April 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Meghan Sutherland

Sunday, April 1, 2012 2:00 PM

Meghan Sutherland is Associate Professor of Cinema and Visual Studies at the University of Toronto and she will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

April 1, 2012

POWER KIDS / Make a Memory Map

Sunday, April 1, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Motivated by artist Kerry Tribe’s exhibition currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will give participants the chance to make their own creative map based on short personal narratives.

April 1, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / Luis Jacob & Barbara Fischer

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 7:00 PM

Barbara Fischer, Curator at The Power Plant from 1988–90, engages in a conversation with a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist Luis Jacob, who was included in The Power Plant exhibitions in 2008-09 and 2006.

April 4, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Chen Tamir on Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy

Sunday, April 8, 2012 2:00 PM

Chen Tamir will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy: Collaborative Works (2000) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

April 8, 2012

inDANCE - Quicksand

Thursday, April 12, 2012 8:00 PM

inDANCE's two original journeys into a vivid labyrinth of nine intense human encounters in 60 minutes.

April 12-14, 2012

DanceWorks | DW194 | Bboyizm - IZM

Friday, April 13, 2012 8:00 PM

Choreographer-dancer Crazy Smooth explores the street dance tradition of hip hop dance styles, rocking and b-boying in a modern production setting. This programme pushes current popular boundaries of the dance spectrum.

April 13-14, 2012

inDANCE - Quicksand

Friday, April 13, 2012 8:00 PM

inDANCE's two original journeys into a vivid labyrinth of nine intense human encounters in 60 minutes.

April 12-14, 2012

The Songwriters Association of Canada presents Songwriting 101

Saturday, April 14, 2012 9:30 AM

The Songwriters Association of Canada presents an interactive workshop presented by award-winning songwriters.

April 14, 2012

Introduction to South Indian Music

Saturday, April 14, 2012 10:30 AM

An interactive workshop on some of the distinctive elements of South Indian classical music. Instructed by Juno-nominated musician Suba Sankaran.

April 14, 2012

This Business of Music

Saturday, April 14, 2012 11:30 AM

Join industry professionals Patricia Silver, Paul Sanderson and Heather Reppen for an interactive session that covers the business side of music.

April 14, 2012

Beatboxing and Vocal Percussion 101

Saturday, April 14, 2012 1:00 PM

Join master beatboxers Human Record (a.k.a. Luke Stapleton) and Dylan Bell on an interactive journey through the vocal drum kit.

April 14, 2012

The Singer's Playground

Saturday, April 14, 2012 2:30 PM

Engage one-on-one in this workshop led by former Nylon, Micah Barnes.

April 14, 2012

Score Marking for Choristers and Conductors

Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:00 PM

This workshop takes score marking beyond the default circle, and teaches vocalists to use a wide range of markings in their music to efficiently note everything that their conductor asks of them. Instructed by conductor Dallas Bergen.

April 14, 2012

Sacred Harp: An introduction to Shape Note Singing

Saturday, April 14, 2012 5:30 PM

Pleasance Crawford and the Toronto Shape Note Group teach how to read shape note notation and sing along to historic, stirring hymns and anthems.

April 14, 2012

Creating Instrument Sounds A Cappella

Saturday, April 14, 2012 7:00 PM

Want to breathe some new life into your tired old vocal charts? In this educational and entertaining workshop, award-winning performer/clinician Aaron Jensen will teach you how to create authentic instrument sounds with your voice that will rocket your singing group to the next level.

April 14, 2012

DanceWorks | DW194 | Bboyizm - IZM

Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:00 PM

Choreographer-dancer Crazy Smooth explores the street dance tradition of hip hop dance styles, rocking and b-boying in a modern production setting. This programme pushes current popular boundaries of the dance spectrum.

April 13-14, 2012

inDANCE - Quicksand

Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:00 PM

inDANCE's two original journeys into a vivid labyrinth of nine intense human encounters in 60 minutes.

April 12-14, 2012

Mortified - Jenn Goodwin and Camilla Singh

Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:00 PM

A concert exploring aggression and enthusiasm, kindness and rage, pride and regret, through tap dancing, cheerleading and drumming. By Camilla Singh and Jenn Goodwin.

April 14, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Ahlia Moussa & Jessica Simas

Sunday, April 15, 2012 2:00 PM

Ahlia Moussa and Jessica Simas are both Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant who will respond to the current exhibitions.

April 15, 2012

Singing without a Safety Net

Sunday, April 15, 2012 4:00 PM

Whether you are an amateur chorister, an experienced improviser, or have never sung before, you will be challenged to push your limits. Members of the Swingle Singers combine their years of experience to guide you safely through a fun and intense time of exploration, and help bring out the improviser in you!

April 15, 2012

The Vocalist as a Performer

Sunday, April 15, 2012 5:00 PM

Award-winning performer, educator and Jazz FM broadcaster, Heather Bambrick, leads this hands-on vocal boot camp, focusing on performance practices, mastering tone and timbre, and bringing your music to life through various stylistic approaches.

April 15, 2012

The Singer's Body: A Complete Singers Resource

Sunday, April 15, 2012 6:00 PM

Suited to all levels, this workshop will explore confidence in presenting your voice, physical and vocal exercises, accessing true potential while in studio or on stage, proper body alignment and relaxation, outstanding breath control made easy, how to deal with fear and creative blocks, and how to deal with illness and maintain vocal health. Instructed by Orville Heyn.

April 15, 2012

LECTURE + LIVE / Kerry Tribe: Critical Mass

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Unfortunately, the live performance of Critical Mass is CANCELLED. Instead, artist Kerry Tribe will give a FREE lecture about her practice and the current exhibition Kerry Tribe: Speak, Memory, and Tribe will also present compelling video documentation of Critical Mass.

April 18, 2012

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company - Celebrating 30 Years

Thursday, April 19, 2012 8:00 PM

Flamenco is a living, ever-evolving art, inspired and influenced by the world around us. The company is joined by guest dancer Juan Ogalla and singers from Spain.

April 19-22, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012 Opening Night Reception

Friday, April 20, 2012 6:00 PM - 10:00PM

Join us for a FREE opening night reception for the 2012 Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions. Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 20, 2012

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company - Celebrating 30 Years

Friday, April 20, 2012 8:00 PM

Flamenco is a living, ever-evolving art, inspired and influenced by the world around us. The company is joined by guest dancer Juan Ogalla and singers from Spain.

April 19-22, 2012

Pecha Kucha Night

Friday, April 20, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30PM

Seven artists who work primarily in photography discuss their most recent projects.

April 20, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company - Celebrating 30 Years

Saturday, April 21, 2012 8:00 PM

Flamenco is a living, ever-evolving art, inspired and influenced by the world around us. The company is joined by guest dancer Juan Ogalla and singers from Spain.

April 19-22, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Matthew Hyland & Gabrielle Moser on Andrea Bowers

Sunday, April 22, 2012 2:00 PM

Former Curatorial Interns Matthew Hyland and Gabrielle Moser will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Andrea Bowers: The Weight of Relevance (2007–08) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

April 22, 2012

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company - Celebrating 30 Years

Sunday, April 22, 2012 3:00 PM

Flamenco is a living, ever-evolving art, inspired and influenced by the world around us. The company is joined by guest dancer Juan Ogalla and singers from Spain.

April 19-22, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / FASTWÜRMS & Philip Monk

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Philip Monk, former Curator at The Power Plant from 1995-2004, engages in a conversation with FASTWÜRMS, a Creemore-based duo of artists who has been included in The Power Plant exhibitions in 2010 and 1997.

April 25, 2012

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rivers

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:00 PM

Toronto Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of a bold new work by Christopher House set to "Rivers," the beloved masterpiece of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam.

April 25-28, 2012

The Dietrich Group - Paris1994/Gallery

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:00 PM

D.A. Hoskins uses dance as the material for visual art in a moving work by this provocative Toronto company.

April 25-28, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre: TransMigration Artist Salon

Thursday, April 26, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00PM

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s Artist Salon is a first-hand, exclusive look at the creative process behind TransMigration. Meet the artists, discover the work-in-progress and share your thoughts and ideas on creativity, contemporary arts, First Nations arts and the impact of Norval Morrisseau’s paintings and life.

April 26, 2012

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rivers

Thursday, April 26, 2012 8:00 PM

Toronto Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of a bold new work by Christopher House set to "Rivers," the beloved masterpiece of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam.

April 25-28, 2012

The Dietrich Group - Paris1994/Gallery

Thursday, April 26, 2012 8:00 PM

D.A. Hoskins uses dance as the material for visual art in a moving work by this provocative Toronto company.

April 25-28, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rivers

Friday, April 27, 2012 8:00 PM

Toronto Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of a bold new work by Christopher House set to "Rivers," the beloved masterpiece of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam.

April 25-28, 2012

The Dietrich Group - Paris1994/Gallery

Friday, April 27, 2012 8:00 PM

D.A. Hoskins uses dance as the material for visual art in a moving work by this provocative Toronto company.

April 25-28, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rivers

Saturday, April 28, 2012 2:00 PM

Toronto Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of a bold new work by Christopher House set to "Rivers," the beloved masterpiece of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam.

April 25-28, 2012

Soul Journey to Bulgaria

Saturday, April 28, 2012 2:00 PM - 9:30PM

Experience a "Soul Journey to Bulgaria," featuring a unique blend of traditional Bulgarian culture and modern artistic expression. Co-produced by Bulgarian Arts Festival.

April 28, 2012

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rivers

Saturday, April 28, 2012 8:00 PM

Toronto Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of a bold new work by Christopher House set to "Rivers," the beloved masterpiece of the late Canadian composer Ann Southam.

April 25-28, 2012

The Dietrich Group - Paris1994/Gallery

Saturday, April 28, 2012 8:00 PM

D.A. Hoskins uses dance as the material for visual art in a moving work by this provocative Toronto company.

April 25-28, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, April 29, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 - July 15, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Brian Price

Sunday, April 29, 2012 2:00 PM

Brian Price is Associate Professor of Film and Visual Studies at the University of Toronto who will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

April 29, 2012

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