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What’s On Calendar
September 1–3, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Friday, September 1, 2017
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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.

Red Hot Market

Friday, September 1, 2017
6:00pm –11:00pm

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this festival, Harbourfront Centre presents a newly-curated, re-imagined Red Hot Market, including more than 20 fiery food vendors, along with sizzling sauces and flaming food accessories

miniPong

Friday, September 1, 2017
6:00pm –11:00pm

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

Geneviève Marentette

Friday, September 1, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Geneviève “Gigi” Marentette is joined by masterful bassist George Koller, guitar hero Eric St-Laurent and rising star drummer Sarah Thawer for a unique set of modern jazz & groove.

Joanna Majoko

Friday, September 1, 2017
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Surrender to Joanna Majoko's silky and pure voice, sweet lyricism and cunning compositional abilities.

20 Foodie Films

Friday, September 1, 2017
7:30pm – 9:30pm

A mouth-watering collection of 20 films co-presented with the NFB.

Barbra Lica

Friday, September 1, 2017
9:00pm – 9:45pm

Don’t miss JUNO-nominated Barbra Lica as she presents all new songs and stories from her latest album, I’m Still Learning, uniquely combining original songs with a vintage-pop feel and re-imagined standards from the era of Doris Day and Peggy Lee.

Matt Dusk

Friday, September 1, 2017
9:45pm –10:45pm

The platinum-selling Canadian favourite and Juno nominee lights up the stage with his classic jazz stylings.

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Saturday, September 2, 2017
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Red Hot Market

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this festival, Harbourfront Centre presents a newly-curated, re-imagined Red Hot Market, including more than 20 fiery food vendors, along with sizzling sauces and flaming food accessories

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Saturday, September 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.

Denielle Bassels

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Hear the unique blend of swing, blues, indie and folk music from Toronto's rising star Denielle Bassels!

HarbourKIDS Arts & Crafts

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and make exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

20 Foodie Films

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm – 9:00pm

A mouth-watering collection of 20 films co-presented with the NFB.

Author & Chef Sang Kim: Food Demo

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

A spicy food demo all about kimchi, Korea's most iconic staple food, and how it is best served with seasonal Ontario-grown pears and apples.

Creating with Glass & Copper: Silvia Taylor, Artist-in-Residence

Saturday, September 2, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

See artist Silvia Taylor create with glass and copper, and answer questions on her inspiration, craft and process.

Games, Games, Games!

Saturday, September 2, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games - checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

miniPong

Saturday, September 2, 2017
1:00pm –11:00pm

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

Chef Paola Solorzano of Santo Pecado

Saturday, September 2, 2017
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn how to make Chicken Tinga and Mushroom Al Pastor with Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado. For samples, visit the Santo Pecado booth in the Red Hot Market.

Chef Olivier Le Calvez: Food Demo

Saturday, September 2, 2017
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Join El Catrin's Chef Olivier Le Calvez as he shares his knowledge of uniquely authentic and modern Mexican cuisine.

Nathan Hiltz

Saturday, September 2, 2017
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Don't miss Canadian jazz guitarist Nathan Hiltz at this year’s Hot & Spicy Food Festival!

Harrison Kennedy

Saturday, September 2, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Come witness JUNO-winning musical troubadour Harrison Kennedy as he travels the globe sharing his unique country blues with audiences around the world.

Saffron Spice Kitchen: Food Demo

Saturday, September 2, 2017
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Saffron Spice Kitchen shares the secrets to their delicious dishes.

Melissa Lauren Trio

Saturday, September 2, 2017
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Don’t miss Toronto's very own and Toronto All-Star Big Band singer, Melissa Lauren!

Chef Nicole Gomes: Food Demo

Saturday, September 2, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join Top Chef Canada: All-Stars winner and Calgary's very own celebrity Chief Chicken Officer, Chef Nicole Gomes!

Mike Nagoda and the Spectrum Blues Band

Saturday, September 2, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Double slide guitarist Mike Nagoda dazzles with his unique style of queer electric blues. .

Joel Johnson Band

Saturday, September 2, 2017
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Don't miss Joel Johnson, one of Canada's most electrifying guitarists, brings his energetic styles of blues from swing, funk, rock and slide guitar blues to the Concert Stage.

Red Hot Cabaret featuring Sharron Matthews and Shawn Hitchins

Saturday, September 2, 2017
9:00pm –11:00pm

Cabaret superstars Sharron Matthews and Shawn Hitchins present a night of salty stories and saucy music. With special guests Leila and Tringa Rexhepi.

Dawn Tyler Watson

Saturday, September 2, 2017
9:30pm –11:00pm

Come bear witness to Dawn Tyler Watson’s artistic style blending an eclectic influence of jazz, soul, folk and rock that pushes the boundaries of traditional blues into a whole new dimension.

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Sunday, September 3, 2017
10:00am – 6:00pm

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

Red Hot Market

Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:00pm –11:00pm

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this festival, Harbourfront Centre presents a newly-curated, re-imagined Red Hot Market, including more than 20 fiery food vendors, along with sizzling sauces and flaming food accessories

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Sunday, September 3, 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, September 3, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Explore your inner artist and make exciting, unique arts and crafts. Fun for everyone!

Kalya Ramu

Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Drawing influence from her favourite vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Doris Day, Kalya has developed her own multi-faceted, unique voice.

20 Foodie Films

Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:00pm – 9:00pm

A mouth-watering collection of 20 films co-presented with the NFB.

Creating with Glass & Copper: Silvia Taylor, Artist-in-Residence

Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

See artist Silvia Taylor create with glass and copper, and answer questions on her inspiration, craft and process.

ChiliKids – Junior Chef Competition

Sunday, September 3, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm

A cooking competition for the aspiring young master chef to explore the wonderful world of food!

Games, Games, Games!

Sunday, September 3, 2017
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Have fun playing life-sized games - checkers, chess, dominoes and more!

miniPong

Sunday, September 3, 2017
1:00pm –11:00pm

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

Sunday Scene: Abbas Rizvi

Sunday, September 3, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Abbas Rizvi is a Toronto-based draftsman and Lead Gallery Attendant at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. He completed his BFA at OCAD University in Drawing and Painting and has recently exhibited at Gallery 1313 and Hazelton Lanes Fine Arts. Rizvi will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

Chef Paola Solorzano of Santo Pecado

Sunday, September 3, 2017
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn how to make Chicken Tinga and Mushroom Al Pastor with Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado. For samples, visit the Santo Pecado booth in the Red Hot Market.

ChiliKids – Junior Chef Competition

Sunday, September 3, 2017
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A cooking competition for the aspiring young master chef to explore the wonderful world of food!

Avery Raquel

Sunday, September 3, 2017
3:00pm – 4:00pm

With a mix of soul, blues, R&B and jazz, reminiscent of artists such as Nora Jones, contemporary soul artist Avery Raquel brings her passion and rare vocal talents to Harbourfront Centre!

Angelique Francis

Sunday, September 3, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Get ready for a serenade by rising star, Angelique Francis, who is joining the ranks of the blues/soul and roots music scene at warp speed!

Al Basha

Sunday, September 3, 2017
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn how to make Babaganoush and Pepper Bread with Chef Matda Boshi from Al Basha. For samples, visit the Al Basha booth in the Red Hot Market!

Chef Roger Mooking

Sunday, September 3, 2017
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Chef Roger Mooking ignites the festival with a red-hot cooking demo. Host of Cooking Channel's Man Fire Food and Food Network Canada's Everyday Exotic as well as resident judge on Chopped Canada, this award-winning chef will share his obsession of cooking with fire.

Søren Nissen

Sunday, September 3, 2017
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Vibe with Saskatoon native turned Toronto dweller Søren Nissen! This creative yet grounded bassist shows off his strong rhythm, expertise and musical sensitivity that is recognizable across many musical genres and settings.

Toronto Eats Author Amy Rosen & Chef Luis Valenzuela: Food Demo and Book Signing

Sunday, September 3, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Don't miss Toronto Eats bestselling author Amy Rosen and Chef Luis Valenzuela of Carmen Cocina Española and The Latin Kitchen as they discuss the cookbook of the year and demonstrate their favorite dish!

Spencer MacKenzie

Sunday, September 3, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Spencer MacKenzie has the blues running through his veins! Don’t miss this young trail blazer for the next generation of the blues.

Lucas Haneman Express

Sunday, September 3, 2017
8:00pm – 9:00pm

A fun-filled, bluesy and funky musical ride featuring songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Lucas Haneman along with three of Ottawa’s best musicians.

Cécile Doo-Kingué

Sunday, September 3, 2017
9:30pm –11:00pm

Doo-Kingué is quickly earning a stellar reputation and a place alongside Canada's current roster of great guitarists.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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