August 20-26, 2012
Week 34 of Year 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 20, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 23, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Thursday, August 23, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

July 12 - August 23, 2012

Songs for Cello

Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:00 PM

Transcendent improvisations on his five-string cello by Rufus Cappadocia.

August 23, 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 24, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 24, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 24, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 24, 2012 6:00 PM - 11:00PM

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.

August 24-26, 2012

SumTais Dance

Friday, August 24, 2012 6:15 PM - 7:00PM

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

August 24-26, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 24, 2012 7:00 PM - 11:00PM

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

August 24-26, 2012

Never Leave Yen-J Alone

Friday, August 24, 2012 8:30 PM - 10:00PM

Finally getting a chance to trade his basement for big stages, Yen-J is gradually realizing his musical dream!

August 24, 2012

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Friday, August 24, 2012 10:00 PM

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

August 24-26, 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 25, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

World Café

Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

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.

August 24-26, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

August 24-26, 2012

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Saturday, August 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

August 25-26, 2012

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Saturday, August 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

August 25-26, 2012

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Saturday, August 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 8:30PM

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

August 25-26, 2012

Rose, Rose, I Love You featuring the Line Dancers of Metro Square

Saturday, August 25, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Get ready to sway with the Line Dancers of Metro Square as they celebrate the life of Feng Fei Fei, also known as The Queen of Hats, with a series of her songs in their newest line dances.

August 25, 2012

Tijimur Dance Theatre presents Kurakuraw

Saturday, August 25, 2012 3:00 PM

Inspired by Paiwan traditions, Tijimur Dance Theatre is one of Taiwan’s most exciting indigenous contemporary dance companies.

August 25, 2012

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Saturday, August 25, 2012 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

August 25-26, 2012

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Saturday, August 25, 2012 5:30 PM - 6:30PM

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

August 25-26, 2012

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Saturday, August 25, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

August 25-26, 2012

When the clapping begins... Remembering the Queen of Hats: Singing Contest Winners!

Saturday, August 25, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Feng Fei Fei (affectionately known as The Queen of Hats) is one of Taiwan's most legendary female singers of all time!

August 25, 2012

A Gift of Love featuring Pin Kuan

Saturday, August 25, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

Nicknamed “The Prince of Love,” Pin Kuan is known for using his music to move people’s hearts, especially those of his female fans.

August 25, 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 26, 2012 10:00 AM - 9:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

World Café

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

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.

August 24-26, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

August 24-26, 2012

SumTais Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:15 PM - 1:00PM

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

August 24-26, 2012

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Sunday, August 26, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

August 25-26, 2012

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Sunday, August 26, 2012 1:00 PM - 4:00PM

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

August 25-26, 2012

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Sunday, August 26, 2012 1:00 PM - 5:00PM

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

August 25-26, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Fern Bayer

Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:00 PM

Fern Bayer is an independent curator and art historian, who will discuss the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea (1987).

August 26, 2012

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:00PM

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

August 25-26, 2012

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Sunday, August 26, 2012 3:30 PM - 4:30PM

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

August 25-26, 2012

Songs from an Ancient Garden

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:00 PM

Classical Persian music performed by the Shiraz Ensemble, with percussion virtuoso Pedram Khavarzamini.

August 26, 2012

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:00 PM

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

August 24-26, 2012

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Composed of veteran mariachi musicians from the GTA , Mariachi Fuego offers a refreshing twist to all their performances while maintaining a high degree of respect in their execution of traditional mariachi repertoire.

August 4-26, 2012

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

August 25-26, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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