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June 2012

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - Prince Rama in the Wilderness

Saturday, June 2, 2012
1:00pm

Canada’s premiere Indian dance company presents a dance weekend of two productions choreographed by Menaka Thakkar based on the Ramayana.

FILM / James Richards: Canon and Vessel + Mouth Room

Saturday, June 2, 2012
7:00pm

We are pleased to present a two-part screening featuring a program of London, UK-based artist James Richards’s recent work followed by a selection of videos by Stuart Marshall, Anne McGuire, Duncan Campbell, and others curated by the artist and entitled Mouth Room.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Matthew-Robin Nye on John Greyson

Sunday, June 3, 2012
2:00pm

Matthew-Robin Nye will discuss The Power Plant exhibition John Greyson: Fictional Documents — Gay Culture & the Media (1989) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

IN CONVERSATION / James Richards & Steve Reinke

Sunday, June 3, 2012
3:00pm

Join us at The Power Plant for a discussion between London, UK-based artist James Richards and Chicago-based artist Steve Reinke about their ongoing collaboration, and the confluence of their video practices. This dialogue is part of our 25th anniversary programming.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Thursday, June 7, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Friday, June 8, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Friday, June 8, 2012
8:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Saturday, June 9, 2012
11:00am – 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Saturday, June 9, 2012
8:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Sunday, June 10, 2012
11:00am – 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 10, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

The Alpha Project - Banachek

Sunday, June 10, 2012
2:00pm

The amazing Banachek will perform psychokinesis, telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, hypnotism, séances and dermaoptics! Come see why Penn & Teller, David Blaine, Lance Burton and Criss Angel consider Banachek the world's greatest mentalist!

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Gloria Vanderbilt

Monday, June 11, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Gloria Vanderbilt presents The Things We Fear Most and is interviewed.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Shree Ghatage, Grace O'Connell, Katrina Onstad

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Readings by Shree Ghatage (Thirst), Grace O'Connell (Magnified World), and Katrina Onstad (Everybody Has Everything).

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Book Summit 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
8:30am – 5:30pm

The Page & Persuasion: Discoverability in an Age of Abundance

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Bionik Face Painting with Kromatik

Saturday, June 23, 2012
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Stop by and let the magical touch of Kromatik transform you into a colourful creation!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 23, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

French Lessons

Saturday, June 23, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

In just 30 minutes you will learn the 10 essential phrases that will allow you to party in French anywhere around the world!

Crafts with Mini TFO

Saturday, June 23, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Put your imagination to the test as you create fun and amazing crafts with Mini TFO.

Mini TFO

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Josée and Louis, the two leaders of Mini TFO, will present an interactive show that will allow children to discover amusing scenes with songs, games and nursery rhymes.

French Lessons

Saturday, June 23, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

In just 30 minutes you will learn the 10 essential phrases that will allow you to party in French anywhere around the world!

The Rhythms and Identity of Akwaba

Saturday, June 23, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

“Akwaba” is a commonly-used word in the Ivory Coast of West Africa by Akan people, meaning “welcome.” In a sense, the word truly reflects the philosophy of the Akwaba Cultural Exchange.

Francolicious

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:00pm – 5:30pm

Watch and learn as chefs from local restaurants take you on a culinary journey!

Francolicious

Saturday, June 23, 2012
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Watch and learn as chefs from local restaurants take you on a culinary journey!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Crafts with Mini TFO

Sunday, June 24, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Put your imagination to the test as you create fun and amazing crafts with Mini TFO.

Bionik Face Painting with Kromatik

Sunday, June 24, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Stop by and let the magical touch of Kromatik transform you into a colourful creation!

French Lessons

Sunday, June 24, 2012
1:30pm – 2:00pm

In just 30 minutes you will learn the 10 essential phrases that will allow you to party in French anywhere around the world!

Magic with Ian Quick

Sunday, June 24, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

After several years of practice as a lawyer, Ian Quick realized that if he was going to lie and fool everyone, he might as well be honest about it! So he became a magician!

French Lessons

Sunday, June 24, 2012
4:30pm – 5:00pm

In just 30 minutes you will learn the 10 essential phrases that will allow you to party in French anywhere around the world!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm –10:00pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

Canada Day Poetry Slam featuring C.R. Avery, Dwayne Morgan and More

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, brings you the Canada Day Poetry Slam, held over two separate days and showcasing some of the top spoken word talent in the city and beyond!

Summer 2012 Opening Party

Friday, June 29, 2012
8:00pm –11:00pm

The Power Plant opens a major group exhibition, Tools for Conviviality, with a FREE party! Join us on the lakeside terrace and enjoy a BBQ and music by DJ Jodie James Elliott.

Global Dance Film Series

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, June 30, 2012
12:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Interactive Dance Activities

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

Canada Day: Going Global Crafts

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Canada Day is all about celebrating our nation and what could be more fun than taking a little piece of our country home with you - maple leaf sun glasses!

Games from around the World

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family by to enjoy and learn some children's games from around the world!

Global Passports

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Families and children of all ages can create global passports and begin their journey around the world!

Giant Chess, Checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Test your mettle on a larger scale with our super-size version of chess, checkers, Connect Four & Snakes and Ladders.

ARTISTS' TOUR / Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm

Join us for a gallery tour of Tools for Conviviality, led by participating artists Abbas Akhavan, Raymond Boisjoly, and Kyla Mallett.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm – 8:30pm

Host Martin Samuels keeps things orderly on the Redpath Stage all weekend long!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Saturday, June 30, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Dance Workshop with Fly Lady Di

Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Fly Lady Di teaches you the ins and outs of house and '90s-era hip hop dance in this undeniably fun, intense and enlightening workshop.

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Argentine Tango Class with Alberto Gomez

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:30pm

Grab a partner and experience the flavours of Alberto Gomez during this exciting Argentine tango class.

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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