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Sunday, August 12, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Sunday, August 12, 2018
Accessible onsite 24/7

Kazakhstan-Canadian illustrator Ola Volo deep-dives into the subtleties of human nature, celebrating life’s little surprises along the way.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

Encompassing paintings, drawings and films, The Power Plant presents Ellen Gallagher’s first exhibition in Canada.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant presents Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibtion in North America.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

For the fourth iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, The Power Plant has invited Abbas Akhavan to develop a new work for this specific site.

Our Desires Fail Us

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

In a series confronting our disconnected relationship with the vast amount of waste generated by consumer culture, JP King and Sean Martindale share large-format photographs shot within waste management facilities across the GTA.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, August 12, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Forty-Four

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Explore the 44 year connection between the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre and the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College at this group exhibition.

Lakeview Market

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm – 7:00pm

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs.

Exchanges: Dialogue, Hesitation & Creation – An exhibition of work from the Feminist Photography Network’s Online Residency

Sunday, August 12, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

This showcase of work by woman-identified photographers underlines how the mess of daily life can both inspire and crush the spirit of art.

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2018
1:00pm – 3:00pm

With specially designed short training stilts sized for children, this hands-on workshop is an elementary introduction to the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing spirit of the forest.

Alpha Yaya Diallo

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Triple JUNO Award winner Alpha Yaya Diallo has earned a matchless reputation internationally for musical excellence and the excitement of his live shows, whether playing solo or with his band, Bafing.

Afrohouse Dance with Albena de Assis

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn some of the basic steps for Afrohouse, a dance style popular in a number of African countries!

Neema Children's Choir

Sunday, August 12, 2018
2:30pm

This choir of children from across Africa, who have been orphaned due to civil war, AIDS and under-developed social systems, raises their voices in songs of love, gratitude and praise.

Film: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:00pm – 4:30pm

This film serves as a powerful introduction to a new generation to Miriam Makeba: South African singer, anti-apartheid activist and the voice and hope of Africa.

Sebseb Belu Ethiopian Dance Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Rebecca Omer and Samuel Bekele will be giving you a tour around Ethiopia as they teach you the dances of the Tigray, Amhara, Gurage, Oromo and Wolayta.

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:30pm – 5:00pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone.

Élage Mbaye

Sunday, August 12, 2018
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Senegalese master drummer Élage is a descendant of a griot family, and music, dance and percussion are all part of his life.

The Bombadils: Fiddles and Banjos and Guitars, Oh My!

Sunday, August 12, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The Bombadils bring their irresistible mix of Celtic and Appalachian music and original songwriting. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Tich Maredza Band with Ruth Mathiang & Elvis Bokosha

Sunday, August 12, 2018
4:30pm – 5:30pm

JUNO Award-winner Tich Maredza creates music that is an acoustic guitar-based fusion of Zimbabwean rhythms with Afrojazz, powered by messages of hope, inspiration, love and awareness on issues affecting mankind.

AfroFusion Dance Workshop with Esie Mensah

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:00pm – 5:45pm

AfroFusion is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary African styles fused with hip hop, dancehall, soca, contemporary, house and more.

Mukanya: Conversations with our Fathers

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:00pm – 5:27pm

From a past marred by drunkenness and violence, the village menace, Mukanya, embarks on a journey to redeem himself by saving his son. This is the journey of two men transforming into fathers. Followed by a Q&A with film-maker Siza Mukwedini.

West African Dance workshop with Mabinty Sylla & Fatoumata Kouyaté

Sunday, August 12, 2018
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Join dancer Mabinty Sylla and musician Fatoumata Kouyaté for a fun and challenging workshop on West African dance!

Sadakah featuring ijo vudu Dance Company

Sunday, August 12, 2018
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join the ijo vudu Dance International parade to the centre of Habari Africa Festival! Everybody is welcome to join, drum, dance, clap and sing along.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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