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July 9-15,2012
Week 28 of Year 2012

IN CONVERSATION / Vera Frenkel & Ihor Holubizky

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
7:00pm

Vera Frenkel is one of Canada’s most influential artists whose work was included in The Power Plant’s inaugural exhibition Toronto: A Play of History (1987), and she will engage in a conversation with Ihor Holubizky, a former Curator at The Power Plant from 1987–88.

Event run: July 11, 2012

Wassho!

Thursday, July 12, 2012
7:00pm

Toronto’s thrilling taiko drumming troupe, Nagata Shachu, celebrates summer at their annual appearance at the Toronto Music Garden. Thanks to Ben Saskin.

Event run: July 12, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, July 12, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

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

Event run: July 12 – August 23, 2012

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist - Gyles

Friday, July 13, 2012
7:30pm– 8:00pm

A powerhouse and thoughtful lyricist who's music is a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals.

Event run: July 13, 2012

Maylee Todd

Friday, July 13, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

With the voice of an angel, charismatic stage presence and a string of infectious tunes, Maylee Todd is turning heads with her unique brand of boogie, bossa, space funk, psychedelia and soul.

Event run: July 13, 2012

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist - LAL

Friday, July 13, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

LAL are a band, but not only a band, they're a music-making magical mushroom, the visible flowering part of a much larger organism, connected with very fine but infinitely resilient roots.

Event run: July 13, 2012

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou

Friday, July 13, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

Some of the best-kept secrets are worth revealing, and the eternal youth of the legendary Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou is just one of those hidden treasures. Canadian debut!

Event run: July 13, 2012

Kidz Sound Zone

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

This weekend, Zone 4 will host unique activities for kids, focusing on the traditions of sound clash and the interesting elements of sound itself.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Sound Lounge

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Hang out in the Sound Lounge and turn up the volume!

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Beginner)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Learn the basic salsa steps that'll have you ready to move at the La Maquina de la Salsa performance immediately following this workshop!

Event run: July 14, 2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm– 2:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist - OPOPO

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm– 2:30pm

A duo that delivers stage magic with a rock-meets-techno sound. As (o)zone binds with (p)hospherous so do synths, drums and waves. OPOPO is not just a name, but a formula for light.

Event run: July 14, 2012

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist - Chloe Charles

Saturday, July 14, 2012
3:00pm– 3:30pm

An artist with the poise and beauty of a cocktail-sipping movie star from the 1950s, the depth and intellectual prowess of a beat poet and the sound of a modern day folk-infused soul songstress.

Event run: July 14, 2012

La Maquina de la Salsa (with tribute to Billy Bryans)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Led by Marta Elena, La Maquina de la Salsa features a 12-piece orchestra directed by gifted Cuban pianist, Larry Mesa Benitez. La Maquina and Harbourfront Centre will honour the late Billy Bryans.

Event run: July 14, 2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Intermediate)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Calling all salsa lovers! Join us for an exciting lesson in intermediate salsa moves. Beginners are welcome to show off and improve upon the skills they learned at the first workshop.

Event run: July 14, 2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist – Progress and the Rebel Alliance

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Molten lava. Raging storm. Earthquake. These words are synonymous with the high-energy reggae style of this Barbados-born, Toronto-based artist.

Event run: July 14, 2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Saturday, July 14, 2012
5:30pm– 6:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Saturday, July 14, 2012
5:30pm– 6:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Film Screening: Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and Big Daddy Kane

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm

Emmy Award-winning producer/director P. Frank Williams will screen Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and never-before-seen clips from the Big Daddy Kane documentary. Q&A to follow.

Event run: July 14, 2012

DJ Tasha Rozez

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm– 6:30pm

DJ Tasha Rozez, the first-ever "Female Sound Clash Champion," delivers the newest and hottest sounds in dancehall.

Event run: July 14, 2012 18&21

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist – Rich Kidd

Saturday, July 14, 2012
7:30pm– 8:00pm

This Toronto-born, critically acclaimed producer, MC, songwriter and director is a mad musical genius with the vision of creating a monster.

Event run: July 14, 2012

Freedom Writers with Special Guest JD Era

Saturday, July 14, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

The Freedom Writers movement is a collective of Toronto-based artists that include Big Sproxx, Theology 3, Tona, Adam Bomb, Frankie Payne and Progress. With JD Era.

Event run: July 14, 2012

DJ Tasha Rozez

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

DJ Tasha Rozez, the first-ever "Female Sound Clash Champion," delivers the newest and hottest sounds in dancehall.

Event run: July 14, 2012 18&21

Elzhi

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:30pm–10:30pm

Former Slum Village member Elzhi is known for his unique sound that has inspired countless groups outside the traditional realms of hip hop. Many know him as "Detroit's Best Kept Secret."

Event run: July 14, 2012

Videos in the Orchard

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:30pm–10:30pm

Music videos on a loop!

Event run: July 14, 2012

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Arts Funding: Grant Applications Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Attend our panel discussion featuring various arts funding organizations and learn what grant applications are available to the dance/music community.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Kidz Sound Zone

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

This weekend, Zone 4 will host unique activities for kids, focusing on the traditions of sound clash and the interesting elements of sound itself.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Event run: July 15, 2012 13&15

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Anke Djé, Anke Bé: Diasporic African Drumming

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Along with a dynamic ensemble of musicians, Toronto-based drummer, instructor and facilitator Barry Hibbert will present an energetic programme infusing traditional drumming and dance from Guinea.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Sound Lounge

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Hang out in the Sound Lounge and turn up the volume!

Event run: July 14–15,2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm– 2:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm– 2:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

SUNDAY SCENE / The Power Plant Animateurs

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm

The Power Plant’s trained Animateurs lead a tour of the current exhibition Tools for Conviviality.

Event run: July 15, 2012

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

Event run: July 15, 2012

UforChange Presents: DJ 101 with DJ L'Oqenz

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

This DJ arts workshop, featuring DJ L'Oqenz, teaches participants mixing, scratching and the how-to's behind setting up a sound system.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Event run: July 15, 2012 13&15

From the Gardens of India

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm

Bageshree Vaze (voice) and Vineet Vyas (tabla) present North Indian classical ragas, drawing on traditional Indian rustic themes and stories.

Event run: July 15, 2012

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Event run: July 15, 2012 04&16

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

Play De Record Academy Presents: Cutting Edge Music Technology

Sunday, July 15, 2012
5:30pm– 6:00pm

This music technology workshop, featuring Ableton Live, Traktor, Maschine and Reason, will be led by Seán Savage (pictured). It will explore techniques required to compose, record and edit music, in real time, on stage or in the studio. Participants will learn how to implement today's cutting edge technology into their current workflow.

Event run: July 14–15,2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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