May 2012

Compagnie Käfig - Agwa/Correria

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 8:00 PM

Hip hop prodigy Mourad Merzouki brings new traditions of France and Brazil together to create poetic urban dance with exuberant and explosive power.

May 2- 5, 2012

Compagnie Käfig - Agwa/Correria

Thursday, May 3, 2012 8:00 PM

Hip hop prodigy Mourad Merzouki brings new traditions of France and Brazil together to create poetic urban dance with exuberant and explosive power.

May 2- 5, 2012

Compagnie Käfig - Agwa/Correria

Friday, May 4, 2012 8:00 PM

Hip hop prodigy Mourad Merzouki brings new traditions of France and Brazil together to create poetic urban dance with exuberant and explosive power.

May 2- 5, 2012

Compagnie Käfig - Agwa/Correria

Saturday, May 5, 2012 8:00 PM

Hip hop prodigy Mourad Merzouki brings new traditions of France and Brazil together to create poetic urban dance with exuberant and explosive power.

May 2- 5, 2012

Pantheon - Kids on TV

Saturday, May 5, 2012 8:00 PM

Pantheon, the new work by Kids on TV, explores inspiring, strange and obscure figures of resistance and sexual revolution.

May 5, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Michelle Jacques on Stretch

Sunday, May 6, 2012 2:00 PM

Michelle Jacques will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Stretch (2003) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

May 6, 2012

POWER KIDS / Time Capsule

Sunday, May 6, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Inspired by the project Dissenting Histories: 25 Years of The Power Plant, participants of this workshop will explore materials from the gallery’s large archive and make their own creative archive in the form of a time capsule.

May 6, 2012

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Antoni Muntadas

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 7:00 PM

Antoni Muntadas is a New York-based artist who was the subject of a solo exhibition at The Power Plant in 1988, and we are pleased to welcome him back to speak in the context of our 25th anniversary programming.

May 9, 2012

Young Jean Lee's Theater Company - THE SHIPMENT

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 8:00 PM

Canadian premiere. Young Jean Lee, a rising star of US theatre, dissects what it means to be black in America in this hilarious and shocking play.

May 9-12, 2012

Young Jean Lee's Theater Company - THE SHIPMENT

Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:00 PM

Canadian premiere. Young Jean Lee, a rising star of US theatre, dissects what it means to be black in America in this hilarious and shocking play.

May 9-12, 2012

Young Jean Lee's Theater Company - THE SHIPMENT

Friday, May 11, 2012 8:00 PM

Canadian premiere. Young Jean Lee, a rising star of US theatre, dissects what it means to be black in America in this hilarious and shocking play.

May 9-12, 2012

Young Jean Lee's Theater Company - THE SHIPMENT

Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:00 PM

Canadian premiere. Young Jean Lee, a rising star of US theatre, dissects what it means to be black in America in this hilarious and shocking play.

May 9-12, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Dr. Nathan Rose

Sunday, May 13, 2012 2:00 PM

Dr. Nathan Rose studies memory and the brain at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, and he will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

May 13, 2012

OPEN HOUSE / Free Tour for Seniors

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 2:00 PM

Join us for a FREE tour of the exhibitions Kerry Tribe: Speak, Memory and Dissenting Histories: 25 Years of The Power Plant designed specifically for seniors.

May 15, 2012

bluemouth inc. - Dance Marathon

Friday, May 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Exclusive return engagement! Strap on your dancing shoes and spin around the floor in this immersive theatre event inspired by the endurance contests of 1920s and '30s America.

May 18-19, 2012

The Sweet Variety of Circus

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A full day of weird, wacky and fiery performances. Join hilarious host, Derek Flores, as he welcomes jugglers, clowns, comedians and other talented folk to the stage.

May 19-21, 2012

Roving Characters

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Giant stilt characters, innocent clowns, a wandering minstrel, a wind-up doll, an organ grinder, and even a lion tamer – all will roam the grounds at Harbourfront Centre all weekend long.

May 19-21, 2012

The Mask Messengers

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM

A funny, wise and insightful production by Faustwork Theatre celebrating the art of the mask. Great for audiences of all ages.

May 19-21, 2012

Balloon Genius

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Check out the crazy balloon sculptures from Zero Gravity Circus!

May 19-21, 2012

Clownification Station

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

May 19-21, 2012

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

May 19-21, 2012

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

May 19-21, 2012

Garden Jane

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

May 19-21, 2012

Buttons!

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

May 19-21, 2012

Flags!

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

May 19-21, 2012

Clown Hats!

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

May 19-21, 2012

Loopy LEGO

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

May 19-21, 2012

The Whimsical World of Michelle McDonough

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Check out this amazing exhibition of kooky animals by Toronto artist Michelle McDonough.

May 19-21, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside Eats during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to fuel yourself up for more circus fun!

May 19-21, 2012

World Café

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Offering the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices! Stop by with the family to have a taste!

May 19-21, 2012

The Dance Like No One's Watching Booth

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Step into the Dance Like No One's Watching Booth, put on our special pair of headphones, and follow the instructions. You'll be dancing up a storm.... all by yourself!

May 19-21, 2012

Under the Little Top

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Specially trained instructors from Zero Gravity Circus's KinderCirque programme take kids aged 2-5 through some gentle tumbling exercises.

May 19-21, 2012

Canadian National Youth Circus

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:30 AM

You'll be amazed by the talents of these young circus performers!

May 19-21, 2012

Wunderground

Saturday, May 19, 2012 11:30 AM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Saturday, May 19, 2012 12:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zacada Circus School

Saturday, May 19, 2012 1:30 PM

A circus school out of Stoney Creek, Ont. featuring contortionists, aerial silks, trapeze, hoops and juggling.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Saturday, May 19, 2012 1:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Wunderground

Saturday, May 19, 2012 2:00 PM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

Silver Strings Marionettes

Saturday, May 19, 2012 2:30 PM

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Saturday, May 19, 2012 2:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Saturday, May 19, 2012 3:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zero Gravity Circus Showcase

Saturday, May 19, 2012 4:00 PM

The can't-miss centerpiece stage show, packed with aerial athletics, human towers and incredible feats of strength.

May 19-21, 2012

Silver Strings Marionettes

Saturday, May 19, 2012 4:00 PM

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

May 19-21, 2012

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Saturday, May 19, 2012 4:00 PM

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

May 19-21, 2012

bluemouth inc. - Dance Marathon

Saturday, May 19, 2012 7:00 PM

Exclusive return engagement! Strap on your dancing shoes and spin around the floor in this immersive theatre event inspired by the endurance contests of 1920s and '30s America.

May 18-19, 2012

The Sweet Variety of Circus

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A full day of weird, wacky and fiery performances. Join hilarious host, Derek Flores, as he welcomes jugglers, clowns, comedians and other talented folk to the stage.

May 19-21, 2012

Roving Characters

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Giant stilt characters, innocent clowns, a wandering minstrel, a wind-up doll, an organ grinder, and even a lion tamer – all will roam the grounds at Harbourfront Centre all weekend long.

May 19-21, 2012

Silver Strings Marionettes

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

May 19-21, 2012

Balloon Genius

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Check out the crazy balloon sculptures from Zero Gravity Circus!

May 19-21, 2012

Clownification Station

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

May 19-21, 2012

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

May 19-21, 2012

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

May 19-21, 2012

Garden Jane

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

May 19-21, 2012

Buttons!

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

May 19-21, 2012

Flags!

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

May 19-21, 2012

Clown Hats!

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

May 19-21, 2012

Loopy LEGO

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

May 19-21, 2012

The Whimsical World of Michelle McDonough

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Check out this amazing exhibition of kooky animals by Toronto artist Michelle McDonough.

May 19-21, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside Eats during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to fuel yourself up for more circus fun!

May 19-21, 2012

World Café

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Offering the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices! Stop by with the family to have a taste!

May 19-21, 2012

The Dance Like No One's Watching Booth

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Step into the Dance Like No One's Watching Booth, put on our special pair of headphones, and follow the instructions. You'll be dancing up a storm.... all by yourself!

May 19-21, 2012

Under the Little Top

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Specially trained instructors from Zero Gravity Circus's KinderCirque programme take kids aged 2-5 through some gentle tumbling exercises.

May 19-21, 2012

Canadian National Youth Circus

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:30 AM

You'll be amazed by the talents of these young circus performers!

May 19-21, 2012

Wunderground

Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:30 AM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Sunday, May 20, 2012 12:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zacada Circus School

Sunday, May 20, 2012 1:30 PM

A circus school out of Stoney Creek, Ont. featuring contortionists, aerial silks, trapeze, hoops and juggling.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Sunday, May 20, 2012 1:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Laurie Kang

Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:00 PM

Laurie Kang is a Toronto-based artist working in photography, collage and sculpture who will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

May 20, 2012

Wunderground

Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:00 PM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

The Mask Messengers

Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:30 PM

A funny, wise and insightful production by Faustwork Theatre celebrating the art of the mask. Great for audiences of all ages.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Sunday, May 20, 2012 2:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Sunday, May 20, 2012 3:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zero Gravity Circus Showcase

Sunday, May 20, 2012 4:00 PM

The can't-miss centerpiece stage show, packed with aerial athletics, human towers and incredible feats of strength.

May 19-21, 2012

The Mask Messengers

Sunday, May 20, 2012 4:00 PM

A funny, wise and insightful production by Faustwork Theatre celebrating the art of the mask. Great for audiences of all ages.

May 19-21, 2012

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Sunday, May 20, 2012 4:00 PM

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

May 19-21, 2012

The Sweet Variety of Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A full day of weird, wacky and fiery performances. Join hilarious host, Derek Flores, as he welcomes jugglers, clowns, comedians and other talented folk to the stage.

May 19-21, 2012

Roving Characters

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Giant stilt characters, innocent clowns, a wandering minstrel, a wind-up doll, an organ grinder, and even a lion tamer – all will roam the grounds at Harbourfront Centre all weekend long.

May 19-21, 2012

The Mask Messengers

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM

A funny, wise and insightful production by Faustwork Theatre celebrating the art of the mask. Great for audiences of all ages.

May 19-21, 2012

Balloon Genius

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Check out the crazy balloon sculptures from Zero Gravity Circus!

May 19-21, 2012

Clownification Station

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 4:30PM

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

May 19-21, 2012

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

May 19-21, 2012

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

May 19-21, 2012

Garden Jane

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

May 19-21, 2012

Buttons!

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

May 19-21, 2012

Flags!

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

May 19-21, 2012

Clown Hats!

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

May 19-21, 2012

Loopy LEGO

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

May 19-21, 2012

The Whimsical World of Michelle McDonough

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Check out this amazing exhibition of kooky animals by Toronto artist Michelle McDonough.

May 19-21, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside Eats during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to fuel yourself up for more circus fun!

May 19-21, 2012

World Café

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Offering the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices! Stop by with the family to have a taste!

May 19-21, 2012

The Dance Like No One's Watching Booth

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Step into the Dance Like No One's Watching Booth, put on our special pair of headphones, and follow the instructions. You'll be dancing up a storm.... all by yourself!

May 19-21, 2012

Under the Little Top

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Specially trained instructors from Zero Gravity Circus's KinderCirque programme take kids aged 2-5 through some gentle tumbling exercises.

May 19-21, 2012

Canadian National Youth Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:30 AM

You'll be amazed by the talents of these young circus performers!

May 19-21, 2012

Wunderground

Monday, May 21, 2012 11:30 AM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012 12:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zacada Circus School

Monday, May 21, 2012 1:30 PM

A circus school out of Stoney Creek, Ont. featuring contortionists, aerial silks, trapeze, hoops and juggling.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012 1:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Wunderground

Monday, May 21, 2012 2:00 PM

The adventures of Mr. MasterMinder, an energetic and eccentric scientist who explores the world beneath our feet using circus skills!

May 19-21, 2012

Silver Strings Marionettes

Monday, May 21, 2012 2:30 PM

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Toddler Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012 2:30 PM

Toddlers under five can twist and shout to a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

The Stand Up Dance Family Dance Parties

Monday, May 21, 2012 3:30 PM

Kids of all ages can shake their groove thing with a live DJ!

May 19-21, 2012

Zero Gravity Circus Showcase

Monday, May 21, 2012 4:00 PM

The can't-miss centerpiece stage show, packed with aerial athletics, human towers and incredible feats of strength.

May 19-21, 2012

Silver Strings Marionettes

Monday, May 21, 2012 4:00 PM

From rock stars to skeletons to mermaids and more, you'll be amazed by the captivating world of Ben Burland's marionettes.

May 19-21, 2012

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012 4:00 PM

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

May 19-21, 2012

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Jens Hoffmann

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 7:00 PM

In his talk “Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence,” Jens Hoffmann will discuss the increasing tendency of deskilling in the field of exhibition-making.

May 23, 2012

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre - Arena

Friday, May 25, 2012 8:00 PM

This programme features six contemporary dance works, including two premieres by 2012 resident guest artist Sylvie Bouchard and artistic director Deborah Lundmark.

May 25-26, 2012

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre - Arena

Saturday, May 26, 2012 8:00 PM

This programme features six contemporary dance works, including two premieres by 2012 resident guest artist Sylvie Bouchard and artistic director Deborah Lundmark.

May 25-26, 2012

2012 Purina Walk for Dog Guides

Sunday, May 27, 2012 10:00 AM

Join us for the 2012 Purina Walk for Dog Guides at PawsWay!

May 27, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Amish Morrell

Sunday, May 27, 2012 2:00 PM

Amish Morrell is the editor of C Magazine and he will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

May 27, 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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