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What’s On Calendar
July 1–2, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents Ydessa Hendeles' first retrospective exhibition at a public institution.

Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm – 7:00pm

The Royal Ontario Museum showcases elements of their renowned exhibit Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story to Harbourfront Centre.

Lakeview Market

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

Located at the heart of Harbourfront Centre’s festival season, the Lakeview Market is a cosmos of the worldliness that is Toronto. Dine and shop all weekend long!

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our summer exhibitions include Legacies 150, co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, a collection of stories from Canadians of all walks of life reflecting on legacy and inheritance through photography.

Food Vendors

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

Grab some food and take in the view. Our food vendors are an extension of some of the busiest kitchens in the GTA, and an important complement to the summer festival season at Harbourfront Centre.

Art Alive: Pikangikum - Virtual Reality

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Indigenous art and traditional Ojibwe teachings come alive in an interactive animation created through a collaboration between students from the First Nation of Pikangikum, ON, artist Michael Cywink and filmmaker Amanda Strong.

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Crafts with Métis Nation of Ontario

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

At this workshop learn about Métis history and culture through hands-on artefact displays. Participants will learn dot art, finger weaving, and how to make paper canoes and paper mukkuk.

Run Jump Throw Wheel!

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Run Jump Throw Wheel (RJTW) is a national program developed by Athletics Canada that teaches fundamental movement skills and develops physical literacy.

miniPong

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Table tennis in miniature, miniPong is portable and versatile, and makes Harbourfront Centre's North Orchard a playful experience. Open to all ages and abilities, miniPong is fun for everyone!

Meegwetch Project

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Meegwetch is a collaboration between seven female Canadian artists from different backgrounds. Together, they investigate the relationship between Indigenous Fancy Shawl, Flamenco and Modern dance.

Lacrosse with North American Indigenous Games

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Try your hand at lacrosse! Lacrosse is one of 14 sport categories featured in the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games.

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:30pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

Sarathy Korwar

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:30pm – 2:15pm

Percussionist, drummer, and producer Sarathy Korwar combines influences from the Sidi community with electronic underground sensibilities.

Music & Dance with Métis Nation of Ontario

Saturday, July 1, 2017
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Through this workshop participants will learn about the history of Métis jigging. Métis activities include: Red River jigging, fiddle demonstration, spoon accompaniment, and group dances.

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Saturday, July 1, 2017
3:30pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

Quique Escamilla

Saturday, July 1, 2017
3:30pm – 4:30pm

JUNO award-winning singer-songwriter Quique Escamilla blends traditional Mexican musical forms such as huapango and rancheras with contemporary rock and reggae influences. He offers up an audible feast that is always truthful and deep.

Amadou Keino

Saturday, July 1, 2017
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Amadou shares his drum master skills and unique charm with aspiring drummers of all ages.

TDot Batu

Saturday, July 1, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

In this site animation, TDot Batu takes inspiration from the original African samba reggae blocos of northeastern Brazil and plays a host of rhythmic conventions that capture the varied atmospheres of Carnaval in Bahia.

Mother Tareka

Saturday, July 1, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Mother Tareka is an MC, instrumentalist and producer who makes hip-hop truth music, with a blend of poetry, philosophy, and head-bobbing beats.

HATAW x HAN HAN x DATU

Saturday, July 1, 2017
8:00pm – 9:15pm

HATAW, DATU, and HAN HAN join forces to overload our senses with a spectacularly diverse, fresh and multisensory show that honours contemporary Filipino culture.

Vox Sambou

Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:30pm –10:45pm

Experience the magnetism of genre-defying Vox Sambou, an artist-activist who builds unity and solidarity through music.

Fireworks 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:45pm

Join us Canada Day evening for fireworks set to music inspired by the diverse sounds of the land known as Turtle Island.

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Sunday, July 2, 2017
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents Ydessa Hendeles' first retrospective exhibition at a public institution.

Art Alive: Pikangikum - Virtual Reality

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Indigenous art and traditional Ojibwe teachings come alive in an interactive animation created through a collaboration between students from the First Nation of Pikangikum, ON, artist Michael Cywink and filmmaker Amanda Strong.

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

Food Vendors

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

Grab some food and take in the view. Our food vendors are an extension of some of the busiest kitchens in the GTA, and an important complement to the summer festival season at Harbourfront Centre.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Our summer exhibitions include Legacies 150, co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, a collection of stories from Canadians of all walks of life reflecting on legacy and inheritance through photography.

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and get your creative juices flowing, making exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Lakeview Market

Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

Located at the heart of Harbourfront Centre’s festival season, the Lakeview Market is a cosmos of the worldliness that is Toronto. Dine and shop all weekend long!

miniPong

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Table tennis in miniature, miniPong is portable and versatile, and makes Harbourfront Centre's North Orchard a playful experience. Open to all ages and abilities, miniPong is fun for everyone!

Border Crossings

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Through interactive storytelling, Border Crossings finds common ground in a unique way, and transcend colonial politics and art-making.

Anishinaabemowin Bingo

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Learn Anishinaabemowin, the Anishnaabe language, by playing bingo!

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:30pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

Amai Kuda & Y Josephine

Sunday, July 2, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Fusing African rhythms with diasporic sounds of blues, soul, folk, hip-hop, funk, jazz, and roots music, Amai Kuda & Y Josephine's diverse and poetic repertoire is about social injustice and the environment.

We Are Still Here: (Re)visioning Indigenous Futurities A Round Table Discussion

Sunday, July 2, 2017
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for a provocative and insightful discussion on (re)visioning Indigenous futurities and how this ties to the importance of creative resistance within the current context of paths to reconciliation.

Aztec Dance with Ollin Tonatiuh

Sunday, July 2, 2017
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Aztec dancers perform and teach us how to honour nature and the ancestors through rhythm and dance.

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars

Sunday, July 2, 2017
3:30pm

Join the WoofJocks Canine All Stars – a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs – for a Canada Day celebration.

Trillium Brass: Happy 150th, Canada!

Sunday, July 2, 2017
4:00pm

Celebrate Canada Day with the Trillium Brass Quintet!

Powwow Boot Camp

Sunday, July 2, 2017
4:15pm – 5:00pm

Move, dance, sweat and energize your body-mind-spirit with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s Powwow Boot Camp.

Quantum Tangle

Sunday, July 2, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm

2017 JUNO award-winners Greyson Gritt and Tiffany Ayalik of Quantum Tangle present a unique circumpolar mix of old world and new, combining throat singing, haunting melodies, soulful blues, and storytelling.

Manifest Destiny’s Child

Sunday, July 2, 2017
6:00pm – 6:45pm

Laugh with a collective of Indigenous women stand-up comedians who share their humble, humorous and gregarious perspectives on what it means to be a modern Indian getting by in a colonial world.

LAL

Sunday, July 2, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Thoughtful and mesmerizing, LAL is a Toronto-based collective with a unique diasporic sound, fusing South-Asian roots, West Indian fruits, and melancholic vocals with jazz, hip-hop, and down-tempo electro beats, blended with a provocative political message.

IsKwé

Sunday, July 2, 2017
8:00pm – 9:15pm

Captivating audiences with her distinctive stage presence and powerhouse vocals, IsKwé seamlessly weaves together her Irish and Cree/Dené roots with poignant politically-charged lyrics, dark soulful R&B rhythms, trip hop, and down-tempo electronic beats.

Kinnie Starr

Sunday, July 2, 2017
9:45pm –11:00pm

Don’t miss trailblazing MC Kinnie Starr, known for her politically-charged lyrics that make audiences think while grooving.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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