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August 12-18,2013
Week 33 of Year 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Tuesday, August 13, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Tuesday, August 13, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Wednesday, August 14, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Wednesday, August 14, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

Free Flicks presents That Thing You Do!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
9:00pm

Not only does Tom Hanks re-create the summer of 1964 in his exuberant first outing as a writer-director, but he imagined a pop landscape where the British Invasion never quite happened and American pop evolved along a slightly different spectrum.

Event run: August 14, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Thursday, August 15, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Thursday, August 15, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Thursday, August 15, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Friday, August 16, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Friday, August 16, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Friday, August 16, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

World Café

Friday, August 16, 2013
6:00pm–12:00am

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

Event run: August 16–18,2013

Deep-Fried Mabuhay w/ JRex the Decks

Friday, August 16, 2013
7:00pm

JRex is on the decks while you enjoy a hot serving of lumpia.

Event run: August 16, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, August 17, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Saturday, August 17, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Saturday, August 17, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

World Café

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm–12:00am

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

Event run: August 16–18,2013

Family Craft

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Kids and their families get to make colourful "sarimanoks" and traditional "parols."

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Spent Pencils

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Filipino-Canadian illustrators arrive at Harbourfront Cantre to combat evil doers with nothing but their pencils!

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Mabuhay Master Chef Cook-Off

Saturday, August 17, 2013
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Professional and amateur chefs compete for the best interpretation of traditional Philippine dishes.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Philippine Family Games

Saturday, August 17, 2013
3:00pm– 6:00pm

Join us in learning how to mike a sipa, the Philippine version of hacky sak.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

The End of Immigration

Saturday, August 17, 2013
5:00pm– 7:00pm

A documentary that uncovers a growing trend where citizens have full rights while "rent-a-workers" have few or none. Stick around after the screening for a Q&A with the director.

Event run: August 17, 2013

Film Screening: Graceland

Saturday, August 17, 2013
8:00pm– 9:30pm

An unpredictable and tightly-paced thriller. A variety of short films by Mark Lawrence Esguerra will screen before the feature presentation.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Ang Pinagmulan

Saturday, August 17, 2013
9:00pm–10:30pm

A blend of fashion and Philippine indigenous dance.

Event run: August 17, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, August 18, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Sunday, August 18, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 2, 2013

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Sunday, August 18, 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.

Event run: June 22 – September 15, 2013

World Café

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Event run: August 16–18,2013

Family Craft

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm– 5:00pm

Kids and their families get to make colourful "sarimanoks" and traditional "parols."

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Philippine Family Games

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Join us in learning how to mike a sipa, the Philippine version of hacky sak.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Spent Pencils

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Filipino-Canadian illustrators arrive at Harbourfront Cantre to combat evil doers with nothing but their pencils!

Event run: August 17–18,2013

The Sugar Bowl

Sunday, August 18, 2013
1:00pm– 3:00pm

An aging socialite, a permanent cultural figure and a progressive farmer take us through the rise and fall of an island in the Philippines and its sugarcane industry.

Event run: August 18, 2013

SUNDAY SCENE / Malcolm Sutton

Sunday, August 18, 2013
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Malcolm Sutton is fiction editor at BookThug Press, and founding editor of The Coming Envelope journal of experimental prose. He will speak about the exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, on view at The Power Plant.

Event run: August 18, 2013

Pamahiin: Superstitions

Sunday, August 18, 2013
2:00pm– 2:45pm

Regina Simon, veteran stage performer, writer and director, offers her version of old fashion Philippine beliefs and superstitions on love, marriage and having children.

Event run: August 18, 2013

Parade of Fiestas

Sunday, August 18, 2013
3:00pm– 5:00pm

A depiction of various festivals celebrated year-round in different regions of the Philippines.

Event run: August 18, 2013

Mabuhay Master Chef Cook-Off

Sunday, August 18, 2013
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Professional and amateur chefs compete for the best interpretation of traditional Philippine dishes.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

Culture Philippines of Ontario

Sunday, August 18, 2013
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Culture Philippines of Ontario bring with them a youthful interpretation of traditional Philippine folk dances from various regions of the Philippines.

Event run: August 18, 2013

Film Screening: Graceland

Sunday, August 18, 2013
4:30pm– 6:30pm

An unpredictable and tightly-paced thriller. A variety of short films by Mark Lawrence Esguerra will screen before the feature presentation.

Event run: August 17–18,2013

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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