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November 2011

LIVE / Isabelle Pauwels: Tic Tac Toe

Thursday, November 3, 2011
7:00pm

Vancouver artist Isabelle Pauwels, whose work is currently on view at The Power Plant in the exhibition The Plot, presents a performative artist talk.

Event run: November 3, 2011

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Thursday, November 3, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Event run: November 3–5, 2011

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Friday, November 4, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Event run: November 3–5, 2011

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm– 2:00pm

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

Quique Escamilla

Saturday, November 5, 2011
2:30pm– 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

Jaime Elizondo

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Travel to the world of the Maya with this engaging lecture.

Event run: November 5, 2011

Mariachi Grand Finale

Saturday, November 5, 2011
4:30pm– 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Saturday, November 5, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Event run: November 3–5, 2011

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm– 2:00pm

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Rose Bouthillier

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:00pm

Rose Bouthillier is the Assistant Curator at Oakville Galleries.

Event run: November 6, 2011

Quique Escamilla

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:30pm– 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

Jaime Elizondo

Sunday, November 6, 2011
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

Mariachi Grand Finale

Sunday, November 6, 2011
4:30pm– 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Event run: November 5–6, 2011

LECTURE / Derek Sullivan

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
7:00pm

Toronto artist Derek Sullivan, whose commission and exhibition Albatross Omnibus is currently on view at The Power Plant, discusses his practice.

Event run: November 9, 2011

Harbourfront Centre and Diaspora Dialogues present Buy, Sell, Trade? The Currency of Identity

Thursday, November 10, 2011
7:00pm–10:00pm

A discussion exploring identity and representation issues, in which the audience contributes one-word identifiers that a panel of writers will use to build characters and discuss their implications.

Event run: November 10, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 11, 2011
7:00pm–12:00am

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

Event run: November 11–12, 2011

Toronto Masque Theatre - Crazy to Kill

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

Home-grown mystery, gory intrigue, affecting characterization and a brilliantly inventive musical score: Crazy to Kill is an opera of great depth and beauty that will have you on the edge of your seat!

Event run: November 11–12, 2011

Coup de coeur francophone: Mara Tremblay and Les Surveillantes

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

Quebec singer-songwriter Mara Tremblay comes to Toronto with a new show, Récital!

Event run: November 11, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 12, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Saturday, November 12, 2011
2:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

Event run: November 11–12, 2011

The Cause

Saturday, November 12, 2011
3:30pm– 9:30pm

A celebration of the empowerment of youth with a focus on the arts and civic participation. In partnership with the City of Toronto.

Event run: November 12, 2011

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Saturday, November 12, 2011
8:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

Event run: November 11–12, 2011

Toronto Masque Theatre - Crazy to Kill

Saturday, November 12, 2011
8:00pm

Home-grown mystery, gory intrigue, affecting characterization and a brilliantly inventive musical score: Crazy to Kill is an opera of great depth and beauty that will have you on the edge of your seat!

Event run: November 11–12, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 13, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Ivan Jurakic

Sunday, November 13, 2011
2:00pm

Based in Hamilton, Ivan Jurakic is the Director/Curator of the University of Waterloo Art Gallery and a practicing artist.

Event run: November 13, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
12:00pm– 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 18, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Friday, November 18, 2011
8:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Event run: November 18–20, 2011

Songbook with Steven Page: Giving New Meaning to Chamber Music

Friday, November 18, 2011
8:00pm

Art of Time is once again commissioning beautiful, complex and sometimes crazy arrangements of popular songs, this time by Harry Nilsson, Scott Walker and Randy Newman, performed by singer/songwriter Steven Page.

Event run: November 18–19, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 19, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Saturday, November 19, 2011
8:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Event run: November 18–20, 2011

Songbook with Steven Page: Giving New Meaning to Chamber Music

Saturday, November 19, 2011
8:00pm

Art of Time is once again commissioning beautiful, complex and sometimes crazy arrangements of popular songs, this time by Harry Nilsson, Scott Walker and Randy Newman, performed by singer/songwriter Steven Page.

Event run: November 18–19, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 20, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

SUNDAY SCENE / Adam Lauder

Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00pm

Adam Lauder is a writer and the W.P. Scott Chair for Research in e-Librarianship at York University, where he is developing an online catalogue raisonné of the work of IAIN BAXTER&.

Event run: November 20, 2011

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Event run: November 18–20, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
12:00pm– 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 24, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Thursday, November 24, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Thursday, November 24, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 25, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Friday, November 25, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Friday, November 25, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 26, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Saturday, November 26, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Saturday, November 26, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 27, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Annabelle Follows Her Voice

Sunday, November 27, 2011
1:00pm

Annabelle Canto, the “greatest opera singer in the world,” returns! But this time she’s preparing for a whirlwind world tour… with a twist.

Event run: November 27, 2011

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Sunday, November 27, 2011
2:30pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Sunday, November 27, 2011
4:00pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: November 24–27, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
12:00pm– 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Event run: November 11 – December 4, 2011

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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