Saturday, October 25, 2014

Polychromatic Screen Printing Crash Course (1 day)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00PM

Learn how to produce water-colour-like images on paper and cloth using a method of screen printing that involves painting directly onto screens using concentrated dyes.

October 25, 2014

Improving Your Writing

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00PM

Your writing is good, but how do you make it great? In this intensive one-day workshop, learn insider tips and tools to take your fiction writing to the next level.

October 25, 2014

Pedro Cabrita Reis: fourteen paintings, the preacher and a broken line

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant is pleased to present the first Canadian solo exhibition of work by Portuguese artist Pedro Cabrita Reis.

September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Julia Dault: Color Me Badd

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant presents a major solo exhibition of work by New York-based artist Julia Dault.

September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Shelagh Keeley: Notes on Obsolescence

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

The Power Plant is pleased to present a commissioned project by Toronto-based artist Shelagh Keeley.

September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2014: Suburban Life

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

Suburban life has a profound legacy. For many of our fall exhibitions we have invited artists from a variety of visual arts disciplines to explore the cultural and personal significance of the suburbs.

September 27 - December 27, 2014

In Conversation with Roch Carrier

Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00PM

Roch Carrier, one of Canada’s most beloved storytellers and the author of the well-known classic The Hockey Sweater, discusses Montcalm and Wolfe, his new dual biography of the two generals and their famous battle on the Plains of Abraham.

October 25, 2014

ROUND TABLE – Globalization + Literature: Breaking Down Barriers

Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00PM

Three international authors discuss how the translation of their work into English has unlocked a universal audience that was unattainable in their native language.

October 25, 2014

Make Your Own Glass Pumpkin

Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00PM

Join us for a fun Halloween workshop and sculpt hot glass into your very own pumpkin!

October 25, 2014

ARTIST TALK: John Boyne

Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Author John Boyne discusses his creative process and some of the unique challenges and opportunities that writing and publishing present today.

October 25, 2014

IFOA Windsor: Louise Welsh

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Scottish thriller writer Louise Welsh will be presenting her latest literary suspense fiction and first “outbreak” in the Plague Times trilogy, A Lovely Way to Burn.

October 25, 2014

ROUND TABLE: Core of Meaning

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

What’s lost when a novel is translated? Does the essence of the story remain the same? Four international authors discuss.

October 25, 2014

ROUND TABLE: Translate Yourself?

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Two French authors and one translator explore the process of translation and the merits of translating your own work versus having it translated.

October 25, 2014

BoucharDanse / Théâtre la Tangente: L'Implorante & L'éternel voyage

Saturday, October 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00PM

Two presentations by acclaimed choreographer Sylvia Bouchard will explore and reveal our basic human dilemmas.

October 23-25, 2014

Poet Summit

Saturday, October 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Join poets Gary Geddes, Catherine Graham, Julie Joosten, Jacob Scheier, Adam Sol and this year’s CBC Poetry Prize winner, David Martin, as they read from their latest works.

October 25, 2014

POWER TALKS / Saskia Bos: Not Quite Meant for Above the Couch

Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30PM

Saskia Bos has been the Dean of The School of Art at The Cooper Union in New York City. She will discuss the influence of global art market on the careers of emerging artists.

October 25, 2014

READING: David Bezmozgis, Elyse Friedman, C.C. Humphreys and Shelly Oria

Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

Writers David Bezmozgis, Elyse Friedman, C.C. Humphreys and Shelly Oria read from their latest works.

October 25, 2014

READING: John Boyne, Peter Robinson, Matthew Thomas and Tim Winton

Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

Writers John Boyne, Peter Robinson, Matthew Thomas and Tim Winton read from their latest works.

October 25, 2014

READING: Ted Barris, Adam Foulds, Robert Glancy and David Macfarlane

Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

Writers Ted Barris, Adam Foulds, Robert Glancy and David Macfarlane read from their latest works with host Nathan Whitlock.

October 25, 2014

ROUND TABLE: So Long, Marianne

Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

The author, translator and subject of So Long, Marianne discuss this fascinating book. Marianne Ihlen was Canadian poet Leonard Cohen’s muse and lover.

October 25, 2014

In Conversation with Karl Ove Knausgård

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:30 PM - 8:30PM

Norwegian literary sensation Karl Ove Knausgård discusses the third book in his acclaimed My Struggle cycle, Boyhood Island.

October 25, 2014

BoucharDanse / Théâtre la Tangente: L'Implorante & L'éternel voyage

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00PM

Two presentations by acclaimed choreographer Sylvia Bouchard will explore and reveal our basic human dilemmas.

October 23-25, 2014

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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