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What’s On Calendar
July 9–15, 2018

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

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

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Thursday, July 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Sean Martindale

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Thursday, July 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.

Carnival de Cuba

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Cuban music ensemble Changui Havana moves effortlessly from salsa and merengue to cumbia, bachata and gritty street-style timba, while Ritmo Caliente and C.U. Dance Productions share their passion for movement. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

La Croisée d’Antan: Crossroads

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm

The Toronto debut of La Croisée d'Antan, a thrilling trio of young traditional Québécois musicians. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

An Evening with John Waters

Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:30pm

The most vile film-maker of all time, John Waters can teach conventional wisdom a few things. He’s odd, urbane... and brave.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Friday, July 13, 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.

Sean Martindale

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Friday, July 13, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Friday, July 13, 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

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

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

Friday, July 13, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

CFC Presents: Celebrating Bold Storytellers and their Short Films

Friday, July 13, 2018
6:30pm

Short films are a forum for artists to experiment with new ideas and take risks with filmmaking. The CFC proudly presents three short films by three artists unafraid to push the boundaries of both storytelling and creative expression.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cecil B. DeMented

Friday, July 13, 2018
6:30pm

An insane filmmaker of guerilla-production proportions kidnaps a Hollywood star and turns her into a cult movie heroine.

He Hated Pigeons with Jane Siberry

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:00pm

Hosted by Jane Siberry and accompanied by musicians from the CFC Slaight Music Residency, He Hated Pigeons is a simple love letter to Chile that follows a young Santiago man as he embarks on a solo trip after the death of his boyfriend.

Double Bill: The Room and The Disaster Artist

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm –12:15am

This is your chance to be able to say you've seen the absolute worst movie in cinematic history. Bring your own spoon! Licensed event 19+.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Desperate Living

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:30pm

A neurotic society woman murders her husband with the help of her maid and, on the lam, they escape to Mortville, a homeless community ruled over by a fascist queen.

John Waters Movie Marathon: A Dirty Shame

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:30pm

This trip through the salacious subconscious of our society demonstrates that everyone is a potential pervert.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Saturday, July 14, 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.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Saturday, July 14, 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.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, July 14, 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

Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

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

Sean Martindale

Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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

Saturday, July 14, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Movie Crafts

Saturday, July 14, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn how the moving image was created back in the day! Create your own animated scene, in a zoetrope or flip book.

SPFX Kids

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Calling all kids who are inspired by the magic of movie-making! Learn how to create special effects – science fiction, horror and fantasy.

Video Gym - The BRAVE Green Screen

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Come down to the Video Gym and experience a green screen, be both in the shot and behind the scenes!

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:30pm

This children’s classic was such a failure on its cinematic release, Paramount actually let the film rights expire.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Pecker

Saturday, July 14, 2018
2:00pm

A young Baltimore photographer (Edward Furlong) finds fame and snobbery, after being dragged into the New York art scene.

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

The Wizard of Oz

Saturday, July 14, 2018
3:30pm

Although this film has made millions of dollars, it started off as a giant box-office flop.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Cry-Baby

Saturday, July 14, 2018
5:30pm

In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold (Johnny Depp) wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

John Waters Triple-D: Female Trouble / Polyester / Pink Flamingos

Saturday, July 14, 2018
6:30pm –12:10am

The quintessential Waters experience sees the infamous Divine in three back-to-back-to-back trash classics.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Hairspray

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:00pm

Ricki Lake delivers a star-making turn as Tracy Turnblad, whose determination to win a regular slot on a twee Baltimore dance TV show sees her become an unwitting figurehead for the local civil rights movement.

Heathers

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7:30pm

An intelligent teen teams up with a sociopath to kill the cruel, cool kids in this classic 80s black comedy.

Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00pm

New Zealand live loop artist Māmā Mihi reclaims her roots, celebrating female power through culture, music and dance.

Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

Sunday, July 15, 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.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Sunday, July 15, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Sunday, July 15, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Sean Martindale

Sunday, July 15, 2018
10:00am – 9:00pm

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Sunday, July 15, 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.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Sunday, July 15, 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.

Movie Crafts

Sunday, July 15, 2018
12:00pm – 5:30pm

Learn how the moving image was created back in the day! Create your own animated scene, in a zoetrope or flip book.

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

Sunday, July 15, 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.

SPFX Kids

Sunday, July 15, 2018
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Calling all kids who are inspired by the magic of movie-making! Learn how to create special effects – science fiction, horror and fantasy.

Video Gym - The BRAVE Green Screen

Sunday, July 15, 2018
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Come down to the Video Gym and experience a green screen, be both in the shot and behind the scenes!

The Main Ingredient Silent Disco

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance to the beat of your own drum at The Main Ingredient Silent Disco, with your choice of three channels of music spun by some of Toronto’s best DJs on wireless headphones.

Interactive Haka and Mau Rakau Workshop with Mama Mihirangi and the Mareikura

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

New Zealalnd’s Māmā Mihirangi & the Māreikura share the fundamentals of traditional Maori dancing.

John Waters Movie Marathon: Serial Mom

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:00pm

Settle in for a near-perfect, pitch-black send-up of celebrity culture and social conservatism from John Waters.

Brazil

Sunday, July 15, 2018
2:45pm

The cult classic that almost never was. The film did not break even at the box office but Gilliam was finally able to release his director’s cut on home video and the Criterion Collection has released it five times on multiple formats since 1996.

The Breadwinner featuring Live Music by Qais Essar

Sunday, July 15, 2018
3:00pm

An intricately woven sonic tapestry of Afghan music performed by Qais Essar introduces a screening of The Breadwinner.

Dazed and Confused

Sunday, July 15, 2018
4:20pm

“All right, all right, all right.” Discover Richard Linklater’s characters and their last day of high school shenanigans – all set to a killer soundtrack.

Donnie Darko

Sunday, July 15, 2018
6:00pm

The film that helped launch Jake Gyllenhaal’s career was a huge flop when it came out in theatres, but has become a sleeper cult hit.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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