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July 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Book Sale at The Power Plant

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on The Power Plant lakefront terrace for our third annual Canada Day Book Sale.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Canada Day Shorts: Inuit Film Spotlights

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A family-friendly film series that explores our festival theme of Crossroads and places a spotlight on Inuit artists and culture.

Event run: July 1, 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Global Passports

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Families and children of all ages can create global passports and begin their journey around the world!

Event run: June 30 – July 2, 2012

Free Flicks - Office Space

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
9:00pm

A team of unlikely rebels decide to take on their company and receive their due in this cult-classic comedy.

Event run: July 4, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Listening the River: A Sound Sculpture by Cildo Meireles

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm

This film follows the work of Cildo Meireles, an artist, while he searches for the sound of the main Brazilian hydro banks and "processed" waters.

Event run: July 6, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: The Oyster and the Wind

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A fantasy/mystery film about the disappearance of a lighthouse owner and his daughter.

Event run: July 6, 2012

Toys Made with Recyclables Workshop with Baby Steinberg

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Learn how to make toys using recyclable material with Baby Steinberg.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Estamira

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm– 7:00pm

Estamira follows the life of a schizophrenic woman in search of the truth.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm–11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Foolish Heart

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm–11:00pm

Foolish Heart documents one man's journey to reconnect with his past.

Event run: July 7, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Short Films

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Sit back and enjoy an afternoon of short films.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

BRAFFTV Film Series

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

Event run: July 6–8,2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Gina Badger

Sunday, July 8, 2012
2:00pm

Gina Badger is an artist and writer working in the expanded field of sculpture and installation, and she will respond to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

Event run: July 8, 2012

Papier Maché Workshop with Solange Escosteguy Cardoso

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:30pm– 5:30pm

Learn all about papier maché and create anything your imagination can conjure up! Facilitated by Solange Escosteguy Cardoso.

Event run: July 8, 2012 13&15

BRAFFTV Film Series: Tonic Dominant

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm– 5:30pm

A film for music lovers that documents three days in the life of a young clarinetist who is in love with a violinist.

Event run: July 8, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / Vera Frenkel & Ihor Holubizky

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
7:00pm

Vera Frenkel is one of Canada’s most influential artists whose work was included in The Power Plant’s inaugural exhibition Toronto: A Play of History (1987), and she will engage in a conversation with Ihor Holubizky, a former Curator at The Power Plant from 1987–88.

Event run: July 11, 2012

Free Flicks - Zoolander

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
9:00pm

A funny satire on the modelling industry, Zoolander strikes all the right poses and is perfectly positioned to bring the laughs!

Event run: July 11, 2012

Film Screening: Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and Big Daddy Kane

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm

Emmy Award-winning producer/director P. Frank Williams will screen Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and never-before-seen clips from the Big Daddy Kane documentary. Q&A to follow.

Event run: July 14, 2012

Videos in the Orchard

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:30pm–10:30pm

Music videos on a loop!

Event run: July 14, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / The Power Plant Animateurs

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm

The Power Plant’s trained Animateurs lead a tour of the current exhibition Tools for Conviviality.

Event run: July 15, 2012

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Free Flicks - When We Were Kings

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
9:00pm

A riveting look at history, music and of course boxing, When We Were Kings is a must-see!

Event run: July 18, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 20, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 21, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Savoury Cinema: El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm– 6:30pm

Three-star chef Ferran Adrià is widely considered the best, most innovative and craziest chef in the world. Each year his restaurant El Bulli closes for six months – time for Adrià and his team to retire to his Barcelona cooking laboratory to create the new menu for the coming season. Anything goes – except copying oneself.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Savoury Cinema: A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

A Matter of Taste takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt.

Event run: July 21, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 22, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Field Trip: Walking Tour with Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam situate The Power Plant, the greater Harbourfront and Toronto area within its Aboriginal histories through a FREE afternoon walking tour.

Event run: July 22, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 23, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Free Flicks - Napoleon Dynamite

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
9:00pm

Napoleon Dynamite stands as an unlikely hit, with an unprecedented level of awkwardness and quotable lines!

Event run: July 25, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, July 26, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

Event run: July 27, 2012 21&22

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:30pm–11:00pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

Event run: July 27, 2012 21&22

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 28, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 29, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Paul Zingrone

Sunday, July 29, 2012
2:00pm

Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Event run: July 29, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 30, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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