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February 2012

The Drums Exhibit

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Event run: February 3–5, 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 womenís, feminist and queer film and video.

Event run: February 3, 2012

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

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

The Drums Exhibit

Saturday, February 4, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Event run: February 3–5, 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

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 McKenzieís ďWalk this WayĒ workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montrealís Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

Event run: February 4, 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

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

Oware: The World's Oldest African Board Game

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

Learn to play the hugely popular traditional African board game Oware.

Event run: February 4–5, 2012

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

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

A Celebration of Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence Through Reggae with Clive Chin

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm– 9:30pm

To commemorate Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence, Clive Chin presents an exclusive DJ workshop on the history of Jamaican music as seen through his eyes. Moderated by CBC Radio 1 personality Garvia Bailey.

Event run: February 4, 2012

The Known (Un)Known with Tika Simone

Saturday, February 4, 2012
9:30pm

One of Torontoís most buzz-worthy, all-ages artist events showcasing the urban music stars of tomorrow. Featuring Rochelle Jordan, Shi Wisdom, 88 Days of Fortune's KJ, Spek Won, and Abstract Random.

Event run: February 4, 2012

The Drums Exhibit

Sunday, February 5, 2012
10:00am– 5:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Event run: February 3–5, 2012

Rhythms of Guinea

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Learn drum-playing techniques with Alpha Rhythm Roots.

Event run: February 5, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm

Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

Event run: February 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 ForÍt

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

Identify and Address

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

An engaging panel, in partnership with the Congress of Black Women of Canada, discussing issues that black women face.

Event run: February 5, 2012

P.E.A.C.E. Youth Workshop and Performance featuring Testament

Sunday, February 5, 2012
4:00pm– 6:00pm

A youth workshop and hip hop performance that centres on hip hop's healing properties and its capacity to connect with youth and people worldwide.

Event run: February 5, 2012

Oware: The World's Oldest African Board Game

Sunday, February 5, 2012
4:00pm– 6:00pm

Learn to play the hugely popular traditional African board game Oware.

Event run: February 4–5, 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

Intact Insurance Day on Skates

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

Learn more about speed skating and meet the sport's Olympic medalists at the Intact Insurance Day on Skates!

Event run: February 11–12, 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

Intact Insurance Day on Skates

Sunday, February 12, 2012
11:00am– 4:00pm

Learn more about speed skating and meet the sport's Olympic medalists at the Intact Insurance Day on Skates!

Event run: February 11–12, 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

SUNDAY SCENE / David Balzer

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

David Balzer is a Toronto-based author, editor and teacher. His writing on art and film has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Believer, Artforum.com, and Border Crossings.

Event run: February 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

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Event run: February 18–23, 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

Skateboard-Making demos with Oasis Skateboard Factory

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

Ever wonder how skateboards are made? Now you can find out, as students from Oasis Alternative Secondary School create a brand new skateboard from scratch, right before your eyes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY SCENE / David McIntosh

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

David McIntosh is a Toronto-based writer, curator, educator, and artist.

Event run: February 19, 2012

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Event run: February 18–23, 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 Louís Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

Event run: February 19–20, 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 Louís Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

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

Skateboard-Making demos with Oasis Skateboard Factory

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

Ever wonder how skateboards are made? Now you can find out, as students from Oasis Alternative Secondary School create a brand new skateboard from scratch, right before your eyes.

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

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

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

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

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Event run: February 18–23, 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 Louís Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

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 Louís Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Event run: February 19–20, 2012

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Event run: February 18–23, 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

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

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 Immersionís 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

Neighbourhood Arts Network: EMERGENCE - A Symposium on Community Arts Practice

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00am– 5:30pm

The Emergence Symposium is an engaging, day-long conference that explores the direction and diversity of forms in the discipline of community arts.

Event run: February 24, 2012

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

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersionís 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 Immersionís 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

SUNDAY SCENE / Lise Beaudry

Sunday, February 26, 2012
2:00pm

Lise Beaudry is a Franco-Ontarian artist whose work has shown widely. She is also Director of Gallery 44 and a professor in the Art and Art History program at Sheridan College and University of Toronto in Mississauga.

Event run: February 26, 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

LECTURE / Mieke Bal on Stan Douglas

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:00pm

Bal will speak on Stan Douglasís work (currently on view at The Power Plant), examining how he practices a re-examination of cultural history that actualizes the relevance today of both media and stories ó the one through the other.

Event run: February 29, 2012

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

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

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