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June 2012

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Friday, June 1, 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.

Event run: May 31 – June 2, 2012

FILM / James Richards: Canon and Vessel + Mouth Room

Saturday, June 2, 2012
7:00pm

We are pleased to present a two-part screening featuring a program of London, UK-based artist James Richards’s recent work followed by a selection of videos by Stuart Marshall, Anne McGuire, Duncan Campbell, and others curated by the artist and entitled Mouth Room.

Event run: June 2, 2012

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Saturday, June 2, 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.

Event run: May 31 – June 2, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Thursday, June 7, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Friday, June 8, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Friday, June 8, 2012
8:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

Event run: June 8–10, 2012

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Saturday, June 9, 2012
11:00am– 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Event run: June 9–10, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Saturday, June 9, 2012
8:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

Event run: June 8–10, 2012

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Sunday, June 10, 2012
11:00am– 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Event run: June 9–10, 2012

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Sunday, June 10, 2012
2:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

Event run: June 8–10, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Event run: June 7–10, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Gloria Vanderbilt

Monday, June 11, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Gloria Vanderbilt presents The Things We Fear Most and is interviewed.

Event run: June 11, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Shree Ghatage, Grace O'Connell, Katrina Onstad

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Readings by Shree Ghatage (Thirst), Grace O'Connell (Magnified World), and Katrina Onstad (Everybody Has Everything).

Event run: June 13, 2012

To Tell the Tale

Saturday, June 16, 2012
1:00pm

To Tell the Tale is a pop-punk band from Whitby.

Event run: June 16, 2012

Masia One

Saturday, June 16, 2012
2:00pm

Looking for an urban artist who transcends boundaries in musical genres, artistic expression and cultural experiences? Masia One is your answer.

Event run: June 16, 2012

The People of Canada

Saturday, June 16, 2012
3:00pm

Don't let the pluralization of the band name fool you. The People of Canada is the moniker of one-man, ukelele-playing dynamo, Alexander Jarvis Squire. You will sing along!

Event run: June 16, 2012

Gregory Pepper & His Problems

Saturday, June 16, 2012
3:30pm

Gregory Pepper has established himself as an underground pop dignitary, specializing in lush harmonies and quirky, complex tunes of woe.

Event run: June 16, 2012

Alphabot!

Saturday, June 16, 2012
4:30pm

Originally a solo endeavor, Jake Roels' Alphabot! project is expanding from its loop-based roots to include many full-band arrangements.

Event run: June 16, 2012

Jumple

Saturday, June 16, 2012
5:30pm

There's something new and refreshing looming on the musical horizon. This band of crazed musical gypsies, with most members hailing from the former USSR, take flamboyant costumes, synchronized dance moves and an anything-goes attitude to the next level!

Event run: June 16, 2012

The Unemployed

Sunday, June 17, 2012
2:00pm

The Unemployed formed in 2011 at a Grade 7 talent show and they’ve never looked back!

Event run: June 17, 2012

Lyric Dubee

Sunday, June 17, 2012
3:00pm

This pre-teen rocker is at the cusp of stardom!

Event run: June 17, 2012

Motion Device

Sunday, June 17, 2012
4:00pm

From the classic rock of '60s and '70s, to the hard rock of the 80s and the heavy metal of the '90s, this band has got it covered!

Event run: June 17, 2012

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Tribute Band

Sunday, June 17, 2012
5:00pm

This is as close as you can possibly get to the real thing! Get ready for costumes, accents, platform shoes, choreography and, of course, girl power!

Event run: June 17, 2012

Book Summit 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
8:30am– 5:30pm

The Page & Persuasion: Discoverability in an Age of Abundance

Event run: June 21, 2012

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Thursday, June 21, 2012
10:00am–10:00pm

East Coasters are "Coming to the Party" on Toronto’s Waterfront!

Event run: June 21–24, 2012

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Friday, June 22, 2012
10:00am–10:00pm

East Coasters are "Coming to the Party" on Toronto’s Waterfront!

Event run: June 21–24, 2012

Amélie & Les Singes Bleus

Friday, June 22, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

A dynamic and vibrant show that pays tribute to French songs from around the world by revisiting the hits of Georges Brassens, Serge Gainsbourg and several other internationally known French artists!

Event run: June 22, 2012

Northern Highlights With Anodajay and Samian

Friday, June 22, 2012
7:00pm– 8:30pm

Anodajay (pictured) and Samian blend urban rhymes and rhythms with traditional Indigenous instruments to an arresting effect!

Event run: June 22, 2012

An Adventure with Ariane Moffatt

Friday, June 22, 2012
9:00pm

Set out on a sonic adventure with this Montreal singer-songwriter!

Event run: June 22, 2012

L'Après-CHOQ with DJ Le Martinó

Friday, June 22, 2012
11:00pm– 1:00am

Party till the wee hours with CHOQ FM 105.1 DJ Le Martino as he fills the Brigantine Room with the sounds of electronic music and its many forms.

Event run: June 22–23, 2012

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Saturday, June 23, 2012
10:00am–10:00pm

East Coasters are "Coming to the Party" on Toronto’s Waterfront!

Event run: June 21–24, 2012

L’APCM Jam

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Come and jam with L’APCM for an afternoon of energetic music.

Event run: June 23, 2012

Mini TFO

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Josée and Louis, the two leaders of Mini TFO, will present an interactive show that will allow children to discover amusing scenes with songs, games and nursery rhymes.

Event run: June 23, 2012

The Rhythms and Identity of Akwaba

Saturday, June 23, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

“Akwaba” is a commonly-used word in the Ivory Coast of West Africa by Akan people, meaning “welcome.” In a sense, the word truly reflects the philosophy of the Akwaba Cultural Exchange.

Event run: June 23, 2012

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Event run: June 23, 2012 16&20

Z et Un

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:00pm– 5:30pm

Z et Un embodies popular rock and alternative French songs!

Event run: June 23, 2012

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:30pm– 6:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Event run: June 23, 2012 16&20

Sounds of Alexis HK

Saturday, June 23, 2012
6:00pm

Don't miss the incredible talents of Alexis HK, a performer of traditional French music!

Event run: June 23, 2012

Godlalune

Saturday, June 23, 2012
7:15pm

These two unconditional fans of East Coast hip hop aim to give Quebec’s hip hop scene a positive image!

Event run: June 23, 2012

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
8:30pm– 9:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Event run: June 23, 2012 16&20

Party with Mohombi

Saturday, June 23, 2012
9:00pm

With an irresistible party sound he calls "Afro-Viking," the Swedish/African singer/ songwriter/producer – who has collaborated with the likes of Nelly, Akon and Nicole Scherzinger – certainly sounds like nobody else.

Event run: June 23, 2012

L'Après-CHOQ with DJ Le Martinó

Saturday, June 23, 2012
11:00pm– 1:00am

Party till the wee hours with CHOQ FM 105.1 DJ Le Martino as he fills the Brigantine Room with the sounds of electronic music and its many forms.

Event run: June 22–23, 2012

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Sunday, June 24, 2012
10:00am– 5:00pm

East Coasters are "Coming to the Party" on Toronto’s Waterfront!

Event run: June 21–24, 2012

Marijosée

Sunday, June 24, 2012
5:00pm

After having played one too many serious notes on the piano, Marijosée decided to pack up her books at the conservatory and let her voice soar!

Event run: June 24, 2012

Karrin Allyson

Sunday, June 24, 2012
7:00pm

Described as a musician's musician, singer and pianist Karrin Allyson moves with ease and authority from the Great American Songbook of Gershwin and Porter to the Great American Jazz Songbook of Miles and Dizzy.

Event run: June 24, 2012

The Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Bilal

Monday, June 25, 2012
7:00pm

Very few musicians are able to deftly straddle the line between jazz and hip hop, yet Robert Glasper is one of those rare wunderkinds.

Event run: June 25, 2012

Frisell Plays Lennon

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
7:00pm

Guitar virtuoso Bill Frisell has defied categorization over the years, lending credence to his versatility as a musician and innovator. Playing the music of John Lennon, Frisell will be joined by Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen.

Event run: June 26, 2012

Melody Gardot

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
8:00pm

Melody Gardot returns to Toronto for her first concert in two years, before setting out for a major European tour. Presented by RBI Productions Inc.

Event run: June 27, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Cumbia and Salsa

Thursday, June 28, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: June 28 – August 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

DJ Manifest

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day Poetry Slam featuring C.R. Avery, Dwayne Morgan and More

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, brings you the Canada Day Poetry Slam, held over two separate days and showcasing some of the top spoken word talent in the city and beyond!

Event run: June 29, 2012

Global Dance Film Series

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Event run: June 29–30, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

The Airplane Boys

Friday, June 29, 2012
10:00pm–11:00pm

The Airplane Boys are set to take-off in their hometown after having already toured with Snoop Dogg and conquering Coachella outside of Canada.

Event run: June 29, 2012

Corey Harris

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Only Corey Harris could manufacture a mesmerizing meeting place where two seemingly disparate music genres, blues and reggae, can seamlessly co-exist.

Event run: June 30, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Event run: June 29–30, 2012

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Event run: June 29–30, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Toronto All Star Big Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

Spend the Canada Day long weekend listening to your favourites, including Glenn Miller, Lee Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, and the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Event run: June 29 – July 2, 2012

Naila Keleta-Mae

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:20pm

Naila Keleta-Mae is an artist-scholar who makes words come alive!

Event run: June 30, 2012

Johnny Clegg Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

South Africa's Johnny Clegg Band brings their audacious live show and infectious blend of Western pop and African Zulu rhythms to our Canada Day celebration.

Event run: June 30, 2012

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Event run: June 29–30, 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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