A Matter of Taste takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 22, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Traditional and Contemporary African Dance with Roshanak Jaberi

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Roshanak Jaberi and her dancers will be presenting a mixed programme of traditional African and contemporary urban dance fused with electrifying tribal house music that will move you to the core!

Event run: July 22, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm– 4:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Event run: July 20–22,2012

Field Trip: Walking Tour with Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam situate The Power Plant, the greater Harbourfront and Toronto area within its Aboriginal histories through a FREE afternoon walking tour.

Event run: July 22, 2012

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm– 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Event run: July 22, 2012

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Event run: July 21–22,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 23, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Free Flicks - Napoleon Dynamite

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
9:00pm

Napoleon Dynamite stands as an unlikely hit, with an unprecedented level of awkwardness and quotable lines!

Event run: July 25, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, July 26, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 26, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: July 5–26,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

Event run: July 27, 2012 21&22

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:30pm–11:00pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

Event run: July 27, 2012 21&22

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 28, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Musideum

Saturday, July 28, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

A music emporium full of wondrous instruments comes to Harbourfront Centre!

Event run: July 28, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 29, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Paul Zingrone

Sunday, July 29, 2012
2:00pm

Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Event run: July 29, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 30, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 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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