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May 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Marianne Apostolides, Deni Y Béchard, Steven Heighton

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Readings by Marianne Apostolides (Voluptuous Pleasure), Deni Y. Béchard (Cures for Hunger), Steven Heighton (The Dead Are More Visible).

Pantheon - Kids on TV

Saturday, May 5, 2012
8:00pm

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

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Michelle Jacques on Stretch

Sunday, May 6, 2012
2:00pm

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

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Antoni Muntadas

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
7:00pm

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.

Métis Fiddler Quartet North West Voyage Showcase

Thursday, May 10, 2012
6:00pm –10:00pm

Join the Métis Fiddler Quartet as they present a free showcase of music from their debut CD, North West Voyage!

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 1

Friday, May 11, 2012
8:00pm

The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference features Will Ferguson in conversation with Priscila Uppal.

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 2

Saturday, May 12, 2012
8:00pm

The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference features Tim O'Brien in conversation with Joe Kertes.

SUNDAY SCENE / Dr. Nathan Rose

Sunday, May 13, 2012
2:00pm

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.

SUNDAY SCENE / Laurie Kang

Sunday, May 20, 2012
2:00pm

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

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Jens Hoffmann

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
7:00pm

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

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Friday, May 25, 2012
8:00pm

The "tandava" and "asya" – masculine and feminine – aspects of Indian dance are highlighted through two new exciting dance works.

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00pm

The "tandava" and "asya" – masculine and feminine – aspects of Indian dance are highlighted through two new exciting dance works.

SUNDAY SCENE / Amish Morrell

Sunday, May 27, 2012
2:00pm

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

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Augusten Burroughs

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Augusten Burroughs reads from and discusses This is How.

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Thursday, May 31, 2012
8:00pm

It’s the 45th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but the music remains eternal.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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