April 2012

Ring Around Our Country

Sunday, April 1, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00AM

Well-known playground singing games like "Ring Around the Rosie" receive The Backseat Balladeer treatment during this examination of rhymes and chants of Canadian youth.

April 1, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story?

Sunday, April 1, 2012 2:00 PM

Miss Lou's Room is animated with volunteer storytellers bringing their passion for the spoken word with stories from diverse cultural traditions.

April 1, 2012 14&15

Because God Loves Stories

Sunday, April 1, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:30PM

Because God Loves Stories is a storyteller's perspective on politics, fishing, and fatherhood. Featuring storyteller Dan Yashinsky.

April 1, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Meghan Sutherland

Sunday, April 1, 2012 2:00 PM

Meghan Sutherland is Associate Professor of Cinema and Visual Studies at the University of Toronto and she will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

April 1, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story?

Sunday, April 1, 2012 3:00 PM

Miss Lou's Room is animated with volunteer storytellers bringing their passion for the spoken word with stories from diverse cultural traditions.

April 1, 2012 14&15

POWER KIDS / Make a Memory Map

Sunday, April 1, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Motivated by artist Kerry Tribe’s exhibition currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will give participants the chance to make their own creative map based on short personal narratives.

April 1, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 8:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Thursday, April 5, 2012 7:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Thursday, April 5, 2012 9:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Friday, April 6, 2012 8:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Saturday, April 7, 2012 4:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Saturday, April 7, 2012 8:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Sunday, April 8, 2012 2:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Chen Tamir on Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy

Sunday, April 8, 2012 2:00 PM

Chen Tamir will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy: Collaborative Works (2000) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

April 8, 2012

Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O'Connell - Ajax & Little Iliad

Sunday, April 8, 2012 4:00 PM

World premiere. A double bill of intimate, intermedia works that break apart the troubled relationship between storytelling and war, audience and actors. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre.

April 4- 8, 2012

Mortified - Jenn Goodwin and Camilla Singh

Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:00 PM

A concert exploring aggression and enthusiasm, kindness and rage, pride and regret, through tap dancing, cheerleading and drumming. By Camilla Singh and Jenn Goodwin.

April 14, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Ahlia Moussa & Jessica Simas

Sunday, April 15, 2012 2:00 PM

Ahlia Moussa and Jessica Simas are both Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant who will respond to the current exhibitions.

April 15, 2012

LECTURE + LIVE / Kerry Tribe: Critical Mass

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Unfortunately, the live performance of Critical Mass is CANCELLED. Instead, artist Kerry Tribe will give a FREE lecture about her practice and the current exhibition Kerry Tribe: Speak, Memory, and Tribe will also present compelling video documentation of Critical Mass.

April 18, 2012

Pecha Kucha Night

Friday, April 20, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30PM

Seven artists who work primarily in photography discuss their most recent projects.

April 20, 2012

THE SHEETS, THE... - The Empty Whole Group

Saturday, April 21, 2012 8:00 PM

Modern intimacy is explored on, under, and around hotel bed sheets through revealing duets and unsparing solos. By The Empty Whole Group.

April 21, 2012

TorQ

Sunday, April 22, 2012 1:00 PM

When you hear the phrase “percussion quartet” what comes to mind? Drums, bells, shakers, cymbals… garbage cans?

April 22, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Matthew Hyland & Gabrielle Moser on Andrea Bowers

Sunday, April 22, 2012 2:00 PM

Former Curatorial Interns Matthew Hyland and Gabrielle Moser will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Andrea Bowers: The Weight of Relevance (2007–08) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

April 22, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / FASTWÜRMS & Philip Monk

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Philip Monk, former Curator at The Power Plant from 1995-2004, engages in a conversation with FASTWÜRMS, a Creemore-based duo of artists who has been included in The Power Plant exhibitions in 2010 and 1997.

April 25, 2012

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre: TransMigration Artist Salon

Thursday, April 26, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00PM

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s Artist Salon is a first-hand, exclusive look at the creative process behind TransMigration. Meet the artists, discover the work-in-progress and share your thoughts and ideas on creativity, contemporary arts, First Nations arts and the impact of Norval Morrisseau’s paintings and life.

April 26, 2012

Soul Journey to Bulgaria

Saturday, April 28, 2012 2:00 PM - 9:30PM

Experience a "Soul Journey to Bulgaria," featuring a unique blend of traditional Bulgarian culture and modern artistic expression. Co-produced by Bulgarian Arts Festival.

April 28, 2012

Paper Laced with Gold - Paper Laced Productions

Saturday, April 28, 2012 8:00 PM

In this new musical, a daydreaming waitress stuck in a truck stop has a fateful run-in with a juvenile delinquent with a familiar face. By Paper Laced Productions and featuring Belle and Sebastian's Stevie Jackson.

April 28, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Brian Price

Sunday, April 29, 2012 2:00 PM

Brian Price is Associate Professor of Film and Visual Studies at the University of Toronto who will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

April 29, 2012

Toronto All-Star Big Band

Sunday, April 29, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00PM

Your favourite big band returns to Harbourfront Centre with a repertoire full of swing-era tunes!

April 29, 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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