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February 2012

The Market

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Joebell and America

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:30pm

Celebrate Trinidad Tobago’s and Jamaica’s cinematography with a screening of this compelling film.

Event run: February 3, 2012

FILM / Cinenova: Opening Screening

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm

New York-based artist Emma Hedditch curates a screening from the Cinenova collection of women’s, feminist and queer film and video.

Event run: February 3, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Friday, February 3, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Devotion

Friday, February 3, 2012
9:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

Event run: February 3, 2012

Making Musical Instruments

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.

Event run: February 4–5, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

The Market

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm–11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Short Film Screenings

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:30pm

Celebrate the richness of Jamaican and Trinidadian cinema with an afternoon of short film screenings.

Event run: February 4, 2012

A Celebration of Afro-Diasporic Tradition Through Storytelling

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrates the African Diaspora. Featuring Itah Sadu and special guests Sandra Whiting and Sojourner San Vicente.

Event run: February 4–5, 2012

Fashion Blackout

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm

A film, discussion and symposium that shines a spotlight on black and diverse designers, models, and taste-makers in the fashion industry. Strut your stuff in TV personality and supermodel Stacey McKenzie’s “Walk this Way” workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montreal’s Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

Event run: February 4, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

Lua Shayenne: Afro-Roots Dance Workshop and Performance

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm

Instructor Lua Shayenne presents traditional African and Afro-contemporary dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a vehicle for spiritual and social progress.

Event run: February 4, 2012

Lying Lips

Saturday, February 4, 2012
5:00pm– 7:00pm

Celebrate black filmmakers with a screening of Oscar Micheaux's renowned film Lying Lips. In partnership with COMMFFEST.

Event run: February 4, 2012

Finder of Lost Children

Saturday, February 4, 2012
7:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

Event run: February 4, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Soca on Ice

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

Dr. Jay de Soca Prince returns to melt the ice with a hot blend of sizzling soca beats!

Event run: February 4, 2012

Making Musical Instruments

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm– 5:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.

Event run: February 4–5, 2012

The Market

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

A Celebration of Afro-Diasporic Tradition Through Storytelling

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrates the African Diaspora. Featuring Itah Sadu and special guests Sandra Whiting and Sojourner San Vicente.

Event run: February 4–5, 2012

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Sunday, February 5, 2012
3:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Thursday, February 9, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Friday, February 10, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Event run: February 9–12, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Alan Lightman

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Reading and interview with Alan Lightman (Mr g).

Event run: February 15, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Event run: February 18–23, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

LEGO® Fun!

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Ice sculptors create beautiful art using only a block of ice. What can you create using only blocks of LEGO®?

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Design with the Drop

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Arts for Children and Youth

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Hockey Masks

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Sunday, February 19, 2012
12:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Event run: February 18–23, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Lakeside EATS

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Hockey Masks

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Design with the Drop

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

LEGO® Fun!

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Ice sculptors create beautiful art using only a block of ice. What can you create using only blocks of LEGO®?

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Arts for Children and Youth

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Monday, February 20, 2012
12:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Event run: February 18–23, 2012

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Nathan Englander

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Reading and interview with Nathan Englander (What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank).

Event run: February 22, 2012

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Event run: February 18–23, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Thursday, February 23, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

Event run: February 23–25, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

Event run: February 23–25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Event run: February 4–25, 2012

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

Event run: February 23–25, 2012

POWER KIDS / Portraits

Sunday, February 26, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by the Malabar People, the dramatic portrait series by Stan Douglas currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will explore creative drawing and collage approaches to portraiture.

Event run: February 26, 2012

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance - Entity

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
8:00pm

Ten dancers in a startling spectacle from one of the world's internationally renowned choreographers.

Event run: February 28 – March 3, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Charlotte Gill, Robert Hough, Kim Thúy

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

Readings by Charlotte Gill (Eating Dirt), Robert Hough (Dr. Brinkley's Tower), Kim Thúy (Ru).

Event run: February 29, 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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