July 22-24, 2011
Weekend of Week 29 of Year 2011

Visions of Eternity

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:00 PM - 11:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Tirgan Film and Story Award Ceremony

Friday, July 22, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

The winners of Tirgan Short Story and Short Film contests will be announced and the awards will be presented.

July 22, 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Friday, July 22, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30PM

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

July 22-23, 2011

Heart to Heart

Friday, July 22, 2011 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Join Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, Sadreddin Zahed, and Hamid Reza Javdan in a conversation with the audience.

July 22, 2011

Visions of Eternity

Saturday, July 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Saturday, July 23, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:30PM

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Silk Road

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

July 23-24, 2011

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:30 PM - 4:00PM

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

July 23, 2011 15&20

Literary Presentation with Professor Mohammad Estelami

Saturday, July 23, 2011 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

Professor Mohammad Estelami delivers a talk in Persian on the concept of “eternity” in Persian literature.

July 23, 2011

Ayar Dance Ensemble

Saturday, July 23, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Don't miss Ayar Ensemble's performance of folkloric dances of Azerbaijan and Kafgas.

July 23, 2011

Film Screening: Tall Shadows of the Wind followed by a Q-and-A

Saturday, July 23, 2011 5:30 PM - 7:30PM

Based on a short story by legendary Iranian writer Houshang Golshiri, Tall Shadows of the Wind is the second adaptation of a literary work by Bahman Farmanara. A Q-and-A with the director follows the screening.

July 23, 2011

Demonstration and Talk on Tar with Arjang Seyfizadeh

Saturday, July 23, 2011 6:00 PM - 6:30PM

Arjang Seyfizadeh will provide a talk/demo on tar for children of all ages (in English).

July 23, 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Saturday, July 23, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30PM

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

July 22-23, 2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011 8:30 PM - 9:00PM

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

July 23, 2011 15&20

Visions of Eternity

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Silk Road Workshop

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:30 PM - 1:30PM

Rastak’s music is a rare harmonious marriage of the old and the new: deeply rooted in tradition, yet beautifully adapted to contemporary aesthetic views and tastes.

July 24, 2011

Dance Workshop with Minou Akhlaghi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:00PM

Minou Akhlaghi holds dance workshops for children 6-12 where they’ll learn basic movements, use of props (dayereh), and sequence of phrases before performing it in front of an audience.

July 24, 2011

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:30PM

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Erin Canning & Marino Imperio

Sunday, July 24, 2011 2:00 PM

Erin Canning & Marino Imperio are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

July 24, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Erin Canning & Marino Imperio

Sunday, July 24, 2011 2:00 PM

The Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant offer their responses to the current exhibitions.

July 24, 2011

Silk Road

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

July 23-24, 2011

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Literary Presentation with Professor Bastani Parizi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

Professor Bastani Parizi presents a talk in Persian followed by a Q-and-A period.

July 24, 2011

A Presentation of Persian Dance

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Nima Kiann, founder of Les Ballet Persans, presents a talk on Persian dance. The language of presentation will be Persian.

July 24, 2011

Tribute to Simin Behbanani

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

A tribute to Nobel Prize in Literature-nominee Simin Behbanani. Featuring Abbas Maroufi, Asef Fekrat and Dr. Mohammad Estelami.

July 24, 2011

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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