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July 1-7,2013
Week 27 of Year 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Monday, July 1, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Monday, July 1, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Kromatik Face Painting

Monday, July 1, 2013
11:00am– 6:00pm

Extreme face painting by Canadian experts, Kromatik.

June 30 – July 1, 2013

World Café

Monday, July 1, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences! A different selection every weekend. Enjoy exploring the world of food day and night! We're serving up sizzling tastes all summer long!

June 28 – July 1, 2013

Snakes & Lattes Board Games

Monday, July 1, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A huge collection of popular and Canadian-themed board games for all ages to learn and play. Hosted by the very popular Toronto board game café, Snakes & Lattes.

June 30 – July 1, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Monday, July 1, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

Large-Scale Games

Monday, July 1, 2013
1:00pm– 7:00pm

Giant yard games – chess, Snakes and Ladders, Jenga, Twister, checkers – that the whole family can take part in.

July 1, 2013

BACONATION with Barque Smokehouse

Monday, July 1, 2013
1:00pm– 8:00pm

All things bacon will be explored with Barque Smokehouse!

July 1, 2013

Canada Square Grand Opening

Monday, July 1, 2013
1:00pm

You're invited to the official unveiling of Canada Square, a spectacular public square overlooking Lake Ontario at the heart of the Harbourfront Centre site. Canada Square is a joint project of Harbourfront Centre and Waterfront Toronto funded by the Government of Canada.

July 1, 2013

The World's Largest Dance Freeze

Monday, July 1, 2013
4:00pm

We're kicking it up a notch this Canada Day long weekend by attempting to set a world record with dance!

July 1, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

Free Flicks presents Little Shop of Horrors: The Director's Cut

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
9:00pm

We’re delighted to present the recently restored director’s cut with the original ending deemed too downbeat by preview audiences. If you’ve only watched it at home, wait until you see how it plays with a crowd!

July 3, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Thursday, July 4, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Thursday, July 4, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Thursday, July 4, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Friday, July 5, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Friday, July 5, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Friday, July 5, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

World Café

Friday, July 5, 2013
6:00pm–12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

July 5–7,2013

Deep-Fried Salsa w/ DJ Jimmy Suave

Friday, July 5, 2013
7:00pm

DJ Jimmy Suave is on the decks while Mis Amigos Festival Catering dishes out deep-fried chifles.

July 5, 2013

Raspao Cart

Friday, July 5, 2013
7:00pm–11:00pm

Colombian-Venezuelan, visual artist Alexandra Gelis operates the raspao moving sound sculpture.

July 5–7,2013

Fania All Stars - Live In Africa

Friday, July 5, 2013
9:00pm–11:00pm

A not-be-missed documentary capturing the Fania All Stars and the first salsa concert in Africa.

July 5, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, July 6, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Saturday, July 6, 2013
10:00am– 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

World Café

Saturday, July 6, 2013
12:00pm–12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

July 5–7,2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

PawsWay: Pro Plan Dog Stars featuring the McCann Dogs

Saturday, July 6, 2013
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Agility demonstration by the award-winning Pro Plan Dog Stars.

July 6–7,2013

Corn Trail: Chef Jesus Morales’ Na Tamales

Saturday, July 6, 2013
12:30pm– 1:15pm

Authentic Nicaraguan Na Tamales (corn dough filled with vegetables and meat with a mint accent in banana leaves) are featured in this demo from La Bella Managua restaurant.

July 6, 2013

Raspao Cart

Saturday, July 6, 2013
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Colombian-Venezuelan, visual artist Alexandra Gelis operates the raspao moving sound sculpture.

July 5–7,2013

Shorts for Shorties

Saturday, July 6, 2013
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Get ready for a ride filled with exuberant kids, surprise endings and colourful short films. The best of Latin American animation.

July 6, 2013

Make Your Own Piñata Workshop

Saturday, July 6, 2013
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Hey kids! Learn how to make your own piñata at this fun and engaging workshop!

July 6–7,2013

Snakes & Lattes Board Games

Saturday, July 6, 2013
1:00pm– 8:00pm

A huge collection of popular board games for all ages to learn and play.

July 6–7,2013

Break the Piñata!

Saturday, July 6, 2013
1:30pm

Bring down your kids to take a shot at the piñata. Three swings for each child, fun for everyone.

July 6–7,2013

Corn Trail: Chef Gloria Carillo’s Patasca and Chicha

Saturday, July 6, 2013
2:00pm– 2:45pm

A tropical, organic, authentic soup/stew dish, patasca, is paired with a cool refreshing non alcoholic drink, chicha, in this Bolivian-focussed demo by chef Gloria Carillo.

July 6, 2013

READING GROUP / If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want to Be Part of Your Revolution

Saturday, July 6, 2013
2:00pm– 4:00pm

This special reading group is dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art. They will discuss a text chosen in response to the current exhibition at The Power Plant Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line.

July 6, 2013

Break the Piñata!

Saturday, July 6, 2013
3:30pm

Bring down your kids to take a shot at the piñata. Three swings for each child, fun for everyone.

July 6–7,2013

Corn Trail: Chef Alfredo Cordero’s Pastel de Choclo

Saturday, July 6, 2013
3:30pm– 4:15pm

A traditional Chilean baked corn pie (corn dough filled with ground beef, chicken and olives) is featured in this demo from Latinada Tapas Bar.

July 6, 2013

Break the Piñata!

Saturday, July 6, 2013
5:30pm

Bring down your kids to take a shot at the piñata. Three swings for each child, fun for everyone.

July 6–7,2013

Empanada Throwdown

Saturday, July 6, 2013
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Top chefs from across the city will share their own spin on empanadas. Purchase a sampler platter of these tasty creations to help determine the winner! Curated, organized and hosted by Mary Luz Mejia.

July 6, 2013

Raspao Cart

Saturday, July 6, 2013
7:00pm–11:00pm

Colombian-Venezuelan, visual artist Alexandra Gelis operates the raspao moving sound sculpture.

July 5–7,2013

Film Screening: La Playa D.C.

Saturday, July 6, 2013
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Colombian filmmaker Juan Andrés Arango’s La Playa D.C., which made its Canadian premiere at the 2013 aluCine opening gala, has received critical acclaim after its debut at the Un Certain Regard section Cannes 2012.

July 6, 2013

Latin Underground: Outdoor Short Film Screenings

Saturday, July 6, 2013
9:00pm–10:30pm

The Latin Underground short film series takes a peek into emerging sub-cultures from across Latin America. From the fiesta vibe of Venezuela's Tuki Bass music movement to the campo (rural) meets centro (urban) investigations from Vice, the Latin Underground film series takes a look at the new wave of youth driven Latin American music and culture.

July 6, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, July 7, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Sunday, July 7, 2013
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

June 22 – September 2, 2013

Raspao Cart

Sunday, July 7, 2013
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Colombian-Venezuelan, visual artist Alexandra Gelis operates the raspao moving sound sculpture.

July 5–7,2013

World Café

Sunday, July 7, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

July 5–7,2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Sunday, July 7, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

June 22 – September 15, 2013

PawsWay: Pro Plan Dog Stars featuring the McCann Dogs

Sunday, July 7, 2013
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Agility demonstration by the award-winning Pro Plan Dog Stars.

July 6–7,2013

Quinoa Trail: Chef Gloria Carillo's Quinoa Tacos

Sunday, July 7, 2013
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Feed your mind with royal quinoa tacos filled with savoury eco-friendly ingredients in this Bolivian focus workshop by the Queen of Quinoa, Gloria Carillo.

July 7, 2013

Make Your Own Piñata Workshop

Sunday, July 7, 2013
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Hey kids! Learn how to make your own piñata at this fun and engaging workshop!

July 6–7,2013

Snakes & Lattes Board Games

Sunday, July 7, 2013
1:00pm– 6:00pm

A huge collection of popular board games for all ages to learn and play.

July 6–7,2013

Break the Piñata!

Sunday, July 7, 2013
1:30pm

Bring down your kids to take a shot at the piñata. Three swings for each child, fun for everyone.

July 6–7,2013

SUNDAY SCENE / Oliver Husain

Sunday, July 7, 2013
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Oliver Husain is a filmmaker and artist based in Toronto. Husain is a contributor to The Power Plant's new publication accompanying Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line, and he will speak about this exhibition.

July 7, 2013

Quinoa Trail: Chef Luis Barreto’s Pesque de Quinua

Sunday, July 7, 2013
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Luis Barreto from La Cocina de Doña Luz will be demonstrating pesque de quinoa (Andean risotto).

July 7, 2013

POWER KIDS / Activating Letters

Sunday, July 7, 2013
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by The Power Plant exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, participants in this FREE workshop will explore the creative potential found in letters. For children ages 8-12 and their younger siblings and adult companions.

July 7, 2013

Break the Piñata!

Sunday, July 7, 2013
3:30pm

Bring down your kids to take a shot at the piñata. Three swings for each child, fun for everyone.

July 6–7,2013

Film Screening: Our Latin Thing

Sunday, July 7, 2013
4:00pm– 5:30pm

The early years of the original salsa super group, Fania All Stars, are captured in this marvellous documentary about the beginnings of this popular Latin American genre.

July 7, 2013

Quinoa Trail: Chef Elliot Gomez’s Quinoa & Brie Croquettes

Sunday, July 7, 2013
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Elliot Gomez from Apostrophe Catering will be demonstrating quinoa and brie croquettes.

July 7, 2013

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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