May 2012

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

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00PM

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

May 2, 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

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

Métis Fiddler Quartet North West Voyage Showcase

Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:00 PM - 10:00PM

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

May 10, 2012

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 1

Friday, May 11, 2012 8:00 PM

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

May 11, 2012

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 2

Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:00 PM

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

May 12, 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

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

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

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

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

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Friday, May 25, 2012 8:00 PM

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

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

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Saturday, May 26, 2012 8:00 PM

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

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

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Augusten Burroughs

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00PM

Augusten Burroughs reads from and discusses This is How.

May 30, 2012

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Thursday, May 31, 2012 8:00 PM

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

May 31 - June 2, 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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