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What’s On Calendar
October 26–28, 2018

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.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Join us for our newest exhibitions in Visual Arts and Craft.

Panel: Linwood Barclay, Joy Fielding & Shari Lapena

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Three Canadian heavyweights take the stage to riff on the thrill of the thriller.

39th Toronto International Festival of Authors

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:00pm –10:30pm

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is an eleven-day celebration of words and ideas, for curious readers of every kind.

Art Of Time Ensemble: Best Of Dance And Music

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:00pm

In the inaugural performance of their 20th anniversary season, Toronto’s innovative Art of Time Ensemble presents a program of dance and music that highlights the some of the finest dance works from their two-decade history.

Double Interview: Randy Boyagoda & Rawi Hage

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:00pm – 9:00pm

These two brilliant Canadian authors, well known for their sharp wits onstage, have both produced humorous novels that involve tragic themes, dealing with issues of religion and crises of faith.

Poetry Slam Game Show

Friday, October 26, 2018
9:00pm –10:30pm

Produced in collaboration with the Toronto Poetry Project, this lively and entertaining bout of poetry is the final round of a four-part poetry slam featuring winners from three previous competitions held during the summer.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us for our newest exhibitions in Visual Arts and Craft.

39th Toronto International Festival of Authors

Saturday, October 27, 2018
2:00pm – 9:00pm

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is an eleven-day celebration of words and ideas, for curious readers of every kind.

Panel: Craig Davidson, Lauren B. Davis & Timothy Taylor

Saturday, October 27, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

From hidden pasts to dark secrets, these bestselling authors’ latest novels are hauntingly delicious.

Facebook Live: Waubgeshig Rice

Saturday, October 27, 2018
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Join us for our first ever Facebook Live event with author Waubgeshig Rice.

Writers & Company: Festival Edition with András Forgách

Saturday, October 27, 2018
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Eleanor Wachtel chats with acclaimed Hungarian author, translator, dramatist and visual artist András Forgách.

5th Annual Humber College Liberal Arts & Sciences Conference at TIFA: Keynote Address by Jeff Chang

Saturday, October 27, 2018
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Jeff Chang is a renowned speaker on culture, politics, the arts and music. His first book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, won the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award.

Double Interview: Alex Leslie & Sayaka Murata

Saturday, October 27, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Societal relationships and the status of women in today’s world is the hot topic of this meeting of minds.

Guernica 40th Anniversary

Saturday, October 27, 2018
5:00pm – 6:30pm

For 40 years, Guernica has published books that cross borders and push boundaries. This open reception celebrates the publishing house’s 40th birthday with refreshments, a cash bar and exciting door prizes.

Double Interview: Esi Edugyan & Meg Wolitzer

Saturday, October 27, 2018
6:00pm – 7:00pm

These authors’ novels address transformative relationships, revealing how one person’s influence can alter the stories of our lives.

Double Interview: Buffy Sainte-Marie With Andrea Warner

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Settle in for this unique double interview based on Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography.

Art Of Time Ensemble: Best Of Dance And Music

Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00pm

In the inaugural performance of their 20th anniversary season, Toronto’s innovative Art of Time Ensemble presents a program of dance and music that highlights the some of the finest dance works from their two-decade history.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us for our newest exhibitions in Visual Arts and Craft.

39th Toronto International Festival of Authors

Sunday, October 28, 2018
12:00pm – 7:30pm

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is an eleven-day celebration of words and ideas, for curious readers of every kind.

In Conversation: Christopher Dewdney

Sunday, October 28, 2018
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Christopher Dewdney has a keen eye for identifying seemingly unrelated events and gives readers long-overdue insight into the very air we breathe.

In Conversation: Ross King

Sunday, October 28, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer Ross King will present his newest book, Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies.

In Conversation: Madeline Miller

Sunday, October 28, 2018
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The New York Times bestselling author Madeline Miller discusses Circe, one of the most daring and highly anticipated books of 2018 and a follow-up to her novel, The Song of Achilles.

Panel: Rachel Giese, Sarah Henstra & Vivek Shraya

Sunday, October 28, 2018
6:00pm – 7:30pm

New books from these Canadian writers delve into themes of feminism and power, demonstrating how damaging messages about masculinity affect our culture today.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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