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November 2-4,2012
Weekend of Week 44 of Year 2012

The War of the Worlds

Friday, November 2, 2012
8:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm

The dramatic and lively performance by this much-loved local dance troupe will be specially choreographed to present dances dedicated to the traditions of the Day of the Dead.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:30pm– 2:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

ˇDándole a la tradición! (Giving to the Tradition)

Saturday, November 3, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

A collaborative concert bringing together performers, from distinct traditions, who are engaged in a contemporary exploration of Mexican folk music. Featuring Jorge Moreno Salazar, Café con Pan and friends (pictured), and Jorge Lopez.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, November 3, 2012
2:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Viva Mexico Mariachi

Saturday, November 3, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

During Harbourfront Centre's Day of the Dead festival, mariachis culminate the day’s events and help restart the cycle of life.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, November 3, 2012
8:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm

The dramatic and lively performance by this much-loved local dance troupe will be specially choreographed to present dances dedicated to the traditions of the Day of the Dead.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:30pm– 2:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

ˇDándole a la tradición! (Giving to the Tradition)

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

A collaborative concert bringing together performers, from distinct traditions, who are engaged in a contemporary exploration of Mexican folk music. Featuring Jorge Moreno Salazar, Café con Pan and friends (pictured), and Jorge Lopez.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

The War of the Worlds

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

POWER KIDS / Recreating News

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Inspired by artist Omer Fast’s use of narrative and news media in his piece CNN Concatenated (2002), each participant will create a fictional news event by collaging found text from current newspapers and magazines. For children ages 10 – 15 and their adult companions.

Event run: November 4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

Event run: November 3–4,2012

Viva Mexico Mariachi

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

During Harbourfront Centre's Day of the Dead festival, mariachis culminate the day’s events and help restart the cycle of life.

Event run: November 3–4,2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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