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September 2019

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

Love Boats

Sunday, September 1, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, September 1, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Sunday, September 1, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Exquisite Corpse

Sunday, September 1, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Create life-sized bodies with this family activity inspired by poets and artists of the Surrealist movement.

Microphone Station

Sunday, September 1, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the family to the microphone station and encourage the aspiring singers, comedians and more in your household.

Festival Vendors

Sunday, September 1, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Labour Day Weekend Festival. Check out the vendors we’re expecting.

Gyles

Sunday, September 1, 2019
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Known for her musical styles of R&B, Reggae, Soul, Funk and anything else she’s feeling in the moment, don’t miss Gyles this Labour Day weekend.

Shelley Hamilton

Sunday, September 1, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Take your 45s out again and take your heart back to such favourites as Diana Ross and the Supremes, Sam Cooke and, of course, the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin.

Sandra Bouza

Sunday, September 1, 2019
7:00pm – 8:00pm

R&B and pop singer Sandra Bouza takes the stage and brings her music and life experience to Harbourfront Centre audiences.

Silent Disco

Sunday, September 1, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

With an all female identifying line-up of DJ’s, put on a set of headphones and join the silent party.

Madeline Merlo

Sunday, September 1, 2019
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Don’t miss rising star Madeline Merlo’s eclectic country sound, an infusion of Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline with Etta James and Billie Holiday.

Sandra Bouza

Sunday, September 1, 2019
9:00pm – 9:30pm

R&B and pop singer Sandra Bouza takes the stage and brings her music and life experience to Harbourfront Centre audiences.

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Sunday, September 1, 2019
9:30pm –11:00pm

Voted as one of the top ten jazz groups by DownBeat magazine, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque bring a flavour of Afro-Cuban melodies to the waterfront this Labour Day weekend.

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque CD Release Party

Sunday, September 1, 2019
11:00pm – 2:30am

Maqueque celebration CD Release Party, featuring powerhouse vocalist Daymé Arocena, is a night with a festive party vibe, full of music from all three of their albums.

Love Boats

Monday, September 2, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Monday, September 2, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Monday, September 2, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Exquisite Corpse

Monday, September 2, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Create life-sized bodies with this family activity inspired by poets and artists of the Surrealist movement.

Microphone Station

Monday, September 2, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the family to the microphone station and encourage the aspiring singers, comedians and more in your household.

Festival Vendors

Monday, September 2, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Labour Day Weekend Festival. Check out the vendors we’re expecting.

Cassie and Maggie

Monday, September 2, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm

From the deepest roots of Canada and its very earliest musical traditions come Nova Scotian sisters Cassie and Maggie, putting their own 21st Century stamp on the Celtic soundtrack of this nation.

NEFE

Monday, September 2, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Combining the soulful power of Tracy Chapman, the uniqueness of Bruno Mars and a voice that can silence a room, Nefe is a burgeoning Canadian talent sure to take the industry by storm.

Nuela Charles

Monday, September 2, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Juno Award Nominee Nuela Charles brings her soulful vocals and captivating stage presence to Labour Day weekend celebrations.

Love Boats

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Love Boats

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Love Boats

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Thursday, September 5, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Thursday, September 5, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Love Boats

Friday, September 6, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Friday, September 6, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Friday, September 6, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Veg Food Fest 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019
4:00pm – 9:00pm

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg.

Love Boats

Saturday, September 7, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Saturday, September 7, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Saturday, September 7, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Veg Food Fest 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019
12:00pm – 9:00pm

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg.

Love Boats

Sunday, September 8, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, September 8, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Sunday, September 8, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Veg Food Fest 2019

Sunday, September 8, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg.

Hit, Pull, Push

Sunday, September 8, 2019
4:00pm

Percussionist Aiyun Huang and violinist Mark Fewer perform music by J.S. Bach, Michael Oesterle, John Hollenbeck, and Javier Alvarez. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Bach to the Future

Sunday, September 15, 2019
4:00pm

Kate Bennett Wadsworth performs work by Bach, alongside creative re-workings of his solo cello suites and the world premiere of a Bach-inspired piece. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Miss Lou’s 100th Birthday Celebration

Thursday, September 19, 2019
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Join us for an evening of storytelling and entertainment celebrating 100 years since the birth of Miss Lou, one of Jamaica’s most important and beloved cultural icons. In Partnership with the McMaster University Library.

Harbour Symphony

Saturday, September 21, 2019
7:00pm – 7:30pm

Composers Delf Maria Hohmann and Raven Chacon with Allison Cameron bring St. John’s celebrated Harbour Symphony to Toronto, transforming boats berthed near the city’s shoreline into an orchestra on the water. Part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

The Word On The Street - Toronto

Sunday, September 22, 2019
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Word On The Street, Canada’s largest outdoor book and magazine festival, returns to Harbourfront Centre to celebrate its 30th anniversary!

Feels - Emma Piirtoniemi

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Rooted in Emma Piirtoniemi’s contemporary jewellery practice, she investigates methods that bring the innate intimacy of tactile objects to non-wearable contexts.

Magical, Material Thinking - April Martin and Natalie Sirianni

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
11:00am –11:45am

Learn about the garden's unique design and history on a free, guided 45-minute tour led by a volunteer guide from Toronto Botanical Garden.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Magical, Material Thinking - April Martin and Natalie Sirianni

Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Magical, Material Thinking - April Martin and Natalie Sirianni

Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Friday, September 27, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Magical, Material Thinking - April Martin and Natalie Sirianni

Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Saturday, September 28, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Sunday, September 29, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Sunday, September 29, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Magical, Material Thinking - April Martin and Natalie Sirianni

Monday, September 30, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place - Nicholas Galanin

Monday, September 30, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Nicholas Galanin’s Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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