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What’s On Calendar
June 17–23, 2013

Free Skating on the Natrel Rink

Open Daily
Hours may vary

Skating

Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city’s most scenic rink awaits! Skate & helmet rentals available. Call the Rink Hotline at 416 954 9866 to confirm today’s hours.

Book Summit 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013
8:15am – 5:15pm

Shake, Rattle & Roll: The Book Industry in Motion

World Café

Friday, June 21, 2013
6:00pm –12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences! A different selection every weekend. Enjoy exploring the world of food day and night! We're serving up sizzling tastes all summer long!

Lake View Market

Friday, June 21, 2013
6:00pm –11:00pm

Shop the world all weekend long! Our Lake View Market (formerly International Marketplace) features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more!

Opening Reception: Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, June 21, 2013
6:00pm –10:00pm

Join us for our opening reception, celebrating seven exciting new exhibitions in visual arts, craft & design, photography and architecture.

Summer 2013 Opening Party

Friday, June 21, 2013
8:00pm –11:00pm

Join us for a FREE party on the south terrace celebrating the opening of the Summer 2013 exhibitions at The Power Plant.

LIVE READING / Caroline Bergvall & Christian Bök

Friday, June 21, 2013
8:00pm –11:00pm

Experimental authors Caroline Bergvall and Christian Bök, both participating artists in Postscript, will perform live renditions of their work at The Power Plant Summer 2013 Opening Party.

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

Lake View Market

Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:30am –11:00pm

Shop the world all weekend long! Our Lake View Market (formerly International Marketplace) features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more!

World Café

Saturday, June 22, 2013
12:00pm –12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences! A different selection every weekend. Enjoy exploring the world of food day and night! We're serving up sizzling tastes all summer long!

Paper Crafts for Kids

Saturday, June 22, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us under the tent in Zone 4 as we create paper boats for kids!

Top Hat

Saturday, June 22, 2013
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Look up – look waaaay up – and you’ll see a friendly face beaming up from high above you! It’s Top Hat the stilt-walker, playing his ukulele and doing tricks to delight and amaze.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Saturday, June 22, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

English Country Dance Workshop with Karen Milyard

Saturday, June 22, 2013
12:00pm –12:30pm

Learn the basic skills of English country dance, a style of dancing popular during the War of 1812 and which is featured in Jane Austen’s novels!

Uncreative Writing Workshop with Kenneth Goldsmith

Saturday, June 22, 2013
1:00pm – 4:00pm

This workshop led by conceptual poet pioneer Kenneth Goldsmith will employ strategies of appropriation, replication, plagiarism, piracy, sampling, and plundering, all as compositional methods.

Métis Fiddler Quartet

Saturday, June 22, 2013
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Siblings Alyssa, Conlin, Nicholas and Danton perform Métis fiddle music passed down by their elders, while drawing on their diverse backgrounds in classical music, jazz and beyond.

Ojibwe Stoytelling

Saturday, June 22, 2013
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Join author/illustrator Rene Meshake for an exciting and informative Ojibwe storytelling session.

Aboriginal Dance Workshop with Gadaihongwas

Saturday, June 22, 2013
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Learn about the values, etiquette and dance steps behind the Standing Quiver Dance, Robin Dance, Alligator Dance and Smoke Dance.

The Andrew Prashad Collective

Saturday, June 22, 2013
4:00pm – 4:30pm

The Andrew Prashad Collective brings a mix of historical, rhythmical, cutting edge tap technique along with great choreography and live singing to engage and entertain all ages!

Tap Dance Workshop with The Andrew Prashad Collective

Saturday, June 22, 2013
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Always wanted to give tap a try? This is your opportunity!

Gadaihongwas Aboriginal Dance

Saturday, June 22, 2013
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Enjoy a Gadaihongwas Aboriginal dance performance!

Canadian Step Dance Workshop with Bold Steps

Saturday, June 22, 2013
5:00pm – 5:30pm

Learn the basics of Canadian Step Dance with Bold Steps Dance Studio.

Bold Steps Dance

Saturday, June 22, 2013
5:00pm – 5:30pm

Bold Steps performs all-new choreographies in Canadian step dancing!

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, June 23, 2013
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Sunday, June 23, 2013
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

Lake View Market

Sunday, June 23, 2013
10:30am – 8:00pm

Shop the world all weekend long! Our Lake View Market (formerly International Marketplace) features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs. Choose from traditional artifacts, local, artisanal, eco-friendly, fair trade products and more!

Madame Buskerfly and Greg Tarlin

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Look up – look waaaay up – and you’ll see some friendly faces beaming up from high above you!

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

The Andrew Prashad Collective

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm –12:30pm

The Andrew Prashad Collective brings a mix of historical, rhythmical, cutting edge tap technique along with great choreography and live singing to engage and entertain all ages!

Tap Dance Workshop with The Andrew Prashad Collective

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm –12:30pm

Always wanted to give tap a try? This is your opportunity!

The Power Plant Book Sale

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on our lakeside terrace or visit the gallery’s Shop online for our Summer Book Sale.

Paper Crafts for Kids

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us under the tent in Zone 4 as we create paper boats for kids!

Trillium Crafts for Kids!

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Celebrate the opening of our new Ontario Square by creating trillium- and boreal forest-inspired crafts!

World Café

Sunday, June 23, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences! A different selection every weekend. Enjoy exploring the world of food day and night! We're serving up sizzling tastes all summer long!

Aboriginal Dance Workshop with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, June 23, 2013
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Learn about the values, etiquette and dance steps behind the Standing Quiver Dance, Robin Dance, Alligator Dance and Smoke Dance.

Uncreative Writing Workshop with Kenneth Goldsmith

Sunday, June 23, 2013
1:00pm – 4:00pm

This workshop led by conceptual poet pioneer Kenneth Goldsmith will employ strategies of appropriation, replication, plagiarism, piracy, sampling, and plundering, all as compositional methods.

Mobot

Sunday, June 23, 2013
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Hoop performer Mobot enlivens Ontario Square with her expressive, contemporary and artistic hoop performance!

Bold Steps Dance

Sunday, June 23, 2013
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Bold Steps performs all-new choreographies in Canadian step dancing!

English Country Dance Workshop with Karen Milyard

Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn the basic skills of English country dance, a style of dancing popular during the War of 1812 and which is featured in Jane Austen’s novels!

Ontario Square Grand Opening

Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:00pm

You're invited to the official unveiling of Ontario Square, a celebratory public space – inspired by the natural beauty of Ontario – at the centre of our revitalized site. Funding for the construction of Ontario Square was provided to Harbourfront Centre by the Government of Ontario.

SUNDAY SCENE / Edward Bacal

Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Edward Bacal is Curatorial Intern at The Power Plant and he will speak about our Summer 2013 exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art.

SUNDAY SCENE / Edward Bacal

Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Edward Bacal is Curatorial Intern at The Power Plant and he will speak about our Summer 2013 exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art.

Gadaihongwas Aboriginal Dance

Sunday, June 23, 2013
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Enjoy a Gadaihongwas Aboriginal dance performance!

Bold Steps Dance

Sunday, June 23, 2013
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Bold Steps performs all-new choreographies in Canadian step dancing!

Ojibwe Stoytelling

Sunday, June 23, 2013
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Join author/illustrator Rene Meshake for an exciting and informative Ojibwe storytelling session.

Top Hat

Sunday, June 23, 2013
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Look up – look waaaay up – and you’ll see a friendly face beaming up from high above you! It’s Top Hat the stilt-walker, playing his ukulele and doing tricks to delight and amaze.

Darbazi

Sunday, June 23, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Darbazi dazzles with a performance of traditional music from the Caucasus Georgia, a mountainous country at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

Canadian Step Dance Workshop with Bold Steps

Sunday, June 23, 2013
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn the basics of Canadian Step Dance with Bold Steps Dance Studio.

The Andrew Prashad Collective

Sunday, June 23, 2013
4:30pm – 5:00pm

The Andrew Prashad Collective brings a mix of historical, rhythmical, cutting edge tap technique along with great choreography and live singing to engage and entertain all ages!

Métis Fiddler Quartet

Sunday, June 23, 2013
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Siblings Alyssa, Conlin, Nicholas and Danton perform Métis fiddle music passed down by their elders, while drawing on their diverse backgrounds in classical music, jazz and beyond.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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