July 18-24, 2011
Week 29 of Year 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

LECTURE / Christopher Eamon on Rearview Mirror

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:00 PM

Come see Rearview Mirror and then hear guest curator Christopher Eamon discuss his thinking behind the exhibition, focusing on how Eastern Europe has been figured in the Western imagination.

July 20, 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, July 22, 2011 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

Visions of Eternity

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:00 PM - 11:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Persianissimo: Iranian Poster Design Exhibition

Friday, July 22, 2011 6:00 PM - 10:00PM

Come see 10 exhibitions of works from 34 of Iran's contemporary poster designers and 10 honorary artists.

July 22-24, 2011

Tirgan Film and Story Award Ceremony

Friday, July 22, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

The winners of Tirgan Short Story and Short Film contests will be announced and the awards will be presented.

July 22, 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Friday, July 22, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30PM

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

July 22-23, 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, July 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

Visions of Eternity

Saturday, July 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Persianissimo: Iranian Poster Design Exhibition

Saturday, July 23, 2011 1:00 PM - 10:00PM

Come see 10 exhibitions of works from 34 of Iran's contemporary poster designers and 10 honorary artists.

July 22-24, 2011

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Saturday, July 23, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:30PM

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Silk Road

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

July 23-24, 2011

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011 3:30 PM - 4:00PM

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

July 23, 2011 15&20

Literary Presentation with Professor Mohammad Estelami

Saturday, July 23, 2011 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

Professor Mohammad Estelami delivers a talk in Persian on the concept of “eternity” in Persian literature.

July 23, 2011

Ayar Dance Ensemble

Saturday, July 23, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Don't miss Ayar Ensemble's performance of folkloric dances of Azerbaijan and Kafgas.

July 23, 2011

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Saturday, July 23, 2011 5:30 PM - 6:30PM

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

July 23-24, 2011

Les Ballets Persans

Saturday, July 23, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30PM

Ballet, Iranian style! A repertoire that ranges from classical ballets to neoclassical works to contemporary productions.

July 22-23, 2011

Contemporary Dance – Ida Saki

Saturday, July 23, 2011 8:30 PM - 9:00PM

Ida Saki performs a modern dance based on traditional Persian music.

July 23, 2011 15&20

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

June 17 - September 25, 2011

Visions of Eternity

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Artists challenge the essence of Persian art and culture.

July 22-24, 2011

Persianissimo: Iranian Poster Design Exhibition

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Come see 10 exhibitions of works from 34 of Iran's contemporary poster designers and 10 honorary artists.

July 22-24, 2011

Silk Road Workshop

Sunday, July 24, 2011 12:30 PM - 1:30PM

Rastak’s music is a rare harmonious marriage of the old and the new: deeply rooted in tradition, yet beautifully adapted to contemporary aesthetic views and tastes.

July 24, 2011

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

July 23-24, 2011

Storytelling with Ava Homa

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:00 PM

Writer, story teller and story writing teacher, Ava Homa, tells Persian folk tales in English for children of all ages. In English.

July 24, 2011

Dance Workshop with Minou Akhlaghi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:00PM

Minou Akhlaghi holds dance workshops for children 6-12 where they’ll learn basic movements, use of props (dayereh), and sequence of phrases before performing it in front of an audience.

July 24, 2011

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:30 PM - 2:30PM

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Erin Canning & Marino Imperio

Sunday, July 24, 2011 2:00 PM

Erin Canning & Marino Imperio are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

July 24, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Erin Canning & Marino Imperio

Sunday, July 24, 2011 2:00 PM

The Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant offer their responses to the current exhibitions.

July 24, 2011

Silk Road

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Ethnically diverse, Silk Road Dance Company dancers have mastered a wide range of styles, including rare choreographies that are part of the company's “Legacy Repertiore.” Other pieces include new dances by Dr. Gray, inspired by Persianate and Turkic cultures.

July 23-24, 2011

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

July 23-24, 2011

Storytelling with Ariel Balevi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Ariel Balevi is a storyteller whose repertoire derives from the literary and folklore traditions of Iran, Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia.

July 24, 2011

Literary Presentation with Professor Bastani Parizi

Sunday, July 24, 2011 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

Professor Bastani Parizi presents a talk in Persian followed by a Q-and-A period.

July 24, 2011

A Presentation of Persian Dance

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Nima Kiann, founder of Les Ballet Persans, presents a talk on Persian dance. The language of presentation will be Persian.

July 24, 2011

Tribute to Simin Behbanani

Sunday, July 24, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

A tribute to Nobel Prize in Literature-nominee Simin Behbanani. Featuring Abbas Maroufi, Asef Fekrat and Dr. Mohammad Estelami.

July 24, 2011

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

July 2011

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