September 10-16, 2012
Week 37 of Year 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, September 10, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

La Hija Natural (Love Child)

Monday, September 10, 2012 6:30 PM

La Hija Natural (Love Child) is a vibrant story about the universal search for oneself through love, forgiveness and the realization of the mystery of life.

September 10, 2012

Orpailleur

Monday, September 10, 2012 9:15 PM

Rod decides to return to Guiana, his native country, accompanied by Gonz, his childhood friend. In Cayenne, they begin an investigation into Rod’s past. A quest that will lead them right into the heart of the virgin forest, into the camps of the illegal gold prospectors.

September 10, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:00 AM

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

September 5-26, 2012

Broken Stones

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:30 PM

A captivating documentary about the devastation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

September 12, 2012

Juan de Los Muertos (Juan of the Dead)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:30 PM

It's been 50 years since the famous Castro revolution in Cuba and a horde of zombies are causing chaos. Havana has never been so bloody.

September 12, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, September 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Thursday, September 13, 2012 5:30 PM

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

September 5-26, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, September 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Friday, September 14, 2012 5:00 PM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

September 14-15, 2012

Stud Life

Friday, September 14, 2012 6:30 PM

Lust and homophobia put a strain on a relationship and forces a pair of friends to reevaluate their own stereotypes and beliefs on love and life.

September 14, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Friday, September 14, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Trini 2 De Bone featuring I'm Santana: The Movie

Friday, September 14, 2012 9:15 PM

The best short films from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Canadian premiere of puppet-web-sensation-turned-full-length-movie, I'm Santana: The Movie.

September 14, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

September 14-15, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Lantern Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 PM - 7:00PM

Join us in creating a beautiful display of homemade lanterns to showcase at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festivals!

September 15, 2012

Get your keepsake photo!

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy fun lantern hat giveaways!

September 15, 2012

Paper Lantern-Making Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 6:00PM

Bring the whole family out for some arts and crafts fun!

September 15, 2012

Children's Activities

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

Bring the family out to the children’s activities tents at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival where children will play fun carnival and cultural games with a unique twist!

September 15, 2012

Paper Lanterns Giveaway

Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:00 PM - 7:00PM

At specific times during the festival, free paper lanterns will be given out to all children ages 12 and under! There is a limit of one lantern per child.

September 15, 2012

Tho Pham - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:00 PM - 7:00PM

Locally celebrated entertainer Tho Pham returns as co-host of the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Marilyn Tran - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:00 PM - 7:00PM

Renowned Vietnamese community volunteer Marilyn Tran co-hosts the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

TyTy Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012 2:30 PM

TyTy is excited to take part in the Vietnamese Lantern Festival this year, singing two songs from her heart.

September 15, 2012

Thien Oanh

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:00 PM

As a VWAT Music Class participant, Thien Oanh will showcase what she has learned at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:20 PM

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

September 15, 2012 15&17

Caribbean Web Series

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:30 PM

Exploring the dynamic and innovative web series genre from a Caribbean perspective.

September 15, 2012

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012 3:45 PM

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

September 15, 2012 15&18

Thien Le Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012 4:20 PM

Sponsored by Thien Le and his supporters, members of all ages are encouraged to enter the runway style competition to showcase their own store-bought or homemade "ao dai" (a traditional Vietnamese long dress).

September 15, 2012

Across U-hub Music Group

Saturday, September 15, 2012 4:50 PM

Across U-hub will bring their not-to-miss musical performance to this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival stage!

September 15, 2012

Tran Dinh Tu

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:05 PM

Tran Dinh Tu has sang in many venues around the world. Don't miss your chance to see him at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Jacey Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:30 PM

Eleven-year-old Jacey Nguyen will be presenting her own cover of a song by Christine Perri called "Jar of Hearts" at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

September 15, 2012

Christine Van

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:35 PM

Making her vocal performance debut at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival is Christine Van, a talented eight-year old singer with a mesmerizing voice you will love!

September 15, 2012

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012 5:55 PM

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

September 15, 2012 15&17

Canadian Caribbean Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:00 PM

Some of the best short films by Canadian filmmakers of Caribbean heritage, and featuring the world premiere of Melissa Gomez' powerful autobiographical feature documentary, Silent Music.

September 15, 2012

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:40 PM

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

September 15, 2012 15&18

Lantern Walk

Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:10 PM

As a part of our festival finale, all event guests are invited to join in on our Lantern Walk Parade. Generously Supported by CIBC.

September 15, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Saturday, September 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

Movie Night at Fortune Cooking

Saturday, September 15, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Enjoy a cinematic kick-off to the Fortune Cooking Food Festival as we screen films that explore the intersection of Asian culture and food.

September 15, 2012

Back By Popular Demand

Saturday, September 15, 2012 9:30 PM

Screenings of all the films produced through the CaribbeanTales 48hr Film Challenge, and announcement of the winners. The audience's favourite feature film and short film from the CaribbeanTales Film Showcase will also be screened.

September 15, 2012

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

September 14 - November 25, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, September 16, 2012 10:00 AM - 9:00PM

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

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Arts and Crafts with Power Unit Youth Organization

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Power Unit Youth Organization is bringing an artistic twist to Fortune Cooking! Make your very own paper dolls, paint a T-shirt, fold your own origami... there'll be many nifty arts and crafts activities that will draw out your creative side!

September 16, 2012

Get your keepsake photo!

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy face painting!

September 16, 2012

Kids’ Cooking Workshop with The Cookerydoo

Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

In this fantastic family food workshop lead by The Cookerydoo, kids will learn to make a yummy coconut, ginger sticky rice pudding recipe!

September 16, 2012

Asian Dog Breed Spotlight with PawsWay

Sunday, September 16, 2012 1:00 PM - 1:30PM

Representatives from PawsWay will lead visitors on a journey through the many different breeds of dogs that have originated from Asia. Enjoy a meet and greet with the dogs at the end!

September 16, 2012

Jeng Yi

Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:00PM

Enjoy the beauty and power of Korean drum and dance in this harvest-themed performance by Jeng Yi.

September 16, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012 3:00 PM - 5:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

100 Years of Venice

Sunday, September 16, 2012 4:00 PM

Glorious music from Baroque Venice, performed by three brilliant young artists: Christopher Verrette (baroque violin), Kate Bennett Haynes (baroque cello) and Matthew Wadsworth (theorbo). Thanks to Margaret & Jim Fleck.

September 16, 2012

Raging Asian Women

Sunday, September 16, 2012 5:30 PM - 6:00PM

Raging Asian Women (RAW) continues to mesmerize audiences while pounding out the powerful sounds of social justice on the taiko. Keep your eyes and ears open for the sound of RAW's thunder!

September 16, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

September 13-23, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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