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What’s On Calendar
August 20–26, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Songs for Cello

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm

Transcendent improvisations on his five-string cello by Rufus Cappadocia.

SumTais Dance

Friday, August 24, 2012
6:15pm – 7:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

Never Leave Yen-J Alone

Friday, August 24, 2012
8:30pm –10:00pm

Finally getting a chance to trade his basement for big stages, Yen-J is gradually realizing his musical dream!

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Friday, August 24, 2012
10:00pm

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

Rose, Rose, I Love You featuring the Line Dancers of Metro Square

Saturday, August 25, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Get ready to sway with the Line Dancers of Metro Square as they celebrate the life of Feng Fei Fei, also known as The Queen of Hats, with a series of her songs in their newest line dances.

Tijimur Dance Theatre presents Kurakuraw

Saturday, August 25, 2012
3:00pm

Inspired by Paiwan traditions, Tijimur Dance Theatre is one of Taiwan’s most exciting indigenous contemporary dance companies.

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Saturday, August 25, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Saturday, August 25, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

When the clapping begins... Remembering the Queen of Hats: Singing Contest Winners!

Saturday, August 25, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Feng Fei Fei (affectionately known as The Queen of Hats) is one of Taiwan's most legendary female singers of all time!

A Gift of Love featuring Pin Kuan

Saturday, August 25, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Nicknamed “The Prince of Love,” Pin Kuan is known for using his music to move people’s hearts, especially those of his female fans.

SumTais Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:15pm – 1:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Fern Bayer

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:00pm

Fern Bayer is an independent curator and art historian, who will discuss the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea (1987).

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

Songs from an Ancient Garden

Sunday, August 26, 2012
4:00pm

Classical Persian music performed by the Shiraz Ensemble, with percussion virtuoso Pedram Khavarzamini.

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012
4:00pm

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Sunday, August 26, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Composed of veteran mariachi musicians from the GTA , Mariachi Fuego offers a refreshing twist to all their performances while maintaining a high degree of respect in their execution of traditional mariachi repertoire.

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Sunday, August 26, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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