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July 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

International Marketplace

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm–11:00pm

Shop the world, every weekend, all summer long! Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

June 29 – July 2, 2012

World Café

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm–12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess, checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders.

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Wibi

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:30pm

Canada Day: Going Global festival partners with SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to bring the sounds of Wibi to our country's biggest birthday celebration!

July 1, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:30pm– 9:30pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Intro to Lacrosse with Cam Bomberry

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Learn the basics of lacrosse with coach and four-time member of Iroquois’ National team, Cam Bomberry.

July 1, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central to view past Awesome Foundation winners, learn how to vote on current submissions and pitch your own "awesome" project on the spot to Awesome Toronto trustees. In partnership with the Awesome Foundation.

July 1, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 1:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

July 1, 2012 13&17

Mountie Stilt Walker

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm– 4:00pm

Come join us on the lawn for some Canadian Mountie fun!

July 1, 2012

Christian Pritchard - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Host

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 9:00pm

Christian Pritchard, current co-host of Daytime on Rogers Television, hosts our - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

July 1, 2012

Mary Luz Mejia - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 9:00pm

All around gastro-pro Mary Luz Mejia will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

July 1, 2012

Karon Liu - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 9:00pm

Karon Liu, resident food writer at The Grid, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

July 1, 2012

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition - Semi-Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 2:30pm

Poutine innovation is at a crossroads with a renaissance of new fusions and flavours popping up all over Toronto. Barque Smokehouse owner and chef David Neinstein faces Rock Lobster Food Company's Matt Pettit in this semi-final matchup!

July 1, 2012

David Dupuy - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 9:00pm

Agrifood attaché for the Bureau du Québec in Toronto, David Dupuy, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

July 1, 2012

Donna Dooher - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm– 9:00pm

Celebrated cookbook author and restaurateur, Donna Dooher, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

July 1, 2012

Crack of Dawn

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

By being the first Canadian black band to ever sign with a major label, Crack Of Dawn made it possible for other black, local indie acts to "crossover" into the mainstream. Crack of Dawn represents the consciousness of Canadian black music in the '70s.

July 1, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm– 2:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

July 1, 2012 13&17

Book Sale at The Power Plant

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on The Power Plant lakefront terrace for our third annual Canada Day Book Sale.

July 1, 2012

Taste Canada in Season: Pizoccheri Pasta with Garlic Scape Pesto

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:30pm– 3:30pm

The use of Canadian grown and harvested food is at a crossroads. Join us as we highlight fresh Canadian produce currently in season. In partnership with Toronto Garlic Food Festival.

July 1, 2012

Come Dance With Me, Canada: Iroquois Social Dances with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm– 3:30pm

Gadaihongwas will lead audiences through a workshop of various Iroquois dances.

July 1, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm– 3:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

July 1, 2012 13&17

Canada Day Poetry Slam Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm– 4:30pm

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, brings you the Canada Day Poetry Slam Finals. Four poets were slammed from the first round. Just four more remain!

July 1, 2012

Meet and Greet with Crack of Dawn

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:30pm– 4:00pm

Come down and meet Crack of Dawn, the first Canadian black band to ever sign with a major label.

July 1, 2012

Orfea and the Golden Harp

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm

A delightful retelling of the Orpheus myth for the whole family, from Theatre Cotton Robes. Thanks to our 2011 audiences.

July 1, 2012

O Canada Singing Competition: Finalists

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm– 4:30pm

Who will win our Harbourfront Centre "O Canada" Singing Competition? Find out today as the finalists square off on the Redpath Stage!

July 1, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm– 4:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

July 1, 2012 13&17

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition – Semi-Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

Poutine innovation is at a crossroads with a renaissance of new fusions and flavours popping up all over Toronto. Chef Micha Kennedy of Jamie Kennedy Kitchens faces Oliver & Bonacini’s Bannock restaurant chef Stephen Pynn in this semi-final matchup!

July 1, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm– 5:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

July 1, 2012 13&17

Taste Canada in Season: Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with Chef Kristin Donovan

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Learn how to make Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with with Chef Kristin Donovan. Fresh, seasonal Canadian produce will be highlighted. In partnership with Slow Food Toronto.

July 1, 2012

The Awesome Pitch

Sunday, July 1, 2012
6:00pm– 6:30pm

Join us for the Awesome Pitch as you help vote for this special prize with finalists pitching their "awesome" project to the audience and Awesome Foundation trustees. In partnership with the Awesome Foundation.

July 1, 2012

Toronto All Star Big Band

Sunday, July 1, 2012
6:30pm

Spend the Canada Day long weekend listening to your favourites, including Glenn Miller, Lee Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, and the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition - Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm– 9:00pm

This one is for all the curds, folks. Find out who will be crowned Iron Chef: Poutine Edition champion during this high stakes culinary finale!

July 1, 2012

DJ Manifest

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Zaki Ibrahim

Sunday, July 1, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Canadian-born, South African singer/songwriter Zaki Ibrahim debuts her latest release that spans the spectrum of the urban music genre.

July 1, 2012

DJ Manifest

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day Shorts: Inuit Film Spotlights

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A family-friendly film series that explores our festival theme of Crossroads and places a spotlight on Inuit artists and culture.

July 1, 2012

The Hidden Cameras

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

The Hidden Cameras return to their hometown from Berlin to perform their first full-fledged show in over two years!

July 1, 2012

International Marketplace

Monday, July 2, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Shop the world, every weekend, all summer long! Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

June 29 – July 2, 2012

World Café

Monday, July 2, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess, checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders.

June 30 – July 2, 2012

SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival Tent

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Canada Day: Going Global festival partners with SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to bring a preview to all things a capella!

July 2, 2012

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Interactive Dance Activities

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 5:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Games from around the World

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Bring the family by to enjoy and learn some children's games from around the world!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 5:30pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Global Passports

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Families and children of all ages can create global passports and begin their journey around the world!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Spectrum: Global Bollywood - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Global Bollywood, a part of the Spectrum collaborative, hosts a Bollywood dance workshop in Lakeside Terrace.

July 2, 2012

DJ Manifest

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

The CALL OUT

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:00pm– 4:30pm

The CALL OUT is reaching out to all b-boy/b-girl crews across the globe to meet in one destination to create an urban cultural collision amongst the dance community. Spread the word! Hosted by Benzo from Bag of Trix.

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Spectrum: Global Bollywood Music

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Spectrum is an exciting new initiative in programming, highlighting the global influences of Toronto’s dance and musical landscape.

July 2, 2012

Arabesque Bellydancing Workshop with Yasmina Ramzy

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Arabesque artistic director Yasmina Ramzy, accompanied by Arabesque percussion director Suleiman Warwar, lead a workshop that explores a fascinating journey of experiencing a new way of connecting with one's body and the rich ancient culture of the Middle East.

July 2, 2012

DJ Manifest

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

June 29 – July 2, 2012

Toronto All Star Big Band

Monday, July 2, 2012
5:30pm

Spend the Canada Day long weekend listening to your favourites, including Glenn Miller, Lee Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, and the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters!

June 30 – July 2, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

Free Flicks - Office Space

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
9:00pm

A team of unlikely rebels decide to take on their company and receive their due in this cult-classic comedy.

July 4, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

Fiddlers and Firebrands: Music from Old Ontario

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm

To mark the bicentenary of the War of 1812, Canadian music legends Muddy York and friends regale us with songs and dance tunes from early Ontario. Thanks to Phyllis & Bill Waters.

July 5, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

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

July 5–26,2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: Listening the River: A Sound Sculpture by Cildo Meireles

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm

This film follows the work of Cildo Meireles, an artist, while he searches for the sound of the main Brazilian hydro banks and "processed" waters.

July 6, 2012

International Marketplace

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

Shop the world this weekend! Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

July 6–8,2012

World Café

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm–12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

July 6–8,2012

BRAFFTV Film Series

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

July 6–8,2012

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

July 6–8,2012

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

July 6–8,2012

Axe Capoeira

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:30pm– 8:30pm

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial art created mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences in the beginning of the 16th century.

July 6, 2012

Tio Chorinho

Friday, July 6, 2012
8:30pm– 9:30pm

Tio Chorinho is a new Toronto ensemble dedicated to performing Brazilian choro music in the tradition of the great mandolin master, Jacob do Bandolim.

July 6, 2012

BRAFFTV Film Series: The Oyster and the Wind

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

A fantasy/mystery film about the disappearance of a lighthouse owner and his daughter.

July 6, 2012

Brothers of Brazil - CANCELLED

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

Please note that this performance has been cancelled. It's probably safe to say that you've never heard anything like Brothers of Brazil before. The brotherly duo makes some of the most original songs around, combining elements of Bossa Nova and samba with rock and funk.

July 6, 2012

Matuto

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:30pm–11:00pm

Matuto blends high-energy Brazilian percussion, blues-drenched vocals, telecaster twang, accordion acrobatics and folksy fiddle tunes, resulting in an organic, animated new sound.

July 6, 2012

Shake it Up with DJ Fabio Lima and DJ V

Friday, July 6, 2012
11:00pm– 2:00am

Shake it up as DJ Fabio Lima and DJ Vilton spin the hottest rhythms from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo!

July 6, 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

April 21 – July 15, 2012

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm–11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

July 6–8,2012

International Marketplace

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm–11:00pm

Shop the world this weekend! Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

July 6–8,2012

World Café

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm–12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

July 6–8,2012

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm–11:00pm